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Cafe Maria


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Indian, Cafe, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews thali palak paneer salad butter chicken pancakes juice chai great guy indian food great food nice decor great place to eat guest house love this place good vibes lunch and dinner palolem beach
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Maria Guest House and ate here regularly. The food is really good and a higher standard than any of the other restaurants on the road. Everything is freshly prepared so you might have to wait if it’s busy but it’s worth it....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EricBrighton
Reviewed March 15, 2019

Wonderful, homecooked food. The owner always has a smile for you and makes you feel special. He and his staff make pay attention to detail and everything that comes out from the kitchen both look and smell fantastic. Our kids couldn't get enough of their...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Emma M
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We cannot fault the food it's very good but apart from one waiter who is ok we feel that the staff have a bit of an attitude and left us feeling unwelcome and a bit of a nuisance.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Emiiee
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Each time I return to Goa this is where I choose to have my first breakfast. I love the relaxed atmosphere and friendly service. Nothing is too much trouble and the staff are so polite. Maybe one day I’ll review dinner but must confess I’ve...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SLW321
Reviewed February 10, 2019

We stumbled across this place, as it looked so inviting so we popped in, the owner a guy from Kashmir was so friendly and nice, he recommended the thali and it was the best indian food we had in Goa, keep up the good work

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Rickyjbaker
Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Visited yesterdat for dinnee. Had chicken and a acado salad. Beautiful. Enjoyed every mouthful. Lovely light dressing and warm chicken. Fresh and tasty to the last bite. Service friendly and presentation simple and stylish. Will be back for brrakfast tomorrow.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mobile142149
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

I tried this one night as close to where I was staying the food service and relaxed atmosphere I went back 5 times. The butter chicken was melt in the mouth and a fab range of vegetarian dishes. They also refill your water bottle with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

best breakfast we have had in 5 weeks of travelling in India. Found this place by accident because they have soya milk. vegan and veg options. Delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank english_bob25
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

I first went to Yasseen's cafe 4 years ago. I am so happy he has maintained his high quality ingredientsis and all the food is even better than I remember. It's hard to go to other places because I know what I am getting at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cara I
Yaseen G, Owner at Cafe Maria, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2018

Thank you so much, it was great to see you back, looking forward to seeing you again very soon. Yasseen

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This place is so good. We’ve been here like 5 times in 3 days. The food is really good and the price is fair. Unlike other restaurants the menu they don’t have a 1000 dishes. They have enough to choose from and they know every...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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