11 Top Vada Pav Stalls in Mumbai That Are A Haven For Street Food Lovers

The best kind of food trail that takes you through Mumbai's by-lanes for the best vada pav stalls!

Published On Aug 30, 2022 | Updated On Mar 08, 2024


One of the things that define the vibe of Mumbai is its lip-smacking street food. And that includes the oh-so-famous Mumbaiya vada pav. A cup of chai and piping hot vada enveloped inside a freshly baked pav is a combination that we can never have enough of in the Maximum City.

Planning to go on a Mumbaiya vada pav trail anytime soon?

Here are the 11 best places for vada pav in Mumbai for you to explore!

Officially known as Ashok Vada Pav, which also offers home delivery services, this iconic vada pav stall is best for a quick takeaway. They also offer samosa pav and bhaji pav, but their hot vada pav is the real hero here.

Location: Prabhadevi, Dadar West

Rating: 4.7/5

Price: INR 20

Open Hours: 11 am to 9:30 pm

Aaram Vada Pav's excellent location and good hygiene make it quite a famous vada pav in Mumbai. They serve it with three types of chutneys. The place also has other snack options like poha for breakfast.

Location: CSMT, Fort

Rating: 4.3/5

Price: INR 45

Open Hours: 8:30 am to 10 pm

Parleshwar is a famous vada pav in Mumbai that does a lot more than serve the usual vada pav. You'll find more than 15 recipes for vada pav, loaded with interesting flavours. They also have a Jain version of the vada pav.

Location: Vile Parle East

Rating: 3.9/5

Price: starting from INR 15

Open Hours: 9 am to 10 pm

It's their unique yellow chutney that they serve with vada pav that people in Mumbai love. The humble serve of Mumbai's staple snack using a leaf and a piece of newspaper makes it the quintessential street food that Mumbai is famous for.

Location: Naupada, Thane West

Rating: 4.2/5

Price: INR 18

Open Hours: 7:30 am to 10 pm

The tiny fast food restaurant attracts foodies with the aroma of their freshly fried vadas. With their vada pav, the chutney accompaniments, along with a glass of creamy lassi topped with dry fruits—Pipasa has held on to customers for years and has become a famous spot for visitors as well.

Location: Sundar Nagar, Borivali West

Rating: 3.9/5

Price: INR 16

Open Hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Bhau Vada Pav is a rather famous chain, with multiple outlets in Mumbai. The shev tossed in chutney served along with their vada pav, and the deep-fried chilli takes the dish up a notch.

Location: Mulund, Ghatkopar, Bhandup

Rating: 4.4/5

Price: INR 20

Open Hours: 8:30 am to 9:45 pm

Touted to be among the best vada pav options in Mumbai, their vada pav has been ruling the charts for around 35 years now. All these years later, Shivaji Vada Pav has managed to retain the same taste and quality of the dish—that’s no mean feat!

Location: Vile Parle West

Rating: 4.2/5

Price: INR 20

Open Hours: 9 am to 9 pm

Shankar Vada Pav went from being a cart vendor in 1975 to having its own shop today—serving the humble vada pav along with two other dishes that they have been serving since day one. Currently, it's a second-generation business, still loved as much by Mumbaikars. Theirs is one of the best vada pavs in Mumbai that you can find.

Location: Bandra Talao, Bandra West

Rating: 4.0/5

Price: INR 20

Open Hours: 9 am to 9 pm

Been around for 26 years (and graduated long ago!), their vada pav stall still attracts vada pav enthusiasts, both for its taste and its unique name. You can also order online from Graduate Vada Pav. Their vada pav variations are pretty interesting; you'll find options that are topped with cheese and tandoor roasted!

Location: Byculla East

Rating: 4/5

Price: starting from: INR 20

Open Hours: 7:30 am to 10:30 pm

With an extensive menu across fast food, South Indian, and Chinese cuisines—their vada pav still remains a winner for being among the best in Mumbai. They cater to the fast life of Mumbai with their super delicious dishes and quick vada pav made in mere minutes.

Location: Vile Parle West

Rating: 4.2/5

Price: INR 20

Open Hours: 7 am to 11:30 pm

This place serves a variety of evening snacks, but their spicy vada pav in Mumbai is the real draw. You may have to wait for a bit longer here, but it will be absolutely worth it!

Location: Babhai Naka, Borivali West

Rating: 4.4/5

Price: INR 15

Open Hours: 3:30 pm to 9 pm

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