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$12 - $25
Seafood, International, Indian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is just like beach shack but has good ambience. We had gone here with family of 5 (2 adults n 3 kids) . They have a policy of minimum billing of 1k per person. We requested the owner that since we have 3...kids we won't be billing 5k but he refused. Place was empty with only 1 table occupied. Most of the dishes starts at Rs 900. We left this place & went to the next shack which was super awesome (flying dolphin)More

Date of visit: April 2022
nevilleproenca, Owner at Pousada by the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pousada by the beach will always stand by it is policy of 'one price for all'. The rules are applicable for all the people who visit us. Our pricing as well as the cover charges bring a bitter taste in a few nasty mouths. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and i had checked into the Taj Aguada and after two days were pretty bored with the regular fare on offer.Daughter suggested we visit Pousada..being vegetarians,i was a little hesitant about venturing out in the mid-day heat.We were pleasantly surprised to be welcomed...in by a friendly father son duo and a bunch of retrievers.The food was different,tasty and served very quickly.The place is cool ,has a great seabreeze and a good view.Dont miss this little gem .The only fault i can find is possibly a better approach route to PousadaMore

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 19 April 2022

The location of the place is nice, right on the beach and its a quaint space with a fresh vibe. The owner and his staff are super friendly and the service is quick once you sit down. They have an excellent Crispy Okra Dish on...the menu which is a must try. They rest of the food we ordered was well executed but lacked in flavour - the pricing of the dishes are on the hire side as compared to some other restaurants of a similar calibre. The alcohol in the restaurant is very steeply priced as compared to other restaurants / bars of a similar calibre.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 14 April 2022

Was an amazing lunch. Run by a family. Personal touch. the owners come up and chat with you and recommend food and drinks. The food was exceptional. Best part is there is no loud music playing. The wind and the crashing breeze is the only...music to your ears.More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 29 March 2022 via mobile

Great experience . Specially the owner .. he's gem of a person . The food and service everything was excellent . The price are pretty much high but the ambenice and food makes it up for everything . Definately gona come back again

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 27 March 2022

This is a restaurant on the calangute Beach. Parking is available. Service is good and friendly. Don't go wearing fancy shoes as tables are set on the sand. The cocktails are made after lot of research avoiding the use of refined and canned ingredients. The...food is tasty and portions are adequate. The owner seems to be pretty hands onMore

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 16 March 2022 via mobile

Lately because of the lack of international tourists and influx of domestic ones the shacks especially in north goa are losing their relaxed laid back ambience and are catering to changed tourist profile by playing loud music and blazing lights keeping dance floors etc. This...shack thankfully is still keeping its uniqueness intact and not indulging in mass catering . The two Labrador’s -chai and biscuit are an integral part of the experience and the food os tasty and prepared with effort The place is not cheap ( minimum spend required us 1000// per person per bich may be a deterrent to some ) and the portions are not huge But overall it’s relaxed ambience and food value makes it a place worth visiting The owners are very friendly and interactive .More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 13 March 2022

Great food and ambiance, the owner takes good care of the guests and really good service would highly recommend visiting

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 17 February 2022

Excellent food. We were there for lunch. The vegetarian choices were few, but whatever we ordered was flavourful , fresh and very tasty. A bit on the spicy side, but then Goan cuisine is spicy!

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 7 February 2022

Most expensive Run down Each drink is for nearly a 1000 rs Ordered awful looking stuffed crabs for 2700 , 2 pcs 3 pcs stuffed crab u can have at Lloyd’s for 550 Pls avoid Save ur hard earned moneyMore

Date of visit: February 2022
nevilleproenca, Owner at Pousada by the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2022

Hundreds of happy guests enjoy the exclusivity, the location, the traditional Goan hospitality, etc. Handful of angry guests write nasty reviews and the main grouse is our pricing. Why do these disgruntled few think that all restaurants should charge uniform prices? There are plenty of...More

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16 December 2019|
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Response from Arun19 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think it is needed during the day time.. however if you go in the evening would suggest to give them a call..
4 December 2018|
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Response from Kalpana_S19 | Reviewed this property |
Actually not much on menu for kids separately as it has typically Goan dishes . But owner’s son is very cooperative and he can make something out of menu too if you request. Atleast me being vegetarian, I asked and he did... More
9 January 2018|
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Response from Candy Z | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid not, we did ring the restaurant before we went, only lunch on first come first serve... we finished our lunch at about 15:30, when we were leaving there were still customers there.
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Pousada by the Beach is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5