We must have heard the bollywood song, Tak TaNa NaNa Tandoori Nights…however it has nothing to do with food. But we have come across some of the best restaurants and dhabas in Mumbai that serve delicious food cooked in traditional tandoors or clay ovens. So calm down those hunger pangs by taking down some heavenly tandoori dishes.
Like the name suggests the place treats you “special”. They are the masters for succulent chicken that has been well marinated. It is a small place which serves great food. Some of their famous picks are Tandoori Chicken, Mutton Rogan Josh, Butter Chicken, Chicken Tikka Roll, Chicken Bhuna and more. It is at 4, Silver Croft Building Junction Of 16th & 33rd Road, TPS 3, Pali Hill, Bandra West. Cost for two, 900 INR approximately.
Sher E Punjab
They have two outlets on the same street, where one serves alcohol and the other doesn’t since the building hosts a Gurudwara. The place is not too fancy but they stand uptight for their amazing food. It offers top notch North-Indian cuisine. Apart from the classic Tandoori, and Tangdi Kabab, one must definitely try the Cheese Naan, Paneer Makhanwala and Malai Kulfi. It is at 264, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Near GPO, Fort. Cost for two, 700 INR approximately.
Pritam Da Dhaba
This place has two types of seating arrangement- one is a typical dhaba style, while the other is fine dining. It has a traditional Punjabi decor, with the staff also dressed in a similar avatar. The picturesque here is of a local Punjabi village and so is the aroma of all the dishes cooked here. They specialize in Chicken Tikka and Kalmi Kebab along with other mouth watering dishes. It is at Hotel Midtown Pritam, Pritam Estates, Dadar East. Cost for two, 1200 INR approximately.
A popular food joint for those who wish to take a bite of a juicy, meaty platter. The meat cooked here just slides off the bone. One can drool into an elegant experience of dining here. It is at Shop 101 – 102, Noori Baug, Andheri Kurla Road, Marol Naka,Andheri East. Cost for two, 1300 INR approximately.
Pratap The Dhaba
A place with great ambiance, ethnic theme and delicious food. It is a complete package for foodies. Most of the food here is cooked in a tandoor which include Fish Tikka, Garlic Naan and more. It is at Link Plaza, Next To Punjab & Maharashtra Bank, Oshiwara, Oshiwara, Andheri West. Cost for two, 950 INR approximately.
A grand and luxurious place to gulp down some authentic tandoori dishes. Along with quick service they serve some glorious kebabs and flavourful curries. The food is meant to be eaten with hand so don’t expect forks and knives. Their best dishes are Dal Bukhara, Tandoori Fool, Paneer Khurchan and Pudina naan. It is at ITC Maratha, Sahar Road, Andheri East. Cost for two, 5000 INR approximately.
They have multiple outlets at Sakinaka, Mulund, Thane, Andheri, and Ghatkopar. Apart from piping hot tandoori dishes, their Masala Chaas and Jalebis are worth a try. Every bit of food cooked here is flavoured to kick your taste buds with excitement. Their popular dishes are Dilliwala Tandoori Murgh and Paneer Khurchan. Cost for two, 1000 INR approximately.