Goa has a wide variety of places where you can eat and dine. Whether you are looking for street food, small cozy restaurants or some of the finest places to eat, you can be sure that there is no shortage of hotels, restaurants and eateries in Goa. Here are some of the most popular eating places where you can grab a snack or enjoy a full gourmet meal or have a meal with your family.
1. The Deltin JAQK
The Deltin JAQK is a floating restaurant, where you can grab something to eat while enjoying the scenic view on the Mandovi River. You can enjoy buffet meals. There are Italian buffets, Chinese, Indian and Continental cuisines to choose from. You can also enjoy some of the finest drinks from their Aqua bar. There are usually live performances during dining hours. You can eat with your family in this restaurant, as there is a special zone for children. The restaurant also has a Casino, where you can try your luck by playing a couple of games.
2. Salt and Pepper
If you are craving beef burgers, you can visit Salt and Pepper eatery in Vagator. This is a simple eatery that is run by a father and daughter. The burgers made in this place will keep you coming back for more. Other things you can try out in the menu include the chicken escalope and pepper steak.
3. Hotel Venite
This is one of the most legendary hotels in Goa. Founded in 1955, this hotel offers the best Goan cuisine. If you want to get a taste of local Goan dishes, then this will be your best bet. You can sit out on the balconies as you eat and people watch. This is a great place to just eat and relax.
4. Mum’s Kitchen
This restaurant is run by a husband and wife team. If you want to try out rare Goan dishes, then this is your go to place. The food is finger licking good, as the owners have taken time to come up with an extraordinary menu to cater to their client’s taste buds. The eating area is quite spacey and it is air conditioned.
5. Noronha’s Corner
This fast food truck in Anjuna is run by two brothers. It has been operational since 2009 and it is open almost every night. They serve Goan snacks such as spicy Goan sausage burgers, fish cutlets and beef and chicken cutlets. You definitely want to try out their food if you love experimenting with new foods and you like your snacks served spicy and delicious.
6. Sabina’s Thali
Sabina’s Thali serves one of Goa’s most favorite foods. That is Thai fish curry, which is basically fish curry with rice. Thai fish curry is served in most restaurants in Goa. What make’s Sabina’s fish thali stand out is its lemony, peppery flavor. You definitely have to try out this fish thali before leaving Goa.