Top Dosa places in Navi Mumbai

Dosa has been so popular in Mumbai that it has become an essential part of street food culture of the city. With the rise of Navi Mumbai, it has found itself a place even here. These are some of the best places to go for a good dosa.

Yummy foods

True to its name, the place serves you the yummiest dosas in Navi Mumbai. It is a favourite among college goers and is one of the go-to places for families and lazy strollers to grab a bite.

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Specials: Jini Dosa
Timing: 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Landmark: ½, Indraprastha, Sector-29, Vashi

Prem Sagar Dosa Plaza

108 varieties of dosas! Yes, you read it right. A massive to choose from – butter cheese, paneer mushroom schezwan, makhani dosa, and even chocolate cheese dosas. You are not going to run out of choices here.

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Specials: Flavoured dosas, spring dosa
Timings: 9:00 am to 12:00 am
Landmark: Kiosk 3D &3A, Vashi Railway Station, Vashi

Dosa Plaza (Sies College)

This joint has a rags to riches story. It started as a small place but quickly gained popularity because of the amazing taste, innovation, and quality of dosas. The place can get a bit cramped with a maximum of 10 tables. While you’re at it, also try their idli manchurian.

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Specials: Combination dosa, Russian Salad dosa, Mexican dosa
Timings: 8:00 am to 11:00 pm
Landmark: 13, Paradise Apartment, Sector 3, Near Sies College, Nerul

Amar Fast Food

Although better known for chaat and paav bhaji, Amar Fast Food has equally delicious dosas and other South Indian offerings. Their chutneys will keep you licking your fingers.

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Specials: The house special chutney
Timings: 9:30 am to 12:30 am
Landmark: Satra Plaza, Sector 19D, Vashi

Navaratna restaurant

A typical Udupi (from South Indian state of Karnataka) restaurant, it is not only the most famous street food joint for Navi Mumbaikars, but is also popular for quick service and affordable prices. Must try: filter coffee with ragi dosas.

 

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Specials: Ragi dosa, Masala dosa, Filter coffee
Timings: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Landmark: Nirman Vyapar Kendra, Sector-17, Vashi

Chhaya Sagar Juice & Snacks

The place is clean, hygienic, and serves excellent food. Finish off a dosa meal with sambhar and vada.

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Specials: Mysore masala dosa and medu vada
Timings: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
Landmark: 40/41, Sector 16, Moraj Residency, Palm Beach, Sanpada

Tirupati Dosa

This is a little tricky place to find in the wholesale market, but is worth the effort. Although there is no seating arrangement, the customers still keep coming for the taste.

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Specials: Mushroom cheese chilli dosa, cheese mysore masala dosa, dilkhush dosa, golmaal dosa
Timings: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
Landmark: Jalaram Wholesale market, Sector 19C, Vashi

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Street Food in Sion

Traditionally, a haven for South Indian Lunch Homes, Sion also offers a myriad range of Street Foods suiting all budgets. A quick look around the vicinity throws open an assortment of street food ranging from the humble Vada Pav to the pleasing Kulfi.

Guru Kripa

One of the most popular eateries in Sion, Guru Kripa enjoys a lofty patronage of scores of Mumbaikars since 1975. The menu spans across Sindhi food, Chaat, South Indian Food and desserts out of which the Samosa Chole is the most loved and costs INR 34/- a plate.

guru kripa

Recommendations: Samosa Chole, Chole Bhature, Dal Pakwaan (Available early morning only), Sweet Lassi, Gulab Jamun
Timing: 8 am – 11 pm
Landmark: SIES College

Satish Gupta Vada Pavwala

The Owner, Satish Gupta is a genial soul frying away a batch of crispy golden vadas every two-three minutes. The Vada Pav comes loaded with chopped onion, sukkha chutney, green chutney, tamarind chutney and the fried green chillies to finish. While the price of the Vada Pav is INR 10/-, Satish offers it at a half the price (i.e INR 5/-) to children in school uniforms.

vada pav

Recommendation: Vada Pav
Timing: 2 pm to 8 pm
Landmark: Sion Circle, Outside the Subway

Mumbai Ki Mashhoor Kulfi\

A young chap, Yuvraj Patil operates out of an auto rickshaw carrier and sells Kulfi sticks. The Plain one costs INR 10/- whereas the Malai Pista one costs INR 20/-.

kulfi

Recommendation: Plain Kulfi
Timing: 5.30 pm – 11.30 pm
Landmark: Opp. PVR cinemas, Sion Circle

Mishra’s Handi

Mishra occupies an unassuming corner that is crowded at all times and offers a novel chaat offering called ‘Handi’ made out of potato scoops topped with boiled chana, onion, chat masala sprinkling and tamarind water. A portion of 3 costs INR 10/-.

handi

Recommendation: Handi
Timing: 12 pm – 10 pm
Landmark: Road no. 6, Sion West

Sawariya Sandwich & Frankie

Ashok Yadav mans a Sandwich and a Frankie stall offering a plethora of options. The humble bread butter costs INR 12/- a pop whereas the Masala Cheese Toast Sandwich costs INR 35/-.

sandwich

Recommendation: Masala Cheese Toast Sandwich
Timing: 12 pm – 10 pm
Landmark: Near Crossword, Sion.

Ramesh Gupta Bhelwala

A quick way to satiate sudden hunger pangs is to indulge in Bhel. Be it Sukkha Bhel or Gila Bhel, Ramesh Gupta’s bhel rustling skills do not disappoint. Apart from Bhel, he also sells Sev Puri. All items cost INR 20/-.

chaat

Recommendation: Sukkha Bhel
Timing: 5 pm – 10 pm
Landmark: Opp. Iyengar Bakery, Sion Circle

Siddhivinayak Food Stall

Rajesh Gupta sells Khichiya, Chaat, Pav Bhaaji, Chinese Bhel and even Pizza however the Khichiya sells the most followed by the Sev Puri. A Sadha Papad comes with a side of delicious chutneys and costs INR 15/- whereas a portion of 6 Sev Puris costs INR 20/-.

papad

Recommendation: Khichiya Papad, Sev Puri
Timing: 4.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Landmark: Near Crossword, Sion

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Dosa Centres in Mumbai

South-Indian food is no more the food that belongs only to the southern part of our country. It is becoming more and more a part of the daily food of a Mumbaikar. One doesn’t need to travel too far to get basic Dosas or Idlis anymore. One will find a dosawala waiting to rescue him/her, no matter which part of Mumbai he/she is!

Durga Special Dosa

Durga Dosas are probably the most popular in this lane that is full of different kinds of food. One can get anything, from a basic sada dosa to even a quirky pizza dosa here.

durga spl dosa

Recommendation: Mysore Sada or Mysore Masala Dosa
Timings: 10 am onwards upto late evenings
Landmark: Opp. Mitibai College, Vile Parle West

Lucky Dosa Wala

This is the go-to place for dosas in Vile Parle West near the station area. The interesting variants of dosas available here, are the Chinese and Pav bhaji dosa. The Pav bhaji dosa will blow your mind!

lucky

Recommendation: Pav Bhaji Dosa
Timings: 10am-12pm
Landmark: Opp. Chaitali Matching Centre – Vile Parle West

Laxmi Food Corner

You know how the chutneys are treated like “Actors in a Supporting Role?” Anybody who eats here will know that the chutneys are actually the protagonists of this Dosa-Chutney love story. One must take time to find out which one of the 40 kinds of dosas calls out to them.

laxmi food corner

Recommendation: Masala Dosa
Timings: 10am-10pm
Landmark: Located In The Navrang Theatre Lane, Andheri West.

Raj Dosa And Roll Centre

One of the best chopsuey dosas available. The stall has a large variety dosas and has a separate specials option for dosas.

raja dosa

Recommendation: Chopsuey Dosa
Timing: Open all day
Landmark: Near the bake shop,Lokandwala.

Shree Balaji Dosa Center

A dosa is incomplete without its partners in crime – sambar and  chutney and this stall understands the seriousness of this partnership. Keep in mind that this stall is slightly expensive as compared to the other stalls but worth every penny.

raja dosa

Recommendation: Cheese Mysore Masala
Timing: 4 PM to 11 PM
Landmark: Gokuldham, Opposite CCD, Near Krishna Vatika Mandir, Goregaon East

Das Dosa Waala

This stall has some of the most reasonable dosas. They have a limited variety of dosas but they are absolutely worth a try. Keeping it simple has its perks.

das dosa

Recommendation: Butter Sada (Rs. 25)
Time: 7.30 PM to 10 PM
Landmark: Opp chakala cigarette factory

Muthu Dosa Stall

This place offers a good variety of delicious dosas. The Chutney Roll Dosa is a dosa smeared with 3 types of chutneys and topped with cheese. Can anybody dare not to try it?!

muthu dosa

Recommendation: Chutney Roll Dosa (Rs. 40)
Time: 4 PM to 10 PM
Landmark: Opposite Talvalkars Gym, Besides City Light Theatre, Shivaji Park

Sai Dosa Center

Tucked away in the suburbs, this stall is a good place to try out a variety of Dosas. The best part about this place is there is a wide variety of Dosas available even for all our jain foodies.

sai dosa

Recommendation: Masaladosa
Timing: 12AM-10PM
Landmark: Opp Bank of Baroda,Kandivali East.

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