08 Oldest Irani Joints In Mumbai You Must Eat At!

The list of oldest Irani joints in the city according to their year:

 

01. Kyani & Company

It was established in the year 1904, is the oldest Irani joint in the city. It resides opposite Metro Cinema, Marine Lines.


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  • One can still spot those checkered table cloth’s, wooden chairs and probably many senior citizens. It’s always full! They have separate section for families.
  • Most frequent order being ‘Bun-Maska & Elaichi-Laden Chai‘ which this place is famous for.
  • Another must try is ‘Masoor Dal‘, ‘Sweet Lassi‘ and ‘Chicken Biryani‘.
  • Did you forget the famous ‘Shrew Berry Biscuits’? Parcel it!
  • Cost for two is just Rs. 300/-

 

02. Sassanian Boulangerie

It was established in the year 1913 by K.R.Sassanian who was a high class baker and caterer during the time. This place resides at 98, Marine View, Dhobi Talao, Marine Lines. 


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  • The famous of all being ‘Mutton Cutlets‘, ‘Khari Biscuits‘ &’Plum Cakes‘, which will leave you asking for more.
  • Cost for two is just Rs. 300/-

 

03. B. Merwan & Company

Boman Merwan and Company was established in the year 1913. It resides at Ali Bhai Remji Road, Opposite Grant Road East Station. 


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  • Opens up at literally 05:30 am and most of the cakes get over by 11:00 am.
  • The famous being the ‘Mawa Cakes‘, ‘Mawa Samosas‘ & ‘Walnut Cakes‘.
  • Cost for two is just Rs. 200/-

 

04. Britannia & Company

It was established in the year 1923. It resides at 11 Sprott Road, Ballard Estate, Opposite New Customs House, Fort.


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  • Starts at 12:00 pm and only upto 04:00 pm! So better make it quick!
  • Known especially for its ‘Berry Pulao‘ in which the sweet & sour berries are exported all the way from Iran.
  • Beware that you don’t have a fight with the management!
  • Cost for two is Rs. 500/-

 

05. Koolar & Company

It was established in the year 1932 and resides at 541, Noor Mahal, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Kings Circle, Matunga.


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  • A great place for tea time snacks.
  • Very hungry? You should try ‘The Wrestler Omelette‘ & ‘Black Tea
  • Cost for two is just Rs. 200/-

 

06. Cafe Military

Established in the year 1952. Cafe Millitary resides at Ali Chamber, Tamarind Lane, Fort. 


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  • This cafe will highlight typical Irani decor that is walls covered by mirrors.
  • Must try are ‘Kheema‘, ‘Akuri‘ and ‘Caramel Custard‘.
  • Cost for two is Rs. 200/-

 

07. Yazdani Bakery

This bakery was established in the year 1955 and it resides at Fountain Akbar Ally, Saint Thomas Cathedral, Cawasji Patel Street, Fort.


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  • The owner of this bakery is Rashid Zend.
  • Do come here to parcel ‘Multigrain Bread‘.
  • Their famous being ‘Apple Pie‘, ‘Ginger & Oatmeal Raisin Cookies‘ and ‘Twisted Khari‘.
  • Th cost for two is Rs. 150/-

 

08. Ideal Corner

Ideal Corner was established in 1985 and it resides at 12 F/G, Hornby View, Gunbow Street, Fort.


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  • It remains close only on Mondays. And remains open on rest of the days from 09:00 am till 04:30 pm.
  • The menu changes every day. But the snacks remain constant!
  • The famous being ‘Chicken Brabourne‘ that they cook in Beer. Be sure to try!
  • Cost for two is Rs. 300/-

 

If you are a Mumbaikar, surely you must know atleast three of them!