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Mermaid Restaurant

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Opposite Whispering Palms Beach Resort | Vaddy, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
+91 98 22 155205
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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One of our fav restaurants in goa. We always visit a lot when we are in Candolim and things are as good as ever. Just a shame about the beef ban in goa hope it is sorted for next year. Katerina and her chef husband are a great team. The food is always consistent and good. I love the pate... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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london
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

One of our fav restaurants in goa. We always visit a lot when we are in Candolim and things are as good as ever. Just a shame about the beef ban in goa hope it is sorted for next year. Katerina and her chef husband are a great team. The food is always consistent and good. I love the pate... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

One of our favourite restaurants in Candolim, never disappoints. One of the few where I am not over faced with food and can comfortably eat 3 courses, also sone very nice Chilean sauvignon wine. Great ambiance, food and service, what more could you want?

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Good menu. Friendly service.Very popular with holiday makers. Recommend the Mermaid Special and Dime bar cheese cake. Will return next year.

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We visited on a recommendation from a fellow guest at our hotel. We weren't disappointed! The host is Swedish, this venue is clean and welcoming. All ingredients are fresh and tasty, I finished off with one of the best Irish Coffees I've had in a while. Please visit here, it's a great place to eat!!!

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north wales
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is another one of our favourite restaurants in Goa. Their steaks are excellent, and their pasta is also to be tried. Booking advisable as so not to disappointed, and you will be lucky if you get Vinny as your server as he is so attentive he is worth his weight in gold

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Corby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Having had a week of full on curries while in the North of India we just wanted something plain and tasty. Seating is outside and well laid out. The menu is lets say, comfort food related but comprehensive and will suit all tastes. The staff were attentive and friendly. We both ordered Fish & Chips!! the fish was pomfret and... More 

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bolton
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

i have been visiting this restaurant for many years now.i have never once been dissapointed,the food and the service are a1.a small but excellent menu, and all food cooked to perfection,cant wait to visit again.a special thanks to the waiter vincy and the lovely lady who owns it..

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We visited this restaurant following the reviews on trip advisor and was as good as we read. After a lovely welcome, we ordered a glass of red wine at only 160 rupees and ordered the pomfret fish fillet, which came with a lovely salad, tartare sauce and some chips. There is also a nightly special which on that night was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a very nice family run restaurant. Katrina (Swedish lady) wife of Banno (Goan) runs front of house helped by staff whilst her husband runs the kitchen. Menu is a bit limited but all cooked to order. Steaks and sauces are very nice, juicy and tender. A variety of seafood, chicken and steak dishes are on offer together with... More 

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Hollola, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Every time we were welcomed to this place. Meal was always good, and bill was suitable. We visit here two time our vacation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opposite Whispering Palms Beach Resort | Vaddy, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim
  • Phone Number: +91 98 22 155205

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, European

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