Mumbai is a city in Maharashtra, famous all around the world for its warm nature, chaotic streets, and interesting people. Of course! The city of dreams has quirky cafes and elegant restaurants serving a variety of cuisines, but what are you supposed to do when your tummy rumbles for some traditional coal-fire-cooked food? Dial your friends and visit these ten amazing Dhaba's to satisfy your cravings.

Travel and food are synonyms. After a long road trip, you might need to refill your car as well as yourself. Fuel will take care of the car, and for you, we have these top 12 Dhaba's near the highway and hourly hotels in Mumbai serving the most sumptuous food.

1. Shalimar Dhaba

If you yourself love some butter paratha with chicken gravy, this place should be at the top of your favorites. The Dhaba is close to hourly hotels in Mumbai, and the ambience is pleasing and delightful. Their quantities are generous, and prices are too good to be true! The menu has a total of 400 lip-smacking dishes.

Location- Opposite Shangrila Water Park, Mumbai-Nasik Highway, Bhiwandi, Thane

Cost- INR 400/- for two approx.

2. Kinara Village Dhaba

With a rustic and homely ambience, the Dhaba takes utmost care of cleanliness. They focus on delivering high-quality service and finger-licking food. The place looks magical at night when the lights turn on whilst soothing live music plays in the background. Are you under the wrong impression that Dhaba’s only serve non-vegetarian food items? Well, Kinara Village Dhaba is here to prove you wrong. From hot piping Jalebis, Desi Chinese, Dal Makhani and paneer tikkas, the menu is filled with items to go gaga over. Since the place is situated in an isolated area, it might be exhausting to find an affordable place to rest. Check out some hourly hotels in Mumbai or dayuse hotels in Mumbai nearby.

Location- Mumbai Ahmedabad Highway, Ghodbundar Junction, Vasai

Cost- INR 1000/- for two approx.

3. Dhara’s Dhaba

Experience a short glimpse of Punjab at this spacious but lively place. Sit on a charpoy decorated with cushions for comfort while enjoying the lovely food. Don’t forget to try the Matka Dum Biryani, Chicken Tikka and Banjara Kebab. They also have a wide range of Desserts and a juice counter that you should definitely explore.

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Location- Western Express Highway 8, Kashimira, Post Mira Road East

Cost- INR 1200/- for two approx.

4. Varsu Dhaba

Known for its amazing food and pleasant aura among the highway stopovers, this is the ideal place to have a stuffed meal with your family. Make sure to savor the Kulcha Naan with the gravy of your choice, our pick is the Chicken Kolhapuri.

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Location- Plot No. 37, Mumbai - Pune Highway, Varasoli, Lonavala

Cost- INR 600/- for two approx.

5. Bhajan Singh Da Dhaba

Heading to Pune and can’t control your hunger anymore? There is no need to! Bhajan Singh Dhaba offers a variety of dishes ranging from salads and soups to the main course for both veggie eaters and chicken lovers. The Mushroom Tikka, Chicken black pepper, Dal Tadka, and Murg Angara Handi will not only satiate your stomach but also your heart. Do you know what will be the perfect end to a filling feast? The yummy Gajar Ka Halwa grazed with dry fruits and desi ghee.

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Location- Old Mumbai - Pune Highway, Talwade, Pimpri-Chinchwad

Cost- INR 1500/- for two approx.

6. Sunny Da Dhaba

Although the Dhaba has ordinary wooden chairs, tables and charpoys as seating, the food plated is far from average. Indulge in the thick, creamy gravies, mouth-watering Chinese, tasty seafood and cheese garlic Naan. Save money to buy the hearty mango lassi by staying at hourly hotels in Mumbai.

Location- Shop 2, Near Raja Industry, Sarvodaya Nagar, Mulund West, Mumbai

Cost- INR 700/- for two approx.

7. Papa Pancho Da Dhaba

Another Dhaba inspired by the vibrant city of Punjab. From food to the atmosphere everything will remind you of this aesthetic and beautiful city. For savoury dishes, devour the chicken biryani, Chicken Makhani, Pindi chicken, Rajma Chawal and tandoor prawns. There is always room for dessert, relish the Matka kulfi and Gulab Jamun while doing Balle Balle.

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Location- Gasper Enclave, St John’s Road, Near Rupee Bank, Pali Hill, Bandra West

Cost- INR 750/- for two approx.

8. Pritam da Dhaba

If you are craving a Dhaba-style masala papad, no need to drive miles to the highway. Pritam Da Dhaba, a popular spot in the heart of the city is at your rescue. The place provides two seating options, one similar to an authentic Dhaba with Khatiya-style seating and fluffy cushions. Whereas the other replicates a modern interior with chairs, tables and classy décor. Enjoy the drool-worthy North Indian Cuisine like Malai Kofta, Rohan Ghosh, Tandoori Tangdi and Murg Galouti roll.

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Location- 1, Swami Ganjivandas Marg, Dadar East, Mumbai

Cost- INR 1200/- for two approx.

9. Mughal Dhaba

Crystal clear from the name, the place serves some brilliant Mughlai food bursting with flavors. The menu includes everything from Raan Biryani to Dal Khichdi. Similar to hotels for unmarried couples in Mumbai, the Dhaba respects privacy and provides a personal Dastarkhan on request.


Location- Near Kalpana Cinema L.B.S. Marg, Kurla West, Kurla, Mumbai

Cost- INR 100/- for two approx.

10. Guru Da Dhaba

This one is dedicated to all our vegetarian friends. Yes! You heard it right, A Dhaba that serves only veggies. Located in Andheri Lokhandwala, the place is famous for its handcrafted bamboo chairs and nutritious food. Have a gala time appreciating the Sarson Ka Saag with Makki Ki Roti.


Location- 1st Floor, Kamdhenu Shopping Center, First Cross Road, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri

Cost- INR 400/- for two approx.

Food served at Dhaba’s is the perfect combination of delicious flavors that take you close to home and are the right place for a quick meal or a leisure outing with family. So, take the wheel and explore this authentic journey.