Top Choice Greek in Vagator & Chapora


Authentic and awesomely good Greek food is served alfresco on a breezy clifftop terrace. Kebabs, souvlaki and thoughtful seafood dishes are the speciality, but this is also a great bar and fills up late in the eveni…
Top Choice Italian in Calangute & Baga


Long-running Fiesta has undergone a classy makeover: a rustic beachfront bar with all-day dining, and fine dining by candlelight around the pool in the evening. Overseen by style queen Yellow Mehta, it's an intimate…
Italian in Calangute & Baga


Once Calangute’s best bakery, Infantaria is now a popular Italian-cum-Indian fondue-meets-curry restaurant. The bakery roots are still there, though, with homemade cakes, croissants, little flaky pastries and real c…
Mediterranean in Aswem

La Plage

Renowned in these parts, La Plage takes beach shack to the next level with its inspired gourmet French-Mediterranean food. Along with excellent salads, seafood and fabulous desserts (try the chocolate thali), La Pla…
Italian in Arambol (Harmal)


On the left-hand side just before the beach, this unsignposted but long-standing Italian joint is perfect if you’re craving a carbonara or calzone. More than 40 wood-fired, thin-crust pizza varieties are on the menu…
Italian in Candolim

Tuscany Gardens

You can easily be transported to Tuscany at Candolim’s cosy, romantic Italian restaurant with check tablecloths and imported wine. Perfect antipasti, pasta, pizza and risotto are the order of the day; try the seafoo…
Moroccan in Candolim

Moroccan Shisha & Grill

Relax on cushions amid wafts of fragrant sheesha smoke at this Arabian-style cafe. Naturally there's strong coffee, mint tea and North African dishes such as shish kebab and chicken tagine.