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Bengaluru, India
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284 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The owner only smiles seeing foreigners.. no welcome.. no greetings for Indians.. though he himself is Indian.. anyways.. went there as Prema was closed.. ordered veg noodles.. very sweet in taste dont know why may be tossed in ketchup or something. mango lassi was the only saviour.

Thank Puja_deb
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This restaurant offers cheap, good eats and very friendly service with a great location by the beach. They offer indoor, outdoor, and rooftop seating. I recommend the outdoor seating in front - makes for great people watching as you dine or sip chai. This became our go-to spot for all meals (and chai breaks) during the few days spent in... More 

Thank Bonnie M
Bengaluru, India
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Would rate this cafe Zero. We ordered Cauliflowere pakoda which was served after half an hour. It was completely Tasteless, they didn't add even a pinch of Salt in it... forget about being spicy. When inquired with the waitress she was like the foreigners like it that way.... There are other hotels in Gokarna where normal Indian food is served... More 

Thank Deeksha12
Chennai (Madras), India
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275 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

WE happened to go to this restaurant by chance while walking from the mahabaleshwar temple at Gokarna, to the Gokarna Beach. It is a very ordinary looking restaurant with a small entrance and we ordered thali meals(plate meals) vegetarian. The food was very average or even below average and we never enjoyed the food and yet we completed it as... More 

Thank Gajarajan1947
Bengaluru, India
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

If you have another option for food, please go for that. They named this restaurant "roof top". Telling you this for identification. Ambience is outrageously bad. Every item that were ordered for was a disaster. I would have given only one rating but the waitress was courteous. Thus gave an additional rating.

Thank AhamAnveshak
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2015

No respect for indians in this restaurant. Kept waiting for 20mins no response by then waiting staff even then. They were busy serving the foreigners. Can't comment about the food as didn't get a chance to have it. The administration didn't even ask as to why we were leaving. Not bothered at all. Highly disgusting.

Thank basid_blr
St. Petersburg, Russia
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303 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Located nearby Prema restaurant and more cheap. Banana porridge 65 rupees, Masala chai 20, one scoop ice-cream 8, mix fruit ice-cream 35 (3 scoops). All is good

1 Thank Papayaved
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2014

Mahalaxmi is a little restaurant, more like a small shack, located on the road to Gokarna town beach. It is one of the last places before the enclosure to the beach. Me and my wife think we had one of the best pasta (recommend this) and pizza there. The Indian food was also quite good which was medium/less spicy and... More 

1 Thank rush-tr
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2014

It's been very wonderful experience eating here Food was quality and class. Service was better it could have been more better Overall great experience to have.

1 Thank Ajitravel
Winnipeg, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Spent Christmas and New Year's in Gokarna a number of years ago, 2007-08. A memorable part of that experience was the wonderful mornings sitting on the rooftop of Mahalaxmi Restaurant, before heading off to Kudle Beach for a day of sun and sand. We may have had eleven breakfasts there, or the odd brunch depending on your definition of breakfast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Indian, Asian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: next to Taxi Stand | Beach Road, Gokarna, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Karnataka  >  Gokarna

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