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The Mahal

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Benaulim Beach, Near Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort, Benaulim, India
+91 98501 10913
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice shack ,staffs are friendly, service is pretty quick.limited menu,but food is good.its nice for a onetime visit.quantity is less for the price they charge...

Thank Prasanna N
Ilford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Have visited this shack on a few occasions now having tried their lunch and dinner menus. Food is not bad and good value for money. Friendly staff though can be abit aloof on occasions.Location is on the beach so any visit here is enjoyable.

Thank Lovethebike
Coventry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Been here for 3 weeks & still 1 to go we have used this shack for years & still find the food very good this year there is only 3 lads working & they are always on the go our Waiter is Di_poo so laid back but very efficient will still keep going back

Thank golfing1959
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Good food, friendly and polite staff . All day relax from 8am till early evening dinner. Lunch was good, brunch was superb and dinner Exalant.

Thank Vipin D
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food here, spicy and full of flavor. Have tried mainly vegetarian dishes like veg xacuti, dal fry, aloo gobi. They have a tandoori oven so do proper nan and roti. The king prawns were large and tasted fantastic. I visited when India withdrew certain denominations of currency in an effort to squash the black market and catch... More 

1 Thank BankofPapa
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Great hospitality and food Nice and friendly people, the cocktail menu is big . Both vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes were prepared nicely. I visited this place frequently during my stay because the hygiene levels made me feel safe. Good luck!

Thank Vipin D
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Food is very good, lots of choices in veg and non veg food, staff very friendly with kids and with guest too. Perfect place to for lunch or dinner with family.

Thank Vipin D
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

A great shack to while away the hours. Never boring. The food is lovely and the staff are efficient, helpful and fun. It's probably one of the best shacks on the beach this year. Different shacks vary different years. Reccommend

Thank Pippa B
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Visited a couple of times and was impressed on each occasion. Once we just came for food, and another time we used the sun loungers before getting lunch, too. Great service - if a waiter didn't know the answer to a question, he'd find someone who did. There was friendly service down at the sun loungers, too.

Thank Thelaw3k
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180 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Returned here after 2 years to find that the shack has retained its excellent service. We have spent our days on their comfy sun beds & have been served drinks at regular intervals . Lunches are great as are the evening meals - the fresh fish & especially the tiger prawns are exceptional. Service is attentive and friendly. Would recommend.

1 Thank rothwell40

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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 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Seafood, European, Chinese, Bar, Asian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Benaulim Beach, Near Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort, Benaulim, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Salcette District  >  Benaulim
  • Phone Number: +91 98501 10913

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