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Shining Star Beach Shack

Baga Road | Between Titos and la Calypso Hotel, Baga 403516, India
+91 98224 81560
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“kingfish” (10 reviews)
“noodles” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. Hours
Indian, Bar, Seafood, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Baga Road | Between Titos and la Calypso Hotel, Baga 403516, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We found Shining Star in February 2018 on our first trip to India. We received incredible service from the most friendly and attentive waiter Mahesh. Free beds, WiFi and tasty food and of course good selection of alcohol. On our return trip to Goa in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Its_a_doozy70
Reviewed yesterday

We ate the veggie sizzler, chicken with coconut sauce, and a banana crepe (pancakes) for dessert while completely decompressing on hectic Baga Beach. Sizzler was better than expected, chicken was pounded flat and not as coconutty as I would have liked (but still good). Service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank grantfilm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be really looked after by the guys and girls here. Sam, Reddy and all the team made sure all our needs were met and exceeded, have made friends for life here. The food and drinks are superb whether it’s scrambled eggs or lobster. Thanks team...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gillian K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place, staff friendly and helpful, food amazing, Sam the owner has a number of rooms available to rent , 5 / 10 mins walk to the beach from room , running hot water , air conditioning, fridge , tv , walk in shower room...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 010101007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ideally located.. morning hours are so relaxing on the beach having yummy breakfast here. Indian breakfast is cheap and tasty. Instead of ordering separate items order a full breakfast option. works out to be reasonable.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank neetu p
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

All men are born equal, but over here Russians are more equal than Indians. November 8th, 2018: had a nice swim and decided to have breakfast by the sunbeds. Many were vacant, but we were told they were all reserved for their regular clients, the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nikhil817
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Worth the few extra yards to find this place. Relaxed atmosphere, attentive without being pushy. Food excellent, kalamari chilli fry outstanding. Would recommend highly

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank muskie70
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to experience the sun set this is the right place.the table is well set for the dinner and you can enjoy it after the sun set besides the beach . The area being crowded and loud music being...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank paul1980854
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

I had soft drinks but my family had dinner this place and they are had non-vegetarian my family told me it's very nice food thank you

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fearless828436
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Once again the Shining Star was on point, the food the location and the amazing staff. I brought five friends with me some of which had never been to India before the staff were fabulous and made them welcome everyday. It was definitely their go...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank boo5
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May 11, 2018|
Response from EdwardandMaria | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Most of the beach shacks will be closed now. When we visited in April, most were closing down by May. We asked most when they were staying open till and none of them said June.
Mary W
February 16, 2015|
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Response from Mary W | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baga Road | Between Titos and la Calypso Hotel, Baga 403516, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Goa  >  North Goa District  >  Baga
  • Phone Number: +91 98224 81560
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