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Cuba Beach Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Behind Syndicate Bank | Palolem beach, Canacona 403702, India
+91 97644 42775
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first place we visited during our stay in palolem. We found the food pleasant, a paneer kebab and aloo gobi with roti and jeera rice. The beers were cold and the view was lovely. There is a series of clean beanbag type seats which is very good for relaxing and people watching with a cold one.

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Thank NatHeaney
Oslo, Norway
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a warm vegetarian dish with fruits on it, naan and a banana lassi, it tasted good. There are many tables and service is not the fastest in town.

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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great place to eat right on the beach. Fresh fish cooked on the grill, pick your own. Staff are friendly and attentive.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

There are 3 Cubas in the area (Palolem, Patnem, Agonda) all are very consistent and reliable. The menu is very reasonable, the food is great, the staff and friendly and service is fast (which really isn't the case in many other restaurants).

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Thank MGDXB
New Delhi, India
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90 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely time at this place. Perfect setting, no disturbances, and very good freshly cooked food. What else do one need? We found it one of the best maintained places at Palolem beach

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Thank Travelxl2013
London, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We went to each of the Cuba restaurants . The view from each is great and they both offer card facilities. However the food and service was much nicer at patnem. The service at palolem was a little rude and very difficult to get attention even though they weren't busy. Visit the patnem restaurant and it's one of the few... More 

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Thank Shaun R
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Had dinner at Cuba and would say its definitely worth a visit while you are in Agonda. They have good fresh seafood and a variety of cuisines (including a bit of local Goan) and also a reasonably well stocked bar. Get a beachside table, kick off your shoes and have a relaxed meal. We were there for dinner and they... More 

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Thank Neville D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner, the atmosphere and the music. Sitting on the beach, watching the sunset on the bean bags before dinner arrived. So relaxing.

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Thank Jodie E
Sydney, Australia
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370 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

It looked like a happening place with nice music and a lively crowd so we dropped in for drinks and snacks. There were some performers doing some acts in front on the beach too. We didn't eat much so can't comment on the food, but the rest was nice. I'd visit again and try some food.

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Thank ShareKhan4
Pune, India
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40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had our best meal of Goa here. Since we are Jains, we had certain preferences and they took perfect care of that and made really yummy Indian cuisine. We also tried a few appetizers which were also made really well. The cocktails they made were just perfect. So when in Palolem do visit this place for food and amazing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 5
Cuisine
Indian, Bar, Seafood, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind Syndicate Bank | Palolem beach, Canacona 403702, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Canacona
  • Phone Number: +91 97644 42775
Description
Bang in the middle of the beach, the Café is the ideal meeting hub that is the darling of all guidebooks. Along with breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the exciting place provides a breathtaking view of a pair of rocky crags at either end of the beach. It is also the ideal location to watch Palolem’s legendary sunsets.

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