Sharma Chaat Bhandaar
The Sharma Chaat Bhandaar is one of the finest examples of the sort of rags to riches story that one can hear in Mumbai. Initially, this stall was an illegal shanty that is now a shop selling amazing chaats. The Pani Puri is the most popular, with the perfect blend of sweet, tangy and spicy! Also try the Dahi Chaat items with an incredible service.
Recommendation: Dhai chaat
Timings: 12 p.m. to late evenings
Landmark: Next to Sahakari Bhandaar, Juhu Scheme
Tewari Brothers is a famous shop in Juhu where one can get some really tasty Papdi Chaat! Their Raj Kachori is to die for! Don’t shy away from eating your face off because everything here is made in mineral water.
Recommendation: Raj Kachori
Timings: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Landmark: The same lane as Bru World Café
This store is a Bengali sweetmeat seller named Gangour. The Puchkas here are mouth watering. Yes, you heard it right, Puchkas! This is one of the few joints in Mumbai dishing out some Kolkata specialties like Phuchka and Moodi Bhel.
Recommendation: Moodi Bhel
Timings: 10am – 10pm
Location: The same lane as Bru World Café, next to Tewari Brothers
Rama’s has some basic yet lipsmacking Chaat items like Sev Puri and Bhel Puri, which are the best sellers here. The two Specialties here are the Special Golden Bhel and the Corn Bhel that are considered to be a novelty by its patrons.
Recommendation: Special Golden Bhel
Timings: 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Landmark: The same lane as Bru World Café, next to Tewari Brothers and Gangour
Find this amazing Pani Puri Vendor, named Jackie’s because the pani puris here, are to die for. Teekha, Meetha, Khatta, you name it and you shall be served just that. This stall has quite the fan following in the lanes of Juhu
Recommendation: Pani Puri
Timings: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Landmark: 5th Road, Juhu Sceme
Shree Radhe Krishna Chaat
Are you one of those people who can have cheese with anything? Try the Chaats at Shree Radhe Krishna Chaat at that is really famous for all its Cheesy Versions of the traditional Chaats like Cheese Bhel Puri and Cheese Samosa Ragda
Recommendation: Cheese Samosa Ragda
Location: Juhu Beach (Juhu Tara Road)
The Chaat House
If you find a group of college students going for seconds for his Sev Puris, you’ve got to the right place. Fancy a Chaat Party? Outsource the party order to this Chaat Vendor.
Recommendation: Sev Puri
Timings: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Landmark: 6th Road, Juhu Scheme
ISKON Temple Premises
All the dishes served here are Saatvic in nature, devoid of any root vegetables, onion and garlic. The food is cooked using Mineral Water and is extremely hygienic. Their Pani Puris are on the sweeter side, but worth relishing. Their Jain Sev Puri, Dahi Bhalle, Raj Kachori. Also take home some Farsan and sweets made fresh everyday!
Recommendation: Dahi Bhalle
Landmark: Juhu Scheme, ISKON Temple premises
CONTENT AND IMAGE COURTESY: HENNA SHAH