Now that monsoon here, it is time to plan trips from Mumbai to Pune, and, we are talking about road trips. So, whether it is a weekend getaway or drive through on the Mumbai-Pune highway, food would definitely be on your travel list.
Since Expressway is the only road to take from Mumbai to Pune, you can halt at roadside dhabas for a hot cup of tea with delicious fresh food, be it a quick nibble or a hearty meal.
Here is a list of some amazing highway dhabas on Expressway enroute Mumbai to Pune.
Bhajan Singh Da Dhaba
This dhaba is a must-visit for non-vegetarian freaks for the alluring variety of mutton and chicken preparations. Recommendations include chicken chilly and chicken achari kebab among appetisers and mutton rogan josh and butter chicken among main course specialities.
Where: Near Somatane Toll Plaza, Old Mumbai-Pune Highway, Talegaon Dhabade, Pune
Call: +91 2114645747
Meal for two: Rs. 500
Toni Da Dhaba
This dhaba is situated in the heart of Lonavala. A mouth-watering selection of dishes is served here with local authentic flavours and not just food, you can also sip on their offerings of wine. The highlights of this dhaba include seafood specialities and duck specialities.
Where: Mumbai-Pune Road, Naigaon, Kamshet, Tal-Maval, Dist-Pune, Maharashtra
Call: +91 9890695937/+91 7770092137
Meal for two: Rs. 1200 to Rs. 1500
Sunny Da Dhaba
If you are craving some authentic Punjabi food while on the way from Mumbai to Pune, this is where you need to stop. The chicken tikka masala and butter paneer masala are raved about of this dhaba. You cannot end your meal without the mango lassi at Sunny Da Dhaba.
Where: Mundhavara Phata, Old Mumbai-Pune Highway, Lonavala, Maharashtra
Call: +91 9890761643
Meal for two: Rs. 1900
Aaswad Dhaba & Family Restaurant
Offering a selection of decadent Chinese and North Indian cuisines, Aaswad is a place you cannot leave out. You can find a mix of light options as well as complete meal options such as mutton biryani and reshmi paneer kebab.
Where: Toll Plaza, Waksai, Maval, Old Mumbai-Pune Highway, Lonavala, Maharashtra
Call: +91 9637161883
Meal for two: Rs. 500