While Mumbai is known for its Vada Pav and Bhel Puri, we can't deny the influence the Middle East has had on our palette. While hummus and falafels are popular in their own right, its Shawarma, that has become one of the most sought-after evening snack.
You can call it a distant cousin of a Frankie or a Kathi Roll, but this Lebanese wrap of pita bread, stuffed with grilled meat, tomatoes, beetroot, cucumbers, and of-course Tabbouleh makes for a splendid delicacy Mumbaikars love to indulge in.
Craving one right now? Head to any of these budget-friendly places and savour the delicious flavours under 200 bucks.
1. Carter's Blue – Bandra
Located at the crowded promenade of Bandra, the famous Carter’s Blue has one of the best tasting shawarmas in the city. Its freshly grilled chicken folded into a soft, light wrap with flavoursome sauces and sliced, pickled vegetables is served hot to many people waiting in line.
We GOAT Your Back: The Carter special Dajaj Shawarma is to die for!
2. Yalla Yalla – Andheri
Good portions served all day long, what else do we foodies need right? Umpteen options in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian, are what we crave for. And this place will surely not let you down. Have you been there yet?
We GOAT Your Back: The Chicken Shawarma is delightful!
3. Piccadilly – Colaba
This famous eatery in Colaba is loved for its authentic Lebanese cuisine. Piccadilly has many options to choose from and their jumbo chicken, paneer and mutton Shawarma are sure to leave you full and satisfied. Taste the authentic Lebanese wraps to your heart’s content. Give it a try this weekend.
We GOAT Your Back: The spicy Mutton Shawarma will have you keep coming back!
4. Cairo Grill – Khar
This pocket-friendly place will surprise you with its wide range of delectable shawarmas and their lip-smacking taste. They offer fillings of cheese, olives, and chocolate among many other. They serve their authentic Lebanese wraps with salad and mayonnaise and are every bit drool-worthy!
We GOAT Your Back: The Falafel Shawarma is finger licking good!
5. Shawarma Factory – Mahakali Caves, Andheri
True to its name, Shawarma Factory has a huge range of mouth-watering Shawarmas to choose from. In addition to the classic chicken Shawarma, they also serve Israeli Shawarma, Turkish Shish Shawarma, and Syrian Shami Shawarma. Their tempting wraps are sure to bring the Middle Eastern flavours right onto your plate. Get ready to dig in?
We GOAT Your Back: The Lebanese Chicken wrap is sure to satiate your Shawarma cravings!
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