5 Pav-Bhaji spots in Lucknow, for your next evening hangout!
Pav bhajis have always been our go-to comfort food, whenever we crave something chatpata yet filling. Regarded as one of the best street-snacks, pav bhajis have their own way of making us smile, right after we dig into it with our bare hands. The steaming masaledar bhaji with minced seasonal veggies, wrapped in globs of butter and spanks of spice, makes it our hot favourite.
Whether you're on a student budget or have been trying to survive the last week of the month, this appetizer is always light on the pockets but heavy on the satisfaction levels.
Given that the city is so mesmerized by this snack, rather, this meal, we've listed down 5 pav bhaji places in Lucknow which you need to check out ASAP, for your fix of yumminess.
1. Pav Bhaji Wala
A gem in this locale, Pav Bhaji Wala has been serving us with godsend pav bhajis, which have us drooling by the mere mention of it. High on hygiene and taste, the pav bhajis here are quite famous for the wholesomeness they exude. Topped with grated beets, carrots and onions, this dish here is a mass favourite.
Location: 8, Gurudwara Road, Vijay Nagar, Naka Hindola, Lucknow
Timings: 12noon – 11pm
Cost: ₹150 for two people (approx.)
2. Curry Leaf
Curry Leaf is known for their South Indian delicacies but they do cook up a mean pav bhaji too, which is deemed fit for the royals too. The taste and texture of the pav bhaji here is distinct; the moment you indulge in a plate of it, you'll know that it is from Curry Leaf. The portions are hearty and of course, when here, this is one of the safest options you can go for.
Location: Shop 3, East Block, Near Shree Hanuman Temple, Hazratganj, Lucknow
Timings: 10:30am – 11pm
Cost: ₹500 for two people (approx.)
3. Bombay Pav Bhaji
Delectable pav bhajis enveloped in spicy seasoning and a whole lot of butter, Bombay Pav Bhaji truly lives up to its name. It's as authentic as whatever Bombay offers on the streets and we can never get over the flavours they come with. Absolutely fresh and big on the taste, drop by to fall in love at first bite.
Location: Shop 408, Saharaganj Mall, Hazratganj, Lucknow
Timings: 11am – 11:30pm
Cost: ₹450 for two people (approx.)
4. Goli Vada Pav
You haven't really eaten pav bhaji in Lucknow, if you haven't been here. Period. Goli Vada Pav is one of the top places on our list, for a serving of warm bhaji with gliding butter on top coupled with toasted butter pavs. We love how generous they are with the servings and the taste is truly unparalleled. Give this place a shot if you still haven't and thank us later.
Location: B-3 Shivani Plaza Vijay Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
Timings:10am – 10pm
Cost: ₹350 for two people (approx.)
5. Mahalaxmi Sweets
One of the oldest sweet shops in Lucknow, Mahalaxmi never disappoints when it comes to serving a plate of perfect pav bhaji. Their sweets are well-famed, so are the other Indian appetizers they have on their menu. But when in this locale in search of your palate of pav bhaji, Mahalaxmi Sweets is the place to be at.
Location: Puraniya Chauraha, Aliganj, Lucknow
Timings: 4 pm to 9 pm
Pav bhaji is truly synonymous to comfort food for us and no matter the season or the mood, this snack is always a delight to devour. So now that you have this list in hand, delay no further and get out on the streets for this delectable pav bhaji trail.