Located on the outskirts of the city, Vashi is a charming town in Navi Mumbai. It is famous for being the location of the biggest wholesale market in the city. Here, you’ll find various fresh produce like vegetables, fruits, and spices. One of the highlights of this small town is its 10-km (6.2 mi) long Palm Beach Road that connects Vashi to CBD Belapur. It is a beautiful road that features six lanes and scenic views of the Arabian Sea. Another must-visit here is Bikaner House, which is a shop offering exquisite arts and crafts, ranging from textile up to lacquerware and other souvenirs. After all the sightseeing, you’ll surely feel peckish. But, you don’t have to worry, as we compiled a list of the top cafes you must try in Vashi, Maharashtra.
1. MysticMama Cafe
Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed
Located about 10 minutes away by foot from Vashi Bus Depot, MysticMama Cafe is a small food establishment with a cozy ambiance, perfect for hanging out with friends. On their menu, you’ll find sandwiches, pasta, fries, milkshakes, coffee, and more. But, aside from the food, you’ll also find tarot reading on the menu. The owner of the cafe is a professional tarot reader, and if you want to know your future, you can avail of her services at the cafe.
Address: Shop no.13, Parivar society, Sector 5, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Website: MysticMama Cafe
Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)
2. Dhaba Cafe
A cozy restaurant, with cool artworks and doodles on the wall, Dhaba Cafe offers American comfort food like pasta, sandwiches, fries, pizza, burger, milkshakes, juices, and a lot more. The cafe also has a cozy vibe that features hardwood floors and ample seating options. It is perfect as a study group place, an afternoon date venue, and for casual family get-togethers.
Address: Haware Infotech Park, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Website: Dhaba Cafe
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 11am - 10:30pm
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Featuring a rustic-industrial setting, with vibrant colors on the wall, and several seating options, 70 beans is an excellent coffee shop with stylish presentation and offers good food. Its menu is composed of American snack fare as well as lunch dishes and of course, coffee. Few of their bestsellers include Coffee on the Rocks, Sharjah Shake, spicy chicken cheese garlic bread, and omelet with shredded chicken. This food establishment is a great place to have a scrumptious brunch. Additionally, it is known to have very quick service and accommodating staff.
Address: Palm Beach Galleria Mall, Shop #: 19, Plot #:, 17, Phase 2, Sector 19D, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Website: 70 Beans
Opening hours: 7:30am - 2:30am (daily)
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4. Grandmama's Cafe
An artsy establishment, with all-white brick walls and touches of pastel colors here and there, Grandmama’s Cafe is one lovely restaurant that has stylish furnishing, charming decors, and beautiful lighting fixtures. If you’re picky with the look of the place you’re dining in, then you’ll surely like it here. The cafe has nine branches throughout the country, but this one in Vashi is the most remarkable of them all. It has a large menu that features continental, Italian, and local dishes as well as cakes, pastries, and lots of other sweet treats. It also comes with a special selection of coffees that will surely be appreciated by all coffee lovers out there.
Address: K Star Hotel, L1, Palm Beach Rd, Sector 19, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Website: Grandmama’s Cafe
Opening hours: 7am - 12am (daily)
5. The Salad Bar & Walnut Cafe
Located in front of Four Points by Sheraton, The Salad Bar, and Walnut Cafe is an excellent restaurant for diet and health-conscious people. The venue is bright and elegant and features minimalist decors and furnishing. As the name suggests, the food establishment offers varieties of Salad and vegan options as well as meat dishes, juices, and other coffee shop comfort food. Also, all the dishes here are prepared using only the freshest ingredients available. In terms of affordability, the restaurant has fair pricing based on the quality of the food and its presentation.
The Salad Bar & Walnut Cafe
Address: Haware Infotech Park F-7, 8 & 9, 1st Floor, opp to Inorbit Mall, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Opening hours: 11:30am - 11:30pm (daily)
6. Third Eye Cafe
Located in Palm Beach Galleria Mall, Third Eye Cafe offers traditional dishes with a modern twist that is at par to the ever-evolving food industry. Their bestsellers here include Butter Chicken French Fries and Beetroot Falafel. As for the ambiance of the cafe, it has red brick walls, charming decors, and a cozy atmosphere. Also, what is unique about this place is all its employees are transgender from the chef to the wait staff and cashier. The owner is a supporter of the LGBTQ community and hopes to give more jobs to the minorities as his/her contribution to the cause.
Third Eye Cafe
Address: Plot No 17, Palm Beach Galleria, Shop No 20, Sector 19D, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Website: Third Eye Cafe
Opening hours: 12pm - 1:30am (daily)
Chaayos is a chain of tea shops in India, which ambiance is perfect for business meetings, study groups, and hanging out with friends. The menu is mostly snack items like sandwiches, burgers, and fries, as well as pastries and sweets. But, the highlight of the cafe is the varieties of teas available that include samosa chaat and Kashmiri kahwa. Also, if you’re not into tea, they have cold brews like the bestsellers cake shake and chocolate shake.
Address: Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 11pm; Sun: 11am - 1am
8. Snacks and Ladders
An ideal place to have fun with friends over good food and board games, Snacks and Ladders, offers snacks like sandwiches, pasta, pizza, fries, and other grubs. Also, they have here beautifully made milkshakes and shakes that will cool you off and refresh you from the summer heat. One of the highlights of the cafe is its many board games, which include chess, scrabble, monopoly, and more. Additionally, they also have a foosball table and darts.
Snacks and Ladders
Address: 61, Satra Plaza, Sector 19D, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Website: Snacks and Ladders
Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)
Editor's Note: There's no photo available at the time of writing
Located in the lobby of Four Points by Sheraton, Wrapped features an all-glass facade, and on the opposite side, you’ll find the buffet table that offers various dishes, ranging from soup to appetizer and main dishes as well as vegan options and desserts. Aside from the buffet offering, you can also order from the menu, containing ala carte dishes. As for the venue, it has an elegant atmosphere with a fine-dining vibe and many tables that can sit up to four people. Few of the bestsellers here include ussal pao, Kolkata kathi roll, and missal pao.
Address: Four Points By Sheraton, Sector 30A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)
10. Contigo Cafe
With cute furnishing and cool doodles on the wall, Contigo Cafe is a small fast food restaurant that offers Italian cuisine with sweet and cold treats on the side. Its cozy interior makes it perfect for chatting with friends, having a date with your special someone, or even for business meetings. Aside from the mouth-watering food, the cafe also boasts of good music and excellent service, making you come back here.
Address: 190-A Vashi Kopar Khairane Road Jui Nagar, Sector 12, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400703, India
Website: Contigo Cafe
Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)
Come and live the small town life at Vashi
If you want the small-town vibe, where you can forget all the worries of the big city, then you need to visit Vashi in Navi Mumbai and push the refresh button here. It has all the things you need that include essential establishments, such as shopping malls, hospitals, drug stores, banks, and more. Also, don’t forget to visit Vashi Lake, which a lot of locals are proud of for its serene view.
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