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3rd Rock

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G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 81118 33025
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Restaurant

Great food even add pineapple to a curry if you ask. Lovely people so friendly and helpful. Colin and Linda

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
LindaEC2016
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food even add pineapple to a curry if you ask. Lovely people so friendly and helpful. Colin and Linda

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Koblenz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very good restaurant, best place to sit on Samudra beach, excellent dishes, good service, Wonderful experience all together

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1 Thank 593MonikaK
Bradford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small restaurant can be easily overlooked being in the shadow of the commercial Uday Samudra next door. Don't make that mistake. With tables on the sea wall and the Arabian Sea for your view you couldn't ask for more but that's exactly what you get. Saaj, the amiable manager will greet you with a smile and cater for your... More 

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1 Thank DaveHalliday
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For first time beach visitors it is good to eat while sitting on beach wall. Food is better than most of shacks present in kovalam. But as far hygiene is concerned you will definitely not eat in a place like this in any cities. Foreigners are preferred and Indians are nearly avoided . Food is pepared fresh. Owners or waiters... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 18.00hrs and got one of the last seafront tables to watch the sun set. We had vegetable pakora and prawn cocktail - wanted prawn tempura but not available - not sure why. The pakora could have done with some tamarind sauce or yoghurt - maybe we should have ordered separately. We wanted mussels in spicy coconut sauce... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery: sitting on a wall over the breaking waves, gazing into the sunset... excellent service, Saj so helpful and speaking great English, easy and good communication; food delicious and plentiful. The best restaurant with the best view and location in Kovalam! Highly recommended!

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Thank Magdalene C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner with family, candle light dinner on the beach ,tables were placed on the beach platform , very nice and seafood was outstanding , of all restaurant I went , the seafood here is the best

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1 Thank Venkateshwaran A
Brough, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 weeks over Xmas & New Year at Samudra Beach location. 3rd Rock had very pleasant, helpful staff with good quality food including smaller portioned lunchtime specials menu. Definitely the best restaurant on the Samudra public beach 'promenade'

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Stockholm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in different parts of Kerela for almost two weeks over Christmas trying out many restaurants and 3rd Rock was by far serving the best food and had the best service! We really enjoyed all lunches and dinners we had at 3rd Rock sitting at the pier. Many thanks for all the great food! /Toffe - three families... More 

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Cape Town
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302 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

on the second night of our stay in kovalam, we had to try the best reviewed restaurant in the area. it was slightly chilly so we decided to sit inside. while waiting for meal we got to know the staff better and also had the privilege of a kitchen tour. i was impressed at the cleanliness and Subash who was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 81118 33025

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children

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