The sandwich is a quintessential on the go snack. The people of Mumbai have been making their version of the sandwich from decades, called the Bombay sandwich. It has satiated the hunger of many of the office-goers in Mumbai and the common folk. It consists of boiled potatoes, beetroots, fresh onions, bell peppers, cucumbers and onions meticulously arranged between two slices of bread. Each vendor has his own way of making it, toast or grilled it can be enjoyed both ways. Today we explore some of the best sandwiches Mumbai has to offer- from simple and humble and also some high end. You may also be surprised at some of the innovations people come up with while making a sandwich.
At this Eatery, they excel at making a delectable Grilled cheese sandwich. Bread and Amul cheese with chopped up vegetables and chili-coriander chutney, while eating this you’re sure to think that you’ve come at the right place! It is located at Warden Road opposite breach candy hospital. The prices are Rupees 100 and above for two approximately depending on what you order.
A place popular with the college goers in the vicinity, from students from National’s and M.M.K and others and also among people looking for some delicious, lip smacking grub. With witty sign boards which tell you to order only if have time and another one which requires you to get out of your car to order, they have a wide range of options in their menu and also offer brown bread for the ‘health conscious’ people. One of the items on demand is the pizza sandwich. They end their sandwiches by slathering a generous amount of butter on top. Prices range from 50 to 120 INR onwards. Located outside National College, Barrister Hotchand Das road, Off Linking Road, Bandra West.
This joint is not a roadside eatery but a proper joint. It was earlier called swastika, the food is of good quality, an interesting piece of information is that, it used to be a roadside eatery and it saw so much success over the years so they converted into a store. It does quirky flavors such as cheese pineapple, tandori toast and spinach corn. This place is well known for its vegetable grilled sandwich. The sandwiches have a huge Mumbaiya influence. Prices are Rupees 200 for two. It is Located at 12 New Link Way Palace Next to Costa Coffee Lokhandwala, Andheri West.
It is located at King Circle, Matunga, invented by Rama Nayak and Sons Udipi. This innovation of theirs has been around since the last 30 years. They are prepared in idli moulds with the idli batter, spicy garlic chutney, tomato and butter. The triangular sandwiches combine elements of South India and sandwich making. Prices are 70 Rupees a plate but surely worth it.
Located at Ganesh pet lane, this stall has managed to blend two popular Mumbai snacks together, Samosa and Sandwich. Crunchy, steaming samosas and chopped veggies are doused in chutney what emerges makes you salivate. At Rupees 50 you will go back for seconds.
A huge hit with the students of Mithibai College, this stall has a wide range of sandwiches along with other food items. Huge triangular sandwich bread and sandwiches loaded with cheese. The dishes to try are the veg. grilled sandwich and Mayonnaise grilled sandwich the prices are Rupees 200 for two. It is located Opposite Mithibai College, Gulmohar Road 1, Vile Parle West.
Balu’s Classic Sandwich
It is a local sandwich joint near Matunga road station, opposite Starcity cinema to be exact Prominently popular with the office-goers and college kids. It has a Jain sandwich variant for Jains, the have a nice variety such as Mayonnaise Grill sandwich, Mushroom sandwich and recently added Chocolate sandwich. It offers simple, yet amazing flavors. It is located on the Ground Floor, R.M Stall, Near BPL Tower, Mahim.
A sandwich place which once a sold on the street has now become a proper shop after years of hard work. This is a place which will surely get rid of your hunger pangs. The awesome sandwiches to try here are the Russian Sandwich a sandwich of three layers in big triangular breads which are grilled and filled with veggies and cheese and a grilled Sandwich made from Ferrero or Hershey’s chocolate spread and cheese if you want it. The orange garlic spicy chutney is packed with flavor. A must visit if you happen to be in the area. It is located at 22 Nagindas Master Road Fort. The prices are Rupees 150 for two approximately.
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