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Jambalaya

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Main Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing special. More expensive than other places in Candolim & not as nice. Ruined even more when they wouldn't accept a 2000 note with a pencil marking, yet gave me change with pen writing on it!! They argued that writing on any other note is ok! Clearly taking advantage of the English again. Just to add live music advertised but... More 

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Thank ANDREA G
Perth, Australia
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were a bit hesitant of this restaurant and not sure why, but once inside and ordered, ate and drunk we had a great meal and visited another 3 times whilst in Goa, good value for money, some nights there is entertainment (worth the laugh) the menu had a wide variety of different dishes including european & indian.

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Thank nicola j
Paphos District, Cyprus
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122 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent restaurant bar right on main road. Our first visit, certainly not disappointed, food was great, service great, staff great, atmosphere great, prices very good. We went twice as food extremely tasty, both times had indian dishes, well presented, nice roti to dip in curry gravy. On both occasions there was an indian man and woman singing all types... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food nothing special, lively bar with music. Very much in my opinion a place to have a drink. Although bar closing early for elections didn't help.

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Thank m44lk_c
Bromley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most nights they have music and a buoyant bar. Food is as good as most places in Goa but the music and dancing on the stage make it a decent night out.

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Thank Dave12061954
Mumbai
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome fish thali- must try...value for money. Excellent Ambience n Good food n service. Rates are reasonable.

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Thank rudkanya
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We went here for dinner and this restaurant definitely frustrated us a little bit. Our orer took more than 45 minutes and to top it up, it was not complete for which we waited for another 20 minutes with multiple reminders to waiters for the same. The food was not bad (definitely not worth the wait) . We ordered butter... More 

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Thank sumitprat
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Amidst the numerous restaurants on the main road from Candolim to Baga, this joint is very popular and a great hangout place for couples and families. It has live music playing every night and an excellent range of continental dishes as also sea food. Together with a stocked bar, it is a good place for spending a memorable evening in... More 

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Thank Nishant S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Went here on a Friday evening & absolutely loved it! One of my favourite places so far for food, atmosphere & service. Guy singing was amazing too! Go visit this place for sure

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Thank JesYNWA
England
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We ate here a couple of times during our stay and food was great on both occasions. Staff also work at Santana Beach resort so we knew the quality would be good and it was. Tested the wine which arrived nice and cold and was very pleasant. Food was all well presented and we had a variety of Indian /Goan... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Bar, Pizza, International, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Candolim, Bardez, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim

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