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Tamarin

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Guara Vaddo, Calangute 403516, India
+91 95454 77670
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12:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Delicious, excellent quality of Kashmiri food. I had a delicious chicken roganjosh and daniwal korma with steam rice, onion slices and green chili .being a Kashmiri I can say that, it was a real authentic Kashmiri wazwan

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Thank Manzoor S
Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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208 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

being close to our hotel we decided to have lunch at this restaurant, and found it really undefined, it tries to be everything, a bistro, a sanwich house a caffe, offering a large variety of cuisines, and no wonder it is far from being satisfactory. the place is nice clean and neat, but if I will consider it next time... More 

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Thank nathan l
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Nathan Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear of your disappointment; sadly you have not mentioned what you ate or drank so we cannot fully appreciate your criticism, outside of our pricing structure. We are happy to hear that you found our restaurant to be clean with good service. To clarify... More 

Bengaluru, India
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was not up to the mark and quite expensive. We tried Kashmiri wazwan dishes and being a kashmiri, i can say that the it wasn't not even near to the wazwan

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Thank khan601
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Khan We are very sorry to hear how under-whelmed you were by our Kashmiri Mutton Rista. We strive very hard for authenticity, wherever possible sourcing ingredients direct from the valley. However, we do acknowledge that differences in core ingredients, water & climate will result in some difference of flavour. The Goan humidity alone changes the consistency of the meatballs.... More 

Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great kitchen and attentive waiters but a little bit expensive for India. Also, there is a nice bakery into the restaurant when you can take away some tasty stuff.

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Thank Владислав М
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed the restaurant & our new "Deli 2 Go". We hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great prices and great service- excellent overall. The Israeli chicken was lovely. Definitely recommended.

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Thank Richard W
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Richard Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to TAMARIN and our signature dish of Israeli Chicken, one of my personal favourites. We do hope you will return soon. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided against curry tonight and found Tamarin by chance. Absolutely scrumptious. Chicken with feta and spinach then the best chocolate brownie I have ever tasted. Relaxed atmosphere, great staff lovely owner.

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Thank Helen G
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Helen Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your meal here at TAMARIN and of course the Chocolate Brownie. We do hope that we see you again soon. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and great music in the background. Nice little outside seating area. Staff were helpful when asked questions about things to do in the area.

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1 Thank Tom K
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Tom Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to TAMARIN, and its nice to hear how helpful the staff were. We do hope to serve you again in the future. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the road between calangute and candolim is my favourite restaurant in the area, the tamarin. Attractive comfortable surroundings, wonderful food and service, great value and clean. An absolute must!

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1 Thank David C
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear David Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy indeed to know that we are your preferred restaurant in the area & to read such a glowing review. We do hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard about this place from friends and had to try it so decided to visit with a friend from Bangalore. Super service, warm welcome by the owner and art on the plate created by her husband, the chef . Felt like Mediterranean although we hear that the Kasmiri food is great too. Had a delicious chicken tagine with tangy... More 

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Thank Anuradha W
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Anuradha Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to TAMARIN, and to receive such a detailed review. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends again in the near future. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

Bengaluru, India
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has a variety of small plates which were of a high quality. Especially liked the lamb meatballs. Lovely atmosphere and good seating area. Good place to relax with a pitcher of sangria.

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Thank Docvivax
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Docvivax Thank you for taking the time to write review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our small plates & tapas dishes, along with the overall atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Guara Vaddo, Calangute 403516, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Calangute
  • Phone Number: +91 95454 77670
Description
TAMARIN is operated by 3 members of the Dar family, Jennifer, Bilal & Sayeed. The meaning of 'Dar' is home and we want TAMARIN to feel relaxed - just like home - whether dining or enjoying a light lunch or cocktail. TAMARIN offers dual cuisine's. Their award winning Mediterranean menu, encompasses the entire region from Southern Europe, The Middle East & North Africa with a very eclectic menu. TAMARIN also offer authentic Kashmiri Wazwaan dishes that cannot be found elsewhere in Goa. We have a passion for home cooking and produce almost all of our food on site, including bread, baked goods, yogurt and much more. We endeavour to source the freshest of local ingredients, only opting for imports when the local produce just won't do! A wide range of both India and Mediterranean wines are also available. TAMARIN have introduced a gourmet 'Deli 2 Go' offer so that you can enjoy their cuisine at home or at the beach. The offer includes homemade breads, pastries, cakes, sandwiches, salads, plus a select retail offer from some of Goa & India's finest gourmet producers.

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