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Soft Rock Cafe

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Dona Paula, Panjim, India
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This venue is almost opposite the hotel cicade de Goa , where we stayed, so decided to try it 1 night. We were told it was Chinese owned but chose Goan food. It is a small open air basic cafe, but the waiter did put a fan next to us with plenty of anti mosquito sticks too. We started with... More 

Thank Karen M
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Basically a few tables on a gravel patch. Staff are very welcoming and efficient; one waiter even went off on his scooter to get some wine we had asked for. We ate there quite a few times and never had a bad meal. We mainly went for the curries which were North Indian as the chef was from the Punjab... More 

Thank chrisbob1956
stratford on avon
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

This tiny cafe provides a wide range of Indian/ Chinese well cooked fresh food with a friendly atmosphere.Good value for money.

Thank malesh
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

I arrived in Goa on February 10 in the evening. I checked in into my hotel and went for dinner here. I ordered Prawn Noodles which took ages to be served. Three hours later, I got sick, continuos diarrhea for three days, dead in bed, didn't leave my hotel room, that poisonous dish ruined my vacation in Goa. The sickness... More 

Thank The-Jellyfish
Harpley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Definitely a roadside cafe type establishment with plastic chairs and eating on a gravel uneven surface. However i didn't have a single bad meal, they were all delicious and extremely good value for money undoubtedly worth a lot more than the asking price. Do spray legs and arms with a mozzy product. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank neil t
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

Visited Soft Rock twice during our recent stay in Dona Paula. The food here is great and it is excellent value for money. Try the Hot Chilli Chicken it is very nice. Great value for money and will definitely be paying a visit again when we return later in the year.

Thank David S
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Good for take-away this little place serves great homemade food. The prawn curry is simply great and has the right blend of spices and coconut. The fried rawa was grilled just right and these were served with a lovely home style salad. Will definately retirn here for more.

Thank msxyng
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It was chilling and cooling place to go for fun with friends. Location and food is good.Best is music and climate there.

Thank UmangLoladiya
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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113 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Very fine cafe to chill out. Had a great time when I had visited there in Feb 2015. Worth going there once and you can be assured of having a great time. Thanks staff for great service!!

2 Thank DK2309
Bromley, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Soft rock cafe is opposite the Cidade de Goa in Dona Paula and is well worth a visit. On approach it does not look very attractive and be careful not to fall down the hole in the ground nearby!! The wait for service was quite long considering there was only 3 tables occupied but perhaps this was because we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Indian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dona Paula, Panjim, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Panjim

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