Best Restaurants In Mumbai
The Ultimate Foodie Destination! Here Are The 5 Best Restaurants in Mumbai You Must Try for a Tasty Adventure!

The Ultimate Foodie Destination! Here Are The 5 Best Restaurants in Mumbai You Must Try for a Tasty Adventure!

Mumbai is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines, offering a diverse range of food options to satisfy every palate. From spicy North Indian dishes to juicy burgers and delicious pizzas, the city has something for everyone. 

If you’re looking to embark on a culinary adventure, look no further than this list of the 5 best restaurants in Mumbai. Get ready to indulge in mouth-watering thalis, wraps, and more. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, these restaurants are sure to leave you with an unforgettable dining experience.

#1 Peshawri – ITC Maratha, Andheri

Dal Bukhara at Peshawri - ITC Maratha, Andheri
Dal Bukhara at Peshawri ITC Maratha Andheri

Dal Bukhara from the Peshawri Restaurant at ITC Maratha is a dish that is nothing short of a culinary masterpiece. The rich and creamy texture of the black lentils, slow-cooked for hours over a charcoal fire, blends perfectly with the aromatic spices to create a flavour that will tantalise your taste buds. 

It is no wonder why this dish has become a signature offering of the restaurant. Peshawri is not just known for its mouth-watering cuisine but also for its exceptional fine-dining hospitality. The ambience, service, and attention to detail make this restaurant the best place for a North Indian culinary experience. 

From the moment you step in, you will be transported to a world of luxurious, authentic, and traditional Indian dining, where every bite is a journey of its own. If you’re a fan of North Indian cuisine or just looking for a truly memorable dining experience, make sure to visit Peshawri, ITC Maratha and try their famous Dal Bukhara.

In addition to its mouth-watering and authentic north Indian cuisine, Peshawri also offers a unique dining experience with its single diner menu of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. This menu allows you to taste a variety of dishes, from starters to main courses to desserts, such as Tandoori Aloo, Murgh Malai Kebab, Paneer Makhani, Peshawri Kabab, Phirni, Kulfi and etc.

Whether you’re dining alone or with a small group, this menu is the perfect way to indulge in a culinary adventure. You’ll have the opportunity to try multiple dishes and discover new flavours all in one sitting. The menu is carefully curated to offer a well-rounded dining experience with a balance of flavours, textures, and aromas. Although Peshawri is on the more expensive side, it is worth every penny spent. 

Average Dining Cost For Two Persons – INR 3,000 to INR 5,000

Must Try Dishes – Dal Bukhara, Paneer Khurchan, Peshawri Kabab, Murgh Malai Kabab

Operational Hours – Monday to Sunday (12 PM to 3 PM) & (7 PM to 11:30 PM)

Table Booking – Do book your table in advance, or you might have to wait for at least 20-30 minutes for direct walk-ins  

Google Location – Peshawri – ITC Maratha

Parking – Free valet parking is available at ITC Maratha

Bonus Tip To Save Money – Book your table via Eazydiner so that you can save 30% – 40% on your total bill when you pay via Eazydiner.  

#2 Bademiya – Fort

Chicken Bhuna Roll at Bademiya - Fort
Chicken Bhuna Roll at Bademiya Fort

Bademiya Restaurant in Fort is famous for its wraps and quick speedy service, along with its must-try Chicken Bhuna Roll, which is a perfect blend of juiciness and spiciness. Despite being a bit expensive, the taste is worth it and offers the authentic street food experience of Mumbai. 

Bademiya is within walking distance from The Gateway Of India and is a must-stop eatery one must try to experience the true authentic flavours of Mumbai for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians. 

One of the best things about this restaurant is that it can be enjoyed in the comfort of your car, making it a convenient option for those who are on the go or can also dine-in in their car itself or dine in at their restaurant. You can expect huge crowds around Bademiya showcasing its popularity. 

Average Dining Cost For Two Persons – INR 1,000 to INR 2,000

Must Try Dishes – Murgh Mali Tikka, Chiken Tikka, Paneer Tikka, Chicken Bhuna Roll, Veg Bhuna Roll, Panner Tikka Roll

Operational Hours – Monday to Sunday (11 AM to 4 AM)

Table Booking – Direct walk-ins

Google Location – Bademiya

Parking – Pay and Park available. You can also dine inside your car for more comfort. 

Please Note – They only accept cash. No card or UPI is accepted.  

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#3 Joey’s – Andheri

Joey's Pizza Andheri
Joeys Pizza Andheri

If you’re looking for a truly exceptional pizza experience in Mumbai, look no further than Joey’s in Andheri. I’ve tried pizzas from so many places in Mumbai, but the pizza at Joey’s truly stands out. The moment you take a bite, the pizza just melts in your mouth, and the taste is truly unforgettable. Trust me, once you try their delicious, loaded, and soft pizzas, you will want to come back again to try the pizzas again. 

In my opinion, their Chicken Tikka with Cheese Burst is the best pizza I’ve ever had. The juicy chicken tikka combined with melted cheese creates a flavour explosion with each bite. For vegetarian lovers, I would suggest trying their Panner Makhani Pizza. 

If you’re a pizza lover, I highly recommend visiting Joey’s to taste the best pizza in Mumbai for yourself. Trust me; it’s an experience you won’t forget!

Average Dining Cost For Two Persons – INR 1,000 to INR 2,000

Must Try Dishes – Butter Chicken Pizza, Paneer Makhani, Chicken Tikka Makhani

Operational Hours – Monday to Sunday (11 AM – 12 AM)

Table Booking – Direct walk-ins

Google Location – Joey’s pizza Andheri

Parking – Street parking might be available on the street opposite Joey’s Pizza 

#4 Jimis – Malad

Jimis Birger
Peri Peri Paneer Burger Jimis Birger

If you’re looking for the best burger joint in all of Mumbai, Jimi’s Restaurant in Malad is the place for you. As a burger lover, I can personally vouch for the delicious taste and juiciness of their burgers. Jimi’s has been serving up mouth-watering burgers for years, and their first is located in Malad, Mumbai is a true gem.

Despite being one of the oldest burger joints in the city, they have managed to maintain their reputation for serving the tastiest and juicy burgers around. If you’re a fan of burgers, you must visit Jimis Burger. They also have other outlets at Vashi, Goregoan, and Andheri as well. 

Average Dining Cost For Two Persons – INR 700 to INR 2,000

Must Try Dishes – Cheese Tease Burger, Veg Jawbreaker, Chorizo Pork Cheddar

Operational Hours – Monday to Sunday (12:15 – 11:45 pm)

Table Booking – Direct walk-ins

Google Location – Jimis Burger – Malad

Parking – No parking available

#5 Maharaja Bhog – Kalbadevi

Thali at Maharaja Bhog
Thali at Maharaja Bhog

Maharaja Bhog in Kalbadevi is a perfect place that offers a real authentic Indian eating experience. They have an outstanding hospitality service. Something that you need to experience and cherish your mood as soon as you enter the restaurant.  

The extremely kind staff welcomes you right away and goes above and above to make your eating experience special. Maharaja Bhog offers the best thali in Mumbai. Every day’s menu is different, so there is always something fresh and intriguing to taste. 

The fusion of traditional Indian recipes and cuisines, such as Rajasthani and Gujarati, produces a feast for the senses. What’s best? All of this is available for just INR 699, providing a cost-effective and enjoyable eating experience. Be sure to visit Maharaja Bhog in Kalbadevi if you want to experience authentic Indian hospitality and love having a Thali. 

Average Dining Cost For Two Persons – INR 600 to INR 1,000

Must Try Dishes – Their special premium thali

Operational Hours – Monday to Sunday (12 PM – 3:30 PM & 7 PM – 11 PM)

Table Booking – Recommended during weekends; however, the restaurant prefers direct walk-ins

Google Location – Maharaja Bhog – Kalbadevi

Parking – No parking available

Bonus Tip To Save Money – Pay via Dineout Pay and save around 10% to 15% on the total bill amount

In conclusion, if you’re a foodie looking for a truly exceptional dining experience, these are the 5 best restaurants in Mumbai that you must try. From the juicy and spicy Chicken Bhuna Roll at Bademiya Restaurant in Fort to the melt-in-your-mouth pizza at Joey’s in Andheri, to the juicy burgers at Jimi’s Restaurant in Malad, and the authentic Indian thali at Maharaja Bhog in Kalbadevi, these restaurants are sure to satisfy your taste buds. 

Each of these restaurants offers something unique and special, whether it’s the convenience of enjoying street food in your car, the explosion of flavours in every bite, or traditional Indian hospitality. I hope this blog has inspired you to try something new and enjoy the best food that Mumbai has to offer. Remember to make every meal an adventure and savour every bite!

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Hi, I am Nishad Kinhikar, an avid theatre enthusiast and a passionate traveller. I decided to create VeryFirstTale with the aim of inspiring my fellow readers, friends, and family to explore the world around you by enjoying every bit of your life. Through my blog, I aim to not only share my personal travel stories but also to spotlight the incredible marvels of the Marathi theatre. My passion for theatre and travel is rooted in the unforgettable moments both can create. Join me on my journey and see where it takes you.

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