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Pousada by the Beach

Holiday Street | Bardez, Goa, Calangute 403516, India
+91 99222 79265
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, International, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Holiday Street | Bardez, Goa, Calangute 403516, India
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This place is adjacent to the beach. Great view. The food tasted very authentic. I visited this place with family and the owner of this restaurant being quite friendly, made us feel very comfortable. On the plus side, you also get to meet two very...More

1  Thank Sriraj P
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is the nicest place on calangunte beach. You have the sea view, the beach feeling, though you feel like you are not in a regular shack. It was a finding for me in calangunte, that i used to avoid, reason being the crowds....More

Thank Bilitis S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I’m unsure how this place is achieving number one.. There is food in restaurants and shacks that do it far better. Don’t get me wrong, it tasted okay, but it wasn’t anything special. You can literally have a taster curry for half the price in...More

4  Thank Loui1984
pousada, Owner at Pousada by the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

pousada, Owner at Pousada by the Beach, responded to this review The Top Ranking and positive reviews of all the satisfied guests does not mean that our restaurant should be affordable Instead of complaining "that you can eat elsewhere for half the price " I...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The setting in a beach side compound with a large garden is magnificent. The staff are warm and friendly ( esp the young manager / owner) . The 2 Labradors lounging amidst the tables are adorable . The food is decent .. esp the Goan...More

Thank doitwhileyoucan71
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Beautifully located by the beach. Delicious food and lovely ambience. we were a big group of friends and we had a super meal.

Thank sdbhavsar2016
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I've eaten at in the 4 weeks I've been in India. Our server was very friendly and had great suggestions for food. Everything was so fresh and delicious. Great location right off the beach.

3  Thank sockweasel
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Every time I am in Goa , I make it a point to eat out atleast once every day here. It is a fine dinning experience in a shack, not offered anywhere in Goa. The place is very busy but Nevile is very accommodating. I...More

1  Thank ranj001
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great location excellent place to have ur lunch along the sea or njoy the sunset in the hustle bustle of calangute..tasty food courteous and hostpitable

Thank kaustuv83
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a must try when in Goa if you're looking for authentic Goan food. Kevin is an amazing and friendly chap, very courteous and welcoming. The highlight of the place is its authentic Goan food. This is not your average typical Goan shack. Clean...More

Thank tirthbhatt
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Prepare to spend Rs.1500 per person on an average meal without alcohol. There are much better value for money restaurants all over. Won't be going there again.More

3  Thank HammiNewDelhi
pousada, Owner at Pousada by the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Instead of complaining 'very expensive 'I would request you to walk out of restaurants which do not fit into your limited holiday budget and move on to the many others which offer cheaper food . All those who visit us know that our prices are...More

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Suprabhat J
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.
Georgina S
2 November 2017|
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Response from pousada | Property representative |
apologies for the delayed response we don't take reservation it is on first come first serve basis also 12 am to 13,30 pm is always good
Mahenoor K
26 October 2017|
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Response from Varuna K | Reviewed this property |
They do serve Chicken. I'm not sure about halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holiday Street | Bardez, Goa, Calangute 403516, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  North Goa District  >  Calangute
  • Phone Number: +91 99222 79265
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The Sea/Beach facing Garden Restaurant and Bar is open from 11 am 7 pm . Pousada by the Beach is located at the end of Holiday street at Gaura Vaddo Calangute. To get to us, come to the end of the street, head to the beach, as you face the sea turn right, walk about 75 meters, through a couple of shacks and you will see a green patch, a few fishing boats and a gate flanked by two terracotta saluting Portuguese soldiers...Welcoming you. We provide Sun Bed along with an umbrella for a charge of Rs.900/-Per person,for day use .This amount can be adjusted towards consumption of food or drinks. We also provide facilities such as shower, changing rooms and toilets. We request our guests to carry their own towels.
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