From Lalbaugcha Raja to Sidhivinayak, Mumbai is home to grand Ganpati celebrations. But not just that, it's also home to many shops that serve delicious modaks! That's why we have curated a list of the best modak shops in Mumbai for you. Keep reading and bring home some sweetness.
The Ganesh Chaturthi festivities have started to roll in. People have started to prepare their homes and offices in accordance with different customs, traditions, and personal twists to make Bappa’s arrival and stay as perfect as possible. But no preparation is complete without Lord Ganesha’s favourite food, the mouthmelting Modak! Here's a list of our favourite sweet shops in Mumbai serving modaks that will surely entice your taste buds.
1. New Karachi Sweets
The demand for modaks here is so high during Ganesh Chaturthi, that they start preparing from two weeks prior to the arrival of the Idol. The Mawa Modak is quite popular among customers. They also prepare special varieties of Modak every year like chocolate Modaks, Rice Modaks, Litchi, and Rose syrup-flavoured Modaks.
Address: Shop NO 6, Ajanta Building, 3rs ROAD, Khar, Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052
Contact: Number: 098214 38994
Price: Rs. 200 onwards
2. Kanak ka Kitchen
Another popular name in Modaks is Kanak ka Kitchen. Modak specialties that you can find here are Mawa and Ukadiche Modak. The modaks they claim are homemade and hygienic. If you are busy with preparation, then place an order online or by calling them and get your sweet snack delivered to your doorstep as they deliver across Mumbai.
Address: Food Corporation of India Warehouse, Kandivali East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400101
Contact: 093234 02006
Price: Rs. 350 onwards
From the Vegan Kitchen of Chef Raveena Taurani, Yogisattva brings you Modak varieties which will give your Modak experience an artisanal twist. Unique Modak varieties include Coconut jaggery, Besan Modak, Rose, and Assorted. You can have them in their Cafe with a Yogic ambience or as a takeaway.
Address: Yogisattva, Pinnacle House, 7th Floor, 15th Road, P.D. Hinduja Junction, Mumbai - 400050, Maharashtra.
Contact Number: 098674 55009
Price for two: Rs. 899
4. Bombay Sweet Shop
Bombay Sweet Shop is a confectionery and cafe that started in early 2020 and is one of the best confectioneries and cafes in town. Also during Ganpati season, the Modaks here look as good as the cafe. This year, they’ve introduced new varieties this season like Chocolate Fudge, Coconutty Khubani, and Puran Poli, with fillings of jaggery, chana dal, cardamom, and pepper. Combined with a warm ambience and comfortable seating indoors and outdoors, you can visit this place to have Modaks and your favourite cup of hot beverage while you dine in.
Address: JAK Compound, 1, Dadoji Konddeo Cross Ln, Dhaku Prabhuchi Wadi, Byculla East, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400027.
Contact Number: 091361 92636
Price: Rs. 700
5. Genda Phool
Genda Phool is your go-to option for online Modak ordering. Their range of Modak flavours includes Vanilla Modak, Kesar Modak, Pista Modak, Chana Modak, and Coconut Modak. You can also get a 7-piece Modak box with one Modak from each of the flavours.
Address: A-251, Lane 30B, Ambika Nagar, Opp. Wagle Police Station, Thane - (W), 400604.
Contact Number: 089282 58808.
Price: Rs. 700.
This sweetshop in Dadar is over 67 years and three generations old. The grandson of the ever-popular Panshikar sweets has recently started shipping and delivering sweets internationally. But, the heart of the company, remains in the heart of Mumbai at Ranade Road in Dadar. The biggest plus point, their melt-in-mouth Modaks don’t melt your wallet as the prices here are quite economical.
Address: Shop number. 3, Popatlal Chawl, Near Axis Bank, Ranade Road, Dadar West, 400028, India.
Contact Number: 093222 32155.
Price for two: Rs. 100.
Locals may know this place quite well. The popular Modakam in Prabhadevi brings ghee-soaked Ukadiche Modak with a filling that is a blend of Coconut, Jaggery, and cardamom and is a real treat for your taste buds. You can also take your friends out for a generous treat at Modakam as the prices here are as good as the Modaks.
Address: 8/1, Kamana CHS, SK Bole Marg, Near Sidhivinayak Temple, Prabhadevi, Mumbai.
Contact Number: 08976112221
The price for two: Rs. 200