Goa is surrounded by the Arabian Sea and tucked in the Western Ghats of India. The essence of Goa may be summed up by palm trees, cosy shacks, seashores, never-ending nightlife, and Portuguese-colonial architecture. An ‘ultimate Goa experience,’ on the other hand, would be incomplete without some delectable food. Looking around and exploring will lead you to a myriad of places to kick back, relax, and enjoy. For those looking for a change, Goa is introducing some brand-new dining options. New restaurants with new menus, new cuisines, new settings, and new ambience – the state has a wide range of options to renew your gourmet experience. To ease your search, we have compiled a list of eight new restaurants in Goa. All these restaurants are sure to make your vacation worthwhile. Take a look below.
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Here Are 8 New Restaurants In Goa You Must Try:


YAAR offers unique features such as an island bar by the pool, a premium classroom bar, and an underground club atmosphere known as the Spoiler Room. Beginning with the Island Bar, some of their signature cocktails include Chorizo Old Fashion, Bebinca Killer cocktail, and Fenni Fizz cocktail. The Classroom Bar offers a premium mixology session. The chalkboard menu reveals five daily cocktails, inviting guests to observe, inquire, and taste the ever-changing world of creative cocktails. A glimpse of some of their signature dishes includes Smoke avocado Bharta, Thecha chicken wings, Rasam fish ceviche, Chicken 65 with Poe, and Chicken katsu with Kerala rice.

  • Where: H.No. 1088/1, Pushkin House, next to Zostel, Madhlavado, Morjim, Goa
  • Cost: INR 2500 (Approx.)

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2. Taupe by Titlie

Housed within a quaint 150-year-old Portuguese villa, Taupe serves as a testament to the fusion of flavours and traditions. From the Burrata Papdi Chaat to the Mutton Korma, and from the Tawa Meat to the Dal Kurchan Chaat, every creation at Taupe pays homage to its ingredients and the land they come from. The menu prioritizes seasonality and zero-waste principles. The cocktail menu is crafted to pair perfectly with the Indian fare, be it the gin specials like Etonica and Swizzle or creative drinks like Parpa Road Colada with Coconut water and coconut liqueur and the Banana Caramel Milk Punch.

  • Where: Taupe by Titlie, Anjuna Mapusa Road, Saunto Vaddo, Assagao, Goa
  • Cost For Two: INR 2000 (Approx.)
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3. Riverside

Riverside pays homage to the rich tapestry of Pan-Asian flavours while celebrating the essence of riverside dining. The restaurant boasts chic white interiors with a lofty louvred ceiling and an outdoor terrace, perfect for dining under the stars. Among the menu highlights are the Spicy garlic edamame, Butter garlic Sichuan tiger prawns, Pan-seared char siu pork bao, Riverside signature chicken clay pot, and to round off your meal, indulge in the refreshing Homemade wasabi yuzu sorbet, a palate-cleansing delight.

  • Address: Riverside, The St. Regis, Goa Resort, Mobor Beach, Cavelossim, Goa
  • Cost For Two: INR 3500 (Approx.)​​​​​​​
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4. Chhupa Rustam

Chhupa Rustam Goa was launched earlier this year and has now been rebranded as Chhupa Rustam 2.0. Chhupa Rustam 2.0 offers an expansive North Indian culinary experience. Highlights include Laal Maas from Rajasthan and Jackfruit Kulcha, which promises to be a vegetarian delight. Upon arrival, guests are welcomed with a complimentary refreshing drink: jeera infused with mint, chilli and roasted cumin, with a citrus lime flavour. Guests can savour the Butter Crab, a perfect example of the fusion concept, where the richness of North Indian spices meets the freshness of Goan seafood. The beverage menu includes unique concoctions such as Sharbat-e-Khas — a modern twist on sugarcane juice infused with vodka, ensuring a refreshing and memorable dining experience.

  • Where: HQW2+R67, Vagator, Anjuna, Goa
  • Cost For Two: INR 2000 (Approx.)​​​​​​​
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5. Barfly Goa

Tucked away in the heart of Assagao, Barfly beckons you to a captivating ambiance where authentic flavours and cultural charm intertwine, crafting an unforgettable dining escapade. Conceived by Karrtik Dhingra, Shyaam Khurana, Bipin Sibal and Tarun Sibal, it promises to bewitch patrons with its mesmerizing revival of a 150-year-old Portuguese-Goan Bungalow, a true marvel to behold. With friends and family by your side, let the authentic flavours and the friendly atmosphere at Barfly create cherished moments of togetherness and pure enjoyment.

  • Where: Anjuna Mapusa Road, Saunto Vaddo, Assagao, Goa
  • Cost For Two: INR 2500
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6. Kiko Beach Goa

Step into a world of tropical paradise at Kiko Beach, Goa’s newest fine-dining hotspot situated on the stunning Morjim Beach. Sipping on signature cocktails and indulging in delicious Asian food while looking at the beautiful sunset, Kiko Beach ensures that your vacation is truly an unforgettable experience. The best part? This location aims to support regional craftsmen by highlighting handcrafted beauty and using sustainable materials.

  • Where: Morjim Beach
  • Cost For Two: INR 2000 (Approx.)

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7. Tkyo Goa

Tkyo is a pan-Asian restaurant, bar, and bakery with a mission to provide guests with a lip-smacking pan-Asian experience. The restaurant itself is a 200-year-old Portuguese mansion that has been renovated and has verandas and patio furniture in the traditional Portuguese style. The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. Shira-ae-Salad, Popiah Rolls and Tamarind Lamb are a few must-tries here.

  • Where: Anjuna
  • Cost For Two: INR 2000 (Approx.)

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8. Mystras

Mystras, a modern-European restaurant, is located in the posh region of Assagao in North Goa. The property is located in a renovated Portuguese house and is elegantly designed. Lamps, high ceilings, long fans, and switches in the old style, as well as interiors with a sloping roof covered in red bricks, all contribute to the vintage appeal.

  • Where: Assagoa, Goa
  • Cost For Two: Rs. 2,000/- (Approx.)

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If you are planning to visit Goa, include these places to your itinerary and let us know how you all liked them in the comments below.
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Happy feasting! 

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