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3rd Rock

) #1 of 61 Restaurants in Kovalam €€ - €€€ Indian, Seafood, Asian
G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 81118 33025
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (26 reviews)
“naan bread” (6 reviews)
“samudra beach” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple, homely place with a fantastic location and of course freshest of sea foods. It sits right on the samudra beach serving up some sumptuous sea foods. We had their prawns, fish and calamari. All yummy.

Thank Debanik c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend reserving a table as a popular restaurant. We enjoyed dining by the sea and was a good spot for watching the sunset. We were given a good price on a seafood platter and accompaniments, which was tasty. Alcohol was available too. All the...More

Thank BendyBones
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wished we had visited here sooner as I feel in love with where the restaurant was situated. The main seating is on the sea wall and not only is the view stunning the experience is exciting wondering if a big wave might fall in your...More

Thank Goingforitt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to chill while escaping the hot sun. Always a welcome breeze blowing. Food is fresh and exceptional quality and value.

Thank GSWal
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We came here one night after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor. As it was dark and quite late were lucky to be seated on the sea wall with the waves crashing around us. The food was fresh to order and took a while to...More

Thank Mistry42
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We ate here 3 times and each time it was fantastic. The food might be as good or slightly better at Sanjeevini (because of their skill with the tandoor oven) but you can't beat dining on the sea wall watching the waves crashing in. Saaj...More

Thank Delfusilage
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Food was gud and well prepared. They cook fresh and it is tasty. You can ask for customised items. Can visit to have quality beach side dinner

Thank Rahul_Mishra
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Excellent food fantastic sea front views.Saaj is very helpful the paratha bread is fabulous everything we've had there has been fantastic

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Went here almost every day on my trip to Kovalam. Was a brilliant escape from the hotel with better food and ambiance. The owner is very welcoming and happy to have you at his place. Highly recommend at least a visit or two during your...More

Thank JJ J
Reviewed 1 April 2017

3rd Rock is the best place to have sea food in Kovalam. Prawn masala and grilled fish are worth eating.

Thank Abhishek S
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Susan W
Do you serve alcohol
26 March 2017|
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Response from stepheng925 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Susan , all the restaurants including 3rd Rock serve alcohol , beer ( kingfisher ) , wines and spirits , no problem .
Susan W
Do you serve alcohol
26 March 2017|
Response from Elaine R | Reviewed this property |
They do serve beer and some spirits but Kerala has very strict drinking laws but these small restaurants have ways round things .
Rogandrose C
we are staying in Green cove for 6 nights beginning of march, noted your review, looks much better than staying in our hotel, just one question , Do they take credit cards or just cash?
13 February 2017|
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Response from Stephanie P | Reviewed this property |
Definitely get out of your hotel to eat very authentic southern Indian food- on the edge of the water! They do take credit cards. We stayed at the Taj and the food was very average and way more expensive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thiruvananthapuram District  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 81118 33025
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