Mumbai food: 5 best places to have quirky tacos in the city
As the US celebrated National Taco Day, try out these six quirky twists where east meets west
West to East
If you thought you’ve seen it all after trying naan tacos, the Lobster Uttapam Taco takes it to another level altogether. It includes chunks of lobster cooked in coconut, coriander and kokam masala, and served in an uttapam shell.
Time 12 pm to 3 pm and 7 pm to 12 am
At Arth, Pinnacle House, PD Hinduja Marg, 15th Road, Bandra West.
Cost Rs 800 plus taxes
What a quack
The tacos At this bar get a local flavour with shells made from raagi and jowar flour. The Duck Tacos come with a yummy filling of scallions, pickled cucumber, radish, perilla seeds and hoisin glaze.
Time 12 pm to 3.30 pm and 7 pm to 12.30 am
At Toast & Tonic, Jet Airways Building, BKC, Bandra East. Call 7777049774
Cost Rs 420 plus taxes
Try a delicious Japanese version of the taco, made with gyoza dumpling sheets, stuffed with beer battered crispy avocado, corn and scallion kimchi topped with mozzarella cheese.
Time 12 pm to 1 am (Colaba); 12 pm to 3 pm and 7 pm to 11 pm (Lower Parel)
At Pa Pa Ya outlets in Colaba and Lower Parel.
Call 8451011174 (Colaba)
Cost Rs 395 plus taxes
Have the snack for dessert with these ice-cream taco platters that come in flavours such as banana-strawberry, chocolate and cookie, and topped with cookie dough in different flavours.
Time 12 pm to 1.30 am
At Icekraft outlets in Oshiwara, Chembur and Seawoods.
Call 65658090 (Chembur)
Cost Rs 250-Rs 285 for a platter
Halka phulka tacos
The tacos At this bar get a desi twist. Encased in phulkas, they offer both, vegetarian and non vegetarian options -- Laal Maas Phulka Tacos with red chilli and spice-braised Bannur lamb with mirch achaar mayo, ker sangri sabzi, onion and white radish slaw and garlic-coriander chutney; and Paneer Pakoda Phulka Tacos.
Time 6 pm to 12 am
At Monkey Bar, Summerville, Junction of 14th and 33rd Roads, Bandra West.
Cost R250 (for veg) and R320 (for non-veg), plus taxes
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