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3rd Rock

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G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 81118 33025
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried this place because it was rated number 1 on TripAdvisor and it didn't disappoint. Seems like the first place that I've eaten in the area that wasn't trying to rip you off for poor quality, generic food around kovalam. You need to take a tuk tuk from kovalam beach but it's totally worth it and the price difference in... More 

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Thank kateahugo
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staying at a nearby 5 star hotel, we saw the reviews for 3rd Rock and decided to try it. Very casual setting but great food and fantastic value and friendly service (Saj is very welcoming) - we're going back there tomorriw!

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Thank KarenDecember2016
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent value meals, bursting with flavour - really recommend the Prawn Malabar and Prawn with cashew and coconut gravy, and the coconut nan bread. Meal. For two for £25 with two beers and G&Ts. The good food reputation is well deserved, and the staff are friendly and speak good English. We'll be going back!

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Thank Gillian J
Torquay, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food, lovely people and reasonably priced. Seating right on the sea front with a great view. Thank you.

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Thank KandKxxx
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab food for lunch; went back three times it was that good. Special mention to the Malabari fried calamari, which is excellent. It's SO GOOD, I asked for the recipe

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Thank Edward M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great and Saj the owner is a delight. Located right on the sea front and open all day and long nights, 3rd rock really offers everything you could ask for in an Indian coastal restaurant. Saj goes the extra mile for all his customers delivering beautiful cooking for a very reasonable price. It was a pleasure to... More 

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Thank Leila D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited 3rd Rock after reading the TripAdvisor reviews & we weren't disappointed. We were seated on the sea wall & watched the waves breaking while we ate a delicious Prawn Malabari & Paneer Makhan Wala. Jai was really friendly & the food reasonably priced. We will be visiting again before returning to th UK.

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Thank Sharpiejn
Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect location on the sea wall. Jai was very attentive and looked after us.Food delicious. Well worth a visit.

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Thank patgcx4
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant does not look much from the outside, but it is definitely worth a visit. Perfectly located on the seafront you overlooking the Arabian sea while having your lunch or dinner. Service is very attentive, staff is polite. The menu is extensive and the food is delicious. Probably this is the one best restaurants in Kovalam and it is... More 

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Thank FrankieinLondon
Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect location on the sea wall - Jai looked after us wonderfully well. Food was fresh and very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 81118 33025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?