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Gusto

Guara Vaddo | Literati Bookshop, Gaura Vaddo, Calangute 403516, India
+91 77740 06200
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kashmiri food” (10 reviews)
“tagine” (7 reviews)
“mezze platter” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Middle Eastern, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Guara Vaddo | Literati Bookshop, Gaura Vaddo, Calangute 403516, India
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Gusto
1. Tamarin/ Gusto @ Literati
"What a wonderful dining experience."
life1956
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2. Excellent Food
"Hands down it was one of the best food we had in Goa"
Richard P
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3. Yet Again Amazing
" have never tasted vegetarian dum birayani like it before"
acmehta3
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1 - 10 of 289 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We selected this place for dinner from trip advisor reviews..it was worth the review as all items ordered were really made well and tasty.. service was goodMore

Thank Vani M
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear Vani Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear that you selected to dine at Gusto having read our reviews, happier still that you enjoyed the food & the service. We do hope that you will re-visit...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited in its previous incarnation at Tamarin I was pleased to find the restaurant has kept its eclectic menu, delicious dishes and cracking cocktails. The steak and blue cheese salad is a must. Excellent times.More

Thank Paul H
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Paul Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear that you have returned & that you enjoyed as much as before. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards from all at team...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was lovely, the service was very good, the aesthetics were pleasing and the close proximity to literati is an extra asset. Though the Music was too laud

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Thank Lisbetmyersz
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Lisbet Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. We do hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards from all at team Gusto!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Food taste,service,ambiance excellent. Healthy Mediterranean food cooked with so much love. I thoroughly enjoyed the buffet prepared on Jan 1st. It was my wedding anniversary lunch and i couldn't have selected a better place. I can't even explain how marvelous and tasty the food was......More

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Thank Maryann1981
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Maryann Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, and wow what a review. We are so very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your anniversary lunch. It was a delight to welcome you to Gusto we do hope to see...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Brilliant laid back friendly little restaurant. The idea of having the menu in two parts, Mediterranean and Kashmiri is inspired. Came especially to try Kashmiri food and certainly wasn't disappointed. I'm veggie and we were spoiled for choice, it was altogether delightful, really well cooked,...More

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Thank misseyelouise
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Louise Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. We do hope that we will see you again very soon despite the distance. Kind regards from all at team gusto!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice and casual cafe with delicious vegetarian options and amazing drinks! The setting is superb. A must visit!

Thank ashajainDelhi
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Ashajain Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your time at Gusto! We do hope we will see you again very soon. Kind regards from all at team Gusto!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with friends to eat it was a lovely setting, outside garden area.. menu is quite varied with some really different choices with Kashmir flavours.. I had the Rogan Josh and my partner had kebabs which were lovely.. I had pate to start delicious.....More

Thank julie B
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Julie. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed the Kashmiri & Mediterranean food/menu's. We do hope that you'll visit again so that we may be able to demonstrate our commitment to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went three times last year and three times this year in the new, much better location. Food, service and atmosphere all excellent. It's a bit difficult to find but persevere - it's worth it!More

Thank greenblizzard
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear of your frequent visits & how much you enjoyed them, both here and in our previous location. Until the next time, kind regards from all at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. You have a mixture of international food and awesome Kashmiri cuisine. Very good Ambiance and a wonderful setting in the table. Must eat in Goa.

Thank Rohit S
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Rohit Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your time here at Gusto! We do hope we will see you again soon. Kind regards from all at team Gusto!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meny was interesting, the food was excellent. Also the service was extra ordinary helpfull and kind with a twist of personality. I'll be back!

Thank trasulina
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Gusto, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Trasulina Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards from all at team Gusto!

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Nick L
31 December 2017|
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Response from BenMalinski | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's the same owners, and English lady and her husband. They wanted a location set away from the main road where it was a bit quieter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Guara Vaddo | Literati Bookshop, Gaura Vaddo, Calangute 403516, India (Formerly Tamarin)
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  North Goa District  >  Calangute
  • Phone Number: +91 77740 06200
  • E-mail
Description
Gusto (formerly known as TAMARIN) can now be found in the tranquil gardens of Literati Bookshop. Open from 10am we offer breakfast/brunch, lunch, snacks, dinner & a full bar up to 10:30pm (and later) each & every day throughout the season. Come and linger over a book & a coffee, or indulge in a 3 course meal - entirely your choice! We specialise in Mediterranean cuisine from across the entire region (Spain, France, Italy, Greece, the Middle East & North Africa.) We also offer a highly unique Kashmiri menu from the most Northern reaches of India; a special feature being our exquisitely fragrant Biryani - a must try. Our Deli 2 Go (shop) is also open the same hours. Offering homemade bread, biscuits, cakes, organic cereals & muesli, coffee, tea and much more.
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