Top Restaurants in Goa
Collected by Allison Sodha, AFAR Local Expert
A mix of Indian and Portuguese flavors, Goan cuisine can be intoxicating, from the spices and fruit to the fresh fish. Also on offer are French bistros, sushi bars, food trucks and more—a testament to Goa’s history as a stop for traders and tourists.
House No.7, 171, Calangute - Baga Rd, Saunta Vaddo, Baga, Goa 403516, India
Brittos is considered an icon on Baga Beach, one of the more popular spots in Goa for water sports and bazaars. Founded in 1961 with just four tables, Brittos now serves more than 400 dishes ranging from Italian to Chinese. Rise and shine for a...
Opposite Kenilworth Beach Resort, Utorda Beach, Salcete, Goa 403707, India
Sunshine, surf, sea breezes, and an overflowing platter of curry prawns with rice. Welcome to Zeebop by the Sea, an award-winning eatery that specializes in Goan and South Indian cuisine. With the rolling dunes of South Goa as a backdrop, the...
69, Binwaddo, Betalbatim, Salcette, Goa 403713, India
Ask any Goan for a restaurant recommendation and the response almost always includes Martin’s Corner. The family-run restaurant has come a long way from its start as a corner shop, and many locals consider eating its sorpotel, lobster ...
The Black Seep Bistro, Swami Vivekanand Road, Altinho, Panaji, Goa 403001, India
The Black Sheep Bistro, or BSB as the proprietors call it, is an upscale and modern restaurant that features a globally inspired menu. It’s one of the few establishments in Panjim (also known as Panaji) that can rightfully call itself...
H. NO. 209, ASHWEM Beach, Katte Wada Road, Mandrem, Goa 403527, India
Mirroring a Parisian bistro, La Plage is simple, chic, and unassuming. Carefully tucked away in North Goa, the restaurant has a laid-back atmosphere that complements its stellar French menu of crispy sardines in lime zest, prawn lollipops on...
House No. 187, Zor Wado, Anjuna, Vagator, Goa 403509, India
Owned by a Japanese-Israeli couple, Sakana is situated near the red cliffs of Vagator Beach. The interior is fittingly adorned with photos of sake and kimonos, and an oversize sakura tree sparkles with white lights. Though one of few Japanese...
MDR 10, Assagao, Goa 403509, India
A food truck decorated with animated cartoon characters may not seem a likely spot to grab traditional Goan fare, but the three brothers who manage Noronha’s Corner know the art of food. The menu is separated into four sections: beef,...
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