BEST 15 CAFES IN GOA YOU SHOULD NEVER MISS OUT!

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Apart from the 4 ‘S’ — sun, sand, sea, and seafood, Goa has a lot more to provide beyond beaches. Goa is not just about late-night parties or sunbath or churches. Goa has a plethora of Portuguese architecture that never loses its charm and keeps the air full of life with its laid – back and mesmerizing lifestyle.

And anything left to be the cherry on the top of the cake is none other than the best cafes to trail along in Goa. The crispy creamy prawns or Nutella pancakes or a variety of hot/cold beverages, Goa has it all. The best cafes to pay a visit are as follows :

CAFE CHOCOLATTI, CANDOLIM

Nestled inside the premises of a local residential villa, Cafe Chocolatti as the name evokes is an elegant atmosphere to pay a visit. The best sweet dishes around the corner of the city are available here. The refreshing gardens makes a peaceful environment and offers a rest from the extraordinary bustling streets of Goa.

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{ Must Try Dish : Homemade chocolates and strawberry jam }

  • ADDRESS: 409A, Fort Aguada Road, Candolim, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 9 am to 7 pm (Every day)
  • CUISINE: Continental

BABA AU RHUM, BARDEZ

Baba Au Rhum is one of the best Goa has to offer. The paddy fields and lush bamboo forests surrounding this cafe gives out a beautiful ambiance worth the visit. This rustic cafe is sure to take you back to the rich history of the Anjuna.

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{ Must Try Dish : Cortado coffee and Hercules burger }

  • ADDRESS: House No. 1054, Sim Vaddo, Anjuna, Bardez, Goa
  • TIMINGS:  9 am to 11 pm (Wednesday to Monday)
  • CUISINE: Italian, and French

THE RICE MILL, MORJIM

Rice Mill was established in 1955. This is a yellow walled cozy restaurant that is vibrant and positive all around. The natural and earthly atmosphere makes it a beautiful spot to visit. A number of travelers take a halt here for some crunchy quick bites and to also experience the minimalist beauty it has to offer.

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{ Must Try Dish : Chicken Xacuti, and the Prawn Danggar }

  • ADDRESS: H. No. 384, Near Bank of Baroda, Varchawada, Morjim, Pernem, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 9.30 am to 11 pm (Monday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: Continental, and Goa

 LILA CAFE, ANJUNA

Fan of European dishes? Head forward to this cafe which is inspired by shacks to treat yourself in the best of European cuisine. This cafe is run by German couples who are warm and attentive to the customer’s needs and are sure to keep your taste buds craving. This is a Multi-Cuisine cafe.

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{ Must Try Dish : Croissants, Ratatouille, and Ham Omelette }

  • ADDRESS: Tito’s White House, Calangute-Arpora-Siolim Road, Anjuna, Goa
  • TIMINGS:  8.30 am to 6 pm (Monday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: German, European, and Continental

SAKANA, VAGATOR

Connoisseur of  Japanese cuisine? Sakana located in between the Vagator beach and Anjuna beach is one of the best places to visit. The hot kingfish sashimi here is one of the popular delicious food items you should try while in the State of  Goa.

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{ Must Try Dish: Sushi (of course), Beef Curry, and California Roll }

  • ADDRESS: Chapora Main St, Vagator, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 12 Noon until midnight (Monday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: Japanese

CAFE AL FRESCO BY CANTINA BODEGA, PANJIM

The artistic and gorgeous environment of Cafe Al Fresco is a beautiful cafe to visit to spend some ‘me time’. The quiet and calm surrounding is sure to make you feel refreshed after quick snack time.

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{ Must Try Dish : Vegetarian Quiche, Cucumber Cooler, and Carrot Cake }

  • ADDRESS: 63/C-8, Sunaparanta Centre For The Arts, Near Lar De Estudantes, Altinho, Panaji, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 10 am to 7 pm (Monday to Saturday)
  • CUISINE: European

BLACK VANILLA, PANJIM

Imagine yourself with the company of books and food? Sounds amazing right? Black Vanilla Cafe is a famous cafe in Goa with vibrant and creative decor with cozy seats which offer delicious food.

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{ Must Try Dish : Beef Burger, and Chicken Barbecue Burger }

  • ADDRESS: S-4, Ground Floor, Landscape Excelsior, Campal, Panjim, Goa
  • TIMINGS:  8 am to 11 pm (Monday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: French

EVA CAFE, ANJUNA

Eva Cafe rests on the coast of the Arjuna beach. The sky, sea, and breezy weather makes it an exciting place to take a break from your busy schedule or while trailing through the Arjuna beach. There are several best food items to experiment with.

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{ Must Try Dish : Green Shakshuka, and Blue Cheese Salad }

  • ADDRESS: North Anjuna, Prais de San Anton, Anjuna, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 9 am to 8 pm (Monday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: European

THE SPACE GOA, PALOLEM

This serene cafe is also among the highlights of Goa. The organic food supply is a major attraction here. The cafe here is part of the institution, The Space Goa with several other departments like craft shop, ayurvedic treatment centers, and so on.

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{ Must Try Dish : Chocolate Beetroot Cake, and Bean & Corn Quesadilla }

  • ADDRESS: 261, Devabag, Palolem, Canacona, Palolem, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm (Monday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: Mediterranean

AROMA, BENAULIM

Aroma Cafe has several delightful and delicious food to offer such as pancakes, smoothies, and so on. This cafe is located in Colva road near Maria Hall. The congenial staff and lovely ambiance makes it one of the best spots to visit.

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{ Must Try Dish : Lemon Cheesecake, and Mediterranean Pasta Salad }

  • ADDRESS: Maria Hall, Benaulim, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 7 am to 10 pm (Everyday)
  • CUISINE: European

CARPE DIEM, MAJORDA

Carpe Diem is settled within the Art Gallery and therefore has its own charm. Cafes have several delicious food items to offer. The comfortable ambiance and amazing food of this cafe make it a great experience. It is considered to be one of the best cafes in Goa.

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{ Must Try: El Chancho, and Bachao de Camarao }

  • ADDRESS: 81/2, Godinho House, Gomes Waddo, Costa Vaddo Road, Majorda, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 10 am to 7 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: Continental

BLUE PLANET CAFE, CANACONA

This relaxed open-air cafe is perfect for the vegans. Blue Planet Cafe is nestled amidst the encircled hills and lush forests which will definitely assist you out of stress. The peaceful atmosphere makes it worth the visit.

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{ Must Try Dish: Peanut Chocolate Banana Smoothie }

  • ADDRESS: Agonda, Canacona, Near Palolem, Goa
  • TIMINGS:  9.30 am to 3 pm, and 6 pm to 9.30 pm (Monday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: Vegetarian

CAFE INN, PALOLEM

Cafe Inn is an open-air cafe which is the best hangout place. This cafe definitely evokes a Goan essence. The peaceful music and lively nature is always the highlight of this cafe. A number of tourists visit this cafe frequently. This cafe is also famous for its English breakfast.

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{ Must Try Dish : English Breakfast, and Turkish Coffee }

  • ADDRESS: Palolem Beach, Palolem, Goa
  • TIMINGS:  8 am to 11 pm (Monday to Sunday)
  • CUISINE: Goan, and European

WATERFALLS CAFE, BENAULIM

Waterfalls Cafe is a Multi-Cuisine cafe and restaurant which is best for a romantic dinner. This beautiful cafe is a popular one in Goa. The outstanding environment and food that keeps your craving are the highlights of this cafe.

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{ Must Try: Wildberry Cheesecake and Pomfret Papico }

  • ADDRESS: The Zuri White Sands Resort, Pedda, Varca, Benaulim, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 24 Hours × 7
  • CUISINE: Continental

VILLAGE CAFE, MAJORCA

Village Cafe gets you covered for all your demands, way it is a light breakfast, a stomach full lunch, or even a cozy dinner. Village Cafe is located inside the premises of Park Hyatt Resort with amazing interiors that suit all occasions. Breakfasts offered in Village Cafe are popular among the crowd.

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{ Must Try Dish: Classic Tenderloin Cheeseburger, and Thai Spicy Vegetable Soup }

  • ADDRESS: Park Hyatt Resort, Arossim Beach, Cansaulim, Goa, Majorda, Goa
  • TIMINGS: 24 Hours × 7
  • CUISINE: Asian, and Continental

Can’t wait to taste the delicious food in a beautiful and calm environment? Make sure you visit these cafes whenever you travel to the State of Goa.

Chanchal Vinod

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