Goa, once a Portuguese territory boasts a regional cuisine popular for its mixture of Portuguese and Indian flavors, including seafood, coconut milk and rice. From laid-back street-food sellers and cozy beach shacks to candlelit dinner, Goa has a truly vibrant dining scene. Here are popular restaurants that you can visit while you are in a Goa trip.
No doubt, Mum’s Kitchen is one of the best restaurants in Goa for scrumptious Goan cuisine. The menu in this restaurant is vast and captivating. Most of the regulars customers here in this restaurants are locals, so the kitchen does not hold back on the exotic spice. If you want to taste traditional Goan and Portuguese food, then this is the restaurant to go. They prepare some of the most rarely seen dishes, prepared in traditional spices, and home-cooked with perfection in taste and flavours. Antique artefacts, garden view, air-conditioned seating, makes you relax and dine. The service here is very quick but it is recommended to book the table before visiting as this restaurant is jam-packed by the Goa tourism.
Venite is one of the most fabulous of restaurants in Goa. Offering traditional Goan dishes, with the garnishment of local herbs and spices, this popular restaurant is a captivating culinary experience, which you must definitely have in your Goa holidays. This restaurant and bar is on the first floor of an old mansion where you are greeted with seashells at the entrance. This restaurant and bar is run by a family and extremely popular for its credible local Goan dishes. The seafood here is also bizarre.
With stunning sea views, live music and spectacular sunsets, this restaurant serves delicious Greek food. Its evenings are as energetic as its mornings are calm. They serve delectable Greek as well as Mediterranean cuisines. Seating outside grants you feel the frosty breeze and enjoy the picturesque views. The bar has all the exotic wines, spirits, fruit juices, cocktails and much more.
Pousada By The Beach
Pousada By The Beach which is located on a peaceful stretch of stunning beach in Calangute. This beachside restaurant serves scrumptious Goan as well as Portuguese food. The dishes are made with ethereal skills, so as to enjoy its authentic flavours and tastes delectable as well. While the seafood is scrumptious, do try their yummy curries and desserts. The Pousada Beach Sea Front Restaurant is a tiny part of Goa and also an ideal place on the Arabian Sea to savor a coastal meal on their private courtyard or balcony or just right for playing and sunbathing on the beach. This is the beach shack where you leave your stress behind and get away from the hectic life. Enjoy the most popular food of Goa at this stunning restaurant.
Sakana specializes in a Japanese cuisine which is exactly what makes this restaurant in a club of its own in this tiniest state. Sakana, the creation of Indian-Israeli Eliko and his Japanese wife Mali, blusters a number of best Japanese food in Goa. They have the vibrant interiors in a well-crowded section of the Anjuna and Vagator beach. If you love Japanese dishes, then you cannot miss out on this restaurant. Newly-wed couples in Goa are strongly suggested to visit it in your Goa honeymoon. They serve scrumptious Japanese dishes such as like tuna teriyaki, sushi, sashimi, beef yoshinoya are a must-try here. You will also get noodles, soups, and a wide range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices to opt from. The food is a crack of flavours and tastes. You will also get booze too.
So if you are planning to visit Goa, then I strongly suggest you to include these five restaurants in your Goa tour package.