Vindaloo For The Win: 7 Goan Restaurants In Mumbai That Serve Lip-Smacking Fare

    Don't most of us hold a special slice of our (Bebinca-loving) hearts for India's most hedonistic destination, Goa? We're no exception, and we find ourselves reminiscing about (AKA craving for) perfectly spiced Pork Vindaloos, Chicken Cafreals and lovely Feni every now and then. Now, the thing about cravings is... You gotta indulge them. Here's a list of places that'll help!

    New Martin Hotel

     Nestled in the heart of Colaba, New Martin looks pretty humble, but we assure you, the food's the star, here! It's also VERY pocket-friendly... So you can totally head here for those month-end coastal cuisine cravings.

    Don't Miss: Their Tuesday Prawn Pulao (INR 130), Pork Vindaloo (INR 130), Goan Sausages (INR140)

    Price: INR 600 for two people approx.

    Working Days: Mon- Sat (11:30AM – 3PM, 6:30PM – 9:30PM)

    Goa Portuguesa

    Goa Portuguesa

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    Located in Mahim, this eatery, with its bright-coloured walls and décor reminds you of a friendly, laid-back Goan pub. There's a lot of The best part, though, is they have a whole separate menu dedicated to Jain, Vegetarian AND Vegan fare. For a Goan restaurant, this is a first. 

    Don't Miss: Chicken/Mutton Xacuti (INR 495/INR 595), Moongacho Ghati (INR 395) and the Caldo Verde Soup (INR 

    Price: INR 1,500 for two people approx. Booking your table in advance is recommended

    O Pedro

    O Pedro

    Bandra East, Mumbai

    Situated in BKC, this modern day Goan restaurant is upping the game and offering up avant-garde Goan Food. It's got a modern menu that uses age-old techniques and little-known ingredients. It's a little pricey, but SO worth it.

    Don't Miss: Grilled Corn (INR 495), The Chilled Sea Bass Ceviche, and the Margao Choriz and Bacon Pulao

    Price: INR 1,800 for two people approx.

    Gomantak

    Gomantak

    Dadar, Mumbai

    This little restaurant in Dadar has some of the best seafood dishes in the city. They’re known for their thalis. Usually crowded, it’s best if you visit during a weekday to avoid the rush. Wash the big meal down with some Sol Kadhi while you're here!

    Don't Miss: Squid Masala Thali (INR 280), the Mutton Kheema Thali (INR 285)

    Price: INR 750 for two people approx.

    Soul Fry

    Soul Fry

    Bandra West, Mumbai

    One of the most legendary restaurants in Bandra and even the city, this eatery is known for its delectable Goan cuisine. There’s a lot on offer here – East Indian, Goan, Mangalorean and Portuguese dishes are on their menu. This is a great option for affordable comfort food!

    Don't Miss: Monday Karaoke nights, here. And the Kori Roti (INR 340), Goa Sausage Chilli fry (INR 410) and the Okra Coconut Fry (INR 220)

    Price: INR 1,000 for two people approx.

    Mangoes

    Mangoes

    Malad West, Mumbai

    This terrace restaurant in Malad serves up portions of classic Goan and Mangalorean dishes in a casual setting. The prices are relatively pocket-friendly too, and we love that they've got sizzlers inspired by Goan Cuisine!

    Don't Miss: The Susegaad Sizzler(INR 550), Chicken Croquettes (INR INR 25) and the Pork Ribs with Garlic Mash (INR 300)

    Price: INR 600 for two people approx.

    Cafe Miranda, Mira Road

    Cafe Miranda

    Mira Road, Mumbai

    An adorable cafe in Mira Road, this little joint packs a punch when it comes to offering up authentic Goan food. It's a meat-lover's paradise, because they've got Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp (INR 320) and a ton of other dishes that are ameliorated by the bacon!

    Don't Miss: The Goan Shakshuka (INR 280) and the Sorpotel (INR 320)

    Price: INR 500 for 2