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“Such a find!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of J&A's Little Italy

J&A's Little Italy
Ranked #33 of 107 Restaurants in Baga
Price range: $15 - $27
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Located on the tranquil Arpora-Baga creek road, J&A's Little Italy has built up a formidable reputation for producing quality Italian cuisine day after day, year after year, since 1995. A one hundred and forty year old fisherman's cottage, restored and set under coconut palms in a beautiful tropical garden. A well-stocked bar with imported and Indian spirits and wines, J&A's is the perfect setting for a romantic evening out with your partner or a fabulous evening out with a bunch of friends. This is after all, the first specialty cuisine restaurant to have opened up in Goa. Listed in the Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Footprint Guide and other European guides, J&A's has bagged the best Italian Restaurant North Goa Award by the Times Good Food Guide, Food Awards , three years running.
northampton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Such a find!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

The staff here are amazing from when we arrived we were greeted so warmly i felt very at home !

We had 3 courses starter and pudding was out of this world!!
I had a slight problem with my main which wasnt there fault i just didnt get what i expected to be getting. The manager quickly sorted this out and offered to make me something that i did like. Which he didnt have to do as it was my own fault.
This place is a gem and i would go back every week if i could!!

  • Visited December 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“One of North Goa's Finest”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

We have been going to this restaurant for over 10 years and always have the most wonderful food, attentive service in a charming environment. Truly an oasis in North Goa.
The menu is always is always inventive and of an exceptional quality, Jamshed, the proprietor is a welcoming and courteous host.
Special note, Fridays offer some of the best live music to accompany your food, including Goan Jazz and impromptu accoustic sets from some amazing talents.
i could not recommend this highly enough. Don't miss this this place.

  • Visited December 2012
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Mumbai
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“Great Food, great ambience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

Everytime we go to Goa, a visit to J and A's Little Italy is a must..
The food is fresh and well presented. The great taste is to be taken for granted. The atmosphere can be very romantic, with candle light and really soft music.
The friendly staff handles little children very well.
The molten chocolate is a joy to finish the meal with.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank chotubaba
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food, good service... Yumm!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

This is really nice Italian for the family, and seafood for me!! I wanted more Kingfish an ld J&A's delivered, while also providing great pizza for the family. Atmosphere is also great! Candle lit and nice background music.

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Thank 5India-na
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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“J and A's Goa...good stuff, very good stuff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2012

From the minute you walk in, to the time you leave, it's a delight.

A culinary delight, of course, but with Jamshed and Ayesha around it's warm, friendly, helpful and every thing you would expect in a superior restaurant.

And J and A's is just that...a very superior restaurant. Every dish is lovingly crafted, authentic and has the finest ingredients.

I can't remember exactly what we ordered, but I'm pretty sure that every thing we ate was wonderful. The chicken salad (?), the pizza, and whatever else it was, just great stuff.

What I do remember though, was signing off with the amazing vanilla ice cream which came with the chocolate yum!

  • Visited November 2012
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