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Jimmy Boy

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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
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Navi Mumbai, India
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189 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jimmy Boy has not only succeeded in maintaining Parsi traditions but also mastered in serving authentic Parsi cuisines. The place is well maintained in the heritage building and I have witnessed the same when I had gone today 20.03.17 for my lunch. Both Chicken Berry Pulao and Caramel Custard good in taste and I enjoyed the same. Jimmy Boy is... More 

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Thank MohanAmin
Parkland, Florida
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91 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we visited this place a few years ago, new management (a member of the original family) has taken over and has brought the restaurant closer to its original glory from 50 years ago. Do go there if you get a chance.

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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, nothing fancy but the food is spectacular. We set out for Britannia on a Sunday and found it to be shut. However, Jimmy Boy was a great find.

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Thank ManishSY
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place for the first time and it has a wonderful quaint old Bombay charm ! Don't forget to try their delicious dhansaak.

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Thank prachi j
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I liked Jimmy Boy for its authentic Parsi food. I highly recommend Bun-maska, Keema-bun,fish popcorns and shrewsberry cookies. Do try their ice cream soda!! You can try their assorted plate of cookies with tea too. If you are in Mumbai, do visit Jimmy Boy once!!

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Thank Baliindu
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

We ordered Jimmy boy berry pulao on scootsy.. excellent food but the quantities are really small. The raspberry soda is to die for.. love it!

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Thank mayura126
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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93 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We visited Jimmy Boy because same family members from Kolkata wanted to try an Irani Cafe, and this was recommended. We went for lunch- and asked for recommendations from the server for ordering. The keema pav and mutton dhansak were excellent! Chicken kalamari could have been more tender. Berry pulao was good. Wish prices were a little lower,though!

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London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

I had the non-veg lagan nu bhonu (set meal) with fish in a leaf, fried chicken - lots and lots of sides and some kind of custard to finish. I would definitely recommend this place especially sitting next to the road and taking in the fresh (somewhat polluted) air. Food is delicious - try the jeera/masala soda for a fairly... More 

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Thank Dharam S
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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327 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

On my last visit to Mumbai, we all decided to visit Jimmy Boy for some authentic Parsi fare for dinner. We ordered dishes like the Bombai Duck, Patranu Macchi, Berry Pulao, etc and caramel custard, apple pie for dessert. We loved the taste of every dish we ordered. The person serving us helped us determine the portion sizes to order.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

Jimmy Boy is an old, Parsi cuisine restaurant which has been around for decades. Its old world ambience makes you nostalgic but the food is just about Ok though very nomially priced. Other places have much better fare but this place has the ambience. Don't have very high hopes about the food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
Indian, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
  • Neighborhood: Gateway of India
  • Phone Number: +91 22 2270 0880
Description
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?