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Maracas

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Ground Floor Near Bank Of India 250 B National Highway 17 | Near Porvorim Circle, Porvorim 403511, India
+91 88055 86728
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Goa, India
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245 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place. Super ambience.. Supper super service Lovely food Small plates. Good stuff Sangria is also nice

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Thank suhel2016
Panjim, India
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Saturday (5th Nov 2016), for dinner Drinks: Tamarind martini - good Cucumber ginger martini - so so Toblerone cocktail- excellent Snacks: Crab dip - excellent Spinach fetta bites - v good Entree: Seafood peperocino - v good Curry patta pork in mustard- overdose of mustard masks the meat taste; avoid, unless you love a lot of mustard!... More 

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Thank 474veremfoodie
Pune, India
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Our first day in Goa was started with a bang-on dinner at Maracas. We tried a few of their Tapas dishes which were great..the chicken liver pate with caramelized onions was yummy, crispy pork with curry leaves left us wanting more, the crispy pork and noodle salad was the right balance of flavors (very much like a raw papaya salad... More 

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Thank Parmeeta123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great ambience, great service and great food!! Visited the place for dinner with family. The crew made us feel so warm and at home. Service very prompt, excellent choices on the menu, aesthetic presentation and an ultimate sensation to the taste buds

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Thank Selvyn F
Vasco da Gama, India
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Ambience of this place is great! Except they didn't play music coz of some technical issue, which also led to a nice setting. Food wise not the best option for a vegetarian but nonetheless I could have something interesting. Had a pesto eggplant which was served tastefully and a mushroom crostini which was nice. Service was a little slow but... More 

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Kerala, India
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Being a frequent traveler to Goa, i have tasted a vast array of restaurants in Goa. Business tours makes it important you eat right. Maracas was a suggestion by a friend of mine, being a Saturday i was left with only veg choices, i hate mushrooms so that shrinked my veg choices. so settled for a pumpkin soup which was... More 

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Thank shubidinesh
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Bang opposite the old O'Coqueiro, is a nondescript gate which leads to Maracas which serves the Audi of Tapas in Goa (Audi showroom next door). Maracas can also be accessed through the Chogm Road. I've tried most of the tapas on offer but by far the best is the beef chimichuree. The sauce is outstanding. Their steaks are also way... More 

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Thank Naumann B
ralpinto, Owner at Maracas, responded to this review

Hey Naumann, Thanks for your feedback and review! happy to hear that you enjoyed the food at our establishment! I'm Happy to inform you that the baconator burger hasn't actually been taken off the menu, its just that we made it as an add on option to the normal burger. Just ask your server next time you're in! Hope to... More 

Goa, India
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Love everything I've tried here! But my favorites are the hummus with Chorizo & caramelized onions and the spinach & feta bites. Newest favorite is the bacon Aglio olio though 😍

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Thank Tara F
ralpinto, Owner at Maracas, responded to this review

Hey Tara, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. Its always great to hear when our guests enjoy their visit here at Maracas. Hope to see you again in the future. Cheers, Ralph. More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! This place serves seriously good food. It's definitely one of the best culinary experiences in Goa - possibly worldwide! Can't wait to go back!

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Thank Shelley M
ralpinto, Owner at Maracas, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to review us, and we're happy that you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you again. Ralph More 

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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We tried lots of tapas dishes and every one was superb. The highlights were the beef chimichurri and the crab dip. Great service and the setting feels very European/Latin.

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Thank Peter M
ralpinto, Owner at Maracas, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Glad to hear you had a great time and thanks for your review. Please do stop by again soon and introduce yourself to us so we can get to know you better. Cheers, Ralph. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$14
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Bar, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Floor Near Bank Of India 250 B National Highway 17 | Near Porvorim Circle, Porvorim 403511, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Porvorim
  • Phone Number: +91 88055 86728
Description
Maracas specialises in Tapas-style or small plate cuisine from around the world. The bar, with a fish tank running through it, serves great cocktails and there are fun events such as quiz night on Thursdays!

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?