21 of Mumbai’s Best Seafood Dishes for a Fishy Feast

Being a coastal city, Mumbai has a massive amount of seafood restaurants. Given the choice, it can be hard to find the best of the best dishes they have to offer – that’s why we’ve compiled this list for Satisfy all your seafood cravings.

Gajalee Koshimbir Clam

This immensely popular restaurant is a seafood mainstay in Mumbai. Their clam koshimbir, in which the clams are cooked in a spicy coconut sauce, is a crowd favorite.

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Basa skewers with Thai spices at Shiro

Shiro

Basa fillets are marinated in a subtle lime and chilli sauce to create these light skewers. While you’re at Shiro, you should also try their cod fillet with miso!

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Trishna Butter and Pepper Crab

Trishna

Another seafood big name in Mumbai, Trishna serves up a simple and tender whole crab tossed in butter, garlic and pepper.

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Beer-Breaded Bombay Duck at Doolally

Doolally

The popular Bombay duck (fish) is coated in a beer-based batter and fried to golden brown perfection. Pair it with a Doolally’s craft beer and you’ll be a happy soldier!

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South Tikka at Mahesh Lunch Home

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A spicy and traditional fish fry!

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Shorshe at [email protected]

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If you’re looking for authentic Bong flavors, try the shorshe – a whole fish is cooked in a tangy mustard-infused curry that will tantalize your taste buds. Here’s what else you can try at [email protected]!

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Nandan fish with Kerala taste

TasteofKerala

Savor the legendary flavors of a traditional Kerala fish curry by trying this dish!

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Fish Tikka Biryani at Lucky’s Biryani

Fortunate

Lucky’s is known throughout Mumbai for its biryanis, and its fish tikka biryani is deliciously unique.

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Steamed Patrani Machi with Cilantro Lemon Shorba at Library Masala

Masala Library

A delicious and comforting coriander broth is poured over steamed fish – an interesting twist on the traditional Parsi Patrani Machi. Check Out The Rest Of Masala Library Pricing Here!

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Fish and Chips at the Irish House

IrishHouse

Naturally, classic fish and chips has to be on this list, and The Irish House serves up our favorite version!

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Hilsa smoked at Oh! Kolkata

Hilsa, a popular fish in Bengali cuisine is smoked to perfection in this dish.

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Shrimp dry fry at Gomatak highway

Gomatak

Incredibly addictive crispy and crunchy fresh shrimp.

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Shrimp Tempura with Kofuku

Crispy fried shrimp served with a spicy wasabi sauce. Kofuku’s sushi is also very good!

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Platter of cold seafood at JW Cafe

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The JW Cafe at the JW Marriott Hotel Sahar hosts a seafood night every Friday night, where they serve this delicious platter of fresh and cold seafood. We particularly like the moderately spiced mussels and buttery Alaskan king crab.

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Golda Chingri Thermidor Towers at Café Haqq Se

Want some fresh lobster? Try this succulent spicy lobster at the brand new Cafe Haqq Se.

Sadiccha Seafood Thali

Saditchcha

Can’t decide what kind of seafood you want? Why not try everything in this small restaurant in Konkani.

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Large Kokanese Thali at Konkan Cafe

Thai

This gourmet restaurant offers this thali which includes fish gassi, prawns, pomfret tawa fry and mole meen fish curry. A feast for kings!

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Sunset Boulevard in Umame

Umame

An exquisite sushi roll made with asparagus, shrimp tempura and snow crab. See how Umame’s sushi is made here!

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Three Way Calamari at Tilt All Day

Tilt

Calamari rings are fried in breadcrumbs, tossed in barbecue sauce and sautéed in sweet and sour sauce to make this extravagant dish. Read our review of our visit to Tilt All Day here.

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Shrimp Biryani at Jai Hind Lunch Home

Jai Hind

All of the seafood dishes at Jai Hind Lunch Home are excellent, but we particularly love this spicy biryani with tender prawns.

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Yauatcha Shrimp Dumplings

Yauatcha

Shrimp dumplings, introduced as part of Yauatcha’s anniversary menu, are a delicacy.

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Dino S. Williams