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North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sea Queen is not to be missed! Such a gem inside of this quant fishing village. If you want the freshest of fish and the best service- this is the place!

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Thank hollybird4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here twice now and have been very impressed both times- had the pakora on both visits and it is the best we have had anywhere in Varkala. We are vegetarian so can't speak for the seafood but had curries with rice and chapati on both occasions and both were delicious, very generous portion sizes as well. The... More 

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Thank Kaitlyn F
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Having come to write this review I am surprised to see the other average reviews. We ate here on our second night having been charmed by the front of house waiter the night before. We had beautiful fresh crab masala, jumbo prawns, blue Marlin, fresh chappatis, drinks and a sea view with really friendly staff. A really lovely meal!

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Thank Laura H
yeovil
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

When we wanted fish always eat here fish well kept and a good turn over had prawns my husband had king prawn masal which he said was the best he had had staff friendly and good service

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Thank jimbogYeovil
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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88 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

The evening we spent at the 'sea queen'. This turned out to be a big disappointent. We entered the restaurant after negotiating a fixed price for a decent fishmeal. The restaurant owner even added two extra prawns, which later turned out to counted 400 roepees each, doubling the bill. Do not eat here. The price/quality ratio is not good!

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Thank Aline0412
Lucknow, India
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

One thing unique about Varkala is the display of fresh and colourful fish of various variety and sizes in front of many restaurants. The colour and smell certainly draws the seafood lovers invariably. Similar was the case with Sea Queen restaurant at the North Cliff in Varkala. Although none of us was keen for seafood, a chirpy waiter, named Surya,... More 

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Thank PandeAlka
Leeds
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We got lured in by the great display of fresh fish and it was definitely fresh. We agreed a sensible price and went for a few different styles of having it all cooked (at their suggestion I might add). So we waited with our fairly lousy cocktails. The food arrived courtesy of our friendly waiter but we weren't impressed. Rather... More 

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Thank aidlesultan
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

The night we ate here it seemed understaffed. I know India. Service is slow but this was tooooo slow. The food was average. The 'healthy' friend veg dish I had was cooked into much buttery which was very sickly.

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Thank Jodypody
Comox, Canada
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Great view, breezy, service was OK. Food was OK. Price was more than in kochi. They had kathadkali dancers. Interesting show. We didn't like how the crab was prepared or the tuna. So the seafood experience was a letdown. The salad and chips were good though.

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Thank Megs K
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We have been changing places to eat every day till we found Sea Queen. Great sea food and the best staff. Very friendly and helpful people. Surya, Siraj and Aju - very friendly people. If you get there order a seafood basket - tandoori fish, prawns, clams, squids. Great dish. We had many other dishes as well and all were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Indian, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Varkala

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?