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VJ's Shack

Candolim, Bardez, India
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Chinese, Indian, Bar, Seafood, Asian, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Candolim, Bardez, India
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We've been to Goa many times, but this was our first time at VJ's. Great service and food (huge menu to select from). Clean toilets. Always made to feel welcome by all and nothing too much trouble. We'll be back.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Are second visit to candolim and we visited vj's on numerous times food is great . We asked for magners and they sent someone to the supermarket to get some for my girlfriend that was a good touch best shack in candolim

1  Thank Rono5times
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It's tough to choose between all the beach shacks in Candolim so we went to VJs on recommendation of a local guy we met on the plane. I'm glad we did - it was some of the best food we had in India (and we...More

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time in VJ's shack on Candolim beach. The food is excellent and the service is the best I have ever had and we have been to Goa many many times so I do know what to expect. Sunita provides excellent massages...More

2  Thank Val H
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

VJ'S Shack is superb, the best shack in Candolim. It is located at the Whispering Palms end of the beach which is not manic like at the Beach Road end, so very relaxing. The team as always along with the service and food was superb....can't...More

1  Thank Harb
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Been going to VJ's for nine years now, and it just gets better. Staff are always helpful and friendly. Most speak English And Russian. Goa food is served as you want it, mild spicy and extra spicy. Food is served breakfast and lunch, plus evenings...More

1  Thank tonyriley
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Brilliant seafood and staff really nice service brilliant. Tables cleaned regularly. Prawns were delicious

Thank sarahtang0
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Vj, Annan,Geeta and every single one of the staff (sorry ! cannot remember everybody's names) go out of their way to please you at this shack . The main sell for me was - there was no hard sell from anyone here , no hassle...More

1  Thank meesh1772
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We picked this shack because basically we did not want to trudge too far from whispering palms road, but having done that it was very nice the beds are free as long as you buy drinks and eat there. The girls who do the beds...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our favourite shack by far, plenty of sunbeds with brolly's and service from your sunbed if required! Lovely food with loads of choice to suit everyone's tastes, but most of all Vijay and his staff are great and go out of their way to make...More

1  Thank Kim B
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15 March 2016|
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Response from MrTwonky | Reviewed this property |
No accommodation just a very good beach shack. We stayed at the country inn and suites. But I wouldn't recommend it as its standards have dropped.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Candolim, Bardez, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  North Goa District  >  Bardez  >  Candolim
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