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Canacona, India
+91 832 264 3354
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Rieupeyroux, France
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203 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2014

It's still not what it once was, but it has cheap cold beer and the food was remarkable for the money. I has a meal for 100 rupees and beers at 50 rupees a bottle. What's not to love about that? During the short time I was there, I met the super friendly Indian barman, a Swiss, a Russian and... More 

1 Thank FroidConfortFerme
Belfast, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

This place was ok for a drink or two in the afternoon to take shade from the sun and the staff up until then was great! Unfortunately one of the owners ruined the atmosphere with his drunken, arrogant, aggressive attitude, for this reason I would advise anyone to avoid!

Thank okim
Rieupeyroux, France
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203 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

What happened to this place? In past years it was THE place to start your night off, now it is not even worth stopping in for a single drink. The times they are a changing!

Thank FroidConfortFerme
Pilton, United Kingdom
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269 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2014

This place used to be great when owned and run by an English family. Sadly it's a shadow of a shadow of a corner of former itself. In fact, dead and gone. Great shame.

Thank WaterwaysExplorer
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

All in the title, don't know if it's for renovation or lake of rental agreement. Since the place have been let by the long time running English couple, different attend to run it again have end up in nothing....

Thank manufgoa
Sao Paulo, SP
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2012

This as one of are favorite places to eat in Palolem. They had some great specials on when we were there, Beef burgers for 100Rs and 3 beers for 100Rs.... so you can understand that we ate & drank there a lot! The staff were friendly and the service was fast. The restaurant has a great decor and atmosphere. Really... More 

Thank oo0TommyK0oo
Bengaluru, India
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2011

This is definitely the best place to eat and have a drink at Palolem. The food is good. Nothing to write home about, but definitely worth coming back. This is also the best food we found at Palolem. The service was commendable and the staff were very friendly. In fact they are the main reason why we went back to... More 

3 Thank Niktraveler
Hanoi, Vietnam
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2011

This was one of our favourite places to eat in Palolem, not so much because of the food, which was however pretty decent, but because of the lovely staff. The restaurant itself is a little shabby (as are all the restaurants in Palolem) but otherwise clean. On certain nights of the week they show films or hold quizzes. They also... More 

2 Thank Grace1986
Shillong, India
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57 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2011

We went to Smuggler's twice for lunch. It seems to be more happening at night but the food was really good. They use actual beef not buffalo for steak and even the goan dishes like pork vindaloo was really yum. It is a very relaxed place with rooms in the back to watch movies and play games as well. Will... More 

2 Thank habari12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2008

Great Food and Drink a great prices.......staff service excellent 5 star place but 2 star prices the steaks melt in your mouth and a great choice of wine to go with a steak, the fish and chips are well worth a try.........fresh help yourself salad bar........all this in a warm and friendly atmosphere, we went to one of the quiz... More 

2 Thank Debs57

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Canacona, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Canacona
  • Phone Number: +91 832 264 3354

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