Top 7 Restaurants In Chembur For Amazing Food

Mumbai’s culinary map is all concentrated in South Mumbai or it’s western suburbs. Eastern suburbs go unnoticed, but they have a lot to offer. Chembur is largely known for its huge gardens, residential complexes and of course, for the Bombay Presidency Golf Club. But it’s bylanes have some of the finest delicacies on offer.

Chembur’s Best Food Places

The area has a large Punjabi, Sindhi, and South Indian population. With such multiethnicity, it’s obvious that food on offer is quite varied too. From Sindhi Dal Pakwan and Sev Barfi to piping hot idlis and dosas, Chembur’s restaurants have a lot to offer. Here are some of the best restaurants in the area:

1.Vig Refreshments

This five-decade-old restaurant opens its doors at 6.30 am in the morning and is known to dish out the best Dal Pakwan, Chole Puri, and Chhole Pattice at Rs 40 and Rs 60 per plate! It’s a no-frills Sindhi cuisine restaurant which is known for its delicious food. So, it’s not really surprising that they run out of their popular dishes by afternoon. Their Dhaba-style creamy lassi which is served with extra malai is a treat that completes every meal at Vig Refreshments.

Where: Doctor Choitram Gidwani Road, Chembur Colony, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400074

2. Hotel Sunny

Chembur’s large Malayali population in Shell Colony has a home away from home at Hotel Sunny. Knowing for serving the most authentic Kerala cuisine, Hotel Sunny has a plain ambience just like any other lunch home in Mumbai. So, the focus is definitely only on food there. Their thali, which is served on a banana leaf, is something that foodies should definitely try out. It’s famous for its Prawns Masala Fry, Fish Moily, and Chicken Chettinad.

Where: Shop 43, Shell Colony Road, Chembur East, Chembur, Mumbai

3. Jhama Sweets

This tiny sweet shop, which was set up by a refugee during the time of India’s partition, is among the best sweet shops in Mumbai. Their gulab jamuns, sev barfi, and other sweets are said to be a favorite of the Bollywood family, the Kapoors. Their employees say that the Kapoors place an order from Jhama sweets every week. They also have a chaat corner in the shop which is known for its mouthwatering panipuris and sev puri.

Where: Jhamamal Sadhuram Chowk, Dr. CG Road, Chembur Colony, Chembur East, Chembur Colony, Chembur East

4. India Bistro

This casual dining restaurant on Sion Trombay Road has an elegant ambience that’s just right for a fancy dinner date. It’s lively as well, thanks to live sports screenings which happen frequently there. If you’re the kind who wants some privacy, they have a separate private dining area as well. Their Butter Chicken, Vegetable Biryani, and Pav Bhaji Fondue are the most popular dishes there.

Where: Opposite TISS, Sion Trombay Road, Deonar, Chembur, Mumbai

5. Navjeevan

If you’re low on money, but don’t want that to stand in the way of having a good meal, head straight to Navjeevan. Their prices are extremely affordable, and by affordable, we mean you can finish off a meal for two people for just around Rs 450! Chinese and Mughlai dishes dominate their menu, but for those willing to try something new, their Veg Green Thai curry is a good pick. For Mughlai cuisine lovers, their Murgh Peshawari, Paneer Pasanda, and Butter Chicken are must-haves.

Where: Opposite Navjeevan Society, Samrat Ashok Nagar, R.C. Marg, Chembur East, Mumbai

6. Pot Pourri

Those who stay in the city’s eastern suburbs often complain how far they have to travel to go to shake a leg and enjoy Mumbai’s nightlife. Pot Pourri is listening and doing its bit to liven up Chembur. On Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, they have Bollywood, Sufi and DJ nights for the party crowd out there. Their Creme Brulee, Peri Peri Chicken, and Keema Pav are highly recommended.

Where: 2nd Floor, Cubic Mall, Vasant Vihar Road, Chembur, Mumbai

7. Vaishno Punjab

Even before it was a restaurant, Vaishno Punjab used to cater to movie sets. They are known for their home-style Punjabi meals. Loyal patrons who have been visiting them for years vouch for their Sarson Ka Saag and Makke Ki Roti. On Fridays and Sundays, they have Rajma Chawal, which is definitely the best in all of Mumbai.

Where: Opposite Police Station, RC Marg, Chembur Colony, Chembur

Which other restaurants in Chembur are your favorites? Tell us about them in the comments section below.

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