‘A Udipi restaurant’ would be the ideal way to define an eatery in Mumbai known as Cafe Mysore. It is located in Central Matunga and is extremely popular with the college crowd. Furthermore, it has over the years gained a reputation for being a perfect ‘eating and meeting’ joint.
a. About Cafe Mysore:
It was in the 1930’s that Cafe Mysore was first established by Rama Nayak, a fourth grade drop out hailing from a small village in Karnataka. It was at a secluded spot in the King Circle that he first set up a stall, and started serving idli and dosas on banana leaves. It was a few years later that Nayak converted this stall into what is today known as Mysore Cafe.
b. The ‘food and drinks’ served and ‘ambiance’ surrounding Cafe Mysore:
‘Idli and dosa’ are delicacies that are extremely popular at the Cafe Mysore. The menu card includes items such as idlis, wadas, pooris/snacks, sandwich items, and dosa. Some popular delicacies include Mysore Sada Dosa, Khotto, Pineapple Sheera, Neer Dosa, Rasam Wada, and Idli Gadbad. In terms of beverages, items such as tea, coffee, lassi, falooda, soft drinks, and milkshakes are available over here. The ambiance surrounding this eatery is ‘cool’, and hence serves as an ideal ‘meet ‘n’ greet’ spot.
c. The ‘cost’ of food and beverage at Cafe Mysore:
The cost of a meal for two at Cafe Mysore is about Rs 250. The price of beverages served at this restaurant which includes tea, coffee, lassi, falooda, soft drinks, and milkshakes vary from Rs 25 to Rs 110.
It is therefore a combination of an extremely ‘chilled’ ambiance and some delicious South Indian delicacies served which makes Cafe Mysore, an Udipi eatery in Mumbai that one must visit.