Ah, the festive season in Mumbai! The city of dreams comes alive with an infectious energy as Lord Ganesha makes his grand entrance into our hearts and homes. Ganesh Chaturthi, one of Mumbai's most beloved festivals, is not just a religious celebration but a vibrant cultural extravaganza. And what's a festival without indulging in some scrumptious delights? Mumbai's Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations are incomplete without indulging in its diverse and delicious street food. Whether you're in Lalbaug, Dadar, Goregaon West, Fort, or any other part of the city, these food spots offer a unique culinary experience that perfectly complements the festive spirit.
From savoury street snacks to sweet confections that will leave your taste buds dancing, these eateries are a vital part of the festive experience.
Jayant Bhelpuri House - Lalbaug Located in the heart of Lalbaug, Jayant Bhelpuri House is renowned for its mouthwatering bhelpuri. The crispiness of sev combined with the tangy tamarind chutney make this dish a must-try during the Ganesh Chaturthi festivities. The festive atmosphere around Lalbaug adds to the charm of this food adventure.
Mama Kane, Dadar When it comes to Maharashtrian cuisine, Mama Kane in Dadar is a hidden gem. During Ganesh Chaturthi, they serve up a delectable spread of authentic Maharashtrian dishes. From vada pav to misal pav, and puran poli to ukadiche modak, Mama Kane is a paradise for foodies looking to savour traditional flavours.
Sapre & Sons, Goregaon West Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations can leave you craving for some comforting snacks, and Sapre & Sons in Goregaon West has got you covered. Known for their crispy and piping hot samosas and kachoris, this place is perfect for a quick snack while you lose yourself in the festivities.
Aaram Vada Pav, Fort No visit to Mumbai is complete without trying the iconic vada pav. Aaram Vada Pav in Fort is legendary for the eponymous snack. The spicy potato fritter stuffed inside a soft pav and garnished with chutney is a comfort food and even more so a savoury delight. Enjoy this classic street food in the bustling streets of Fort.
Ladu Samrat, Lalbaug Lalbaug is the hub for Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, and Ladu Samrat is the place to be for sweet lovers. This legendary sweet shop offers an array of mouthwatering desserts, including Bappa's favourite modaks, puran poli and of course, laddoos. Don't miss out on these traditional sweets to celebrate the festival in true-blue Mumbai style.
So, when Bappa comes to Mumbai, make sure to head over to any of the mentioned spots closest to you after your worship. Ganpati Bappa Morya!
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