Indian Seafood Restaurant, Vasai Local Restaurant Reactivates

Relish the flavours of authentic Indian fish recipes passed down for generations at a home-style restaurant in the city. 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Vasai Local is a home-style & home-grown restaurant known for serving Seafood and Tandoori Indian delicacies. They serve authentic delicacies, passed down for generations, using a unique combination of spices and fresh ingredients.

Vasai Local is named after the local train- the lifeline of Mumbai. 

The restaurant is a tribute to the historical village of Vasai in Mumbai’s western suburb, which is known for its traditional style of fish delicacies, The Koliwada, and Koli women who maintained fish legacy in the region for centuries now.

Vasai Local is the first and the only Koli restaurant outside India that serves the tasteful delicacies of Koli cuisine to your platter.

Started by the woman entrepreneur  Supriya in 2019 just before the lockdown hit the F&B industry, she is now excited to welcome back guests at its Karama outlet and soon launch a second outlet in Al Quoz. Speaking about Vasai Local, Supriya, the founder of Vasai Local Says,   We are Dubai, UAE and we are always ready for a good and unique F&B experience, hence I challenged myself of being a restaurateur, to pursue my passion for food and introduce our Koli culture, through our Koli Cuisine here in Dubai. Fresh Fish, Fresh ingredients with no preservatives. Great Flavors & Great Service is what VaLo (Vasai Local) aims at every single time.

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The interiors of Vasai Local will hit the nostalgia chords with its small little elements that take you back to the fish market. From real fishing nets to  a typical Vasai style home decor you will see fish baskets, dry fish, the authentic Koli Masala along with an artistic impression of how Vasai is geographically situated in India..This hidden gem with indoor and outdoor space has been designed to give a 100 percent authentic experience to its customers. 

What’s on the Menu?

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The famous home-style & home-grown Seafood & Tandoor Indian Restaurant, Vasai Local, has so much in store for you all. The special delicacies include:

Bombil Rava Fry : Fresh & Crispy pan fried Bombay Duck

Kolbi (Prawns) Fry (Koli/Tava/Rava): Prawns pan fried 

Sarga (Pomfret) Fry (Koli/Tava/Rava): White Pomfret pan fried 

Surmai (King Fish) Fry: True to its name, King Fish pan fried. 

Sukkha Bombil Fry: Golden friend dry Bombay Duck- Dry Fish

Kolim (Sukkhat): Dry baby prawns from our aunt’s kitchen-Dry Fish

Chicken Bhujing: A delicacy cooked with chicken & poha famous as Vasai Street Food

Kolbi Batatcha Ambat (Prawn & Potato Curry): The star of our seafood gravies.

Green Fish Curry (King Fish or Pomfret): Coconut& Coriander based curries from our grandmas kitchen

Chicken Curry Killa: Authentic koli style chicken curry with potato.

Others: Dahi ke Kebab, Tandoori Aloo, Paneer Tikka, Bhatti ka Murg, Potato Chops,, Dal Tadka, Veg Seekh Kebab Masala, Lasuni Palak Paneer, Masaldar Kadai Murg, Butter Chicken, Prawn Ghee Roast, Crab Roast, Chinese dishes, Oman Chips Vada Pav, Moong Dal Bhajiya, Kheema Pav, Mumbai breakfast, Breads like Bhakri, Naans, Solkadi, Kokum Sarbat and more. 

Give your palate a tasteful ride with the authentic flavours of Koli cuisine at Vasai Local Restaurant

Average meal price for two at Vasai Local is AED 120 (Set thali for dhs 35 per person)

Address: Shop Number 1, Wasl Quartz Building, Behind Ramee Royal Hotel, Karama, Al Karama, Dubai, UAE

Phone:  (+971) 4880 49 62

Email: vasailocalrestaurant@gmail.com

Instagram: instagram.com/vasailocalrestaurant/