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Canacona Beach, Palolem, Canacona 403702, India
+91 832 264 3477
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Palolem was very quiet this year - April. Ciarans was the busiest place with live music. Didn't eat but menu looked varied and really helped by explaining what everything was. Would have definitely gone back if I had more time available.

Thank Kat12350
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located at Cancona beach like, palolem. Live music, Serve alcohol, fine dine, good seating arrangements, extraordinary service. Best in their seafood section like King crab, Monster lobster, Jambo prawn and Goa's special Goan fishes. Inspite of that veg food also available in large variety. Great taste, good quantity. All types of credit card and debit cards accepted.

Thank ParthaSamanta
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on our second day and had Goan fish curry which was very nice and we plan to eat here again before we leave.

Thank Ross D
Goa, India
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bang on the Palolem beach (which is anyway a thin strip of beach ) so you sit pretty close to the water), the food is good and the portions generous. Drinks are a bit expensive, I suggest you drink up at the innumerable shacks on either of Ciarans and eat here. Service is fast, if a little smarmy (Waiter Chris)... More 

Thank GeorgieGoa
Tel Aviv, Israel
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is good, right on the beach and the front facing the beach is beautifully designed, but the entrance that is reachable with a car is horrible. You have to pass through mud, a pigsty (literally) and a dark narrow dirt passageway. The A/C room was small and very basic. There are lockers for valuables right outside the room... More 

Thank EynatD
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a two weeks stay at Ciarans, and the resort arranged transfer for us from thr airport which all went swimmingly, despite our flight arriving late. We were welcomed warmly by Linda on reception who went through all the check in information and details of spa, restaurant times etc. We were also really grateful as she had our room... More 

Thank VixandPete
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is nice, but nothing special. the service isn't great, I sat in here for 2 hours and was only asked if I wanted a drink once. The waiters seemed to be more interested in chatting to each other than serving people. I went back in the evening to give it another chance and the service was much... More 

Thank Mandy H
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to have something different from the usual menu and thought Clean's tapas would be a good choice. The sister bar was heaving with people and they had a singer. By contrast the tapas place was silent. Service was good. Food was fine but not memorable.

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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our first night in Palolem, we wanted to play it safe so we look at TripAdvisor for a good restauran. The place offered a live performance, great ambiance and tasty food.

Thank Ido S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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173 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This right on the palolem beach built on a slightly on upper deck different from other shacks. The structure itself is very attractive and appealing. But the menu and food is not that great, I guess shacks are better for food than this.

Thank Fun_Frolics

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canacona Beach, Palolem, Canacona 403702, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Canacona  >  Palolem
  • Phone Number: +91 832 264 3477

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