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Mama Cecelias Beach Café in Candolim is a restaurant and bar with a laidback atmosphere in daytime and parties with live music and DJs during the night. Sign up for our weekly pool competitions, choose from a wide range of local and imported liquors. Does a cup of Italian coffee on of our complimentary library and sunbeds sound serene? Come give us a visit, we are open 24*7 days a week from October to May.
$3 - $8
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night
Indian, Bar, Seafood, Asian, Cafe
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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All reviews seafood amazing person amazing hospitality ice cold beer goan specialities food is excellent his team visited goa last year nothing is too much trouble visit this place jonny shack deepak music pedicure ambience
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with John, long live the spirit of Mama Cecelia! Wonderful seafood, wonderful hospitality, John goes out of his way to make his guests comfortable beyond words. Just a word about my wife's birthday and a cake was there in 15 mins...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sreekumarpanikar
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Went with a group size of 24. The property location on the beach is awesome. The team was really helpful and was doing a good job. The food quality was nice. You may have to do a bit of off-road :) to reach the shack...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank shiv007
Reviewed February 4, 2019

We were a big group visiting Mama Cecelia for a party. The arrangements were done very well. The staff was extremely cooperative and friendly. Specially Manish the manager of the shack. DJ Mervin rocked the party with the music. And last but not the least...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank royceton
Reviewed December 1, 2018

This shack at Candolim part of the beach which is very clean, peaceful and where there are no water sports. Its unique property is umbrellas of natural dry coconut leaves, which is visually appealing in the background of off white sand and turquoise sea water....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gr8max
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Amazing beach shack . Amazing food & fresh juices with excellent service and friendly staff which is rare in goa especially in shacks. Will recommend everyone to visit Mama Cecelias

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to enjoy the beach view, they have a library so you can sit and read books while enjoying the view and good food. The food is Delicious. And Johnny the owner is very good host. The staff too is very friendly. Lovely music...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Adventure20065442359
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I always feel goa trip is complete after visiting mama Cecelia. Beautiful place, superb view, amazing hospitality and delicious food with lots of variety to choose from.. Good crowd and clean beach is cherry on the top. Highly recommended. Do visit if you visit north...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jet61697929779
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

007 (aka John Coelho) and all his staff are brilliant, nothing to much trouble, make you so welcome, home from home, 5 stars not enough.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank shirley j
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My family and I found this shack in 2003, 14 of us stumbled onto the beach after travelling from UK. It was John (Goa’s answer to 007) Coelho’s first year as proprietor, the floor was just sand in those days. We have visited Goa numerous...More

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

Food is excellent and staff are friendly .The owner and staff have full knowledge of goa and places to go.The prices are very reasonable,The location is stunning on a beautiful beach.Give this place a go for lunch you won't be dissatisfied or simply have a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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