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Soft Rock Cafe

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Dona Paula, Panjim, India
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little gem of a place. The food is absolutely fantastic, very reasonably priced and the guys are great. The lady that runs it is lovely. We were staying at Cidade de Goa when demonitisation happened. The hotel was no help at all (same goes for Thomas Cook) but she was happy to let us eat and drink... More 

Thank Stella W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little gem whilst having a walk outside the hotel Cidade de Goa. We wanted to eat local rather than at the hotel for a change. We were not disappointed. Having told Alice i would like crab masalla and not to hold back on the spice, what i was served was absolutely delicious. My three friends were also... More 

Thank sherbetmajor
Panjim, India
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

the place isnt so very well done up,but gives a nice cozy feel.love the soup here.they give home delivery too.

Thank travellor194
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles 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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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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?