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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Well, what can I say, without doubt the best place that we ate in the whole of our 2 months in India. Superb food provided by the most charming proprietors and staff members.

Thank Robbie126
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

On our last night at the end of a Kerala tour we chose 3rd Rock. It was nighttime so can't comment on the view, but we dined hearing the sea which was over a wall a few yards away. We must have been one of the last customers of the season (the shop next door was closing the next day... More 

1 Thank Ek3
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

If you like a really really good curry, you will love this place. The food is amazing, great location right next to the sea. You will not be disappointed !

Thank EddieKul
Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

We went there specifically for lunch as the reviews were so good. The menus were so dirty (sticky). Really bad impression so left. Did not eat.

Thank blondegiraffe77
York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Had a couple for great meals here. Lovely setting & great service The only real downside was a very loud group seemingly from the Taj/Green Cove sat next to us on one visit. Would go back again.

Thank DGarnett
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Lovely view amazing food ..great service Must try fishes and prawns for crabs do order in advance..thumbs up to 3rd rock

1 Thank subhasis_13
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a family meal for 8 of us in this simple but good restaurant , located close to the sea front. All different types of seafood on offer as well as a good selection of western and other Asian food. All the food we had was very good quality and tasted excellent. Restaurant is simple but clean and the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We had a delicious meal, perched up on the sea wall in the starlight with the waves crashing below us. It was very atmospheric & worth its trip advisor rating.

Thank Janie S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We tried a number of the restaurants in this area but felt the food and service in this one was the best. The fish dishes were very fresh and flavoursome and the garlic nam was the best we had anywhere. Food is very reasonable Staff are very cheerful and accommodating and the seating area is set on the sea wall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Friendly staff team, beautiful setting on the sea wall plus delicious food well cooked - a winner on all fronts. We ate here for two evenings and would rate their King Fish Malibari to be one of the best meals we ate on our trip to Kerala, simpy unmissable. Don't come here for the trappings of a swish hotel, come... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Indian, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Scenic view
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

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