7 Amazing Spots For Prawn Lovers In Mumbai
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If you are a seafood lover, then prawns must be on the top of your favourites. Packed with nutrients, there are a variety of lip-smacking dishes that can made with prawns. From light prawns fry for snacks to filling prawns curry for lunch, it fulfils all our requirements. Apart from delicious taste, they are also a great source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12 and iron. As they are low in calories and fat, prawns can also be included in weight-loss diet. 

In India, there are a variety of ways and recipes in which prawns can be savoured. Kerala prawn fry, prawn balcho and malai prawn curry are some popular recipes. Multiple ingredients that are used in cooking these recipes also contribute a lot in enhancing the taste and flavour of the dish. Various restaurants across India serve delectable prawn recipes that satisfies all cravings of seafood lovers. 

And if you happen to be in Mumbai this season, here are seven spots you can visit to indulge in your favourite prawn dishes: 

1. Fresh Catch by Francis, Bandra West 

Fresh Catch was first launched in the by-lanes of Mahim by Francis Fernandes in 1998. The restaurant serves home-style North Kanara delicacies from Karwar (on the border of Goa and Karnataka). Apart from prawns, other popular dishes you can enjoy here are Recheado masala, crab butter garlic, chicken xacuti, authentic Goan food and sol kadi. 

Price: Rs. 1,800 for two people (approx.) 

Address: 2nd Floor, Khan House, Hill Rd, above McDonald’s, next to Stanislaus School, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050 

2. Butterfly High, Thane & BKC 

Butterfly High is a high-energy all-day bar and experiential space with quirky interiors, a fantastic variety of cocktails, and a lip-smacking menu of modern Indian cuisine. The bar speciality is the use of local ingredients such as kokum syrup, mint leaves, vodka, sour mix and kit kat chocolate. 

Price: Rs. 1,900 for two people (approx.) 

Address: 1st floor, The Unique, Hiranandani Estate Rd, Thane West, Maharashtra 400607 or Unit no. 4, Ground Floor, Jet Airways Godrej BKC, G Block, next to MCA, Bandra Kurla Complex, Ban, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400051 

3. Mahesh Lunch Home, Sakinaka And Thane 

Established in 1977 by Mr. S.C. Karkera, Mahesh Lunch Home specialises in Mangalorean food. Butter pepper garlic crab/prawns/lobster, fish tawa fry & gassi preparations are some signature dishes of the restaurant that you can feast upon. 

Price: Rs. 2,000 for two people (approx.) 

Address: Mahesh Lunch Home, Andheri Kurla Road, Saki Naka, Andheri(E), Mumbai - 400049 or Mahesh Lunch Home, Vihang Garden, Pokhran Road No. 1, Near Raymond's, Thane (W) - 400606 

4. Silly, Khar West 

Silly is an all-day resto-bar with a heart-warming menu for every mood. The food and cocktail menu of the restaurant has everything, right from North Indian to continental. You can get various delectable dishes at a very affordable price. Lemon butter coriander prawns, truffle fries and cheese pizza are some must-try dishes here . 

Price: Rs. 2,500 for two people (approx.) 

Address: Silly, 5th Lane, Khar West 

5. 145 Cafe & Bar, Multiple Outlets 

145 is a casual bar and café that offers a chill, casual experience, with a global approach to food and beverages. Apart from seafood, this restaurant has amazing drinks and healthy dishes. Some popular dishes are dynamite prawns, pav bhaji cone and various cocktails. 

Price: Rs. 1,900 for two people (approx.) 

Address: 145 Cafe & Bar Bandra, Andheri, Kala Ghoda, The Mill 

6. Pratap Lunch Home 

Founded in 1961, by K.C. Amin, this restaurant serves a variety of Mangalorean seafood along with other regional cuisines. Be it a family dinner or party with friends, Pratap Lunch home is a perfect spot for all kinds of plans. It is highly affordable. And some popular dishes are neer dosa, crab and prawns koliwada. 

Price: Rs. 950 for two people (approx.) 

Address: 79, Lucky Mansion, Janmabhoomi Marg, Fort, Mumbai 

7. Trishna 

It is counted among the top places for seafood in Mumbai. This restaurant is a must-visit spot for all seafood lovers. If you ever visit Mumbai,  Prawn machurian, prawn garlic, Hyderabadi pomfret, crab Chettinad, squid koliwada, jumbo crab, butter garlic crab, kokum drink are some popular dishes that you must try at the restaurant. 

Price: Rs. 2,500 for two people (approx.) 

Address: 7, Sai Baba Marg, Kala Ghoda Fort, Mumbai 

Visit these restaurants and indulge into your favourite prawn recipes.