Indian Restaurants in South Goa To Taste The Dhaba Life


1.Treetop Tava 

Address: The Bay Agonda, Near Saleri, Agonda 

Phone: +91 86003 13111 

Starting the list of top Indian restaurants in south Goa is Treetop Tava. It’s the in-house dining restaurant of the Bay Agonda Beach resort. Set on a height on the shores of the Agonda beach, this open-air restaurant is known not just for its delicious menu but also for the spectacular view of the sea that can be enjoyed, especially during sunset. This place is a must-visit if you happen to visit Agonda Beach. It is an all-day restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.  


For breakfast, one could choose from their Mexican or French breakfast platter, which is equally delicious. For those wanting to try something desi, their aloo paratha served with curd and pickle or their chole bhature served, with mint chutney and masala tea is highly recommended. 


For those returning from the beach after basking in the hot sun, a few sips of pineapple punch or some virgin pina colada would be good enough to quench your thirst and refresh you. 

For the main course, one should try out their seafood sizzler and their prawn fried rice. Their kingfish vindaloo and their pomfret tandoori are also simply delicious and irresistible. For vegetarians, their veg nachos are a good choice for starters, while their Veg Tawa and Palak paneer are the perfect choices for the main course. You can end your lunch on a sweet note by trying out their waffles or their chocolaty dessert sizzler. 

2. The Fisherman’s Wharf, Mobor  

The Fisherman’ Wharf, Mobor(Image Source Tripadvisor.Com) 

Address: Near Holiday Inn Resort, Mobor Beach, Cavelossim 

Phone: +91 90110 18866 

Next on our list of top Indian restaurants in south Goa, the Fisherman’s Wharf at Cavelossim. Situated on the banks of the River Sal, this place is famous for its seafood. The place has got an amazing view and has a very calm and relaxing atmosphere. Live music played by an in-house band adds to the vibe of the place. 

One could start their meal with some Sichuan chilli fish, which consists of batter-fried fish, tossed in traditional spicy Sichuan sauce. For those who love chicken, their honey chilli chicken is a good choice to opt for. Those who are vegan can try their veg nachos, chilli potato or their wok-tossed broccoli. For the main course, one should try their fish tikka, their Tandoori Pomfret, their paneer butter masala or their kadhai jheenga. 

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Those looking for a taste of authentic Goan flavours should try out their Rawa fried kingfish marinated in spicy recheado masala, pork vindaloo and their vegetable Xacuti. A seradurra pudding or a few slices of traditional Goan bebinca would be just perfect to finish your meal on a sweet note. 

3. Zest Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurant 


Address: Agonda Beach Rd, Agonda  

Phone: +91 88066 07919 

Situated in a really beautiful setting near the Agonda beach, the zest restaurant is truly a heaven for vegetarian food. If you are in Agonda, you simply can’t afford to miss visiting this wonderful place. The ambience of this place is very nice, with some beautiful music playing in the background. 

Their breakfast burritos and their scrambled eggs are ideal choices for those popping for a light breakfast. One could also try out their lemon and ricotta pancake, served with fruits, yoghurt and pistachios or their Sweetcorn & zucchini fritter. They have a wide variety of smoothies, shakes and desserts on their menu. 


They serve a variety of cuisines such as Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican and much more. One should try out their meze platter consisting of falafel, tabbouleh, hummus, olives, and feta & chilli dip. Their Mexican rice bowl and their Thai vegetable curry served with brown rice are also worth trying. 

4. The Garden at La Ben Resort, Colva 

Address: La Ben Resort, Colva Beach Road, Colva. 

Phone: +91 83790 43188 

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The Garden Restaurant, Colva 

Next on the Indian restaurants in south Goa list is The Garden Restaurant. It’s is situated on the main road of Colva, just about 3 min. from the Colva beach. It is a part of the La Ben Resort. It is a beautiful fine-dining option for those who crave spicy food. 

They have a widespread menu featuring a variety of spicy Indian dishes. The place is ideal for breakfast as well as lunch and dinner. They have an open kitchen where you can see the chefs preparing the food. 

Their prawn malvani, as well as their mixed vegetable sizzlers, are a must-try. Their mutton kolhapuri and chicken Hyderabadi are very tempting and irresistible. 

They also have a rooftop bar, where one can drop in to have a few drinks before their dinner. It is well-stocked with a large collection of wines, spirits, mocktails and much more. 

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