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Pousada by the Beach

Holiday Street | Bardez, Goa, Calangute 403516, India
+91 99222 79265
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
Seafood, International, Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Holiday Street | Bardez, Goa, Calangute 403516, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great place to eat authentic goan food, peaceful location. The food quality and quantity is amazing. The friendly faces of the owners surely makes eating at this place a delight.

1  Thank sunil_p77
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place has been reviewed extensively and lives up to its reputation. Were greeted by the son of the family and the famous Chai and Biscuit ( labradors). Friendly and informative service, located right on the beach. Excellent food and an education in locally produced...More

1  Thank RajniK106
Reviewed 4 days ago

I followed TripAdvisor recommendation and it was the best choice i could have made in GOA. I loved the service - was very high quality. Looks like staff take care a lot to make people feel comfortable. Food? even better. I ordered Oreo shake -...More

1  Thank Krystian N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The infamy Baga , Calangute and Candolim are now facing due to a kind of tourist that has invaded this part of Goa is worrisome, most beach shacks here now have standardised food, you can’t tell one from the other. What sets apart Pousada by...More

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pousada, Owner at Pousada by the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a fantastic honest review. Priyanka Chopra,Nick Jonas and their family visit was a very memorable and all the more special because they being what there are ,were kind , humble and down to earth . We were able to showcase the Traditional...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place with an awesome view, food was great, we just told our preferences and we're presented with a surprise! Must visit for people looking for some quiet places on the beach with great food, view and hosts!

2  Thank Ashish B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of the myriad shacks and eateries by the beach in Goa, my vote goes to Pousada for its charm and excellent food. You can enjoy a quite lunch a couple of hundred feet from the crashing waves. The staff is super helpful and seem truly...More

1  Thank piyushv749
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some places have ambience, some places have vibes, but very few places have charm. Great food, great service and a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean. A need-to-go place if your are visiting Goa.

1  Thank Passport797378
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was close to our hotel, so we gave it a try. And we were very satisfied. The owner, father and son, were very friendly and such nice guys. The food (fish) was great and it‘s a perfect place to rest and have your...More

Thank WLutti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant and visited this place after reading a lot about the food and views. The food is excellent in taste and presentation. The best thing about the place is the host and his son who always has a smile on...More

1  Thank Jeevan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ambiance was amazing - this is like an oasis in the middle of the desert. The food, however was quite average and overpriced imo. It also took them 30 minutes to bring us our check which was a little strange. Overall - maybe good...More

1  Thank Ackshaey S
pousada, Owner at Pousada by the Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

All those who we host do visit us exactly for the same reasons you mentioned , the ambiance and the feel of being on an oasis . Whoever your review would be helpful to us ,if you would have mentioned what we had served you...More

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Questions & Answers
Suprabhat J
9 January 2018|
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Response from Candy Z | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid not, we did ring the restaurant before we went, only lunch on first come first serve... we finished our lunch at about 15:30, when we were leaving there were still customers there.
Georgina S
3 November 2017|
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Response from pousada | Property representative |
apologies for the delayed response we don't take reservation it is on first come first serve basis also 12 am to 13,30 pm is always good
Mahenoor K
26 October 2017|
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Response from VarunaK17 | Reviewed this property |
They do serve Chicken. I'm not sure about halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holiday Street | Bardez, Goa, Calangute 403516, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  North Goa District  >  Calangute
  • Phone Number: +91 99222 79265
  • E-mail
The Sea/Beach facing Garden Restaurant and Bar is open from 11 am 7 pm . Pousada by the Beach is located at the end of Holiday street at Gaura Vaddo Calangute. To get to us, come to the end of the street, head to the beach, as you face the sea turn right, walk about 75 meters, through a couple of shacks and you will see a green patch, a few fishing boats and a gate flanked by two terracotta saluting Portuguese soldiers...Welcoming you. We provide Sun Bed along with an umbrella for a charge of Rs.900/-Per person,for day use .This amount can be adjusted towards consumption of food or drinks. We also provide facilities such as shower, changing rooms and toilets. We request our guests to carry their own towels.
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