Serene And Stunning, 7 Cafes In South Goa You Must Check Out

In the calm setting of South Goa, here are 7 cafes serving scrumptious meals alongside beautiful views.

Published On Oct 14, 2023 | Updated On Mar 04, 2024


Often hailed for its scenic landscapes, smaller crowd, and quaint vibe, South Goa is also home to eateries that offer a wide variety of cuisines, and that too with a view. Not only the food, but these stunning cafes in South Goa are great places to work from and meet new people from all over. Some of them even host live gigs, making them perfect for chilling as the sun goes down. 
Here are 7 cafes in South Goa to bookmark for your next visit

Are you in Agonda? Mandala is a reasonably priced and cosy cafe. One must enjoy their raw cakes, avocado toast, and ghar-style Indian khana, which includes chana masala, palak paneer, and an extraordinary dish called shahi tofu! Their pancakes and masala chai are also extremely tasty.

A meal at the Zest Cafe feels like taking a meal in a Tibetan singing bowl; it's extremely relaxing and energetic. The restaurant has an interesting cuisine that serves vegan, vegetarian, and nutritious meals. Even the most committed meat-eaters may be persuaded to adopt a more environmentally friendly lifestyle by Zest's euphoric music, tropical atmosphere, and sassy vegan cuisine. If the pizzas and Buddha bowls aren't enough to tempt you, allow the exquisite decor to work its charm. When you leave, don't forget to check out their chic indie apparel, accessories, and home decor store, Bunti.

Bombay Coffee Roasters is the perfect location to work, interact, and meet new people from all around the world.  If chilling is your thing, you might want to unwind on the lower floor with a coffee or a healthy juice while reading a book. It's hygienic and close to the city.
It is a wi-fi-enabled cafe serving fresh meals prepared in-house, as well as providing sugar, gluten, and lactose-free options, fresh juices and coconut water.
It is well known for its Indian coffees and organic teas, as the name would imply. One advantage is that the place stays open the whole year.

Beno is a peaceful, pet-friendly little garden restaurant located in a peaceful area in Benaulim. Its open-air, airy design blends perfectly with the delicious, expertly arranged food that is offered there. Although Beno offers floor seating and cabana-style sit-outs that are ideal for visitors with pets, they prefer that pets be allowed in the standard, restaurant-style seating area. So, before you go, be sure to ask and check if you may sit in the cabana or outside area. Beno can also provide water and food for pets upon request, for an extra fee. For example, you can order simple white rice, chicken (or veggie dish), and a bowl of water for your pet. They also allow outside food for your pet in case you want to bring your pet’s kibble or wet food along with you.

German Bakery is a bakery and health food cafe in South Anjuna. From wheatgrass, herbal teas, and cappuccino, to fresh tofu, hummus, salads, pizza, and of course, sandwiches baked with their much-loved house bread, their menu has it all! This is a place where you may spend an afternoon in comfort, with big, cosy booths, excellent music, nutritious food, and free Wi-Fi broadband.

Kanvas, a restaurant on Palolem Main Road, provides a unique dining experience. Delicious meals, unique wall art, and a warm setting all come together here. They offer you the best cuisines from across the globe, including Thai noodles, American burgers, Mediterranean food, and Indian food, all made with the freshest ingredients that chefs source every day. The area is set up to support concentration and creativity in people who like a relaxed work setting. Their co-working location has fast wifi and plugs at every table, so feel free to bring your laptop and enjoy the day.

A minimal, rustic bakery and café located in Colva, South Goa. With just four tables, Mon Petit Frere can accommodate twelve customers at once. Known for its Western-style eggs, sandwiches, and crepes, it's a popular morning destination. Coffee enthusiasts praise this place for its excellent roast, but they also serve thick milkshakes. Desserts and breads are baked on-site. They have a loyal fanbase that enjoys their sourdough and country loaves as well as the cinnamon buns, chocolate almond banana muffins, and dark chocolate cranberry cookies.

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