A Round Up of the Best Sea Food Restaurants in Goa
For many of us, Goa is all about alluring beaches and golden sands. But this tropical paradise, with an impressive 105 km coastline, has much more to offer. Wining and dining is a significant part of Goan lifestyle. In fact, the place is famed for its outstandingly fresh and delicious sea food that you just cannot miss on your trip to this tropical paradise.
From Cafreal crab and fish tikka to garlic butter prawns and Goan spiny lobster, there is an endless variety of mouth-watering delicacies that you can savour here. You can relish them at any of the cosy seaside shacks, laid back cafes or high end restaurants. Here is our gastronomic guide summing up the best sea food restaurants in Goa.
1. Pepper’s Gourmet Cuisine
If you are a fan of authentic Goan cuisine, head to this relaxed restaurant tucked away in the Margao suburb of Pajifond. It not only serves traditional Goan sea food classics, but also has some global dishes on its menu. You’ll find a tempting selection of local delicacies that promise an amazing dining experience. You can order the famous Squid Chilly fry and spinach stuffed mushrooms for starters and then relish any of the fresh seafood dishes, cooked the way you like, for the mains. The steaks and sizzlers here are also quite popular among the tourists as well as the Margao residents. They also have a special diet menu of succulent fish and meat preparations, steamed or grilled to perfection.
2. Zeebop by the Sea
Zeebop by the Sea is one of the best beach shack style restaurants of Goa. It is aptly situated on the beach of Utorda and is sandwiched between 2 of the best hotels in south Goa. The restaurant is popular for its excellent quality sea food, getting the freshest fish directly from the Arabian Sea to your dining bowl. Choose from variety of sea food dishes which include curry fish, tandoori fish, poached, Raw fish Salad, fried fish, grilled fish, lobsters, prawns, oysters- the list is endless! The restaurant also serves the best cocktails, mocktails, beers and wines, keeping you high and happy in Goa.
3. Corta’s Restaurant
You can also satiate your taste buds with authentic Goan cuisine served at Corta’s restaurant at The LaLiT Golf and Spa Resort Goa, located in Canacona. It is one of the finest beach shacks in Goa and a very popular spot among tourists. If you have booked your stay at The LaLiT Golf and Spa Resort Goa, one of the top 5 hotels in Goa, you can easily relish mouth-watering sea food delicacies served at this restaurant. Do not miss their special ‘sun downer cocktails’ as you enjoy stunning sun set views in the evening.
4. Calamari in Candolim
This casual beachfront restaurant serves a variety of sea food dishes. Its idyllic location along the golden sands of Candolim Beach has made it a popular restaurant among tourists who get a chance to enjoy great food and drinks overlooking the Arabian Sea. From traditional Goan fish curry to fish tikka and garlic butter prawn, the delicacies here will surely leave you spoilt for choice.
Visit these restaurants for a vibrant dining experience in Goa.