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Mama Cecelias Beach Cafe

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Opp Bob's inn | Follow sign to Sonesta Inns, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
+91 98902 19806
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderful experience to visit this shack on 31st eve. The crowd also was very good. A mixture of foreigner & Indians. The location of the shack is perfect to enjoy both, the beach and party feel. The staff was very polite and they made me feel very good and comfortable at the shack. And the best part... More 

Thank Mallikaa P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having not been long in town, we were advised to walk towards Candolim from our base in Calangute to find less crowded beach. Why we were drawn to Mama Cecilias, who knows. But we never looked back, Jonny Mano and all the crew were fantastic, food was great, bier cold service prompt. We went to Xmas eve party had a... More 

Thank Russell C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This place has a variety of fresh fish, which is cooked to perfection. The owner is always on hand, he makes sure that the best possible service is provided. Food prepared hygienically which is so important when on holiday. The facilities are clean. We had lunch here every day, due to the friendly vibe It is on beautiful beach. Jatinder... More 

Thank Jatinder C
Hawkley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Just love this place and its boss Johnny, who is the life and soul of the party. The standard of food is very high but if you want to see something special, order the worlds largest spring rolls, they are amazing and a meal in themselves. Staff are kind and helpful and Gita will do an excellent pedicure if you... More 

Thank Gina A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Been visiting this shack for 4 years now, it is a little more pricey than others but the staff are wonderful as are the facilities. The food is also amazing! See you in a few weeks! Kirsty x

Thank lexi86
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

While you are in Candolim, Mama Cecilia's is the perfect hangout place bang opposite to the Candolim beach. The servers are great and you get an awesome breakfast spread at 7 am even when you just want to sit and listen to the waves. Special mention to Deepak for putting up with the many demands and the late night hang... More 

Thank Monalisa B
Bengaluru, India
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We walked all along the beach from Calangut to land up at this place and they served us amazing dinner. Great food, good hospitality, open all night, warm environment. Must visit if you are at Candolim beach Goa

Thank MadMaTriX_blr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed 8 days in Candolim. The MCBC was my everyday restaurant from breakfast to dinner! The menu has a wide choice from Goan cuisine to Indian to continental... You will find good and comfortable food as well as more healthy options. The prices are not expensive and the staff is amazing! Always welcoming and smiley. It is always nice to... More 

Thank Constance R
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Chill ! you are in Goa and in safe hands! this is the feeling you get as soon as you reach mama cecilia's. The owner John is a completely crazy person - in the right sense. He will constantly keep you amused with his wit and vigor. Special mention to the staff, and especially Deepak. They are very polite and... More 

Thank SachinRandive
Aix-en-Provence, France
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Nice place to stay for day on the beach . good food , staff kindly , music , books , bed to take rest and read quiet place .

Thank Nathalie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Chinese, Indian, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Asian, Italian, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Opp Bob's inn | Follow sign to Sonesta Inns, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Bardez  >  Candolim
  • Phone Number: +91 98902 19806
Mama Cecelias Beach Café in Candolim is a restaurant and bar with a laidback atmosphere in daytime and parties with live music and DJs during the night. Sign up for our weekly pool competitions, choose from a wide range of local and imported liquors. Does a cup of Italian coffee on of our free sunbeds sound serene? Come give us a visit, we are open 7 days a week from October to May.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?