5 Mumbai Food Joints That Can Take Us Back To Our Childhood Days

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
5 Mumbai Food Joints That Can Take Us Back To Our Childhood Days

As Children’s Day is just around the corner, we know that just like us, you too are lost in the thoughts of the good old days. Everyone on the planet would gladly trade their childhood days for any amount of money. Remember going to food joints with your parents and having some scrumptious dishes? Well, many of those eateries still serve the same good food. Here is a list of such Mumbai food joints, which you can visit and reminisce about your childhood.

Mumbai Food Joints

1. Gaylord, Restaurant

I am sure many of you must have visited this cult restaurant in south Mumbai with your parents. The restaurant has been serving delectable multi-cuisine dishes since 1956. The restaurant has been open for over 65 years and has both outdoor and indoor seating available. The place offers the best North Indian cuisine, and the seating arrangement is very elegant. The comfort and charm that Gaylord offers is unbeatable. 

Where: Mayfair Building, V N Rd

Time: 9:30 am-11:30 pm

Cost: ₹2,000 for two

2. Shree Thaker Bhojanalay, Kalbadevi

Shree Thaker Bhojanalay is one of the most iconic names when it comes to vegetarian food in Mumbai. This place serves delicious Gujarati delicacies at affordable rates. This restaurant does not have a fancy interior and instead uses an old-fashioned seating arrangement. Their Gujarati thali is something you should not miss at all if you ever visit.

 Where: Dadiseth Agiyari Lane, Marine Lines East,

Time: 11 am-3:30 pm, 7 pm-10:30 pm 

Cost: ₹1,300 for two

3. Cafe Mondegar, Colaba


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Located right in the middle of the Colaba Causeway, this eatery is known for its amazing food and cocktails. The place has been serving delicious food and bringing smiles to faces since 1932. The ambience of this place is so lively that it makes it the perfect spot to visit with friends. They serve Continental, Chinese, and Mughlai cuisines with rustic presentations.

Where: Metro House, Near Regal cinema

Time: 8 am-11:30 pm

Cost: ₹1,400 for two

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4. Cafe Madras, Matunga


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When it comes to typical and authentic South Indian food, there is no other cafe like Madras Cafe. The beautiful, quaint cafe serves delicious South Indian vegetarian food. The interior of the place is very simple, with an 80s look. The food here looks so simple but is totally fulfilling and flavourful. Their Pineapple Sheera and Filter Kaapi have a lot of fans in Mumbai.

Where: Kamakshi building, ground floor, Bhaudaji road

Time: 7 am-2:45 pm, 4 pm-10:30 pm

Cost: ₹300 for two

5. Bademiya, Colaba


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Some of you may recall walking to Bademiya whenever you craved luscious seekh kebab. The place has served the most iconic and mouth-watering kebabs since 1946. This food joint started as a small stall and today has outlets in various places. Besides kebabs, Bademiya also serves tandoori chicken and other non-vegetarian items, which are worth every penny.

 Where: Apollo Bundar, Horniman Circle, Mohammad Ali Road

Time: 11 am-midnight

Cost: ₹400 for two

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Make sure you visit these places and re-visit your childhood days.

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