Vada Pav is a humble staple food for every Mumbaikar, and if you are planning to visit Mumbai soon, then you must indulge yourself in getting a bite of this delicious food. This simple, yet appetising food creates oodles of excitement in the minds of food lovers. If you are in Mumbai and want to experience the best Vada Pav, then here are the seven places you must opt for visiting at least once.
1. Ashok Vada Pav
This food joint often hogs the headlines of many newspaper dailies because of its connection with some of the renowned artists from Bollywood. This 35-year old business is situated in Prabhadevi, and it serves vada pav with two varieties of chutney and lots of churra or gunpowder. The flavour of this preparation changes automatically when a spicy dry masala is added to it making it more crunchy for tastebuds. It is known to be a ‘go-to’ place for Bollywood celebrities like Madhuri Dixit, Shilpa Shetty. It opens at 11 AM and closes at around 9:30 PM
2. Aram Vada Pav
This iconic vada pav restaurant is located near CST and is popular among the masses for their amazing vada pav preparation. They are served with the signature fried green chillies and special spicy red garlic chutney. It is located opposite the CST station. It opens at around 8.30 AM and closes at 8.30 PM.
3. Parleshwar Vada Pav Samrat
This authentic vada pav joint is famous for serving different versions of Vada Pav. Their menu includes a wide range of delicious Vada Pavs such as butter vada pav, cheese vada pav, Kanda bhaji pav, and aloo bhaji pav. This particular food joint is hailed for experimenting with the vada pav taste and innovating it to make it savoury for the taste buds. It is located in Vile Parle East and remains open till 10 PM
4. Anand Vada Pav
This joint serves heart-warming Vada Pavs that are delectable regarding taste. Located right opposite the Mithibai College, Anand food stall is one of the favourites among students. This lip-smacking food is prepared to perfection, and is served with mint chutney, dry garlic chutney and comes stuffed with loads of butter. This food joint is located in Vile Parle West. It opens at around 8’o clock in the morning and closes at 11’o clock in the night.
5. Goli Vada Pav No 1
The Goli Vada Pav No 1 is a classic Vada Pav joint that has over 300 outlets in 60 cities across the country. It has reached a new height as a Vada Pav joint, and it presented the exciting Mumbai staple food in a multitude of variations, all of them having a definite taste. This famous Vada Pav joint is located in Chandivali. It remains open till 10 PM. Each plate of Vada Pav is available at Rs.75 only.
6. Mangesh Vada Pav
This famous vada pav stall serves delight to the tastebuds of Mumbaikars through their signature recipe of Vada Pav. Mangesh Pandit, the brainchild behind the food joint, prepares this stape snack with special meetha chutney as an accompaniment. The chutney is prepared from a mix of jaggery, dates, green chillies and tamarind. It is located in Borivali East, and it remains open till 9.00 PM.
7. Shivaji Vada Pav
This Vada Pav joint has been around for 35 years in Mumbai, selling thousands of vada pavs on a daily basis. They have some interesting vada pav variations that include schezwan and cheese schezwan vada pavs. Their vada pavs are famous throughout Mumbai. The joint is located in Vile Parle West, and it remains open till 8.30 PM at night.