Konkan Coast restaurants

Top Choice Konkan in Malvan

Hotel Chaitanya

On Malvan’s main drag, this great, family-run place specialises in Konkan cuisine including bangda tikhale (fish in thick coconut sauce), prawns malvani and very flavoursome crab masala; portions won't thrill you, b…
Top Choice Maharashtrian in Ganpatipule

Bhau Joshi Bhojanalay

It's not the easiest place to eat (no English sign, nearly no English spoken and no napkins – so bring some baby wipes), but the delicious Maharashtrian food in this clean, orderly restaurant inland from the beach m…
Indian in Murud-Janjira


A few blocks inland from the beach, a different Murud-Janjira emerges in the form of a bustling, working class market and commerce hub. Patil's (no English sign) is its centerpiece, doing some of the coast's best Ma…
Seafood in Murud-Janjira

Hotel Vinayak

Its sea-facing terrace is the perfect place to tuck into a delicious and fiery Konkani thali (₹110 to ₹450), with fish curry, tawa (hotplate) fish fry, sol kadhi (pink-coloured, slightly sour digestive made from coc…
Seafood in Murud-Janjira

Patil Kharnaval

Set a block back from the beach, this thali spot is Murud-Janjira's most well-known for tasty Konkani fish thalis (though veg, mutton and chicken versions are also available). Though their recent acquisition of a fr…
Konkan in Malvan

Athithi Bamboo

On the north side of the harbour, this large casual place offers excellent Malvani thalis and lots of fresh fish. There’s no sign or menu in English and you sit under a tin roof (so it gets very hot during the day),…
Street Food in Ganpatipule

Sunday Food & Snacks

Little more than a street stall with a few tables, Sunday (signed in Marathi only) is good any day of the week as Rohini serves up vada pav (fried potato dumplings and bread), misal pav (spicy bean sprouts and pulse…
Indian in Murud-Janjira

New Sea Rock Restaurant

Perched on a cliff above the Janjira boat jetty at Rajpuri, this joint has an awesome view of the fort. A perfect place to steal a million-dollar sunset for the price of a chai (₹20), though you will probably be tem…
Indian in Ganpatipule

Hotel Sameer

A simple local's joint just outside the main village serving up wonderful daily thalis (veg, pomfret, kingfish etc), refreshing sol kadhi and family hospitality. Not much to look at, and there's no English menu, but…
Cafe in Raigad Fort

Sarja Restaurant

Sarja Restaurant, adjoining the Raigad Fort ropeway’s base terminal, is a good place for lunch or snacks. No English menu.