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The décor here might be simple and sans frills, but the food is the mainstay, and that is how this restaurant has been ever since its inception in 1977. Fresh and the best quality seafood in myriad preparations, is what you can hope to enjoy here. The seating section upstairs is cosy and offers privacy. The menu boasts of various sections with offerings in seafood, chicken and mutton but of course, seafood, particularly Mangalorean preparations, is what people frequent this place for. Interestingly, there are Chinese dishes on the menu too. The distinct flavours of each dish set it apart, as do the home-style cooking methods. One cannot leave this place without trying the 'Fish Tawa Fry'. The robust and rustic flavours of the well-marinated mutton make this dish unique. Vegetarians may be at a bit of a loss here, although there is a fair amount to choose from. The bartenders offer exciting cocktails too. The staff is polite and attentive and the service brisk. When in doubt, ask the staff for recommendations.
Mumbai is a city that is abundantly rich in seafood, often prepared with spicy tangy regional spices inspired from several Maharashtrian households. If you have a craving for Mumbai’s regional cuisine, then the city will have so much to offer gastronomically. There are numerous good restaurants tucked in various corners of the city specializing in the local flavour and when talking about regional delights one can’t help but mention the famous ‘Mahesh Lunch Home’. The culinary brand is legendary in Mumbai’s culinary circle and there are several outlets of Mahesh Lunch Home nestled in various corners of the city. The one in Fort area is a popular one as the restaurant is roomy and keeps a very impressive regional menu. Find the outlet presiding on Cawasji Patel Street in Fort Mumbai.
The menu of Mahesh Lunch Home is its key strength, featuring a delightful plethora of spectacular regional cuisine. You will find the menu encompassing North Indian, Chinese and Mangalorean cuisines excellently but the superstar of the menu is still the seafood fare which you should definitely indulge in. For pretty modest prices one can have a lavish lunch at iconic Mahesh Lunch Home. Being one of the oldest lunch homes in Mumbai, the menu is bound to be extensive starting off with, squid koliwada, Malabar pomfret tikka, hara bhara kebab, lady fish tandoori, gobhi lollypop, lobster tandoori, sarson wali crab, paneer takatak, rawas tandoori, maske ka kekda, machchi tandoor ki shaan, paneer in butter pepper garlic and podi masala crab. Dig in further with, Kerala seafood stew, crab hyderabadi salan, squid rings, pomfret green masala, clams sukha, basa tawa fry, prawns Balti, squid ghee roast and fish vijaywada curry.
Enjoy the curries the way it should be enjoyed, with an assortment of biryanis or traditional kheema naan. The menu at Mahesh Lunch Home is quite extensive and wonderfully varied. You get to sample a diverse range of seafood prepared in numerous regional ways. Mahesh Lunch Home is the ideal place to start your Mumbai’s food walk. Interiors of Mahesh Lunch Home is fancy and stylish. Modern plush furnishings are included to add comfort in style. Large aquarium walls are a charming addition to the dining space and kids find a lot of fascination following the fishes during the meal. Décor is contemporary, elegant, tasteful and intimate. Lighting is kept low.