Snacks in Mumbai are plentiful and most, like vada pav and Bombay sandwiches, are high on carbohydrates. Most Mumbai corners have a stall or shop serving the beloved Bombay sandwich. The snack has evolved over the years from a humble sandwich with a cucumber, tomato, potato and chutney filling to one that is now made with other crispy snacks like wafers and Kurkure. We list the best places for Bombay sandwich in Mumbai:

Now a humble shop, Jay Sandwich was initially a handcart started by Jay Mehta. It stands next to National College, Bandra and has been around for decades. Sandwich options include grilled cheese, pizza, vegetable, paneer tikka, chilli cheese, and more. Health conscious customers may choose to have their sandwich made with brown bread. The cheese masala toast is very popular and best enjoyed with a refreshing soda.

Location: Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai. 

Timings: Monday-Saturday, 9am-9pm.

Cost for two: ₹200

Lucky Sandwich

An old-school street food joint in Vile Parle, Lucky Sandwich is quite a hit with the Mumbai crowd. The menu features sandwiches like cheese sada, paneer masala, jam cheese, aloo cheese, grilled cheese, Mexican cheese, mayo cheese and more. There’s also the option to have your sandwich made with brown bread. The green chutney and pumpkin sauce, which the staff serves when asked for, are very popular. 

Location: Station Road, Bajaj Road, Corner, Vile Parle West, Mumbai.

Timings: Daily, 11am-9.50pm. 

Cost for two: ₹250

Akkad Bakkad Bombay Boo

Akkad Bakkad Bombay Boo has a loyal following for its innovative takes on sandwiches. Choose from fillings like aloo masala, red pasta, American chopsuey, shahi corn, nawabi manchurian, and paneer tadka. The cheese blast and pahadi garam are especially recommended. All the sandwiches have a generous amount of cheese. If you’re in the mood for something sweet, try the cold chocolate sandwich or hot chocolate toast.

Location: BMC Office, KK Meena Suthar Marg R/S Ward, Mahatma Gandhi Cross Road Number 3, Kandivali West, Mumbai.

Timings: Daily, 24 hours

Cost for two: ₹500

Popular Sandwiches

True to its name, Popular Sandwiches is a well-known spot for Bombay sandwiches. The menu features grilled sandwiches like mushroom, pizza, vegetable, cheese, samosa, corn, and chocolate. From schezwan to tikka, there is also a range of paneer sandwiches. Try the innovative ones like wafer cheese and Kurkure cheese. Wash your sandwich down with fresh juice, milkshakes or cold coffee.

Location: Shop No. 2, Orbit Eternia, NM Joshi Marg, opposite Deepak Cinema, Lower Parel West, Lower Parel, Mumbai.

Timings: Monday-Saturday, 9am-11pm; Sunday 3-11pm.

Cost for two: ₹350