Indian Street Food Tour in Mumbai - Bombay Duck Fry and AMAZING Vada Pav!

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  • Published: 07 September 2016
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    Day 3: Mumbai, India - To begin the day we took a quick trip to Elephanta Island to see the Elephanta caves. We then came back to Mumbai, and had amazing Bombay duck at Gomantak restaurant, and then proceeded to have one of the greatest Mumbai street foods, called vada pav.

    00:22 Elephanta Caves (boat ride 180 INR ($2.69) - One of the worthwhile attractions in Mumbai is the Elephanta Caves, which are a series of historical religious temple caves located on an island off the coast of Mumbai. To get there, you can take a boat from the Gateway of India. We decided to go there first thing in the morning to try to avoid the crowds. I thought it was well worth it.

    6:56 Gomantak Boarding House (Dadar West) - One of the top Mumbai foods I wanted to try when I was in Mumbai was Bombay duck, also known and bombil, which is actually not duck at all, but lizardfish. We took a taxi to Dadar West and went to a restaurant called Gomantak that specializes in Malvani cuisine (from the area of Mumbai) and always has Bombay duck on their menu. I ordered the Bombay duck fry, fried pieces of lizardfish that came with the full thali set, including rice and a few curries and chutneys on the side. I also couldn’t resist ordering a side dish of pomfret masala. One interesting thing from this amazing Mumbai restaurant was solkadhi - made from coconut milk and kokum fruit, and it was my first time to try it. Total price - 710 INR ($10.60)

    14:14 Ashok Vada Pav - One of the most important Mumbai street food snacks is vada pav, which is a fried potato cutlet stuffed into a bun and seasoned with some flavorful chutneys and spices. It’s sometimes known as the Mumbai vegetarian burger. Ashok Vada Pav is known for serving one of the best vada pav in Mumbai, and they also have some serious history to them. When I took my first bite, I knew exactly why it was so popular. It was absolutely sensationally delicious. It was a little on the salty side, but the vada pav was so good, with a balance of salty, spicy, sweet, and crunchy. Vada pav is one of the most popular Mumbai street foods, but at Ashok vada pav you’ll find one of the best in Mumbai. Vada pav (vada pao) - 20 INR ($0.30).

    18:36 Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum - 100 INR ($1.49) - After the amazing vada pav, we took a taxi over to the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, which is another good museum to visit when you are in Mumbai. I especially liked the actual building.

    19:58 Bagdadi Restaurant - For dinner we headed back to Colaba near to our hotel and ate at another legendary Mumbai restaurant known for serving north Indian Mughlai food. The one dish I had to order was chicken masala fry, and I also got daal and palak paneer. Although all the food was indeed on the buttery and oily side, it was incredibly delicious. Total price - 515 INR ($7.70).

    Thank you for watching this Mumbai food and travel video. The highlight of the day was the Bombay duck fry and the Mumbai street food vada pav.

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Comments • 3 674

  • hone bee
    hone bee  1 days back

    I must say you really have very good digestive system and after eating so much food how come you r still skinny

    • Ro. K
      Ro. K  4 days back

      Be careful Mark, they might serve you cow urine instead of water.

      • jaclin16
        jaclin16  6 days back

        I wish you had gotten a tour guide. The experience is always better when you have someone who is familiar with the country that you are in.

        • Soumya Shaji
          Soumya Shaji  1 weeks back

          This guy is incredibly good..❤

          • azhar ali
            azhar ali  1 weeks back

            everything abt india is good n nice except one thing.

            y is there litter everywhere? where is the municipality?

            apart from the litter. its thumbs up Mumbai

            • Gopinath Don
              Gopinath Don  2 weeks back

              Bro come Chennai

              • Jo
                Jo  2 weeks back

                The food looks amazing. The way you eat is very tempting. I am hungry now

                • Aditya Bhat
                  Aditya Bhat  2 weeks back

                  pink dish is called - Solkadhi

                  • Aditya Kumar
                    Aditya Kumar  2 weeks back

                    This is more like
                    My kinda Indian food! Seafood! It’s the best Pompfret fry yummmm yummmm yummmmm

                    • Srinivas Eshwara
                      Srinivas Eshwara  2 weeks back

                      Excellent demo

                      • Somak Ghosh
                        Somak Ghosh  2 weeks back

                        Love you mark And love from india

                        • Little Dreams
                          Little Dreams  2 weeks back

                          See marks pakistan series... Nd you all will cm to know that what is the real hospitality ❤️❤️

                          • Rajdeep roy
                            Rajdeep roy  2 weeks back

                            U coming assam stat in india

                            • Rajdeep roy
                              Rajdeep roy  2 weeks back

                              Awsom brooo

                              • Ajit Mandal
                                Ajit Mandal  3 weeks back

                                Bro whenever you make a food blog in India you should try delhi best place for foodies I don't think Mumbai is a right place to make food blogs.

                                • Sonam Sonawane
                                  Sonam Sonawane  3 weeks back

                                  that pink curry is called solkadi! it tastes really good, and us always refreshing! helps in digestion too. if you visit konkan region you will get to taste many more delicious fishes!! and prawns!!

                                  • Sonam Sonawane
                                    Sonam Sonawane  3 weeks back

                                    i cant believe you came to Mumbai! i have usually seen your videos in other countries, but never thought you would come to 'amchi Mumbai'!! good to see you here. by seeing your videos i wish i could taste thai, Bangkok food soon!!!!!!!

                                    • kvrkamath kvrkamath
                                      kvrkamath kvrkamath  3 weeks back

                                      nice

                                      • Amir Kc
                                        Amir Kc  3 weeks back

                                        lucky bro 😂

                                        • Renuka Ck
                                          Renuka Ck  3 weeks back

                                          Sir I am an Indian . If u want more taste of food come to Kerala and also some nature beautiful place . Don't buy expensive things

                                          • Sushanta Acharjee
                                            Sushanta Acharjee  3 weeks back

                                            Dear Mark, whenever u take a veg & non veg meal combo, always taste the veg one first, then only u can feel the actual taste of veg dishes

                                            • Shreyas Neupane
                                              Shreyas Neupane  3 weeks back

                                              Love his channel. Love from Nepal, be sure to visit Nepal and please reply and pin my comment.

                                              • Sushmita Samal
                                                Sushmita Samal  3 weeks back

                                                Paneer means tofu

                                                • Amanda Fuchs
                                                  Amanda Fuchs  3 weeks back

                                                  I would love this job. Travel and eat. Sign me up!

                                                  • shruthi bhavya
                                                    shruthi bhavya  4 weeks back

                                                    Indian food is always awesome and Indian people also nice people

                                                    • Y.M.S GAMER
                                                      Y.M.S GAMER  4 weeks back

                                                      I don't like you bro your cheter you not say about Indian food good or not but you sya PakistanI food is best

                                                      • aliraza don aliraza don

                                                        india is tatti country this is a girl randi

                                                      • U BET I WIN
                                                        U BET I WIN  4 weeks back

                                                        Oh! that signature smile😂😂😂 always keep that on your face

                                                        • Hasan Ali
                                                          Hasan Ali  4 weeks back

                                                          Welcome to zila than Bhiwandi dhaba

                                                          • subin das
                                                            subin das  4 weeks back

                                                            Very Nice Bro...

                                                            • Aayushi Bodiwala
                                                              Aayushi Bodiwala  4 weeks back

                                                              Please visit surat city , in gujrat india.. For lots. Of food variety.. One foody can't miss surat food

                                                              • Jiji Varghese
                                                                Jiji Varghese  4 weeks back

                                                                Mark, hats off to your pleasant attitude

                                                                • SAMIR DUTTA
                                                                  SAMIR DUTTA  4 weeks back

                                                                  Can you please send me one t-shirt...like you...

                                                                  • WORLDWOOD OFFICIAL
                                                                    WORLDWOOD OFFICIAL  1 months back

                                                                    I think the Pakistan series was amazing

                                                                    • spunky world
                                                                      spunky world  1 months back

                                                                      India food sucks... Been in India for some time now, nothing to write home about their dishes

                                                                      • Parveen Sange
                                                                        Parveen Sange  1 months back

                                                                        U missed going to bade miyas dhaba u would have surely enjoy it !!!!

                                                                        • Jihan K.M
                                                                          Jihan K.M  1 months back

                                                                          Come to Kerala. But not during summer. Bcos of global warming, the temperature and humidity is rising.

                                                                          • Parveen Sange
                                                                            Parveen Sange  1 months back

                                                                            That pink liquid is called Sol Kadi
                                                                            It's made out of coconut milk and a fruit called kokam it's used as a digestive drink at the end of a meal just like jal jeera . B t w I just have begun watching your food travel vlogs they r so mind-blowing .Your love for food is mind boggling 😍😍😍😍😎🥰🥰🥰

                                                                            • Creative Me
                                                                              Creative Me  1 months back

                                                                              Look like India isn't very friendly with foreigners.

                                                                              • Jignesh Kantesaria
                                                                                Jignesh Kantesaria  1 months back

                                                                                Hey Mark! Northern India is a food paradise ! Go for it..!

                                                                                • Ankita Joshi
                                                                                  Ankita Joshi  1 months back

                                                                                  My favorite place for vada pav 😍😍😍

                                                                                  • Akash Pardeshi
                                                                                    Akash Pardeshi  1 months back

                                                                                    If u will next time beware form this taxiwala they charged higher fare as u don't the culture in india

                                                                                    • Nes Jos
                                                                                      Nes Jos  1 months back

                                                                                      Akash Pardeshi indians are all cheaters , I don’t go from uk 🇬🇧

                                                                                  • climbeverest
                                                                                    climbeverest  1 months back

                                                                                    Good job

                                                                                    • Iva Munshi
                                                                                      Iva Munshi  1 months back

                                                                                      I love watching mark views and his wife going all over the world, I’m addicted. Thank you ❤️

                                                                                      • Santosh Gaikwad
                                                                                        Santosh Gaikwad  1 months back

                                                                                        Why doing Pakistan Pakistan.Then go away from Bharat, who is stopping you.Pakistan such a dirty filthy beggar country.

                                                                                        • Kishor Devadiga
                                                                                          Kishor Devadiga  1 months back

                                                                                          His expression after first bite is lit 🔥

                                                                                          • Claire Ocampo
                                                                                            Claire Ocampo  2 months back

                                                                                            Poor of hygiene! Yay!

                                                                                            • Varun Chappedi
                                                                                              Varun Chappedi  2 months back

                                                                                              The pink stuffs for drinking after you're done eating