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8 Budget Date Spots Across The City

    Mumbai has a whole list of restaurants that serve great food, even on a budget. We went around town to give you some eateries that you can enjoy without burning a hole in your pocket.

    The Next Big Thing, Chowpatty

    Right opposite Starbucks, this joint with bright orange entrance is almost always swamped with college students. Apart from being pretty cost-effective, this joint also offers multiple cuisines including Italian, Chinese, Mexican and even a Thai menu. And it's an all-vegetarian café. The interiors are quirky and cozy, which is great especially after a heavy day at work or college. 

    Cuisine: Italian, Mexican, Chinese and Thai. 

    What To Eat: Paprika Pasta, Veggie Delite, Mexican Burger, Desi Fondue, Classic Burrito Bowl.

    MM Kanafeh, Pali Hill

    MM Kanafeh

    Bandra West, Mumbai

    This cute café in Bandra is a great option for those with a sweet tooth. If you’re in the mood to experiment with some middle eastern desserts, MM Kanafeh is the place to be, especially if you want to bite into an authentic Baklava. 

    What To Try: Nutella Kanafeh, Cheesy Shawarma, Istanbul Fries, Keto Chicken.

    Cuisine: Turkish

    Italy In A Box, Multiple Outlets

    Italy In A Box

    Andheri West, Mumbai

    As the name suggests, this is your go-to place when you’re in the mood for cheese-loaded pizzas, pastas and everything Italian. They have multiple branches around Mumbai, and their homely food has never disappointed us. The best part is they serve just the right portion for one person. 

    What To Eat: Margherita Pizza, Creamy Paprika Pizza, Pesto Exotic Pasta.

    Cuisine: Italian

    Maiz Mexican Kitchen, Tardeo

    A tiny little joint right opposite Swati Snacks, Maiz Mexican Kitchen is kind off a hidden gem in the hood. With lots of whites and minimal graphics and decor, this place surely sets a lively and happy vibe. Solely dedicated to Mexican cuisine, you'll find lots of options to satisfy your healthy cravings here. 

    What To Eat: Fajita Veggies, Chipotle Chicken, Cali Quesadilla, Aubergine.

    Cuisine: Mexican

    The Food Town, Thane

    The Food Town

    Thane Area, Mumbai

    This one's a really cute cafe, definitely a great option for a romantic date. Expect fairy lights, lots of greens and floral decor, and amazing quick bites. 

    What To Eat: Medu Vada in Thai Curry, Chesse Cidar, Tortellini Pasta, Nachos. 

    Cuisine: North Indian, Mexican and Italian.

    #LBBTip: They've got a cozy outdoor space as well.  

    Flax, Lower Parel


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    Running out of new healthy places to try out? Well, may we suggest Flax which comes with a refreshing menu screaming all things healthy and full of greens? From Superbowl to fit meals - their menu is sure to make you happy and satisfy your healthy soul. 

    What To Eat: So Thai Bowl, The Burrito Chicken Bowl, Pump Fibre Salad, Thai Peanut Tofu.

    Cuisine: Healthy 

    Blossom: The Fusion Spot, Mulund

    Another quaint and a cute cafe in Mulund, Blossom is a must-visit brand if you guys love lip-smacking appetizers and quick bites. Apart from the taste, we're were also fans of their cute plating. 

    What To Eat: Mini-Club Sizzlers, Hariyali Pav Bhaji, Akhari Pasta, Fusion Dal Makhani. 

    Cuisine: Fast Food And North Indian

    Cafe 70 Degrees Celcius, Seawoods

    A cute and pastel-hued joint, Cafe 70 Degrees Celcius yet remains unknown to many. Their decor, which is coupled with fairy lights and lots of plants, makes this cafe pretty 'grammble too. 

    What To Eat: Falafel Nuggets, Double Decker Burger, Mini Spicy Chicken Burger, Cheese Popper Wraps and their classic Sizzling Brownie. 

    Cuisine: Continental and Italian