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3rd Rock

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G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
+91 81118 33025
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Goto this place just for food and view .. service is very bad and food takes vry long time .. but food is very good ...

Thank Takashi M
New Delhi, India
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25 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worst place on the earth....poorly managed, arrogant staff, bad quality food....I saw the owners chatting only with foreigners & were energetic serving them ONLY.....Must Must Avoid...visit th nearby Jyotish hotel or Curry point instead

Thank Raghav V
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is easily our favourite restaurant in Kovalam.At first sight it's not particularly impressive but don 't be put off by that. The staff are friendly and helpful you can sit inside or on the sea wall by candlelight with the sea below. But what really impresses is the food. All the places we ate at were at least ok... More 

1 Thank Mrbunnywunny
Bengaluru, India
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food but pathetic service bordering on rudeness. We had to wait 40 mins before our food came. I could be mistaken but it seemed like you would get a good service here if you are a foreigner but not if you are Indian.

Thank Varuni20
Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a early dinner. The menu had everything we had on mind but we couldn't fulfil everything. So we decided to go one more day. The seating is by the cliff where the waves dashing against the rocks. Food was just too perfect. Nice friendly people. The service is a bit slow but can't complain since one has to... More 

Thank tskarthik
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great food. Must try the Meen Polichattu with Malabar paranthas. But go to this place purely for the food. We also ordered Malabar chicken, which was quite flavourless. Do not expect any kind of ambience or vibe. We ate a lunch there. The owners/staff went out of their way to organise a birthday cake for our son.

Thank Rashmeet K
Watford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice. Staff very friendly. Food excellent. Table on the sea wall with the waves crashing below. I had tiger prawns in peanut and coconut sauce, to die for and also steak and chips very tasty. Thoroughly recommend.

1 Thank Judy C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is intriguing and adventurous as the tables are laid down on the causeway that has been built on the sea face to stop the waves from hammering the land mass into submission. Getting into the Samudra beach area is a rather difficult task as it is not Kovalam which is where most people go for a swim or... More 

Thank Anoop_Negi
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited as a group of 6 , mainly for both birthday celebration & 4 of the group on their last night of an 18 day tour, reserved a table on the sea wall, looked after by Jay very well, great food , good prices , overall a lovely night out, will visit again on our last night, the sweet &... More 

Thank Rogandrose C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and myself have enjoyed excellent food and service at this delightfully located beachfront restaurant during our recent stay in Kovalam . The staff are always professional in their manner , being extremely courteous without being over intrusive and offer good advice on their house specialities . My personal highlight was a meal of soft shell crabs , two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G.V. Raja Road | Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Kovalam
  • Phone Number: +91 81118 33025

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?