Admit it, there are very few things in this world that can match up the goodness of a delicious hummus platter. So, to make life easier, here’s a list of places in Mumbai that rate very very high among the city’s hummus-lovers.

Pala Fala

At the cost of being called a ghelsappa {go ask your Bawa friends}, go ahead and order their chicken hummus with zatar pita bread, which patrons claim is to die for. Your mouth with burst with flavours with a scoop-full of this delicious, thick hummus. The shredded chicken included in it is a total winner.

Price: Starting from INR 220

Moshe’s

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Photo source: Moshe’s Cafe and Restaurant

For the long while that Moshe’s has been around, its patrons swear by it. There are very few things this restaurant gets wrong, and one of them certainly isn’t their home-style hummus. A combination of great taste and texture, it’s just the perfect thing to order in this gloomy weather while you sip on some coffee at the side. Don’t forget to end things with the cheesecake.

Price: INR 270

Moshe’s is also present in Kemps Corner, Malad, Bandra, Lower Parel, Juhu, Goregaon, Vashi and Kurla. Find the outlet closest to you here.

Cairo Grill

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Photo source: Cairo Grill

This takeaway/delivery joint is a hot-favourite with hummus lovers simply because of the vast variety it offers. Apart from the regular hummus, they also offer falafel hummus, chicken hummus and lamb hummus, which make it a guaranteed hit with both, vegetarians and non-vegetarians. Get here and relish the overall enjoyment of eating this delicious mix of creaminess and flavour.

Price: Starting from INR 130

Glocal Junction

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Photo source: Glocal Junction

One of our favourite places to gorge on delicious hummus, the Arab Ki Thali {muhammara, hummus, baba ghanoush, lavash and pita} is ideal if you’re looking for a quick bite that keeps you full for a while. Also, their quirky cutlery adds to the fun.

Price: INR 170

Colaba Social

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Photo source: Colaba Social

It may your favourite Friday night party destination, but there’s a whole lot more to Social than its fabulous bar menu. Known for its quirky plating up techniques, the Social makes a mean Achmed’s Mezze Platter comprising falafel, hummus, baba ghanoush, tabbouleh, cheese awesomosas {unlike your regular samosas. Seriously so good}, and pita bread.

Price: INR 290

Social is also present in Khar, Palladium Mall, Todi Mills and Fun republic. Find the outlet closest to you here.

Carter’s Blue

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Photo source: Carter’s Blue

Bandra residents love this place. From their shawarmas to their hummus, there’s hardly anything to complain about. Their mouthwatering hummus {available with veg or chicken salad} has many devoted followers.

Price: Starting from INR 260

Carter’s Blue is also present in Juhu, Malad, Fort and Andheri. Find the outlet closest to you here.

Country Of Origin

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With three outlets in the city and frequented by many in each vicinity, this cute bakery is highly recommended for the varieties of hummus it serves. From the regular and paprika hummus, to the roasted garlic and basil and chilli hummus, lovers of this middle eastern dish will not be disappointed here.

Price: Starting from INR 180

They also have two other outlets in Bandra and Juhu. You can find the outlet closest to you here.

Gostana

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Photo source: Gostana

This pet-friendly café may be famous for its burgers, but what you may not know is that they are equally popular for their hummus {they even export it to Dubai}. While they have their drool-worthy garlic flavoured hummus, they also rummus {which is basically hummus made with rajma}. Served with wheat toast, we’re certain that this will be a hit with everyone.

Price: Starting from INR 140

Greko

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Photo source: Greko

Known for their Greek delicacies, Greko’s Greek-style hummus {also available with shredded chicken} is delicious. The flavour, smell and texture will have you come back for round two.

Price: Starting from INR 120

The Baker’s Dozen

They have quite a reputation when it comes to their dips {so much so that their items are sold out almost daily before they shut shop}, their jalapeno parsley hummus, teamed with their special ragi crackers is basically like taking a trip to heaven and coming back.

Price: INR 200

They also have four other outlets in Bandra, Kemps Corner, Fort and Powai. You can find the outlet closest to you here.

Ithaka

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Photo source: Ithaka

They have, wait for it, seven varieties of hummus. Yes. This vegetarian Lebanese joint is home to some delightful regular hummus, Beiruty hummus, peri peri hummus and much more, which is served with pita bread, and is apparently so delicious, that you would definitely get back here for more.

Price: Starting from INR 325

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