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 • 3 571

  • Severine Fernandes
    Severine Fernandes  5 hours back

    People dont look friendly at all....

    • Hardeep Ashta
      Hardeep Ashta  21 hours back

      Stop giving that foolish and fake expression after eating anything.

      • Vineeth Menon
        Vineeth Menon  23 hours back

        Boy you definitely know how to eat Indian food 😂 with hands ..... and honestly the food is good but not that yummy.... you should be honest with your review ...

        • Sarun .V.Suresh
          Sarun .V.Suresh  1 days back

          y dont u visit kerala ?

          • Sreelekshmi somaraj
            Sreelekshmi somaraj  2 days back

            Your vlogs are completely fab👏.. North indian foods are just so good and mouthwatering... They smell like heaven ohh god💕💕... And next time just try more chaats too.. and do visit kerala .. i bet you those spicy foods from Kerala will drive you crazy...so pls do visit kerala.. they deserved to be vlogged by you✌️

            • Shekhar Kumar
              Shekhar Kumar  2 days back

              Love from India
              💕💕💕💕

              • Abhijit Gaikwad
                Abhijit Gaikwad  2 days back

                It's Buddhism caves

                • CRAIG CLAXTON
                  CRAIG CLAXTON  4 days back

                  Have you noticed he won’t use his left hand to help him eat when trying to tear apart the Bombay duck

                  • Yamuna C
                    Yamuna C  5 days back

                    Proud to be Indian

                    • Piyudo Piyu
                      Piyudo Piyu  6 days back

                      please visit my place the gulf of khambhat in Gujarat, INDIA best places for food and nice places to visit. I will take care of all you need.

                      • amresh mishra
                        amresh mishra  7 days back

                        Marc please ping me when you are here in india sepcificaly in delhi @ +91.9910530705

                        • shraddha k
                          shraddha k  1 weeks back

                          Hello Mark I like ur ur travel videos... It's feel like we r traveling with u....
                          Just want to tell u tht pink curry is called SOLKADHI made up of fresh coconut milk n Garcinia indica or Garcinia mangosteens juice, some crushed raw green chill, garlic, some salt....

                          • Canadian are forever peacefully

                            So Mark tell me winch food you don't liked it

                            • Syedabdullah Zubair
                              Syedabdullah Zubair  1 weeks back

                              Is India better or Pakistan or China? Comments plz

                              • prajakta meshram
                                prajakta meshram  1 weeks back

                                You should’ve travel in Mumbai local

                                • nami1982
                                  nami1982  1 weeks back

                                  My hometown and my most fav food ....VADA PAV😋😋😋😋I want one ☝🏻

                                  • Phiba Chyne
                                    Phiba Chyne  1 weeks back

                                    Mark pls come to Meghalaya, north eastern part of india

                                    • Comedy lab
                                      Comedy lab  2 weeks back

                                      Similar reaction .... for all types of food very irritating....😏

                                      • Jhumur sarkar
                                        Jhumur sarkar  2 weeks back

                                        Hey Mark why r not you visit bangladesh? Plz come to our country you can varites of Bangladeshi food here.

                                        • Learn Something new
                                          Learn Something new  2 weeks back

                                          where is he from mark?

                                          • Usama Baloch
                                            Usama Baloch  2 weeks back

                                            Loved Ur Pakistani Tour .
                                            It Was Awesome✅✅💛😇

                                            • Usama Baloch
                                              Usama Baloch  2 weeks back

                                              Why All People Have An Unfriendly Face😐😐😏😏

                                              • Gambler Gaming
                                                Gambler Gaming  2 weeks back

                                                Pakistan main aksar dukanwalun NY pYsy b ni liye it's good I love pakistan

                                                • Shaheen Ali
                                                  Shaheen Ali  2 weeks back

                                                  wow love the food mark .. it's delicious 😀😀😀😀

                                                  • Sharon Kour
                                                    Sharon Kour  2 weeks back

                                                    U r eating my fav palak paneer i wud hv luv u to go to tge taj hotel the food is 5 star. Thank thank you so much i. Glad u like india

                                                    • Mahadevi Sutar
                                                      Mahadevi Sutar  2 weeks back

                                                      Pakistanis chutiyas disliked this video

                                                      • ruchika sabarwal
                                                        ruchika sabarwal  2 weeks back

                                                        thanks for come in india and represent the indian food

                                                        • Rajesh R
                                                          Rajesh R  2 weeks back

                                                          What a shame he didn’t go to Matunga to try the South Indian dishes

                                                          • Musaib Nazir
                                                            Musaib Nazir  2 weeks back

                                                            I lived in there for 5 years. Food is different for hindus and muslims over there. Hindus mostly are vegetarians. Muslim eat non veg. Hindus eat too many sweets. I didn't like food over there to be honest but i like gol gappe.

                                                            • Sakib Muhammad Ismail
                                                              Sakib Muhammad Ismail  2 weeks back

                                                              And where are you from?? Because I am a pakka Mumbaikar and here Muslims eat Veg too and Hindus eat Non Veg too. Except Cow meat. Why are you spreading misinformation about my city ??

                                                          • Prolix
                                                            Prolix  3 weeks back

                                                            Wow, Mark has really showcased the good side of Mumbai, foodwise! But tourist-wise, he might have been scammed in a couple of places. Esp that roasted corn! This guy is a great ambassador for food. The expressions on his face make you want to try that Bombay duck, that vada pav, that Bagdadi food!

                                                            • shariq khan
                                                              shariq khan  3 weeks back

                                                              The way mark is appreciating food every time he eats something Seems like someone from restaurant sitting behind Mark with a gun aiming at him

                                                              • Raghib Rashiq Haque
                                                                Raghib Rashiq Haque  3 weeks back

                                                                They looted you as much as they can

                                                                • Farouq Omaro
                                                                  Farouq Omaro  3 weeks back

                                                                  That fish looked good with the curry sauce

                                                                  • Richard Prabhu
                                                                    Richard Prabhu  3 weeks back

                                                                    Missed South Indian foods like masal dosai, filter coffee, idly sambar vadai pongal etc

                                                                    • Dave Powell
                                                                      Dave Powell  3 weeks back

                                                                      The sea there looks the same as Blackpool sea (Irish sea) as in filthy!

                                                                      • Gaming Therapy
                                                                        Gaming Therapy  3 weeks back

                                                                        pakistan people have more hospitellity then india

                                                                        • dhab_on_roof
                                                                          dhab_on_roof  3 weeks back

                                                                          It seems You were overcharged in quite a few places in mumbai

                                                                          • ry_eryhaqeem
                                                                            ry_eryhaqeem  3 weeks back

                                                                            Great foods and channel dear brother Mark Wiens. Meet my name is erry hakim aka eryhaqeem. I live in Ciputat, South Tangerang, Indonesia. I mean to recommend you to try Sate Solo bu Dewi in the front of Major Office of South Tangerang, Indonesia. Also we may could find some delicious foods in Ciputat. Thank you

                                                                            • Maximillian Sus
                                                                              Maximillian Sus  3 weeks back

                                                                              India>Pakistan

                                                                              • Little One
                                                                                Little One  4 weeks back

                                                                                This guy has a permanent smile on his face. 3rd video i have watched so far. This guy probably smiles while he shits too lol

                                                                                • khurrarm abbas
                                                                                  khurrarm abbas  4 weeks back

                                                                                  No one here for his hospitality like in Pakistan??? poor mark wiens roaming alone..............

                                                                                  • Chandra Shekhar
                                                                                    Chandra Shekhar  4 weeks back

                                                                                    I am your new Fan from INDIA, really love your videos. Thanks for taking us tour to various places and their lovely food through your video.

                                                                                    • Chandra Shekhar
                                                                                      Chandra Shekhar  4 weeks back

                                                                                      And one more things to add that i really appreciate your hard work towards the videos. You and your wife is great, you both are nice couples. So, continue your video and we are waiting here to watch your videos. We are with you and always ready to help in INDIA if you need.

                                                                                  • Ankith P Chikkur
                                                                                    Ankith P Chikkur  4 weeks back

                                                                                    How did you even eat the chille in one bite????

                                                                                    • laurajames723
                                                                                      laurajames723  4 weeks back

                                                                                      That roasted corn is really delicious. I had here in Toronto's (Canada) India town.

                                                                                      • Mahi Butt
                                                                                        Mahi Butt  4 weeks back

                                                                                        I want to visit Indian Nd taste the all street food but Indian don't like pakistani why God why anyway love frm pakistan

                                                                                        • Go As You Like
                                                                                          Go As You Like  4 weeks back

                                                                                          I think you much like nonveg...but it's India bro, you have to try vegetarian food..

                                                                                          • Tanzil Mansuri
                                                                                            Tanzil Mansuri  4 weeks back

                                                                                            I am an Indian but i hate bhaiyai with bad face and bad thinking

                                                                                            • dylan Sprouse bae
                                                                                              dylan Sprouse bae  4 weeks back

                                                                                              Indian people faces looks unfriendly pissed...
                                                                                              And your Pakistani food tour was awesome coz the people there were so nice , kind and friendly...


                                                                                              I'm not judging coz I can see the difference how people were treating him in both countries .. and tbh Pakistani's did him so well..
                                                                                              And I'm an Indian..