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Cuba Beach Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Behind Syndicate Bank | Palolem beach, Canacona 403702, India
+91 97644 42775
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Bo'ness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great place to eat right on the beach. Fresh fish cooked on the grill, pick your own. Staff are friendly and attentive.

Thank crianza55
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

There are 3 Cubas in the area (Palolem, Patnem, Agonda) all are very consistent and reliable. The menu is very reasonable, the food is great, the staff and friendly and service is fast (which really isn't the case in many other restaurants).

New Delhi, India
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89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely time at this place. Perfect setting, no disturbances, and very good freshly cooked food. What else do one need? We found it one of the best maintained places at Palolem beach

Thank Travelxl2013
London, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We went to each of the Cuba restaurants . The view from each is great and they both offer card facilities. However the food and service was much nicer at patnem. The service at palolem was a little rude and very difficult to get attention even though they weren't busy. Visit the patnem restaurant and it's one of the few... More 

Thank Shaun R
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Had dinner at Cuba and would say its definitely worth a visit while you are in Agonda. They have good fresh seafood and a variety of cuisines (including a bit of local Goan) and also a reasonably well stocked bar. Get a beachside table, kick off your shoes and have a relaxed meal. We were there for dinner and they... More 

Thank Neville D
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner, the atmosphere and the music. Sitting on the beach, watching the sunset on the bean bags before dinner arrived. So relaxing.

Thank Jodie E
Bengaluru, India
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366 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

It looked like a happening place with nice music and a lively crowd so we dropped in for drinks and snacks. There were some performers doing some acts in front on the beach too. We didn't eat much so can't comment on the food, but the rest was nice. I'd visit again and try some food.

Thank ShareKhan4
Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We had our best meal of Goa here. Since we are Jains, we had certain preferences and they took perfect care of that and made really yummy Indian cuisine. We also tried a few appetizers which were also made really well. The cocktails they made were just perfect. So when in Palolem do visit this place for food and amazing... More 

Thank seafarer7
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

A restaurant with good food .. even better staff, with a bar on one side and the beach on the other side !! What more do u want in a place like Goa !! amazing experience !

Thank alientravelbug
Dharmesh_Saglani, Owner at Cuba Beach Cafe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Warm greetings from Cuba Goa. Thank you for sparing your time and sharing valuable feedback. We are delighted to note that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We have shared your feedback with our team to motivate and inspire more to deliver good service. It was a great pleasure to have you stay with us and look... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Its located right on the beach and good beach view. Cuba has Indian and continental food options. The taste of food is good and rates are reasonable.

Thank TravelO22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
Indian, Bar, Seafood, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Behind Syndicate Bank | Palolem beach, Canacona 403702, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  Canacona
  • Phone Number: +91 97644 42775
Bang in the middle of the beach, the Café is the ideal meeting hub that is the darling of all guidebooks. Along with breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the exciting place provides a breathtaking view of a pair of rocky crags at either end of the beach. It is also the ideal location to watch Palolem’s legendary sunsets.

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