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Top 11 Veg and Non-Veg Street Foods to Try at Mahim – Mumbai

The name Mahim is attributed to the word “Mahimavati” which means miraculous in Sanskrit, and boy does this area stand up to the literal meaning of its name! It was one of the seven islands that formed Mumbai as it is today, and has a history dating back to the 13th century. With some tourist spots like old religious places, Mahim Fort and Mahim causeway, this is one area that tourists do visit a lot. It also hosts some famous schools and colleges and has a high footfall during the day as well as in the evening. To cater to this crowd, lots of food places have opened up in this area.

Mahim’s Food Junction

In the fast paced life of Mumbai where the day starts early in the morning and ends late at night, the availability of affordable and quick service food is a top priority, so that one can have food on the move. Owing to the number of colleges and schools in this area, the costing is also set accordingly. Having food here will transport you back to your teenage and make you re-live your college days all over again. So, here we have compiled a list of the best places to eat in Mahim so that you can relish the dishes of each of these places.

1. Baba’s Special Falooda- Baba Falooda

This HAS to be the most famous falooda of the town. Plenty of dry fruits and lots of kulfi slabs are added to this unique falooda and make you crave for more from the very first bite. One can actually fall short of words to describe this amazing dessert; the only way to know how good it is, is to go there and try it yourself!

 

  • Where: Shop No. 1 & 2, Bel View Building, Lady Jamshedji Road, Near Badi Dargah, Wanjawadi, Mahim West, Mumbai
  • Price: ₹110.00
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Royal Malai Falooda

2. Jini Dosa- Shoeba

The name of this dosa is peculiar and automatically drives you to give it a try. This crisp dosa is spicy and makes your mouth water with its perfectly flavored masala mix of onions, tomatoes and capsicums. Overloaded with melted cheese which bursts in your mouth with each bite, this dosa comes with the traditional coconut chutney and sambhar.

  • Where: Shop No. 2, Hira bhavan, M.M.C Road, Mahim (W), Mumbai – 400016
  • Price: ₹100.00
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Recommended Combinations: any juice
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Pizza Dosa

3. Shahi Tukda- Kakori House

This Shahi Tukda gives you the royal feeling right from the first bite; the toast here absorbs all the flavors so well; especially that of cardamom and saffron, which gives it an exotic feel. The taste of mawa makes your mouth water; it’s very smooth and tempting and topped with dry fruits. How can anyone not like it?

  • Where: 10 A, Shiv Sagar Society, Opposite Paradise Cinema, Lady Jamshedji Rd, Mahim West, Mahim, Mumbai
  • Price: ₹195.00
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Golmirch Kebab

4. Layers Mocktail- Spice N Ice Fast Food

This mocktail is a combination of avocados, mangoes and strawberries and gives a fruit punch to you that’s just delightful. It is topped with strawberry pulp and fresh ice cream which add to the overall flavor. It is also very thick and filling for your stomach as well, so go ahead and have this yummy mocktail!

  • Where: 57, AS Gaya Marg, Wanjawadi, Mahim West, Mahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400016
  • Price: ₹80.00
  • Rating: 4/5
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Mint Freshner

5. Rainbow Cake- Brownie Point

This is THE place to go to for all your cakes and pastries, you name it and they have it. As the name suggests, this pastry is vibrantly colored and each layer is made of different cakes; this gives you an amazing blend of cakes. The freshness of the pastry here shows from its sponginess and it’s very difficult to keep yourself from having another one; you just CAN’T miss this one.

  • Where: 30,Terrace building, Shop No. 6, L.J Road, Mahim (W), Mumbai – 400016
  • Price: ₹85.00
  • Rating: 3.5/5
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Oreo Cupcakes

6. Irani Chai with Bun Maska- Café Irani

Every tea lover visiting Mahim must take out time and come to this café to have their special Irani tea. Unlike the other teas which are usually extremely diluted, this one is thick and has a great aroma and an appropriately strong flavor. This combination of maska bun and tea is something that must be tried by all.

  • Where: Rosary Building, Mia Mohd Chhotani Rd, Geeta Nagar, New Dinkar Co Operative Housing Society, Mahim, Mumbai
  • Price: ₹50.00
  • Rating: 3.5/5
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Irani Black Chai

7. Aflatoon- Usman Suleman Mithaiwala

This sweet made out of milk and badam with pure desi ghee is a treat to eat and if there is one word to describe it, it is awesome! Thanks to the overload of ghee, it is extremely soft and melts in your mouth instantly; a true delight not just for sweet lovers, but for everyone.

  • Where: Shop No.67/69, Rogay Cottage, Opp. Dargah, Usman Suleman Mithaiwala Chowk, Old Cadell Rd, Mahim West, Mahim, Mumbai
  • Price: ₹50.00
  • Rating: 3/5
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Mango Barfi

8. Chicken Shorma- Baba Shorma

This grilled chicken has everything that constitutes a perfect shawarma; it is hot, spicy and juicy and is rolled up in a freshly made khubus along with lettuce and mayonnaise. The khubus is soft and melts in your mouth instantly, and the mayonnaise is delicious as well. All the chicken lovers out there must try this.

  • Where: Next to Baba falooda, Mahim
  • Price: ₹80.00
  • Rating: 3/5
  • Recommended Combinations: Any Juice

9. Fish-O-Fillet – Chukies Burger and Frankies

As the name says, this is one burger that fish lovers will adore. The deep fried and crunchy patty is the highlight of this burger and gives an amazing flavor to the whole dish. The filling includes fresh lettuce and mayonnaise, and the bun is topped with sesame seeds which add to the flavor; this burger is indeed a treat to consume.

  • Where: Shop No 5, Opp H P Petrol Pump, Mahim West, Mahim, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400016
  • Price: ₹60.00
  • Rating: 3/5
  • Recommended Combinations: Any juice
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Chicken Mexican Burger

10. Chicken Keema Fry- Café Noorani

Chopped keema fried with strong masala and plenty of oil; this is the perfect dish for chicken lovers. Added to this are tomatoes and green peas with turmeric powder to enhance the overall flavor. It is served along with pav, raw onions and lemon; gives you the feel of having a non-veg pav bhaji!

  • Where: Ganesh Bhavan, Mia Mohd Chhotani Rd, Mahim West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400016
  • Price: ₹55.00
  • Rating: 2.5/5
  • Recommended Combinations: Masala Chaas
  • Other Great Dishes Here: Mutton Kheema Fry

11. Partha Sheera- Paratha Sheera

This combination of a paratha and sheera is a unique one and actually does manage to impress you. The saffron colored sheera has cherries as a topping and is very sweet and well prepared. The parathas are soft and melt in your mouth with each bite. This is a must try dish.

  • Where: Beside Baba Falooda
  • Price: ₹30.00
  • Rating: 2.5/5
  • Recommended Combinations: Any juice

With all these unique and delicious dishes, Mahim is definitely the place to be. If you have tried any of the above dishes or do try them after reading this article, do let us know your experience in the comments below. If you know any other places in the area that are worth sharing with our members, do let us know.

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