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Jimmy Boy

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$$ - $$$
Gateway of India
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11, Vikas Building, Bank Street, Kala Ghoda | Off Horniman Circle, Near Old Custom House, Fort, Mumbai (Bombay), India
+91 22 2270 0880
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visit Jimmy Boy if you happen to be that area and you wont be disapointed. Standard Parsi fare of salli chicken and dhansak is tasty. Try their speciality sodas. However keep your expectations low as it lacks the wow factor.

Thank Ameya K
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start with the not so great.... the sandwich was supposed to have herbs in it but had nothing but boiled chicken.... unless I'm missing something it could've been better.... like with herbs The mutton biriyani was awesome and so was the pineapple upside down dessert and the caramel custard. I loved the tea... just like home....i wanted to... More 

Thank Salil C
Bengaluru, India
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249 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for lunch last Sunday with a friend on his recommendation. Location is good approx 1 km from Regal cinema circle,Colaba. There are 2 floors for seating.. I preferred the 1st floor. A bakery is also attached to the restaurant. Ordered Parsi cold drinks(icecream soda), mutton cutlets, patrani macchi, Mutton salli boti, pav and mutton dhansak and caramel custard.... More 

Thank Puja_deb
New Delhi, India
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

the food was ok and the restaurant ambience is just about passable. i guess people go their for nostalgic reasons and i am just a newcomer. Their pomfret wrapped in a banana leaf is interesting except that the mint chutney on the fish was a bit of a disappointment the remainder of the meal was also not something to write... More 

Thank josam1715
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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137 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Visited Jimmy Boy after almost 7-8 years. The place was unchanged. A nostalgic feel. Ordered the usual Chicken Dhansak and Chicken berry pulao to be washed down with Masala Soda. Quick servcice. Good helping size. Tasty food. Had to leave quickly, but wish I cud have stayed. Will come back a bit more often now

Thank Atal A
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A place to visit not only to enjoy the great authentic real Parsi food still being served in the very traditional way on banana leaves but it is a place which takes you back down in the memory lane of yesteryears giving you a glimpse of what Mumbai's characteristic and cultural identity was formed and how beautiful it has always... More 

Thank Rajesh S
Goa, India
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I am so glad that we got a chance to enjoy a wide variety of Parsi cuisine, personally the raspberry sherbet was the beverage on nearly every table. The rustic with modern is a super effect, cheers!!

Thank qagatha
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Jimmy Boy is a popular South Mumbai family restaurant, frequented especially by the Parsi community. It is located close to the Bombay Stock Exchange and serves up Parsi and North Indian cuisine. It's a small place, with large windows and a high ceiling which make you feel as if you're seated out in the open. There is an air-conditioned section... More 

Thank Maher_Master
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Been always for lunch different experince. Zeera soda is to die for. Different rice and gravy is different. Recommended to everyone.

Thank Durgesh S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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119 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Jimmy Boy is one of Mumbai’s top and most loved Parsi restaurants. Started in 1920s, this grand old Dude retains its old world charm – what with its cosy, two-floor joint with its ornate balustrades that take your to the mezzanine floor. Before you take your chair, look down at the first floor and you will be certain that not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Indian, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11, Vikas Building, Bank Street, Kala Ghoda | Off Horniman Circle, Near Old Custom House, Fort, Mumbai (Bombay), India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)>  > Gateway of India
  • Neighbourhood: Gateway of India
  • Phone Number: +91 22 2270 0880
It is the only restaurant in Mumbai serving the Parsi wedding meal (lagan nu bhonu).The Bakery has a variety of snacks and pastries to cherish

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?