Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: 17 Food stops to visit while pandal hopping across Mumbai
Ganesh Chaturthi 2019: 17 Food stops to visit while pandal hopping across Mumbai

The sounds of dhol tasha and engaging chants of ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ ring in Ganeshotsav with much enthusiasm across Mumbai. But amid all the hullabaloo that surrounds this eleven day event, a true devotee of Bappa needs some scrumptious delights to soothe those hunger pangs and stay refreshed.

If you have marked your pandal hopping schedule this season, here’s our curation of seventeen food stops that will surely energise you to keep up with the festive spirit.

GSB SEVA MANDAL

G.S.B. Sports Club Ground, Near S.N.D.T. Women’s College, R.A. Kidwai Road, King’s Circle, Matunga

Gurukrupa

Where: 11, Aditya Heritage, VN Purav Marg, Chuna Bhatti, Sion, Mumbai

Must Try: Chole Samosa, Chole Bhature, Chaat, Dahi Vada, Panipuri, Lassi, Thali

Sion Lunch Home

Where: 11, Harakh Niwas, Near Sion Railway Station, Sion, Mumbai

Must Try: Sea Food, Neer Dosa, Fish Thali, Biryani, Fry Prawns, Sol Kadhi, Rawas Fry

Mawali Bhai Dosa

Where: Plot 362, Broadway Building, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Kings Circle, Matunga East, Mumbai

Must Try: Jini Dosa, Chocolate Dosa, Mysore Masala Dosa, Manchurian Dosa

ANDHERI CHA RAJA

Veera Desai Road, Azad Nagar, Andheri West.

Northern Tadka

Where: De Mall, 1st Floor, Veera Desai Road, Veera Desai Area, Mumbai

Must Try: Biryani, Jalebi Rabri, Dal Makhani, Butter Chicken, Tandoori Chicken, Naan, Chaat

Vedge

Where: Ground Floor, Fun Republic Mall, New Link Road, Shah Industrial Estate, Opposite Laxmi Industrial Estate, Near Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West

Must Try: Pizza, Brownie, Mocktails, Veg Nachos, Panipuri Shots, Loaded Nachos, Vegetable Biryani

LALBAUGCHA RAJA

Lalbaug market, GD Ambedkar Road, Lalbaug.

Ladu Samrat

Where: 1 & 2 Habib Terrace, Dr BA Road, Lalbaug, Parel, Mumbai

Must Try: Misal Pav, Vada Pav, Batata Vada, Farali Misal, Tea, Kothimbir Vadi, Sabudana Vada

Shree Datta Boarding

Where: 7, Narayan Ashram, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Lalbaug, Parel, Mumbai

Must Try: Malwani Food, Sea Food, Surmai Fry, Sol Kadhi, Chicken Thali, Masala Prawn, Chicken Masala

Aadhi Potoba

Where: Shop 5, Kondaji Chawl, Near Ganesh Gully, Parel, Mumbai

Must Try: Misal Pav, Vada Pav, Sabudana Vada

Mumbai Rejoice

Where: 63, BA Road, Lalbaug, Kalachowki Naka, Parel, Mumbai

Must Try: Pav Bhaji, Chinese Sizzlers, Brownie, Noodles, Cheese Croquettes, Roti

Other Pandals in this area include- Parel cha Raja, Ganesh Galli cha Raja, Tejukaya cha Raja, and Chinchpokli cha Raja

KHETWADI CHA RAJA

2th Lane Kehetwadi, Girgaum.

Special Tea House

Where: SVP Road, Prathna Samaj, Grant Road, Mumbai

Must Try: Misal Pav, Dahi Misal, Tea, Poori Bhaji, Vegetable Biryani, Vada

New Popular Restaurant Pure Veg.

Where: Shop 4, 5 & 6 Bhabha Chawl, 234-40/199, Khemraj Srikrishna Das Marg, Khetwadi, Opposite Milan Guest House, Girgaum, Mumbai

Must Try: Dal Khichdi, paneer chingaree, veg kinara

KESHAVJI NAIK CHAWL SARVAJANIK GANESHOTSAV MANDAL

Keshavji Naik ChawlKhadilkar Rd, Kandawadi, Urankawadi, Mangal Wadi, Girgaum.

Shree Thaker Bhojanalay

Where: 31, Dadisheth Agyari Lane, Off Kalbadevi Road, Kalbadevi, Mumbai

Must Try: Gujarati Thali, Gujarati Food, Aamras, Veg Thali, Undhiyu, Gujrati Thali, Khichda

Jalsa Hotel

Where: Peerbhai Terrace No. 106, Jagannath Shankar Sheth Road, Girgaon

Must Try: Paneer Bhurji, Butter Pav Bhaji, Manohar Pav Bhaji, Masala Pav, Butter Paratha, Tawa Pulav

Sujata Uphar Griha

Where: 277, Mapla House, J.S.S. Road, Thakurdwar, Girgaum

Must Try: Thali, Misal Pav, Farali Misal, Poori Bhaji, Kokum Sharbat

DONGRI CHA RAJA

Alight at Sandhurst Road station. The pandal is at a 15-20 minutes walking distance from the railway station.

Jaffer Bhai's Delhi Darbar

Where: 151/153, Abdullah Mansion, SVP Road, Chaar Null, Dongri, Mumbai

Must Try: Butter Chicken, Mutton Dum Biryani, Beda Roti, Tandoori Chicken, Rumali Roti, Tandoori Naan, Dabba Gosht

New Bharat Restaurant

Where: 3, Baugheali Building, Masjid Bunder, Keshavji Naik Road, Mohammad Ali Road, Mumbai

Must Try: Pulav, Masala Rice, Tawa Parotha

Noor Mohammadi Hotel

Where: 179, Wazir Building, Abdul Hakim Chowk, Bhendi Bazar, Near, Mohammad Ali Road, Mumbai

Must Try: Chicken Sanju Baba, Chicken Hakimi, Nalli Nihari, Biryani, Matka Rabdi, Rabri, Roti

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