Craving Ragdapuri? Check Out These Top 10 Places In Mumbai
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Ragdapuri is a popular street food in Mumbai that originated in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a delicious combination of crispy puris, spicy ragda, and tangy tamarind chutney. The Marathi community first introduced Ragdapuri to Mumbai in the early 19th century, which is when its history begins. Over the years, it has gone through many variations and has become a popular street food across Mumbai. Ragdapuri is not just a dish; it is a part of Mumbai's culture and heritage. It is a reflection of the city's diverse culinary traditions and its love for street food. So, if you're in Mumbai, don't miss the opportunity to try this mouth-watering dish.   

Some of the best places for Ragdapuri in Mumbai are:  

Sharma Chaat Bhandar   

While on our way to the airport, we noticed this place and decided to try the chaats here after returning. Our impatience got the better of us when we got back to Mumbai, and without even considering a return to our homes to freshen up and rest up, we reached this place, luggage and all. We tried the panipuri first, then moved on to the ragdapuri, both of which tasted great, and we went in for seconds. They do serve Bhelpuri, Dahipuri, and Sevpuri. So there is no shortage of options for chaat lovers.   

Cuisine: Street Food 

Types offered: Ragda Patty, Bhel Puri, Panipuri, Sev Puri, Chaat 

Location: Vaikunthlal Mehta Road, Yamuna Nagar, Nehru Nagar, Airport Area, Juhu, Mumbai 400049 

Timing: 3:00 PM to 10:30 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.150  

Ram & Shyam   

Ram and Shyam Chaats is known for its lip-smacking chaat dishes, which are a favorite among locals and tourists alike. The chaats at Ram and Shyam Chaats are known for their unique and delicious taste, which is a result of the restaurant's secret spice mix. The eatery has a loyal customer base that swears by the quality and taste of the food. We each ordered ourselves a ragdapuri and devoured our portions. Then we noticed some other customers eating pav bhaji and found that the place also serves other street food items such as vada pav, pav bhaji, and sandwiches. So we got ourselves a Pav Bhaji as well and really liked the flavor of the bhaji and the crispy yet soft buns.    

Cuisine: Street Food 

Types offered: Ragda Patty, Dahi Sev Puri, Chaat, Chutneys 

Location: North Avenue, Central Avenue Corner, Santacruz West, Mumbai 400054 

Timing: 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.200  

Jai Bajrang  

This place in Malad West is quite famous with the locals, and we heard a few of our foodie friends talk about it as well. So the next time you’re in or around Malad, give this place a shot. We’re sure it won’t disappoint you. We tried the Ragdapuri and Kachori Sevpuri and were floored by the taste and the spice balance. We ordered the same items again, and after downing them, we decided that our appetites would be silenced only by two more servings of bhelpuri, which was sweet and tangy. We thoroughly enjoyed the fast food here.   

Cuisine: Street Food 

Types offered: Kachori Sevpuri, Kachori Bhel, Masalapuri, Ragdapuri, Bhelpuri 

Location: Shop No.2, Mamlatdar Wadi, Corner of Road No.1, Jan Seva Bank, Malad West, Mumbai 400064 

Timing: 10:00AM to 11:00 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.150  

Monsoon The Chaat Corner 

One of our friends from Andheri recommended this place to us, stating that this place not only sells chaats, but also South Indian fast food and Chinese food with juices, ice creams, pizzas, burgers, shakes, desserts, mocktails, momos, and pasta. We went on a Saturday and were greeted by a well-lit and honestly, quite green interior and furniture. We decided to sample their Ragda Patties, which are the ragda from Ragdapuri formed into patty like shapes and served with spices and toppings after being mashed. Crisp, sweet, and tangy, with a hint of light masala, is how we would describe the Ragda Patties. Then we had a Blue Lagoon mocktail each before we had to leave for something urgent.   

Cuisine: Street Food, Chinese, South Indian 

Types offered: Ragdapuri, Panipuri, Chole Bhature, Dosa, Idli. 

Location: Shop No. 16 Benzer, 2nd Cross Road, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West, Mumbai 400053 

Timing: 8:30 AM to 12:00 AM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.400  

Ram Singh Pani Puri Center   

A local from Worli recommended this to us for Panipuri, but we eventually discovered that the Ragdapuri here is also quite good. When we showed up at the address, we were somewhat surprised that this joint was a street vendor and that he did not have any permanent or sheltered place to run his business. According to the advice we had received, we ordered the panipuri and were floored by the taste and texture. Crisp and fresh puris with sweet, spicy, and sour pani had us going for quite a while. As mentioned before, we saw some ragda on his cart and asked him if he served ragdapuri as well, and to our delight, he said yes, and the rest is history.   

Cuisine: Street Food 

Types offered: Dahipuri, Sevpuri, Bhelpuri, Panipuri, Ragdapuri 

Location: 1, Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road, Dairy Colony, Worli, Mumbai 400018 

Timing: 5:00 PM to 10 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.100  

Gupta Chat Center

 Located in Matunga East, this place is a must-visit for chaat and snack lovers. According to many, this is one of the best places in Mumbai for Sevpuri and Ragdapuri. The most famous dish here, however, is the Toast Sevpuri Sandwich. We had the Ragdapuri and their signature Toast Sevpuri Sandwich. The Ragdapuri had some amazing flavors and textures, while the sandwich demonstrated why it was so loved by locals and visitors alike. Aside from chaat items, this eatery also offers frankies, pizzas, sandwiches, toasts, milkshakes, and juices. 

 Cuisine: Street Food 

Types offered: Toast Sev Puri, Corn Bhel, Ragda  Patties, Dahi Puri, Grilled Sandwich, Chaat 

Location: Shop No. 3&4, LBS market, SM Jadhav Road, Matunga East, Mumbai 400019 

Timing: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.100  

Bhola Chaat Bhandar    

In operation for the last 25 to 30 years, this eatery operates out of a hand cart that has become a local favorite. Their claim to fame is the fact that they use Bisleri water to make all the chaat items on their menu. Usually pretty crowded, we seemed to have gone at a reasonably relaxed time with a minimal crowd. We tried the panipuri and ragda patties and weren’t disappointed. The food overall tasted great, and the orders were fulfilled quite quickly. If you’re in the Andheri East area and are on the lookout for some great street food like chaat or panipuri, then look no further than this place.   

Cuisine: Street Food 

Types offered: Gila Bhel Puri, Ragada Patties, Dahi Puri, Pani puri, Jain Sukha Bhel Puri, Veg Cheese Sandwich 

Location: Jiva Mahale Marg, Near Regency Hotel, Sai Wadi, Andheri East, Mumbai 400069 

Timing: 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.200  

Swati Snacks  

This is a popular canteen-style café known for its panki (pressed pancakes) and green chutney. The restaurant is comfortable and frequented by locals, with a line that often goes out the door. The Malai Malpoa, thin crepe-like rolls stuffed with rabdi, are exceptional, and the place is convenient to sample some of Gujarat's best culinary hits in Mumbai. We were accompanied by a Gujarati friend who swore by some of the offerings on the menu. As we were quite short on time, we decided to have a panipuri and a Moong Dal Chilla (Pancake). While the panipuri was nothing much to write about, the chilla was a show-stealer for us. We also tried the ragda patties and really liked the spices used.   

Cuisine: Gujarati, South Indian, Fast Food, Street Food 

Types offered: Thali Pith Pitla, Fada Ni Khichdi, Ganne Ka Juice, Satpadi Roti, Paneer Chilla, Paneer Lifafa 

Location: Karai Estate, 248, Tardeo Road, Opposite Bhatia Hospital, Tardeo, Mumbai 400007 

Timing: 11:30 AM to 9:30 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.700  

Sharma Bhelpuri House   

This place is a true hidden gem in Mumbai's street food scene. We highly recommend this joint to anyone looking for authentic and delicious chaat. The bhelpuri here is a must-try delicacy, with a perfect blend of spices and crunchiness. Other popular items on the menu include Sevpuri, Dahipuri and Ragda Patties. The chutneys used in the chaat are homemade and add a unique flavor to each dish. The prices are also very reasonable, making it a great place for budget-friendly foodies. The ambiance of the place is basic, but it adds to the charm of the street food experience. The staff is friendly and courteous, and the service is quick. Overall, Sharma Bhelpuri House is a must-visit for anyone looking for a taste of authentic Mumbai street food.   

Cuisine: Street Food 

Types offered: Ragda Patty, Dahi Batata Puri, Sev Puri, Chaat 

Location: Kamla Bhawan, Mahatma Gandhi Road, opposite Municipal Garden, Vile Parle East, Mumbai 400057 

Timing: 2:30 PM to 10:30 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.200  

Narmada Devi Bhelpuri Shop And Chana Bhandar  

This shop has a basic ambiance that adds to the charm of the street food experience. The menu is simple, with an emphasis on chaat and bhelpuri. We started our food journey with their signature dish, the bhelpuri, which was a perfect blend of crispy puffed rice, sev, and freshly chopped vegetables with homemade chutneys. The highlight was the Chana Chaat, which was a perfect combination of spicy and sweet flavors with perfectly cooked chickpeas mixed with onions, tomatoes, and chutneys, topped with a dollop of yogurt, which balanced out the flavors perfectly. We highly recommend this place to all the food lovers out there.   

Cuisine: Street Food 

Types offered: Sevpuri, Dahipuri, Ragdapuri, Panipuri, Papri Chaat, Chinese Bhel, Masala Puri 

Location: Shop No.1, MG Road, Narmada Devi Society, Mulund, Mulund West, Mumbai 400080 

Timing: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Monday to Sunday 

Cost for two: Rs.200 

Ragdapuri is a dish that has captured the hearts and taste buds of Mumbaikars and visitors alike. It is a reflection of Mumbai's culture and heritage and a testament to the city's love for street food. From street vendors to high-end restaurants, there are plenty of places to enjoy this delicious dish in Mumbai. So, whether you're a seasoned Ragdapuri enthusiast or a newcomer to the scene, we hope the above list has inspired you to explore the best spots in Mumbai and indulge in the mouth-watering flavors of Ragdapuri.