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Pousada by the Beach


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, International, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly

Location and contact

The Sea/Beach facing Garden Restaurant and Bar is open from 11 am 7 pm . Pousada by the Beach is located at the end of Holiday street at Gaura Vaddo Calangute. To get to us, come to the end of the street, head to the beach, as you face the sea turn right, walk about 75 meters, through a couple of shacks and you will see a green patch, a few fishing boats and a gate flanked by two terracotta saluting Portuguese soldiers...Welcoming you. We provide Sun Bed along with an umbrella for a charge of Rs.900/-Per person,for day use .This amount can be adjusted towards consumption of food or drinks. We also provide facilities such as shower, changing rooms and toilets. We request our guests to carry their
$12 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Seafood, International, Indian, Asian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If u want to get away from noisy and busy shacks and enjoy a good sunset with a great food n super drinks.. well this is the perfect place for it Love the food, and the service n staff is really helpful with the menu

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank nagadith
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Set with an odd approach to the restaurant, through some ugly areas, you then happen upon the pretty and sandy Pousada. Lovely flower bushes make this place welcoming as does the view onto the shallow beach. This would be a great beach area for families...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 875JamesN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were the only ones there on a windy rain slashed afternoon. Half expecting the place to be shut due to the weather and dull season, were happily welcomed by an ever smiling person. He was so happy to serve and one of the friendliest...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mayur A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lunch experience was well worth the trouble to reach the restaurant. Neville, the friendly and knowledgeable owner, took the order and helped choose the dishes - Prawn Peri Peri, Prawn Balchao and Chicken Caldin - which were all delicious. The curries tasted delicious with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 938nikhileshb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this treasure just set back from the beach, we enjoyed ourself from our first step inside. Our finest meal so far in India but it’s more than that, it has the whole package. We will be back before we leave 👌🏻 Thank You...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank wilsonpaul84
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Pousada by the beach is an amazing beachside restaurant with yummy cocktails, great food, stunning view of the sea and really warm hosts. It’s one of the best places in Goa. Don’t miss this !

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Phaedrus19
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful oasis in what is otherwise a rather brash area, poi’s Ada by the beach has fabulous ambience, superb staff, wonderful food and good cold beer. Yes it is a little more expensive than some places but only a small difference in cost delivers a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BilliNelson
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

My sister and I had just had an amazing afternoon and thought our day couldn’t get any better than this. Then we sat in this beautiful restaurant and was served the most delicious food and drinks. Our plates were completely cleaned up and drinks finished...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank shivani88
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Our lunch at Pousada by the Beach was one of our holiday culinary highlights. The flavour combinations were inventive, and the ingredients to fresh (and refreshing). We shared a selection of fish and seafood, and practically licked the plates clean. We also tried local desserts,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank KerstiKlami
Reviewed February 23, 2019

I was for only one day at Goa and looked for the best restaurant on the beach. Tripadvisor recommended but I hesitated as this place is 100m from the sea shore whereas there are dozens of nice looking places near the water. BUT this place...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Amir P
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December 3, 2018|
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Response from Kalpana_S19 | Reviewed this property |
Actually not much on menu for kids separately as it has typically Goan dishes . But owner’s son is very cooperative and he can make something out of menu too if you request. Atleast me being vegetarian, I asked and he did... More
January 9, 2018|
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Response from Candy Z | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid not, we did ring the restaurant before we went, only lunch on first come first serve... we finished our lunch at about 15:30, when we were leaving there were still customers there.
Georgina S
November 2, 2017|
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Response from pousada | Property representative |
apologies for the delayed response we don't take reservation it is on first come first serve basis also 12 am to 13,30 pm is always good
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