When it comes to Mumbai’s street food, there are plenty of options to pick from like, vada pav, pav bhaji, puri-sabzi and of course pani puri. These crisp, hollow puris are served with boondi, sprouts, chutney and the popular sweet and sour paani. Sometimes called golgappas, puchkas, and pani puri, this street food can be found at various street corners or restaurants in Mumbai. Here are our recommendations for the 10 best places for you to get the best pani puri in Mumbai:

1.    Elco Pani Puri- Bandra W

Elco market in posh Bandra West is a popular restaurant to have pani puri after a hectic day of shopping at Hill Road. This casual dining eatery is open till 11:30PM and has been done up attractively. It is popular among the celebrities too who come here to savor delicious snacks like ragda patties, grilled sandwiches, pav bhaji etc. But the dish that pulls the majority of the crowd is the ice cold pani puri which is made in the Sindhi style and you should definitely try it out while visiting Elco market.

Address: 2/A, 46, Elco Market, Hill Rd, Bandra West, Mumbai

Price for two: Rs. 200

Timing: 8:30 am – 11:30 pm

Famous for:Ice-cold Pani puri

2. Bhagat Tarachand- Bhuleshwar

Bhagat Tarachand is a legendary restaurant for vegetarians. The flavor of the food is amazing and the Mumbai Branch located by Zaveri Bazaar, the original BT is an incredible deal for the money. If someone is an avid veggie eater, this is the spot to be. It offers genuine Sindhi style cuisine. While here you must have their delicious pani puri, veg thalis, masala chhaasand Rabri at the end.

Address: 69/75, Mumbadevi Commercial Center, Sheikh Memon St, Mumbadevi Area, Bhuleshwar, Mumbai

Price for two: Rs. 140

Timing: 11 am to 11:30 pm.

Famous for: Pani puri, vegetable thali, Rabri

3. Jhama Sweets- Chembur

This renowned sweet shop has been around for nearly 60 years, and locals in Chembur are familiar with it. When here you must have their samosa chaat and pani puri, which are especially tasty. The sweets are quite good, needless to say. You’ll enjoy their rasgullas and malai kulfi, along with the freshly done jalebis too. 

Address: CG RD, Camp (E). Chembur Colony, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400074.

Price for two: Rs. 150

Timing: 8 am to 11 pm.

Famous for: Pani puri, samosa chaat, Indian sweets

4. Punjab Sweet House- Bandra West

Punjab Sweet House produces the finest pani puris in Mumbai. It's absolutely delicious and has been a favorite among the locals for a long time! The restaurant also has really pleasant service and a good ambience. The lovely samosas and chats will appeal to you as well as their vada pav. Their rasgullas and gulab jamun are fantastic as well! 

Address:Shop no 3 and 7, Dheeraj Arcade, Pali Naka, Bandra West

Price For Two: Rs 150

Timing 11 am to 11.30 pm

Famous for: Samosa, Pani puri

5. Shree Ram Sweets- Kandivali West

If hunger pangs strike you hard in Kandivali, then head straight to Shree Ram Sweets and have their amazingpani-puri. Besides pani-puri, they also make excellent chaat items, including finger-licking ragdapatties and misal pav. The place is affordable and serves tasty Indian snacks.

Address: Opposite Croma, Mahavir Nagar, Kandivali West

Price For Two: Rs 100

Timing: 10 am to 10 pm

Famous for: Pani puri, chaat

6. Monsoon, The Chaat Corner- Andheri West

Monsoon, the Chaat Corner, is the place to go for pani-puri in Lokhandwala. Their spicy panipuri water is what makes them so popular! If you want to try their panipuri, go there with a group on a weekday or on a day. Otherwise, you won't be able to get in.

Address: 16 Benzar, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West

Price For Two: Rs 80

Timing: 11 am to 10.30 pm, all days

Famous for: Pani puri

7. Guru Kripa

Despite being one of the finest restaurants in Sion, people do not know that on the right side of the original location, a different section is dedicated to only chaat. Here you can savor ice-cold pani-puri with different types of paani. You must have their samosa pav and falooda which is extremely popular among their loyal customers.

Address: 40, Road Number 24, near SIES College, Sion West

Price For Two: Rs 200

Timing: 9 am to 11 pm

Famous for: Pani puri, samosa pav, falooda

8. Natraj Pani Puri, Navi Mumbai

Natraj Pani Puri stall has been named after the Natraj hotel that stood here before. Here you will get crispy panic puris and yummy hot Ragda. The quality has always been good and the vendor is quite clean and hygienic. 

Address: 32, B Rd Churchgate, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Price For Two: Rs 100

Timing 10 am to 11 pm

Famous for: Pani puri, Ragdapatties

9. Chandru’s Pure Ghee Sweets, Andheri West

This peaceful eatery is located near DN Nagar station, and is fantastic for pani puris and ragdapatties. You can also try their pure ghee burfi which is fresh and yummy, their sevburfi is especially good. It’s quite popular with the locals. The Sindhi sweets are exceptional here especially the Praagriwhich is rarely sold in sweet shops nowadays.

Address: 6, Shiv Shopping Centre, Opposite Pratap Society, 7 Bungalows, Andheri West. (Call 26340278)

Price For Two: Rs 80

Timing: 10 am to 10 pm

Famous for: Pani puri, ragdapatties, Praagri

10. Soam, Babulnath

Soam at Sadguru Sadan is a must for good pani puri. They serve spicy, herbaceous, and tangy pani puris which make people return for more. To get seating you must visit the place early before it gets filled up with locals. The wooden tables, brass plates, and leaves add to the traditional feel of it. 

Address: Sadguru Sadan, Ground Floor, Babulnath Road, Babulnath. (Call 9819990400)

Price For Two: Rs 100

Timing: 10 am to 10:30 pm

Famous for: Pani puri, dal dhakri, sugarcane juice