Vindaloo For The Win: 6 Goan Restaurants In Mumbai That Serve Lip-Smacking Fare

Shaili posted on 30 January

Ten-Second Takeaway

While quite a few of us have taken some time out to visit India’s party capital for various reasons, almost all of us agree that a high percentage has been for their food. So, if you’re craving some vindaloo or sausage pulao and want to round it off with a slice of bebinca, here’s where you can go.

New Martin Hotel


Nestled in the heart of Colaba, this little eatery is everything you could hope and dream of when it comes to Goan cuisine. They offer pork, fish, duck and chicken and is almost always full. Their prawn pulao, pork vindaloo, Goan sausages and fish curry rice are divine. Mouthwateringly divine, may we reiterate.

Shell Out: INR 500 for two people approx.

Working Days: Mon- Sat {11:30AM – 3PM, 6:30PM – 9:30PM}


Casual Dining

21, Glamour House, Strand Road, Near Strand Cinema, Colaba, Mumbai

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Goa Portuguesa

Located in Mahim, this swanky eatery, with its bright-coloured walls and décor reminds you of a friendly, laid-back Goan pub. You have a variety of seafood options to pick from, apart from authentic Goan and Portuguese delicacies. Don’t miss out on their tiger prawns with red spices, chicken xacuti, and their chicken Bali Bali, while they serenade you with live music.

Shell Out: INR 1,500 for two people approx. {booking your table in advance is recommended}


Casual Dining

Mili Building, TH Kataria Road, Near Hinduja Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai

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Goa Bhavan Canteen


This modest eatery, situated in Juhu, does not serve by the menu. Instead, the waiters will rattle off what’s on offer and you can take your pick. Don’t miss out on their prawn and fish thalis, which are sure to pack a punch. Their dishes keep changing every day, so you’re sure to find enough options to pick from. Satiate your Goa cravings with all that’s on offer.

Shell Out: INR 450 for two people approx.


Fast Food Restaurants

12 Gulmohar Cross Road, Near Fabindia, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai

O Pedro

Situated in BKC, this modern day Goan restaurant offers you something new on the table. The chefs here have created a modern menu using age-old techniques and little-known ingredients. Dishes like Beryl’s fish curry, Aunty Rose’s Caldeen or even their choriz and bacon pulao reek of Portuguese heritage. They also have a Crab Sunday menu that offers you crab salad, wood fire roasted crab and drinks to go with it {valid from 20th January – 24th April, 2018}.

Shell Out: INR 1,300 for two people approx.


Casual Dining

Jet Airways-Godrej, Unit 2, Plot C-68, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai


This little restaurant in Dadar has some of the best seafood on offer. They’re known for their chicken sukkha and their thali meals. Usually crowded, it’s best if you visit during a weekday to avoid the rush. Don’t miss out on their Bombil fry and jumbo crab masala.

Shell Out: INR 750 for two people approx.


Casual Dining

301, Miranda Chawl, Kelkar Road, Dadar West, Mumbai

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Soul Fry


One of the most legendary restaurants in Bandra and even the city, this eatery is known for its delectable Goan cuisine. What’s interesting is that they’ve changed their menu recently, after 18 years, and there’s a lot on offer – East Indian, Goan, Mangalorean and Portuguese dishes are on their menu. So, if you’re craving some affordable comfort food, this is your next stop.

Shell Out: INR 1,000 for two people approx.


Casual Dining

Pali Mala Road, Opp. Pali Vegetable Market, Pali Hill, Bandra West, Mumbai