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Tamarin

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Guara Vaddo | Calangute, Calangute 403516, India
+91 95454 77670
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The restaurant "TAMARIN" where i visited last year was a out blast for me ...the food was very enhancing and full of taste..The texture n the representation was awsomeeee . The serving hospitality was greaaaat

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Thank Tazmeen D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my family this year ,the food,services and environment they provide is commendable...I personally want to congratulate the whole team behind it.....

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Thank Bisma F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is the best restaurant we have ever visited..the service is awesome the dishes are delicious... Excellent guys keep it up

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1 Thank Mansha D
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We first sampled the Tamarin food at a private party and liked it lots. Subsequently, we have visited Tamarin many many times and every time have been impressed by the high quality of food. Mezze platters and hummus, their vast variety of breads, is all very impressive. The service is attentive without being too much in your face. Owners Jennifer... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On our third trip to Goa,we just had to go back to Tamarin. The food is,to put it straight,PHENOMINAL.This is by far the best place to go if you fancy something other than Curry or a steak. Always a friendly welcome,and we were recognised,friendly efficient staff all adds to the whole experience when you go there. Local reviews give it... More 

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1 Thank NAS0121
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Nas Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are extremely happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit/s to TAMARIN and to hear such high praise. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

Egham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've visited Goa several times now and every time we make a point of eating in Tamarin. We spent last Christmas in Goa and actually had Christmas Day lunch at Tamarin. The menu had a great deal of choice to cater for all of the different people in our party, the food was fantastic, the service was exceptional and the... More 

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Thank amandasmither
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Amanda Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visits to TAMARIN and are looking forward to welcoming you again at Christmas for more gourmet treats. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited The Tamarin in Goa for the second year running and we were not disappointed - The food was above and beyond expectations - I had Yellow Fin Tuna absolutely amazing and my wife had Red Snapper in Fish broth (I had a sneaky taste) this too was absolutely delicious we both had the same dessert and were not disappointed... More 

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Thank Mezza2303
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Mezza Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are extremely happy to hear how much you enjoyed both of your visits. We look forward to welcoming you again next year. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I went to the handbag shop opposite Tamarin & the owner recommended the Mushroom & Pine Nut kebabs, so we gave it a go! Local recommendation is often the best in my experience and it was! Lovely food, lovely greeting by the owner & great service by the staff. The only criticism - if it is one... More 

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Thank Karen L
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Karen Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to TAMARIN, and of course the Mushroom & pesto kebabs. Thanks again from all of the team at TAMARIN More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi went this evening we had a fabulous experience. Surrounding lovely. Food exceptional, presentation was great Staff were polite and efficient. The owner Jennifer was lovely and welcoming. Well done Jennifer you should be proud of your restaurant. Will defiantly visit again xxx

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1 Thank Siobhan L
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Siobhan Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your time at TAMARIN. I am indeed proud of our restaurant; both the food and the great team members, back & front of house, that make TAMARIN what it is. We do hope to see you again... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really friendly, laid back atmosphere with delicious food, an eclectic menu and fantastic service.

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Thank Paul H
TAMARIN-bistro, Owner at Tamarin, responded to this review

Dear Paul Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your visit to TAMARIN. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards from all at team TAMARIN More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Indian
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Guara Vaddo | Calangute, Calangute 403516, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Calangute
  • Phone Number: +91 95454 77670
Description
TAMARIN is operated by 3 members of the Dar family, Jennifer, Bilal & Sayeed. The meaning of 'Dar' is home and we want TAMARIN to feel relaxed - just like home - whether dining or enjoying a light lunch or cocktail. TAMARIN offers dual cuisine's. Their award winning Mediterranean menu, encompasses the entire region from Southern Europe, The Middle East & North Africa with a very eclectic menu. TAMARIN also offer authentic Kashmiri Wazwaan dishes that cannot be found elsewhere in Goa. We have a passion for home cooking and produce almost all of our food on site, including bread, baked goods, yogurt and much more. We endeavour to source the freshest of local ingredients, only opting for imports when the local produce just won't do! A wide range of both India and Mediterranean wines are also available. TAMARIN have introduced a gourmet 'Deli 2 Go' offer so that you can enjoy their cuisine at home or at the beach. The offer includes homemade breads, pastries, cakes, sandwiches, salads, plus a select retail offer from some of Goa & India's finest gourmet producers.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?