The 10 Best Dhabas In Mumbai
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There are a variety of cuisines to enjoy in Mumbai, like Japanese, American, Continental, etc., and different places to eat, from sea-view restaurants to revolving restaurants and chaat corners. But today, we are talking about the best roadside dhabas that Mumbai has to offer and where to find them. So, if you’re in Mumbai and want to chill at a rustic dhaba, savoring the choicest of North Indian and Punjabi dishes, then this list is for you:

1.    Pritam da Dhaba

This restaurant is always busy and has an impressive open seating area and an AC section. The food is amazing, and the service is also excellent. Their signature dishes are dal makhani and murg makhani, which are incredible. The tandoori parathas and rotis are always served hot with your curry, and their juicy seekh kebabs are soft and creamy. Do try their fish koliwada and round off your meal with their fudge brownie with ice cream and falooda.

Address: Hotel Midtown Pritam, Pritam Estates, Dadar East

Cost for two: INR 1,200

Timing: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

2.    Dara’s Dhaba

Dara's Dhaba will remind you of the dhabas along Delhi and Punjab’s highways, with rustic decor and delicious Punjabi food. The entire place has a village-like atmosphere with simple seating, making it as real as any experience. This dhaba is among the top choices for people wanting to eat North Indian food in the city. But recently, the Supreme Court's ruling has ordered Dara's not to serve alcohol anymore, which has dampened spirits a bit. Some dishes to try out are Rabri, Murgh Khurchan, Gulab Jamun, and Crispy Chicken.

Address: Western Express Highway 8, Kashimira, Post Mira Road East,

Price For Two: INR 1,500 

Timing - 10 Am to 11 Pm 

3.    Kinara Dhaba

This spacious dhaba-style vegetarian and non-vegetarian Punjabi restaurant on the Western Express Highway is a popular place for families to dine out. There is an ample amount of parking space with three types of seating areas: a covered sitting area, cartwheels with rustic interiors, and machaan-style seating. There is live music, which is a major attraction, and they also give you the chance to request ghazals of your choice. You should try their jalebi rabri, dal makhani, and butter chicken when visiting there.

Address: National Express Highway No.8, Sasu Pada, Near, Ghodbunder Rd, Navghar

Timing - 11 Am to 11 Pm 

Price For Two: INR 1,500 

4.    Jimmy's Dhaba 

Jimmy's Dhaba is a rooftop restaurant in BKC with an amazing view of the Mumbai airport and excellent food. Here you will get awesome Punjabi food that can rival any North Indian restaurant. Their cheesy naan, paneer butter masala, and desserts are to die for. This is a modern dhaba with innovative decor and fine food. Some recommended dishes are Paneer Tikka, Butter Chicken, Bang Bang Chicken, etc.

Address: Rooftop, Pinnacle Corporate Park, Next to Trade Centre, Opp. MTNL Office, Bandra Kurla Complex

Price For Two: INR 2,000 

Timing - 10 Am to 11 Pm 

5.    Pratap da Dhaba

Pratap Da Dhaba is a popular dhaba-themed restaurant in Oshiwara, Mumbai. The vibe, food, and ambience make it worthwhile to visit there. The seekh chicken and paneer tikka masala are highly recommended.

Address: Link Plaza, Next to Punjab & Maharashtra Bank, Oshiwara, Andheri West

Price For Two- Rs 1000 

Timing - 10 Am to 11 Pm  

6.    Guru da Dhaba

At Guru Da Dhaba, you can get delicious, healthy food at an affordable price. The stuffed parathas are incredible, and you should start your meal with them. We also recommend Sarson Ka Saag with Makki ki Roti, which is an all-time classic Punjabi favorite there.

Address: 1st Floor, Kamdhenu Shopping Center, First Cross Road, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri

Price For Two - Rs 1800 

Timing: 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.

7.    Papa Pancho da Dhaba

The authentic Punjabi food at Papa Pancho makes it one of the finest dhabas in Mumbai. Their signature dishes include Mutton Rasedar, Rajma Chawal, Pindi Chicken Gobi Mattar, and so on.

Address: Shop No. 12, Gasper Enclave, Pali Naka, St. John Street, Doctor BR Ambedkar Road

Price for two: INR 1,000

Timing: 12 p.m. to 1 a.m.

8.    Urban Dhaba 

Urban Dhaba at the Myriad Hotel is a small, local eatery serving regional food in India. Foodies flock to this dhaba to try the real, traditional North Indian food as well as Chinese food. The service is good, and the prices are affordable as well. People like this dhaba for its soothing atmosphere and live music, which adds to the overall experience. Some dishes that you should try here are Chicken Kalimiri, Malaysian Noodles, and Prawn Biryani.

Address: Opp. Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Sai Baba Nagar, Mira Road, Mira Bhayandar

Price for two: INR 1,800 for two people

Timing: 12 Noon to 12:30 a.m.

9.    Mitran da Dhaba

This dhaba is popular in Bhandup because of its quality service, ambience, and delicious food. People come here for their various varieties of parathas. You should try their all-time popular Chicken Keema Paratha, which is mouthwatering! Some recommendations for you to taste are Mutton Dry, Paneer Kolhapuri, Chicken Tikka Masala, etc.

Address: Lal Bahadur Shastri Road, SPS Industrial Estate, Bhandup West, Near Shangrila Bus Stop

Price for two: INR 1000

Timing: 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.

10.    Ranjeet da Dhaba

This dhaba is one of the most authentic places for North Indian food in the Chembur Camp area. The Tandoori starters are just amazing, and their Amritsari kulchas and bhaturas are also quite popular among foodies in the city. You should definitely have their Paneer Kulcha, Mirchi Paratha, Lemon Butter Paneer, and Rajma Chawal when visiting there.

Address: Chembur Camp, Nityanand Road, S. V. Patel Nagar, Chembur

Price for two: 1,200 for two people

Timings: 12:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.