Food trucks have become a cornerstone in many metro cities of India like Bangalore and Delhi. It is the latest trend which not many people have encountered in Mumbai because of the population and shortage of space to park and sell food to a huge number of individuals! However there are some amazing food trucks in Mumbai that you need to visit!
It is one of those experiences that very few Bombay-wallas have taken a taste off. There are numerous food cafes and stalls scattered all over Mumbai which serves mouth watering foods without burning hole in the pocket. The trend is shifting its focus to a more dynamic “meals on wheels” concept, and nowadays food trucks with catchy names and spicy hoardings need no further introduction on the streets of Mumbai. Many foodies gather near the truck to quench their appetite, and at many places, long queues are seen during the wee hours. So, in order expand their choice, we have decided to compile a list of some of the best food trucks in Mumbai and their offerings along with their area.
Here is a listing of the best food trucks in Mumbai that serve a mix of local and excellent foods that you must try someday.
Eat N Run
As the name suggests, this food truck caters mostly to the office goers. Their timing of operation ranges from 11:00 am to 7:30 pm. There is nothing they offer which you won’t find anywhere else, but I bet you won’t come across the same quality taste. Also, their quality and quantity are enough to satisfy the hunger of a couple of people without spending big bucks. Apart from all these, they maintain a high level of hygiene.
- Where: Lower Parel
- What to try: Biryani, Momos, Shakes
- Cost for two: Rs 200 approx
The Goan Fidlagos
If you think that Goa is famous for its beaches and tourist spots then it’s time we should explore a bit more as there are many cuisines which need further recognition. The Goan Fidlagos has tried their best to reach out to the maximum number of people in Mumbai with its unique and hygienic food. True Goan food is something you’ll discover in the best form of this Food truck in Mumbai. The small car will make you curious, and the unique quality and flavour of the food will willingly surprise you. They serve only supper, and you can catch them from 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm
- Where: Mahim
- What to try: Pork Vindaloo, Prawn Curry, apple tarts
- Cost for two: Rs. 250 approx
Big Bite Burrito
The Big Bite Burrito food truck has chosen a lesser known suburb of Mumbai as its location. As Vasai lies on the outskirts of Mumbai, so it is less occupied by restaurants and food joints.Since the area mostly houses offices and colleges, the youths wander for some wholesome diet during the evening time. To target that particular audience, the Big Bite burrito serves clean, budget friendly and delicious snacks to munch. It is common to see a long queue near the truck due to its excellent offerings and customer service.
- Where: Vasai
- What to try: Chicken Kathi Roll, Big Burrito and Three Bean Burrito
- Cost for two: Rs. 200 approx
Want to try something different this evening, if your answer is Yes, then head out to Dahisar West without giving a second thought. I promise you won’t regret. In fact, you will remain a regular visitor after that. This food truck is one of the rare trucks that offers fabulous deep fried items.
This destination is basically for foodies, and their tagline describes it all: – “Food is my best friend.” It offers some budget-friendly, delicious and hygienic snacks which are quite addictive and you will fall for that.
- Where: Dahisar West
- What to try: Sausages, Nuggets, and Kebab
- Cost for two: Rs. 150 approx
Shivaji Park in Mumbai is as famous as India Gate in New Delhi. People from all across Mumbai come here with their family for spending some quality time. Since the park is quite big the crowd scatters all around, but there is a fixed spot where you can see a large crowd gathering and all waiting curiously for their turn to grab the yummy Ice-Cream. You must be thinking, what’s so special about this Food truck which has a limited menu to offer? Well, the quality of Ice-Cream you eat is unbeatable as they are home-made low-fat and are not too artificially flavoured. The truck comes near to the park at about 6:00 pm each day.
- Where: Shivaji Nagar
- What to try: The Gulab Gulkand flavour is something you wouldn’t have tried anywhere else.
- Cost for two: cup: Rs. 40, cone: Rs. 50, family Pack: Rs. 280
Sweetish House Mafia
This Food truck is embedded in a cute little nano, and it drives around various places delivering the freshest cookies and cupcakes in town. You can also place orders with them and although based out of the western areas of Mumbai, they have numerous pit-stops. Though it is a bit more expensive when compared to other trucks present in the town, it has something unique and premium to offer to every customer who visits the truck to relieve their hunger. He is better known as Cupcakes truck because of the delicious taste.
- Where: Andheri, Carter Road and Chembur
- What to try: Nutella Sea salt Cookies and Cupcakes
- Cost for two: Rs. 400 approx
Though there are many cafes and food joints available in Ghatkopar West that deliver similar foods and beverages. But there is something which makes it stand out of the rest of the crowd. The upside of actually watching out for this food truck, particularly during the summers is that they offer expensive, yet chemical free, au naturale popsicles that are to die for. They come in several new and exciting flavours. Most of them will make you want to try more.
- Where: Ghatkopar West
- What to try: Green Apple Mint Tea, Oreo Cookies and Cream, Tiramisu
- Cost for two: Rs. 250 appro
Mumbai Rolling Kitchen
This Food truck in Airoli is certainly the first option which comes to the mind when you feel hungry. It has a wide variety of menu and is open from 12:00 pm to 11:30 pm giving you an ample of options right from lunch to dinner. This place offers food with excellent quality and quantity as well, particularly in the given low price range.
- Where: Airoli
- What to try: The Mumbai Shahi, The Mumbai Rolling Kitchen Burger
- Cost for two: Rs. 300 approx
This outlet is appreciated for extremely healthy food! Though it may come as a wonder to most, as to how a fast food truck is healthy, the menu of this one is full of healthy choices which are indeed delicious too.
- Where: Andheri
- What to try: Salads, shakes and sandwiches
- Cost for two: Rs. 550 approx