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Cafe Goa

) #18 of 146 Restaurants in Waterford $$ - $$$ Indian, Asian,
36 The Guay, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 304 970
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“curry” (24 reviews)
“saag” (4 reviews)
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Open Now
17:00 - 23:30All hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
36 The Guay, Waterford, Ireland
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121 - 130 of 352 reviews

Reviewed 14 October 2015

I have been to this indian restaurant since it opened way back in 2006 or 2007.... The staff have always been amazing, and know how to settle the taste buds of any customer not familiar with spices and flavours of India. The food is fresh,...More

3  Thank TastyChick
Reviewed 24 September 2015

we visit that place few times it 40 mins away from us but we do drive for dinner in waterford,nice place to sit and have testy nice Indian cousin ,nice smiley helpful staff,love my mix chicken tikka ,lamp Biriyani,and mix grill dish,highly recommend it ,Thanks...More

4  Thank 0X0ButterFly0X0
Reviewed 17 September 2015

The Goa is noisy a bit over crowded and the toilets are half way to the outer atmosphere. However the food and service more, much more than compensate for any discomforts. Very reasonable prices too. Well worth a visit.

3  Thank ithought
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

There were two Indian restaurants we were considering for dinner. The woman at the front desk at our hotel, Dooley's, recommended Cafe Goa, which was right next door. We couldn't have been happier with our choice. We were greeted enthusiastically and seated immediately, and served...More

3  Thank Sukki007
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I was craving Indian food, and this place hit the spot with their great lunch deal. Vegetable pakoras were fantastic, and korma was very good. I did not at all like the chicken tiki masala as the sauce was very very sweet and not very...More

4  Thank salsagirl777
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Visited here recently for dinner , restaurant itself is in need of serious refurbishment but the food was great , we went for the set menu , no rose wine available on it & didn't have teas or coffees either as the waiter who was...More

4  Thank Alison22
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Staff is lovely in there but the owner is really something else. All about you and fake to your face then completely rude to his staff.we gave a tip to a waiter in there and as we were walking out I saw the owner take...More

11  Thank Alesya6110
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Visiting Cafe Goa on the Quay in Waterford is like calling on a favourite aunt who will offer you an array of fabulous food which is always delicious and beautifully flavoured. I've been many times and what I love about this restaurant is that there's...More

3  Thank Annmac17
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Really good Indian food, excellent service. Well definitely come again to try a few more dishes, had goa karahi lamb which had a lovely tang from the tamarind and nice rich coconut sauce.

3  Thank ivanmcc
Reviewed 8 August 2015

I would travel long distances for their Tarka Daal. 2000-3000 miles actually. I'll come back when next in the country.

3  Thank Seirbhis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 The Guay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +353 51 304 970
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