8 Amazing Restaurants In Mumbai To Treat Yourself To Scrumptious Punjabi Food

If you are craving the rich creamy flavours of Punjabi dishes, take your pick from these restuarants that serve authentic Punjabi cuisine.

Published On Aug 14, 2023 | Updated On Mar 08, 2024


The praises of Punjabi food have been plenty and have also been heard for as far as one can remember. The famous food of Punjab, prepared with such zeal and effort, has had people loving these rustic tastes for years. Mumbai, a melting pot of several cultures of India, owing to it being a metropolitan city, has over the years, had some great restaurants that offer delicious dishes of the Punjabi cuisine. As the traditional food of Punjab gets more famous, several people have ventured into the food business to successfully master the famous food of Punjab. The migration within different states of the country has ensured that people are not limited to their home states anymore. Thus, when people hailing from parts of North India travel and settle in new areas, they bring along their traditional food of Punjab with them. Thus, this makes the famous food of Punjab even more well-spread.

Best restaurants in Mumbai for some delicious Punjabi food

A famous restaurant that has been serving delicious Punjabi food for many years, Punjab Grill is one of the most famous restaurants in Mumbai when craving the famous food of Punjab. Taking the traditional food of Punjab and putting its twist on the recipes, this restaurant is one of the best North-Indian restaurants in Mumbai.
Location: Multiple outlets
Timings: 11 am-11 pm
Cost: Rs 2800 for two (approx.)

Going for a more casual aesthetic, Papa Pancho Da Dhaba is a favourite among locals. They not only serve up amazing famous food of Punjab, the interiors of the place will make you feel like you have been transported to Punjab itself. The restaurant is very well-known for its traditional food in Punjab.
Location: Gasper Enclave, St John's Road, Near Rupee Bank, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Timings: 12 pm – 12 am
Cost: Rs 800 for two (approx.)

A rustic, village reminiscent interiors restaurant, Pratap The Dhaba is another famous name for serving delicious Punjabi food. Excelling in favourite comfort food, the aesthetic, and the traditional tastes of the food all complement each other very well and make for a memorable experience with their variety of Punjabi dishes.
Location: Link Plaza, Near Punjab & Maharashtra Bank, Oshiwara, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Timings: 12 pm – 4 pm, 7 pm – 12.30 pm
Cost: Rs 950 for two (approx.)

As is clear from its multiple outlets and the crowds at every one of them, Oye Kaake is a well-known name in the Punjabi food business. A pure vegetarian restaurant, the traditional food of Punjab served in a refreshingly desi way, will have you coming back again and again for their yummy Punjabi dishes.
Location: Multiple outlets
Timings: 11 am – 4 pm, 7 pm – 11 pm
Cost: Rs 1600 for two (approx.)

Serving a vast variety of delectable Punjabi dishes, The Great Punjab is a restaurant that has been on the list of famous Punjabi restaurants for years now. Giving their touches to the traditional food of Punjab, you will be mighty impressed by all the delicious food. The restaurant takes great pride in its methods and techniques of preparing the famous Punjabi dishes the locals love.
Location: 266, Next to Shoppers Stop, Linking Road, Bandra West, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Timings: 12 pm – 4 pm, 7 pm – 11.30 pm
Cost: Rs 1800 for two (approx.)

Winning several awards and accolades for its presentation of traditional Punjabi food, Mulk is very popular for the lip-smacking Punjabi dishes it serves. Beautifully done interiors, amazing service and delicious food are guaranteed to put you in a very happy mood post all the food eating. The amazing taste of the food will keep you coming back for more.
Location: Ground Floor, Crescent Royale, Veera Desai Road, Near Crescent Tower, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053
Timings: 12 pm – 12 am
Cost: Rs 1800 for two (approx.)

Another major name in the Punjabi food business, Copper Chimney is extremely famous for its Punjabi dishes. Also famous as one of the most preferred family restaurants, the quality and the standard of taste across all its outlets remain impressively consistent. Never one to compromise on its visitors’ experience of eating out, the pleasant interiors of the outlets, combined with the delicious food make for a memorable outing.
Location: Multiple outlets
Timings: 11.30 am – 3.45 pm and 6.30 pm – 11 pm
Cost: Rs 1500 (approx.)

With multiple outlets spread across the city, Pritam Da Dhaba is your go-to place for a roadside dhaba experience. With quick and efficient service, the 80-year-old establishment is extremely popular with locals looking for authentic Punjabi food. Allegedly known as the place that introduced butter chicken to Mumbai, Pritam's menu is not limited to regular fare. Do try their karari rumali roti, and reshmi tikkas on your next visit to the eatery. 

Location: Multiple outlets

Timings: 12 pm to 12 am

Cost: Rs 1200 (approx.) 

Photo: Instagram/copperchimney, oyekake