11 Chaat Corners In Mumbai That Will Leave You Craving For More!


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Mumbai is known for its variety of cuisines that cater to every kind of budget and lifestyle. However, one snack that wins hands-down for being a favourite in all cities is the mouth-watering chaat! While Delhi is known for its golgappas and tikki chaat, Mumbai comes a close second to giving this favourite its own twist. Delicious and affordable for all, here are the best outlets in the city offering this cunchy delight.

Gupta Chaat Centre, Matunga

Making its start as a small counter to now becoming one of Mumbai’s most famous chaat restaurant, Gupta Chaat Centre has come a long way. Its Toast Sev Puri, which is a buttered toast filled with six loaded sev puris has been one of the most liked chaat dishes here. Covered by national media on a regular basis, this outlet now caters not just to locals but corporates as well.

Address: Shop 3 & 4, LBS Market, Near Matunga Station, Matunga East, Mumbai

Average cost: Rs 250 for two people

Must try: Chaat, Pani Puri, Sandwich, Dahi Puri, Bhel Puri, Sev Puri Toast, Pizza

Timings: 1.oo pm – 9.30 pm

Guru Kripa, Sion

One of the best chaat centres in the city, it is known for its chaat specialities as much as their famous samosas. Combining the best of these two, a must try dish here apart from the regular chaat dishes is the Samosa Chaat or Chhole Samosa which is topped with their tangy and spicy chutneys. The popularity of this outlet has made various multiplexes across the city purchase samosas from here for the last few decades.

Address: 40, Guru Kripa Building, Road 24, Near SIES College, Sion, Mumbai

Average cost: Rs 350 for two people

Must try: Chhole Samosa, Lassi, Chaat, Pani Puri, Gulab Jamun, Chole Bhature, Pav Bhaji.

Timings: 8.00 am – 10.30 pm

Jai Bajrang Chaat Centre, Malad West

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First opened 20 years ago by a 10 year old owner, Jai Bajrang is known for its delicious food and pocket-friendly prices. Locals and students from nearby colleges love the Pani Puri and Masala Cheese Toast that is served here with their famous green chutney.

Address: 2, P.M. Gangar Chawl, Cross Road 1, Mamletdarwadi, Malad West, Mumbai

Average cost: Rs 150 for two people

Must try: Kachori Bhel, Pani Puri, Masala Cheese Toast, Kachori Sev Puri, Cheese Sev Puri

Timings: 8.00 am – 11.00 pm

Kailash Parbat, Andheri Lokhandwala Complex

A bit pricier than the other locations, it has various outlets across the city, with its full fledged restaurant at Andheri, Lokhandwala. Though it is also known for its vegetarian Sindhi specialities, the highlight of this restaurant is the Chaat platter, which is a combination of all the popular chaat dishes and will leave you craving for more.

Address: Various outlets across the city.

Average cost: Rs 1,000 for two people

Must try: Chaat, Chole Bhature, Pani Puri, Pav Bhaji,Dahipuri, Sev Puri, Lassi

Timings: 11.oo am – 11.30 pm

Khau Galli, Ghatkopar East

In a city famous for its street food, there is no dearth of Khau Gallis (food lanes) for foodies. But, the one place which stands out right at the top is the Khau Galli in Ghatkopar East. You will get everything from dosas to pasta. However, the Pani Puri and Chaat served here are the most loved items among regulars who keep going back for more.

Address: Pant Nagar, Near Ghatkopar station east

Average cost: Rs 500 for two people

Must try: Pani Puri, Bhel

Timings: 5.00 pm onward

Ram & Shyam, Santacruz West

One of the most loved authentic chaat outlets in Santacruz, Ram & Shyam serves Pani Puri with chilled water and aloo masala, making it a favourite with everyone. A bit pricier than the rest, their variety of chaats like the Diet Bhel, Ragda Pattice and Dahi Puri make it worth a visit for satisfying your chaat cravings.

Address: North Avenue, Santacruz West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400054

Average cost: Rs 500 for two people

Must try: Diet Bhel, Pani Puri and Ragda Pattice

Timings: 3.oo pm- 10.oo pm

Sindh Pani Puri House, Chembur Camp

As the clock strikes four, locals flock to this small chaat outlet in Chembur to get a bite of their favourite snacks. Very modestly priced, the Pani Puri here is filled with cold water and a burst of Sindhi spices which gives it a unique flavour. The bhajiya chaats and dahi puris with chutney are some of the most loved items here. For those who want to enjoy this in the comfort of their home, the shop also sells individual items like Puris and the Ragda for home preparations.

Address: Shop 13, Chembur Colony, Dr. Choitram Gidwani Road, Chembur, Mumbai

Average cost: Rs 100 for two people

Must try: Pani Puri, Chaat, Dahi Puri, Dahi Vada, Sev Puri

Timings: 4.00 pm – 10.00 pm

Swati Snacks, Tardeo

An iconic joint in Tardeo, this place has established itself for chaat and regular dishes. With a reputation among the niche foodie community, this places serves delicious home-style food. While regular chaats like Pani Puri and Sev Puri are a hit here, you will not find a tastier Dahi Puri anywhere else. Though exorbitantly priced, this place is a must visit for Gujarati dishes  and chaat.

Address: 248, Karai Estate, Opposite Bhatia Hospital, Tardeo Road, Tardeo, Mumbai

Average cost: Rs 800 for two people

Must try: Pani Puri, Gujarati Snacks

Timings: 11.30 am – 10.30 pm

Elco Pani Puri Centre, Bandra

Localities have seen this eatery grow from a humble small joint to a two-floor establishment. However, they have still retained their unique taste of chaats and other Mumbai favourites like Pav Bhaji and sandwiches. Located in the centre of Bandra, it is frequently visited by celebrities as well for their chaat specialities.

Address: 2/A, Elco Market, 46, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

Average cost: Rs 800 for two people

Must try: Pani Puri, Chaat, Pav Bhaji, Dahipuri,Ragda Patty, Sev Puri, Chole Tikki

Timings: 9.30 am – 11.30 pm

Sharma Chaat Bhandar, Vileparle

What started off as a small pavement shop has now over the years turned into a small shop inside a shopping complex. As soon as the shop opens at 4.oo pm, crowds flock the area to get a taste of their authentic chaat varieties. They tangy sweet and sour chutneys and crispy puris are favourites with customers visiting it on a regular basis.

Address: Amarpali Shopping Centre, JVPD Scheme, Vile Parle West, Mumbai

Average cost: Rs 150 for two people

Must try: Panipuri, Chaat, Sev Puri, Dahipuri, Ragda Patty, Vada

Timings: 3.00 pm – 11.00 pm

Girgaum & Juhu Chowpatty

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These two beaches are almost synonymous with Mumbai chaat and no visit to Mumbai would be complete without experiencing it here. Visited by families, couples and solo travellers alike, this place is usually jam-packed in the evenings and especially during the weekends. However, if you are ready to face the crowds, then you will be delighted at the variety of stalls offering local chaat options here.

Address: Girgaum & Juhu Chowpatty, multiple outlets near the beach side.

Average cost: Rs 300 for two people

Must try: Pani Puri, Bhel Puri, Ragda Pattice, Pav Bhaji

Timings: 4.oo pm - 11.00 pm

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