Goa is known to be one of the finest party and vacation destinations in India. With beautiful beaches being the highlight of the destination, Goa also offers several other options apart from riding a bike and relaxing at shack. (DON’T MISS More stories on Food and DrinkNot only does Goa have room for every type of traveler, but it also throws you out of your comfort zone to add a little more adventure to your stay here. Here are five restaurants that are off the beaten track and offer some scrumptious meals you wont forget, at least in a lifetime! Also Read - Unlock 1 in Goa: Hand Sanitisers For Domestic Helps, Vigilance Team Inside Office Premises: Here's List of Guidelines For Housing Societies, Educational Institutions And Offices

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1. Vivenda Dos Palhacos

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Vivenda Dos Palhacos is one of the few restaurants in Goa that work around giving customers an experience ike never before. Run by siblings Simon and Charlotte Hayward, the restaurant is a cosy place with very warm vibes that are pretty inviting. What adds the home-like touch to the ambiance of the restaurant is the communal dining space, with space for over 15 people to dine at a time! It builds a perfect atmosphere to meet new people and interact with absolute strangers you’ll probably never see again.

Where: Vivenda dos Palhacos, Costa Vniaddo, Majorda, Salcette

Contact: 91-832-3221119

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2. The Black Sheep Bistro


The Black Sheep Bistro functions in sync with the farm-to-table philosophy where the only ingredients used are grown locally and organically. Not only do owners Sabreen Shariff and Prahlad Sukhtankar help and support the local economy, but it also ensures that everything on the menu is made of ingredients that are seasonally available.

Where:  Swami Vivekanand Road, Near ICICI Bank, Panaji

Contact: 0832 2222901

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3. L’Atelier


The L’Atelier is a part of the Anahata Retreat and the restaurant gets it’s name from the French term, workshop. The restaurants tries to include you in the whole process of serving the meal, right from preparing and cooking it right in front of you to enjoying the elaborate dinner right by the sea. And guess what, if you like the food, they’re ready to teach you how to make some for yourself at home too!

Where: Anahata Retreat, Ashvem Beach, Mandrem, Pernem

Contact: +91 7720034172


4. Mustard


Mustard may just look like a regular restaurant, with nothing quite note-worthy about it, however, the interesting part about a dinner here is dining at a theatre. Not only can you enjoy the culinary experience to the fullest, but you can enjoy the meal with some creative performances too. This is one of the few restaurants in Goa that has a menu that combines Bengali and French cuisines to create magic!

Where: House number 78, Mae de deus vaddo, Chogm Road, Sangolda

Contact: +919823436120

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5. Spice Studio

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If you’re looking for a candle-lit dinner with your significant other and want to spend the evening in each other’s company, then turn around and walk out of the Spice Studio in Alila Diwa. Because here, you’re going to experience dining in the dark. The restaurant tries to heighten your smell, touch and taste senses. The experience is made memorable by your experience of the evening without having seen any of what you ate or drank.

Where: 48/10 Village Majorda, Adao Waddo, Salcette

Contact: +91 832 274 6800

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