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Italian, Fast food, Asian, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 December 2021

This is the restaurant where we had breakfast during our stay in Holiday Inn Resort. Food was sumptuous and well maintained during covid protocol. Staff were courteous and good service.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 18 October 2021

Stumbled across this place a bit randomly and it turned out to be such a great find. For vegetarians, this should be on their list. They have a nice, creative menu.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 20 March 2020

Visited holiday inn Hotel. We had an amazing time at zest restaurant. The food is fresh and so tasty! Snehit and his team's customer service is outstanding. We would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 7 March 2020

We came for my birthday dinner to holiday inn Zest Cafe on 7th March 2020..Snehit and Ankit, they did everything they could to make the evening better for us. They arranged complementary wine and cake for us along with a saxophone musician singing the birthday...song for me...along with that they also did not literally charge us for the dinner and mentioned it as a special dinner for us..I really appreciate the way they treated our concern and went beyond their expectations to make things right...Snehit and Ankit are assets to Holiday Inn and I wish this review makes an impact..wish you all the best and we will definitely see you soon! Thank you for making the birthday dinner so beautiful! Much Appreciated! Contact- 9020831489More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 12 January 2020 via mobile

Came here several times during yoga teacher training. They have amazing vegan/vegetarian food. They also have Fresh juices, espresso, coconut milk, raw vegan desserts, nice-cream. The staff is very friendly & always smiling. (also they take cards).

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 9 May 2019

We had our Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at the Zest Cafe - "Stomach Friendly & in particular Kids friendly Overall food" Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast Hotel siting Layout - 8/10 Presentation - 9/10 Taste - 8/10 Quantity - 8/10 Quality (Stomach Friendly) - 9/10 Service Crew - 10/10...Serving Chef - 10/10 - Chef Krishnan - thanks for your personal care & giving that Fried Prawns (on the night of wedding fiasco on 6th May) Food - Rated 9/10 - Proper 4 course Meal Veg/Non Veg (*Addition of Authentic Goan Specialties in desert range may add a good rating) Options - To choose - Chinese/Regular - in Soups (Can be better still) - Look more options in Seafood - But what was served was OK. Starters - Yes - has multiple options & was served good alternatives - King Fish goan Masala, & Prawns fried was good Veg - Beet root cutlet/Butter Saute Vegetables (Can add few local goan masala - missed them) Main Course Goan/Indian/Chinese/Mughlai - Biryani options - to choose in daily dinner - Good, Goan Fish Curry, Mutton Roganjosh. Rotis - Best part were served as per choice & have limited choice - missed Rumali ( too ambitious) - Even Pasta available Options - limited basis Salads - Excellent in terms of side salads - Multiple choice - Seafood/Non Veg/Veg - Regular salad & Options was OK. Deserts - Yes - this was plenty on daily basis but needs some additions on local Goan flavour & Taste - except one day - we had bibinca for dinner Good , - Ice creams - Malta Orange was good, Pudding was Good, But this sufficient after such heavy meal Breakfast - Cute Royal Breakfast to choose from Breads - Sufficient options - from regular bread/Whole Wheat/Brown Bread/Gluten free Heavy dietary - Mutton Liver/Steamed Chicken - can add more here Cakes - Multiple to choose - Lemon to Vanila Tarts - Lot to choose from Chocolate/banana Mid weight - Chicken Sausages/Mushrooms/Potato options Indian Typical - Puri/Choles/Bhajis/South Indian/ Parathas - Lot variety (Daily Basis change) - Special Addition - Waffles to choose/Omelet to choose/Dosas to choose from - Value add - Steamed Fish & Chicken Options for Sandwich lovers - Most Important - TEA/Coffee/Juices - Choices to look at - Fresh Watermelon/Flavored Milk Shakes - Vanila/Pista, Soya Milk, Tea in Multiple form regular indian to the diet conscious green tea lovers. Service - Its start from crew to chef Crew - Excellent - Ms. Manju/Ms. Jay/ Ms. Kriti/Ms Asang/ Ms Joveil -(Sorry if missed someone) All were so attentive to us as we had kids - So kids taken care well & We too - thanks Chef - Krishnan & Team - i think good job - Keep it up Thanks for making our dining experience good - I will rate you guys above the food served - as i believe - good souls serving & making food - put there best into it - which makes food automatically beautiful. RegardsMore

Date of visit: May 2019
Holiday Inn Res... G, Guest Relations Manager at Zest Cafe and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2019

Dear ZonbarkarNMS, Greetings from Holiday Inn Resort Goa! We are glad to know that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We have shared your words of appreciation with the team, which will definitely motivate them in achieving even better service standards. We will look...More

Reviewed 26 April 2019 via mobile

We dined here for breakfast daily and a few times for lunch and dinner during our week stay at the Holiday Inn Goa. The staff, service and food options were very delightful. Chef Tony, waiter Renzilo and two ladies by the names of Jay &...Joevil were amazing!! They went above and beyond to ensure the food we ordered met our expectations and also helped when my kid was sick to ensure we had a pleasant stay and could enjoy their facilities. I could not be more satisfied with the service and cleanliness of this restaurant. Look fwd to dining again in the future. Yours Truly, The Littlejohn's 🇺🇸More

Date of visit: April 2019
Holiday Inn Res... G, Guest Relations Manager at Zest Cafe and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2019

Dear EALITTLEJOHN81, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on your dining experience at the Zest Café and Kitchen. We are glad to learn that you had a good stay and enjoyed the buffet breakfast. Appreciate your compliments to our team for...More

Reviewed 28 January 2019

once you have a glorified Barat char,the dining facilities too follow suite. a crude yet glorified contraption to a dining hall fit for a mele of people which descend in a congregation.they even have table numbers and tokens sitting on the tables to place orders...for food!so your order from live counter and give the token!then it comes back to you.voila.a system of bringing in efficiency.food is ok like all typical hotels.variety sufficient.nothing out of the world.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Holiday Inn Res... G, Guest Relations Manager at Zest Cafe and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2019

Dear rajatkant, Greetings from Holiday Inn Resort Goa! Thank you so much for sharing your experience and words of appreciation. We are humbled and delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and our hospitality. Look forward to serving you again. Management Reply

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Had buffet meals for 3 days at the restaurant. Great space but seating gets full at peak breakfast time. Buffet breakfast included live counters for egg and dosas. Cut fruits, porridge, cheese variety, continental, indian and Asian spread is all laid out. Fruit juices with...coffee, tea etc beverages are also available in plenty. One regret is that Egg benedict is not served in buffet. Chef refused outrightly saying that they were on a la carte menu and not on buffet. Disappointed and hence once star less. I was served Egg benedict even in a 3 star hotel in Istanbul....but then they didn't have dosas....!! Buffet dinner and lunch was far better. More order and peace. Enough seating arrangement. Starters and desserts were great especially the jalebi and rabri. Fish and prawn dishes were good and so was the chicken and mutton. Lachcha paratha from the live tandoor was just too good. At Rs 1350 plus taxes, the price is little on the higher side. Staff is cooperative and helpful.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This place offers a selection of Multi-Cuisine with nice and yummy delicacies. Well behaved staff takes care of you humbly and politely. Loved the food and ambience of the Restaurant located in Holiday Inn Resort.

Date of visit: July 2018
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