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Rafaels

Colva Beach, Near Sea Coin Hotel | in close proximity to Sea Coin Hotel, Colva, South Goa, Colva, India
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Ranked #14 of 37 Restaurants in Colva
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Open through the year, Rafaels is a deck at the entrance (near Johncys) on Benaulim beach. Although it has a wide variety of food to cater to all tastes, the Goan fare is very good (ask for the tandoor style pomfret). Rafaels also has a well stocked bar (try the Cazulo cashew feny). It's a great place to spend the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The food is cooked to perfection. Best batter fried calamari I had in Goa and I also ate at 5 Star Restaurants. And it's on the beach, really cool. Taxes are extra on the menu prices, unlike most shacks, but then this is way better than most shacks.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The place doesn't look like much but the food was delicious and inexpensive. We ate the goan fish curry rice and a fish fry and both dishes were well made.

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Kent
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Enjoyed some great food at Rafaels. Service good as usual. Recommend the crispy chicken noodles, and ask for them extra crispy. Fantastic! Amusing to watch the tourists passing by!

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New Delhi, India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

it may be fine if you are on a long stay and patronise this place on regular basis but if happen to visit it once the owner does not even bother to welcome you especially indian tourist

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Delhi
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

What a view for sunset! When the sun goes does and if it is a sporting evening the large screen comes down and shows important football and rugby games. The tandoori food at this place is excellent. I went for the Murg Malai tikka which is chicken marinated in yogurt and then baked in a tandoor. Juicy and delicious.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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60 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This is one of the basic restaurants in Colva but food is always very good, you just sit at your table and watch the world go by.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Not a celubrious setting but great to while away the time with a few drinks. Food is pretty good too.

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Bombay
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Sizzler and Kingfish was amazing. Would recommend to all. We were staying in Sernabatim but walked all the way for food. Amazing food here. Just on the main road. Road facing tables are amazing.

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Senior Reviewer
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Raphael's located on Benaulim Beach, is definately worth a visit atleast once during your stay in Goa. The view & food are truly mind blowing. When we went there, we had a slight problem with the service coz they were short of staff & there was a huge group at another table, that kept the servers on they toes constantly.... More

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