Goa has over time evolved as a place to eat great vegetarian food. We bring ten that are exclusively vegetarian in Goa.
It's Not All Seafood: Here Are Our 10 Favourite Vegetarian Restaurants In Goa
This is an award-winning restaurant, and is only a five minute walk from Agonda beach. They use only organic and fresh produce. It is located in a resort in Canacona, and offers a range and quality of vegetarian food, with vegan alternatives.
If you want to unwind and just chill whilst enjoying some great vegetarian food, then head to Saraya Café. Just off the main Chogm road in Sangolda, they offer a vegetarian thali and coolers. Everything is organic and fresh, and their wood fired pizzas are the best thing to try here.
Bean Me Up
This café is famous for its vegan food, which is innovative and inculcates a lot of dishes from around the world too. It is in a lovely garden, on the Anjuna Vagator road. Most popular are their organic salads and their guacomole with nachos.
This is another famous and really old time café, now run by the 3rd generation of the Dhuri family.
They serve a mixture of Goan and South Indian food, and both are well loved. Of course the must try dish here is the Paatal Bhaaji, which also tends to get over soon due to its popularity. The service is quick and friendly.
In the tradition of all Udipi style restaurants in India, Kamat’s provides delicious South Indian food. Their Rava Masala or Uttapas will leave you wanting more. Just near the main Church in Panjim, it is a great place to grab a bite after all the climbing of the Church steps for a bite or a refreshing juice or milkshake.
This restaurant offers a lovely Gujarathi Thali and has even won the Times Food Award in 2017, and definitely worth a visit. Located in the Fidalgo hotel in Panjim, it offers good ambience, service and food quality.
A popular place to eat, an all you can vegetarian thali. It has multiple dishes in the thali as well as delicious sweets. It is a value for money place, again on Chogm road in Porvorim.
This old time café is an institution by itself. It is the place to go to for the Goan Samosa and other items like the Goan style Puri Bhaji, which usually has some veggies or chickpeas with the potatoes in a curry. They serve snacks and meals throughout the day, but nothing beats their breakfast items or their evening Goan snack items.
Another old café is another old café in Panjim, which used to be known as Café Remanso during the Portuguese times. This is where locals go for good, wholesome and reasonably priced food. It has a functional canteen like seating space, with quick service. They have some unusual snacks like the mushroom Samosa and pattice. But their regular Goan fare is what hits the spot.
Food Carts Nos: 16 & 22 at Miramar Chowpatty
So if chaat is your poison, there is no way one can miss these food carts. Both owned by the same owner, he and his team make the most amazing Bombay style Pani Puri, or Ragda Pattice, Sev Puri etc. Not to mention the Sukka Puri at the end or the really cheap prices.