Distinguished by their adherence to Zoroastrian faith, the Parsis are immigrants from Persia (possibly) and now located in Mumbai, Indian. The Parsis are inborn foodie and love eating Non- Veg at the drop of the hats. The eclectic cuisine of Persian involves diverse ingredient which is a mix of hot and sweet and theoretically the ingredients may be a little different but they combine to form some of the most delicious delicacies on the menu.
Starting from the tender Chicken Farcha to mouth watering chicken Dhansak the Parsi cuisine will make your eyes roll up in the head. There are a lot of Parsi Cuisine offering Restaurants in around Churchgate. They are to your delight light on your pockets. Lets dig in:
Please don’t look for the ambience in this restaurant. Olden day table and ceiling fan this is a typical restaurant. The famous dish to be tasted here is the Kheema Pao. But apart from that you will get good Parsi food, North Indian dishes and fast food.
COST FOR TWO: 450INR
LOCATION: IMC Building, Veer Nariman Road, Churchgate, Mumbai.
OPEN L 8A.M to 11P.M
Patra Ni Machhi
A simple restaurant, yet iconic turned 102 this year is located just opposite the Gol Masjid at Dhobi Talao. It started in 1913 and today when most of the Iranian restaurants a switching to the much liked Chinese and Italian cuisine this restaurant keeps its promise of the best Chicken Roast and mouthwatering dhansak. What’s more when it is absolutely pocket friendly. Dig into their sizzlers or their delicious garam chai.
Address: 98, Marine View, 1st Marine St, Dhobitalao, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Phone:022 2209 8001
Open today · 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
COST FOR TWO: 250 rs
Yazdani Bakery and Restaurant:
Irani Chai and Mawa Cake
Did you ever pass a bakery? That flavor in the wind is so tempting that you will fly towards it. Yazdani is exactly like that. Wood fire oven baked paos, cakes, cookies Multi-Grain Bread. It is one of the oldest gems of the city. You will never find a worker free. The owner is an always smiling old man who welcomes everyone with an open heart.
PHONE NUMBER: 022 22870739
LOCATION: Fountain Akbar Ally, Saint Thomas Cathedral, Fort, Mumbai
COST FOR TWO: 200rs
Britannia and company Restaurant:
Parsi Style Chicken Biriyani
Know for its legendary Berry Pulao, Sali Boti and caramel custard Britannia is a famous amongst the Mumbaikars. Just so you all know this place doesn’t accept cards. Its cash only.
LOCATION: Wakefield House, 11 Sprott Road, 16 Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai.
PHONE NUMBER: 022 22615264
OPEN HOURS: 11:30 AM to 4 PM
COST FOR TWO: 850 INR
Kyani and co.
Complete with the Retro look this place boasts one of the finest parsi cuisine. Don’t forget to take a sip of the Iranian tea and their beautifully laden tray of breakfast menu. Try the bakery products.
LOCATION: JSS Road, Jer Mahal Estate, Opposite Metro Cinema, Marine Lines, Mumbai.
PHONE NUMBER: 022 30150864
OPEN HOURS: 7A.M to 8 P.M
COST FOR TWO: 300inr
Chefs preparing Chicken Shwarma
Bang opposite the Electric House this a quaint place . Although it doesn’t serve a pure Parsi cuisine, but you will definitely find one of the best Shawarma of the town here. Don’t leave out the caramel custard and Zeresh Pulao.
PHONE NUMBER : 022 22823217
LOCATION: Donald House, Opposite Electric House, Colaba Causeway, Colaba, Mumbai.
OPEN HOURS: 8 AM to 12 Midnight
cost for two: 650inr. (cash only)
A small restaurant ,quite easy to miss is actually a gem if you are looking for pari food. The perfectly made chicken Dhansak and the brown rice is an amazing pic, try the bakery products as well. They melt in your mouth. Don’t forget to try out the caramel Custard.
Vikas Building, 11 Bank Street, Off Horniman Circle, Fort, Mumbai
Opening hours: 11am to 11pm
cost for two: 850rs.
Bun Maska- Irani Chai
There is a thing about legacy which attracts. This place is exactly that. Not much of an ambience to boast about f you are looking for elite. Its non a/c restaurant but the old table and the old waiters only adds to the charm. The best pick here is the chicken cutlet gravy coupled with rice or paper thing chapattis, pick your choice.
Location: 23, AK Nayak Marg, Opposite New Excelsior Cinema, Fort, Mumbai
opening hours: 8a.m to 11 pm
cost for 2:600rs.
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