9 New Restaurants To Eat At If You’re Vacationing In Goa This New Year

Goa Restaurants
by Sanmita A
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The best time to visit Goa is here. During the holiday season, with the weather turning pleasant and the upcoming new year 2023, in no time, Goa will turn into a hub for tourists. New properties and dining spaces are coming up, and if you plan to be in the beach town soon, you’d definitely have to try these restaurants. You will be surprised with the menu, ambience and services they offer visitors. Take a look –

New Restaurants In Goa

1. Forno Tinto

Novotel Goa Resort and Spa presents a new restaurant in Goa’s food scene. Forno Tinto will be an eatery where Italian cuisine meets Goan cuisine and allows food enthusiasts to dine on the best of two worlds. The food served here will range from pizzas to salads and desserts with a Goan touch. The place is a casual Italian dining restaurant.

2. Isabella’s Tapas Bar

Isabella’s Tapas Bar is another restaurant in the Panjim area in Goa. It specialises in Spanish and Portuguese cuisine. Not only has the restaurant been able to put together an exciting world cuisine on the menu, but even got its interiors and ambience done according to the cuisine served here. Isabella’s Tapas Bar has been set up in a two-floor building, and what sets it apart is its Vermouth cocktails, Spanish classic cocktails, Fresh seafood experience, True tapas and cocteles experience and more.

3. Kasa&Koox


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A Bali-themed restaurant, Kasa&Koox is located in Goa’s Vagator. If you’re visiting this restaurant, you will have various Japanese dishes to choose from. From Avocado Beetroot Tartare and Negima Chicken Skewers, Robotayaki or Japanese Grilled Lamb Chops, Black Cod, and Pork kakuni to traditional beers and cocktails like Barrel-aged Cognac Old Fashioned, Donatello, you’ll be thrilled to experience the platters at this Goan restaurant.

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4. Totem at Goa by Rina Shah


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This restaurant is a venture by Rina Shah, a professional Polo player. Shah is a known personality who have proved her mettle in various fields and with Totem, she has ventured into the food world. On visiting Totem, you will see a stunning space with a modern and tribal touch. Along with the food and ambience, you will sign up for an experience worth all your time.

5. Mystras, Assagao


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If you are a fan of Pan-Asian cuisine and artisanal food, the Mystras in Assagao will ensure they provide such a menu. You will be a fan of the dim sums, sushi, pizzas and kinds of pasta they serve at this place. The restaurant defines itself as a modern European place with Asian cuisine in the heart of Assagao, Goa.

6. Fig & Maple


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Another new restaurant in Goa, Assagao, this place has great food, to begin with. Additionally, this is exactly the place where you would want to brunch at, after enjoying Goa’s lively night parties. Spend your afternoons here & treat yourself to their delightful menu of food and alcohol here.

7. Coast 2 Coast


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The Coast 2 Coast is where you can try the best of coastal cuisine and enjoy the scenic views of Arabian seas simultaneously. The dishes take inspiration from world cuisine like Russian and Mediterranean to create food which is exotic and unique to this restaurant only. If you are a foodie, who loves to try different cuisine types, and would love to gorge into the flavours of Thai, Chinese and even Japanese, then Coast 2 Coast is a must-visit for you!



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Different world cuisines are making its way to India. And the state of Goa which hosts people from across the world, has people who love to experiment too. From Spanish, Portuguese, and now Burmese, the SOPÓ is a place that will allow you to taste the best of Burmese cuisine. Raw mango thoke, tender beef steak and their cocktail collection will make you visit this restaurant time and again.

9. Juju


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Juju, located in Colva, is one of the places in Goa that aims to serve people cuisine from the entire country. Their food is slightly on the modern side with many dishes to choose from. And don’t we all enjoy modern Indian cuisine with a good pairing of cocktails and wine?

Visiting the city to welcome New Year 2023 while partying and eating scrumptious meals is the best you could this holiday season!

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