5 Restaurants In Mumbai That Will Take You Back To Goa

    What do Mumbaikars do when they want to unwind? They pack their bags with shorts and swimsuits and head to Goa for the weekend. Chill by the beach in your shorts and enjoying some margaritas. But there’s one big problem. Going to Goa means spending a fortune on travel and lodging. But why do that when you can find some lovely Goan restaurants within Mumbai itself? Here’s how you can have a Goan experience within your own city –

    1. Thalassa, Khar West, Mumbai

    Head over to Khar’s Thalassa if you’re a fan of the beaches. Talk about breezy cabanas and enjoying dinners under the magical starring sky. To give you better Goa feels, the interiors are designed with classic turquoise color and a chalky white taste. All of this, minus the sand beneath your feet.

    (Image Credit – Tiles Of India) Thalassa, Khar West, Mumbai

    What To Order?

    The signature Greek lamb kebabs (₹650) is something you can’t miss. Holding onto a satay stick and roasted to perfection, the meat skewers are flavored with mint, parsley and dill.

    Also read: If You’re Going To Goa You Have To Visit La Ri Sa Beach Resort

    Signature Greek lamb kebabs

    Address: 21st Road, Off Carter Road, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052
    Timings: 12pm to 1:30am
    Phone: 098200 04018

    2. Razberry Rhinoceros, Juhu, Mumbai

    Talk about live performances, coffees and wine at this lovely bistro. Although, the upstairs area and outside deck is reserve for the special members, you can chill at the gig area with your friends. The interiors define simplicity with black and white photographs. You can admire the beautiful view of the Juhu sunset that gives you unique Goa feels.

    Also read: Get a Glimpse Into The Goan Art & Culture At Heritage Bungalow, Sunaparanta

    (Image Credit – Brown Paper Bag) Razberry Rhinoceros, Juhu, Mumbai

    What To Order?

    The vegetarians will have a great time at Razz owing to the wonderful white mushroom silken galauti kebabs. Seafood fans can also try the grilled kasaundhi prawns served with cream cheese. 

    White mushroom galauti kebabs

    Address: Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu Hotel, Airport Area, Juhu, Mumbai, MaharashtraL: 400047
    Timings: Everyday, 12 noon to 1am
    Contact: 07400402604

    Also read: 5 Delicious Greek Foods That You Have To Try In Mumbai

    3. Estella, Juhu, Mumbai

    Another one right by the beach. Estella doesn’t only serve some amazing food and cocktails, but it gives you the best view of the sunset. It could turn into a serene place to catch up with old friends or even go out on a romantic date with bae. Visit Estella to hit the pause button on life and unwind with a relaxing sea breeze.

    (Image Credit – Just Dial) Estella, Juhu, Mumbai

    What To Order?

    The Italian Caprese is a dish served in a shot glass. With basil, cherry tomatoes and broccoli spread on a skewer. The breakfast menu serves Muesli Peanuts, which is a thick shake made up of soy milk, peanut butter, honey and granolas. It’s thick enough to be eaten with a spoon. If you’re health conscious, feel free to enjoy the Fruit Popsicles that are made up fresh fruit juice instead of icy sorbets.

    (Image Creit – Pinterest) Italian Caprese

    Address: Nichani Kuttir Building, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049
    Timings: 6PM–1:30AM
    Phone: 079999 98232

    Also read: Where to Dine in Goa?

    4. Soul Fry, Bandra

    As the name suggests, Soul Fry delivers great prawns fry and crab curry. Known for it’s seafood, it has relaunched the menu after 18 years. The menu now consists of Portugese, Mangalorean, Goan and Koli items. 

    (Image Credit – Burrp) Soul Fry, Bandra

    What To Order?

    The Portugese chicken stew with chicken sausages and macaroni is one of the delicacies. The Calderada in cream sauce and fried prawns is another favorite. Grab a few Goan dishes by visiting now!

    (Image Credit – Blogspot) Yeti Fry

    Address: Pali Mala Road, Opposite Pali Vegetable Market, Pali Hill, Bandra West
    Timings: 12 Noon to 3 PM & 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM
    Phone: 91 7208316545

    Also read: Fish N Bait, Mumbai: A Seafood Lover’s Paradise

    5. Mangoes, Bandra

    Headed for a Goan deja-vu? Mangoes is the place to be. It’s got the perfect Goan music and ambiance that will give you legit Goa feels. For every food lover, they serve some of the best Goan delicacies.

     

    (Image Credit – LBB) Mangoes, Bandra

    What To Order?

    For lip smacking Goan and Mangalorean food, tune in to Mangoes. They try to keep up the authenticity of the food by using classic methods to cook. Try out the Prawns Peri Peri, Sausage Pulav, Chicken N Pork Roulad, Pork Chilly Bread and Chicken Cafreal Dry. 

    Pork Chilly Bread

    Address: 601, Almar Arcade, Near Punjab National Bank, Orlem, Malad West, Mumbai
    Timings: 11:45 AM to 3:15 PM &7 PM to 11:30 PM
    Phone: 022 28015552

     

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