heres a list of the best places to eat if ur in mumbai.....
Gazalee - MIDC Andheri (E) and Vile Parle(E) - moderately priced - very good food - fish and crabs
Saaybaa - outside Bandra Stn. (W) - very cheep and very decent place - limited seating - avoid rush hour
Mahesh lunch home - Fort - off the Citibank lane on DN Road - probably the most popular seafood - expensive nowadays
Apoorva lunch home - Fort - near Mahesh - off the lane opposite to Mahesh - cheaper and equally good
Excellensea/Bharat lunch home - newar RBI building - the biggest prawn I have ever eaten - very good food
Priya Lunch Home - Right opp. Vikhroli Station - cheap and good
Malvan Samudra - Outside Vikhroli station (W)
Sion Lunch Home - near Sion station - Speciality: Mangalorian food
Fountain Plaza - near Fountain - off DN Road, the street that goes left at Eastern Watch. Inexpensive and great fish
Maharaja - near chakala - good choice of crabs
Highway Gomantak - under the flyover of Bandra (E) - moderately cheap and great food
Cafe Royal - opposite Regal - very costly - the best juiciest steaks in town in my opinion
Kobe sizzlers - Sakinaka, Andheri Stn (W), and Girgaon Chowpatty - slightly costly - nice steaks in the form of sizzlers
Alps - behind Regal and Bade Miyan - very cheap - decent steaks with beer - smoky place
Rodas Parabola - Hiranandani Powai - expensive - the midnight menu has excellent steak
Yoko sizzlers - Lokhandwala, Khar - I have had diametrically opposite experiences here - so take a shot
Le Royal Meridien - Intl. Airport - 325 per head all days - as good as you expect a midnight buffet to be - good salads and deserts - ok main course food - 12 to 3 - but 12 to 2 on monday
Rodas Parabola coffee shop - Hiranandani Powai - 225 per head on weekends and 199 per head on weekdays - again good salads and deserts - deserts get over - not on mondays
Renaissance - Powai - haven't been there - only weekends - 350/400 per head
Lotus Suites - they have stopped their midnight buffets
Leela, Marriot, Oberoi, Taj - when last called upon, they didn't have midnight buffets
Intercontinental, The Grand - Intl. airport - 350 per person - weekends only
Best midnight buffets - outside railway stations all over Bombay
24-hour coffee shops
Oberoi - now called Hilton - Nariman Point - very good lounge with a sea view - though you can't see at night - have bottomless coffees for about 80!
President - Cuffee Parade - Also Library Bar with live music but closes at about 1 am.
Rodas - Hiranandani Powai - midnight buffet available here
Leela - Intl. Airport - Good lounge for coffee - the bar behind the lounge closes at 2 last I know
Hyatt Ragancy - Itnl. Airport - Great glassy lounge - standard coffees/smoothies available
Grand Maratha Sheraton - Intl. Airport - excellent coffee shop and ambience - great food
Basically most 3-4 star and all 5 star hotels have some kind of food and drink available throughout the night
South Indian food
Mysore Cafe, Madras Cafe and Anand Bhavan - all located bang on King's Circle (70/head)
A. Rama Nayak's Lunch House - right outside the Matunga station platform south side
Amba Bhavan Coffee Club - King's Circle
Sharada Bhuvan - Opposite the Matunga Station Main Ticket Window on the East.
Mani's Lunch Home - Matunga Gymkhana
Ram Ashraya - Kabutarkhana, Matunga(C.R), on the junction of Napoo Rd and Bhandarkar Road.
Udipi - Matunga Station
Woodland - Mulund Cheknaka
Kamat's - Chembur naka part of a narion-wide chain
Dosa Diner, everywhere (120/head).. Try the Non-Veg thaali if you happen to be non-veg
Prakash - Next to Shiv Sena Bhavan, towards Portuguese Church, serves an excellent Misal.
Aaswad - Near Shiv Sena Bhavan, towards Mahim. Used to be like Prakash, but now they serve Punjabi, Southie dishes too.
Trupti - Opposite Plaza Cinema (in the same building that was destroyed in the 1993 bomb blasts). Aaswad above is owned by it's ex-Manager.
Panshikar's - Opposite Dadar Stn(W), again for traditional Maharashtrian grub.
Madhura - Between Plaza and Shiv Sena Bhavan(N.C Kelkar Rd), similar to Prakash.
Dattatraya - same row as Prakash aobve in Dadar
Misc Indian treats
Gujju thali @ 100 - Hotel Maharana - Chembur Naka
Rajasthani/Gujarati thali - Royal Challenge II - Thane (W) near Teen Haath Naka
Treat places - for collegians
Potpourri (continental) & Kabab Corner in Bandra
Olive (Meditteranean) in Bandra
Orchid Hotel (continental) Late Night Buffet in Vile Parle
Yoko Sizzlers & Dynasty in Santa Cruz
Pop Tate's (Italian) in Versova
Sanuk Thai in Bandra
Tamnak Thai in Shivaji Park
Sidewok in Nariman Point
Kobe Sizzlers (Andheri West, Bandra, Opera House)
San Marzano (Italian) near Churchgate
Little Italy (pure veg Italian, Tiramisu highyl recommended) in Juhu
Please note that in each of the above, damage per head > Rs 250 (excluding beverages).
5 Spice - authentic chinese - opposite RBI headqarters, walk from VT - Highly recommended - everything on the menu - Desserts (incl. Death by chocolate) - quite cheap without compromising authenticity, presentation or quality. Daaru available.
Mama Mia's Fast Food at Opera House - excellent selection of subs, pizzas, pastas at very reasonable prices - avoid desi chinese here - no daaru, no a/c.
Sassanian Boulangerie - opposite Metro Cinema/Masjid roundabout - clean place, excellent non-veg, parsi-Irani and good european/continental, chinese, italian food - serves sizzlers - quite cheap - has a bakery too - no daaru (unless you klnow the owner and bring your own).
The '80s Place - start of Linking road Bandra station side - excellent veg buffet joint Rs 80. - the pub nearby by the same name is a money-sink
Mama Mia (www.mamamiapizzas.com) - Opera House - American, Italian, Mexican (Pizzas, Subs and Fast food) - moderately cheap - good veg variety