8 Insanely Great Pasta Places in Mumbai That Will Make You Forget Other Cuisines

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The first few cuisines that come to your mind when you are hungry are usually Indian, Italian, or Chinese, right? Very few food items have the ability of suiting different occasions. Mumbai being the food paradise, you'll find an array of food from street food to chaat, to pizzas and pastas - the varieties of cuisines is simply mind-blowing.

However, Italian seem to be the most dominating cuisine when you scream 'pastas, so yummy' . So, if you're craving some delicious pasta delicacies and not sure which spot to hit in Mumbai, we’ve got you a list of restaurants and café’s that serve rich and authentic Italian food which is surely to get you hooked in no time

With so many restaurants mushrooming all over Powai, it’s hard to pick on any one restaurant for a satisfying plate of pasta. Mia Cucina is one of those few stand-alone Italian restaurants serving the most authentic food with a strong customer base built over the years.

Where: G3 Transocean, Hiranandani Business Park, Lake Blvd Rd, Powai, Mumbai

When: 12 PM to 3.30 PM and 7PM to 12 AM

Must try: Tagliatelle E Pesto, Lasagne Triccolore, Chicken Bruschetta

Cost for two: Rs. 2000 (approx.)

Contact: 022 3962 5825

Olive Bar and Kitchen is a fancy and popular restaurant in Mumbai where you might catch a glimpse of celebrities every now and then. The rooftop seating in the terrace offers a casual and relaxing vibe. The cuisine here is essentially Mediterranean, but I bet you’re going to love all the dishes here, especially their cheesy pasta.

Where: No. 14, Nargis Dutt Rd, Union Park, Khar West, Mumbai

When: 7.30 PM to 1 AM

Must try: Slow braised clams and sunflower seed pesto, Parpadelle Aglio Olio

Cost for two: Rs. 3500 (approx.)

Contact: 022 4340 8228

Café Basilico is a slick bistro on a side-street of Bandra, serving authentic Italian dishes and freshly baked breads. If Penne Pasta is what drives you crazy, then don’t miss out on Café Basilico’s pasta with slow roasted zucchini, olives, crunchy broccolis, and sun-dried tomatoes. The secret to their pasta is the Parmesan cheese which will take you beyond heaven.

Where: Ground Floor, Eternia Building, Opposite Mamagoto, Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

When: 11 AM to 1 AM

Must try: Mac & Cheese, Spinach and Mushroom Risotto, Fettuccine Formaggio

Cost for two: Rs. 1500 (approx.)

Contact: 022 2640 3333

This all-vegetarian restaurant’s classy interiors set the mood right for relishing on some delicious pasta dishes. The casual dining restaurant serves exquisite Mediterranean and Mexican food, but their pastas will take you into the gastronomical heaven.

Where: 93-96, Link Plaza Commercial Premises, Above Shreejee Veg Wonder, Link Road Extension, Oshiwara, Andheri, Mumbai

When: 12 PM to 12.30 AM

Must try: Raviolli and Cannelloni

Cost for two: Rs. 1600 (approx.)

Contact: 022 2634 6600

This eatery has an air of sophistication surrounding it. Pasta options at Salt Water Café range from Grilled Veg Spaghetti to Mac and Cheese. To add a tad of fun and a little crunch to your pasta, ask them to toss a few vegetables of your choice.

Where: Nagin Mahal, Ground Floor, Next to Ambassador Hotel, Veer Nariman Road, Churchgate, Mumbai

When: 9 AM to 1 AM

Must try: Penne in Cheese, Cavatelli, Baked Vegetable Lasagna

Cost for two: Rs. 1200 (approx.)

Contact: 070457 97531

Celini Grand Hyatt, Bandra Kurla Complex

Targeting travelers and visiting high-fliers, Celini at Grand Hyatt offers an elegant dining experience. This incredible Italian restaurant is largely popular for its weekend Italian brunch where you’d get a wide variety of pizzas as well as pastas. Considered as one of the very best in the city, Celini’s reputation has only grown over the years.

Where: BKC Vicinity, Off Western Express Highway, Santacruz East, Mumbai

When: 12.30 PM to 3 PM and 7 PM to 6 AM

Must try: Spaghetti Aglio Olio, Shrimp Bisque and Cognac Risotto

Cost for two: Rs. 6000 (approx.)

Contact: 022 6676 1149

Mezo Mezo, Juhu

This Italian eatery is one the most revered fine dining restaurants in Mumbai. Right from its ambience to services, everything reflects ultimate sophistication and lives up to representing the brand name of JW Marriot. A good choice of European wine with hand-rolled pasta and herb-scented salad will help you create the perfect mood.

Where: JW Marriott, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu, Mumbai

When: 7 PM to 12 AM

Must try: Penne Alla Arrabbiata, Lasagna A Piacere, Spaghetti Al Pesto

Cost for two: Rs. 3000 (approx.)

Contact: 099393 44054

Romano’s, Vile Parle

Get a hint of exquisite Italian Pasta with their slow cooking technique at Romano. The restaurant has gained a massive popularity and it’s no surprise because the food items are truly delectable. From home-made pasta marinated with baby spinach and chicken to buffalo mozzarella Ravioli, there are options to suit every taste and plate.

Where: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Area, Vile Parle, Mumbai,

When: 7 PM to 12 AM

Must try: Risotto Al Funghi, Capelli D Angelo Con Aragosta

Cost for two: Rs. 5000 (approx.)

Contact: 022 2853 8888

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