Top 10 Food Tours In Mumbai, India - Updated 2024

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Nishi Jain
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Nishi Jain

Mumbai is the ultimate place to enjoy the flavours of India. The city offers everything from Idli and Sambar from the south to Chole Bhature from the north and it is the best place to experience the different cultures of India. Taste all the flavours of Mumbai and book one of these top food tours:

1. Street food tour (from USD 44.0)

As you walk along Mohammed Ali Road, your senses are ambushed with the smell of spices and the colourful dishes. This street food tour takes you through the busiest streets of Mumbai, lined with stalls which offer culinary delights.

This four hour evening tour takes you through Chowpatty Beach, Mohammed Ali Road, Bhendi Bazaar and through the alleyways near the Minara Mosque. You’ll get to try Pav Bhaji, Bhel Puri, sweet Jalebi, and various meat cuts, sizzling on the grills outside!

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Mumbai Street Food-Tasting Evening Tour

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

189 reviews

2. Mumbai food tour (from USD 76.0)

Food is a big part of exploring a country and this tour is the perfect way to do just that. A local food guide will take you on a three-hour journey through the local markets and restaurants and introduce you to native delicacies!

This tour is a great option if you’re visiting the country for the first time and it is a highly personalized experience for you and your family. Enjoy the ice cream, kebabs, tandoori chicken, and much more!

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Mumbai Local Delicacies Food Tour with Vegetarian Option

Duration: 3 hours

5 reviews

3. Eat like a Parsi (from 160 USD)

Bun Maska Pav
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Sanket Oswal used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Parsi cuisine has flourished since the 17th century, when the first Parsi’s settled along the western coast of India. They took to the local cuisine and developed their own distinct recipes that have flavours of Gujarati, Maharashtrian, Irani and British flavours.

You can’t claim to have experienced Mumbai until you try Keema Pav, Salli Boti, and Bun Maska! Start the tour in the morning and learn about the Parsi culture, their love for the city and their exotic cuisine.

Private food tour: Eat like a Parsi in Mumbai

Price: from 160 USD

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4. Half-day street food tour (from 25 USD)

Seekh Kebabs
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Delhifoodwalks used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Mumbai Vada Pav or the Bombay Burger are two of the most famous street foods of Mumbai. You can eat Vada Pav at any time of day and it’ll still be delicious! This half day tour starts at Khau Galli around Churchgate and takes you to Mohammed Ali Road, a paradise for meat lovers.

Try local favourites like Pani Puri, Vada Pav, Sev Puri, Mawa jalebi, Baida Roti, seekh kebab and so much more! Embark on a personalized journey with your local guide and discover the secret spots of Mumbai!

Mumbai half-day street food tour

Price: from 25 USD

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Mumbai Tour Guide

Sukanya Roy Choudhury

Sukanya Roy Choudhury

I am a licensed guide but Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation. I am also a visiting faculty teaching travel and tourism in the University of Mumbai and Patkar Varde College. Have alot of fun facts and stories about the city which I would be happy to share.

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5. Full day food tour of Mumbai with Spice Bazaar visit (from USD 85.0)

India is famous for its use of spices. All of India, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, use spices in their everyday meals. This tour is perfect if you want to experience the local culture through its markets and restaurants, as every dish tells a different tale.

Your guide will take you through the Dhobi Ghat, Asia’s largest open-air laundry, to the Spice Market, on to meet Mumbai’s famous Dabbawallas and finally, a shopping spree at the famed Crawford Market. Throughout the day you’ll get to taste Masala Chai, snacks made by a local housewife, a North India lunch and a South India dinner. Get ready for an extraordinary day!!

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Full-Day Food Tour of Mumbai with Spice Bazaar Visit

Duration: 7 hours

2 reviews

6. Guided tour by a professional chef

Goan Fish Curry
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Ramakrishna Reddy y used under CC BY-SA 2.0

What better way to learn about Mumbai’s food culture than from a professional chef! Join this tour to unearth the love story of Mumbai and its flavours. Taste the rich earthy flavours of the north and light coastal flavours of the south. Have your meal at a century old, British era restaurant. Walk to the Asiatic library and St Thomas Cathedral!

Guided tour by a professional chef

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7. Private four-hour tour of Mumbai’s tastiest local foods (from USD 51.0)

Enjoy this tour with your own guide and a pickup and drop off service. Taste eight different varieties of foods at various locations throughout Mumbai. Visit restaurants at Church Gate Railway Station, Marine Drive, Charniroad Chowpatty, Masjid Bunder and Mohammed Ali Road.

Explore Marine Drive and the Queen’s Necklace view along the way, to other historical sites such as Queen Victoria Terminus and the Municipal Corporation Building.

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Mumbai Private Culinary Tour

Duration: 4 hours

51 reviews

8. Market visit, cooking lesson & a thali meal in a local home (from USD 68.0)

In India, thali is considered a proper meal, combining various flavours from sweet to savoury. The dishes prepared in a thali meal are different in every region of this vast country.

This tour takes you to the home of Reshma, who will cook you a typical Maharashtrian thali and teach you to cook it, too! Relish the taste of traditional Junka, spicy Tambda Rassa, Masala Bhaat and six other dishes!

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Mumbai Market Visit and Maharashtrian Home-Cooking Class

Duration: 4 hours

7 reviews

9. Street food tour by night

street food tour by night

Relish a night in Mumbai’s streets that offer robust flavours. Taste Bombay Toast, South Indian Dosa with Chutney, and sweet Rasagulla from the state of Bengal. Experience the busy nightlife of Mumbai and its shining skyline, with the little balls filled with sweet and savoury filling known as Pani Puri! Don’t forget to try the Tandoori Shrimp!

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Eat Like a Local: Mumbai Street Food Tour by Night

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

10. Small group tour (from USD 35.0)

Join this informative food tour and unravel the history of Mumbai and its food. Go through the maze of Mumbai streets and uncover century old cafes, ethnic eateries, renowned restaurants and famous food stalls. Taste the unique cuisine of Bombay, appreciate the beautiful architecture and experience the culture of the entertainment capital of India!

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Small Group Mumbai Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours

Foodie heaven

Food is the centre of our everyday lives and a big part of any culture. It is impossible to experience a culture without experiencing its flavours. Mumbai is a heaven for food lovers - and it offers sweet, savoury, tangy, spicy, and umami dishes - all types of flavours and cuisines.

Be it Italian or Indian, Mumbai has it all. So, get on board with the best food tours in Mumbai to truly enjoy local life!

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