5 Famous Street Foods of Mumbai

Mumbai is touted as the City of Dreams’ that attracts people from all the corners of the world. It is a city that is occupied with people from various spheres of society. With diversity in population, comes the diversity in food. The city is loaded with street side food stalls that offer some of the delicious street foods that you have only heard from your friends or seen in television sets.

For all those planning to visit Mumbai city, here is a list of 5 street foods that you must try.


Vada Pav

It is one of the most talked about snacks of Mumbaikars. It is prepared by smashing potato balls or crispies perfectly with chillies, garlic and coriander, and then dipping it in fried golden chickpea flour, and serving with a bun like a pav spread with coriander chutney in addition to sprinkled chilli powder and garlic.  If you are visiting Mumbai in the near future, you must consider trying this snack.



This Gujarati snack is a tasty and yummy treat for all the food lovers out there. Dhoklas are generally served with green chutney and green chillies. It is one of the most popular snacks found in this part of the country, and whether you are from Mumbai or any other city, you would surely love to try this mouth-watering treat.



The ‘Mumbai’ style sandwich has a different taste than normal and traditionally prepared sandwiches. They are admired by almost every Mumbaikar and even reckoned as a perfect street food that can be consumed anytime to satisfy your cravings. You can choose your fillings according to your choice and make sure you ask the food stall owner to prepare a sandwich with the desired items stuffed inside it. Enjoy the sandwich served with a chutney that adds the special Mumbai feel and touch to it. It is highly delectable, and by grabbing a bite, you indulge yourself in the world of crazy food delights.

Bombil Fry

Mumbai is a favourite place for all food connoisseurs especially for people who love to go mad over. Bombil or Bombay duck is a type of fish that is fried properly. It is soft from inside and crunchy on the outside. The food is enticing enough for your taste buds. It is one of the alluring street foods preferred by all Mumbaikars to grab during busy work hours.


Bhel Puri

When you are discussing Mumbai food, you need to mention Bhel Puri that is hailed as one of the most acknowledged and famous snacks sold on Mumbai streets. If you are visiting Mumbai, then you should not miss having this snack. Regarded as a chatpatta kind of snack that you will crave for more. You can enjoy having this snack on beaches and even at the roadside. It is a delight to taste buds and is available at a low price.

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