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260 Main Road, Palolem, Canacona \, India
91 88057 67705
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Ranked #14 of 39 Restaurants in Palolem
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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SF, California
Top Contributor
241 reviews 241 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Just like magic we felt as though we could have been in Roma. Really nice atmosphere and we were told the chef is Italian and the owner too. The service was excellent as was the quality of the food. Wine is offered as well which is not always an option in India. They are easy to find on the main... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Ordered a drink and a meat lasagna. Lasagna was a little off for Italian, but passable. However, the waiter who provided my bill tried to tack on an extra 100 rupees! It was clearly intentional (360 rupees + 25 rupees does NOT equal 485 rupees). I had to approach another employee to have it adjusted. I'm really put off the... More 

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Milano
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I just had a pizza that had nothing to do with an Italian one. Full of dried garlic, pasta an ravioli are not served at lunch… Ok to change from the classic Indian meals

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magic_italy, Manager at Magic Italy, responded to this review

We are sorry that the experience of eating at Magic Italy wasn't memorable for you this time. Occasionally, there is a limit to our authenticity due to the difference in ingredients between Italy and India and their availability. The reason for not serving pastas, raviolis and lasagna at lunch time is because we have only one chef (who is also... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

To start off let me say I am a vegetarian... I went to this place after reading good reviews about the place.. We ordered a pizza.. Halfway through our pizza and to our disgust we found a large insect inside the pizza.. When we complained the owner came and said the insect is not cooked so it must have fallen... More 

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magic_italy, Owner at Magic Italy, responded to this review

The attention to quality, hygiene and cleanliness is our primary concern. We at Magic Italy are very sorry for this terrible experience that you had. Let me correct a few facts though, our restaurant is completely open. So yes, it is a high possibility that an insect might fall into anyone's food, but this is the case with almost every... More 

Milano
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It is not easy for an Italian to find satisfactory Italian food abroad. At Magic Italy I had a very good pizza with eggplants and parmisan cheese. The place is stilished and has a lot of personality, the staff is excellent and welcoming. I regret I stayed in Palolem not enough to try other plats from the rich menu.

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magic_italy, Owner at Magic Italy, responded to this review

Grazie, We are very happy when guests from Italy appreciate our food and notice our effort. We hope to see you again and that you have an even better experience. More 

Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

We went here because other travelers recommended it to us. Although we made a reservation it wasn't quite as busy as they had warned us for. It's located in between all the little shops on the road to the beach and easy to find. Staff was very friendly and the pizza was, as far as pizza outside Italy can be... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Good ambience and food. Stumbled upon this place whilst looking for a less crowded place to eat... in the tourist firndly Palolem. The staff was friendly and the sit-out towards the rear part of the restaurant was really a blessing considering the tired kids. On a weekend, you'll have to really search for a parking place for your car.... but... More 

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Pune
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Great Italian thin crust Pizza. Big sized and very tasty. But the pasta was not so great. Perhaps it was less cheesy than what my indian taste buds are used to. But overall a great place to eat in Palolem area

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stumbled along this place whilst looking for a simple place to eat. Really delicious pizza and a nice salad. The staff was friendly and assured us that salad washed in purified water. Would def go back for the awesome pizza.

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tel aviv
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Everything was delicious. Generous portions, smiling service, we just couldn't get enough. We had our first try with Indian wine- pretty good! Came there with our kids that kept nagging us to go there again. Go there.

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Address: 260 Main Road, Palolem, Canacona \, India
Phone Number: 91 88057 67705
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Canacona  >  Palolem
Cuisine: Italian

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