Palolem restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Palolem

Magic Italy

On the main beach road, Magic Italy has been around since 1999 and the quality of its pizza and pasta remains high, with imported Italian ingredients like ham, salami, cheese and olive oil, imaginative 13-inch wood-…
Top Choice European in Palolem

Ourem 88

British-run Ourem 88 is a gastronomic sensation. It has just a handful of tables and a small but masterful menu, with changing specials chalked up on the blackboard. Try baked brie, tender calamari stuffed with Goan…
Cafe in Palolem

Space Goa

On the Agonda road, the Space Goa combines an excellent organic whole-food cafe with a gourmet deli, craft shop and a wellness centre offering meditation, acupuncture and other healing treatments. The food is fresh …
Goan in Palolem

Fern’s By Kate’s

On the road running behind the southern beach entrance, this solid timber family-run place serves up excellent authentic Goan food such as local sausages, fish curry rice and shark amok tik, along with a wide range …
Cafe in Palolem

Café Inn

If you’re craving a strong latte or a rum-infused slushie, Café Inn, which grinds its own blend of coffee beans, is one of Palolem’s more popular hang-outs off the beach. Breakfasts are filling, and comfort-food bur…
Bakery in Palolem

German Bakery

Tasty baked treats are the stars at the established Nepali-run German Bakery, but there is also an excellent range of set breakfasts and yummy stuff like yak-cheese croissants, along with Israeli, Chinese, Italian a…
Indian in Palolem


Ask locals for their favourite beach restaurant and many will say Dropadi, an ordinary looking place at the main beach entrance. The speciality here is fresh seafood, Goan and pan-Indian cuisine. It’s been around lo…
Vegetarian in Palolem

Zest Cafe

Bowls of pad Thai, plates of meze, vegan platters, raw food cakes and soy or almond milkshakes, all freshly prepared, make Zest a popular hang-out among the vegan, health-conscious crowd. There's an almost identical…
Vegetarian in Palolem

Little World

Little World is a sweet little vegetarian and vegan cafe with a whole-food philosophy, quirky decor and an inventive menu. Buckwheat pancakes, waffles and scrambled tofu for breakfast, homemade bread and filling sal…
Indian in Palolem

Shiv Sai

A thoroughly local lunch joint on the parallel beach road, Shiv Sai serves tasty thalis of the veggie, fish and Gujarati kinds, as well as Goan dishes.