Margao is considered the commercial capital of the Indian state of Goa. This town has the second largest population in Goa after Vasco. The city has a total population of 87,650 as per the census of the year 2011. Konkani is the widely spoken language in the city, followed by English. The destinations that can be visited by tourists are Margao city hall, Margao Municipal Garden, and Jawahar Nehru Stadium. There are also famous temples located in the city, like Damodar temple and the Hari Mandir. Supporting a large population in the state, this city consists of various restaurants where you can hang out with friends and taste delicious food items. You can get an idea of the best restaurants from the below-mentioned list.
1.Ocean World Bar And Restaurant
This is an ocean-themed restaurant that would surely not disappoint you with their servings. Even the view from this place is excellent and enhances the lunch or dinner experience. You must try some recipes like Hakka noodles, stuffed mushrooms, sizzler, and Maggie arancini from this place.
Location: 6th floor, Raghunath Esquire, Pajifond, Margao, Goa
It is a relaxed restaurant with a menu consisting of international dishes. They also have a special diet menu available. If you visit this place, then do try their tender coconut Manchurian. The thing you should order at last is the fresh lime soda.
Location: Gold Road, near Child Care School, Pajifond, Magao, Goa
3.Martins Multicuisine Restaurant And Bar
It is a stylish, homely-chic restaurant that offers internationally inspired dishes. You can try basil pesto from this place for lunch; also, for dessert, one has various options like caramel custard, chocolate brownie, pan ice cream, Bailey;s Irish cream, and many more items.
Location: Garden View Apartments, Near Margao Post Office, Padre Miranda Road, Margao, Goa
4.Rice Bowl Restaurant
It is a Chinese restaurant famous for serving rice bowls, man chow soup, and other Chinese starters. People in Goa, especially, come to this place to taste the authentic rice bowl offered here. If you are visiting Goa, then do try this place.
Location: Shoba Apartment, New Market, Margao, Goa
5.The Kitchen On Top
This place in Margao, is famous for offering items like tandoori dishes, tandoori momos, peri peri biryani, tikka, tikka tacos, and various kind of mojitos. The chur chur paratha, along with any favourite curry of yours, is a must-try here.
Location: Court by Crosswords, near Arlem Bypass, Fatorda, Margao, Goa
6.Spicy Family Restaurant And Bar
This outlet serves south Indian and Asian meals in a relaxed space with traditional Goa-themed décor. You will get here everything that you accept to have in Goa. Other than that, one must give try to veg sizzler from this place.
Location: Below Panchsheel Hotel, Near Hari Mandir Temple, Margao, Goa
7.Kandeel Family Restaurant And Bar
It is a family restaurant perfect for visiting for lunch or dinner and enjoying their veg starters and main course meals. One must try green peas fry in starters and fruit punch among the mocktails.
Location: Opposite Margao Municipal garden, Margao, Goa
This snacks and quick bites outlet offers chilli paneer, veg nuggets, mixed veg fry, gulab jamun, caramel pudding, chocolate mousse, masala papad, and more such items. The Chinese starters from this place are excellent and highly recommended.
Location: Reliance Trade Centre, V V Road, Margao, Goa
This restaurant offers various dishes from the local cuisine and serves delicious desserts like chocolate caramel custard, pastries, eclairs, and much more. It is a 70-year-old outlet where you must try out the breakfast recipes.
Location: Dr Antonio Dias Building, Margao, Goa
This is one of those rare places in Margao, which offers North Indian cuisine to their guests. They have chole bhature, aloo paratha, pav bhaji, kurkuri bhindi, ragda pattice, chole kulche, dal makhani rice, sandwich, Dahi vada, and many more dishes available at their place. You will be mesmerized by tasting so many authentic recipes from North India.
Location: Dr Antonio Dias Building, Margao, Goa
11.Mahalaxmi Multi-Cuisine Restaurant
You can try out this place if you want to taste famous recipes of Goa, and also want to try different special thalis. They have various varieties available in their thalis and is a power-pack filling meal.
Location: opposite Preethi Udupi Restaurant, Aquem Alto, Margao, Goa
It is a vegetarian restaurant offering various authentic North Indian recipes like lassi, veg thali, Pani puri, stuffed cheese tandoori, blue lagoon, chaap, tikka, and many more delectable treats. The lassi is sweet and mesmerizing in taste which is filling too.
Location: Reliance trade centre, Margao, Goa
French fries, paneer chilly, smash potato, green peas chaat, cashew nut fry, and so many delectable starters are waiting for you at this place. If you are in the city, then you must grab your place at this location and try out all these and a lot more tasty recipes.
Location: Opposite new Era High School, Malbhat, Margao, Goa
14.Royal Master Chef
This place is famous in Margao, for offering authentic, flavourful biryani that you would not find at any other place in the city. So, if you are craving for them, then visit this site at lunchtime and enjoy a plate of tasty biryani.
Location: Anant Enclave, Malbhat, Margao, Goa
Kadhai paneer, butter roti, veg crispy, veg biryani, man chow soup, veg thali are some of the best servings of this place that is of high quality and is impressive in taste. It is an ideal site to visit for lunch and try out all the tasty recipes.
Location: Madgaon Industrial Estate, Goa Carbon Factory, Margao, Goa
It is an open restaurant having seats arranged in an open area surrounded by greenery. They have various Chinese starters and the main course meals on their menu, all of them tasting the best. They also provide excellent catering service.
Location: Pelican Building, Pajifond, Margao, Goa
It is a famous Chinese restaurant offering all the authentic Chinese recipes you desire. The taste of all the starters and other items is delicious and loved by locals. You will surely enjoy your meal at this place and love to revisit it.
Location: Margao, Goa
It is an easy-going hangout site offering continental food and pizza, burgers, pasta, and other items in a low-key space with a terrace and board games. The burger and variations in pizza are very famous here and are challenging to resist.
Location: Murida Road, Fatorda, Margao, Goa
19.Cool and Spice
It is a small, simple eatery with attractive lights embedded in the sitting area. They have an extensive menu with varied options to choose from. The beverages they offer are authentic and worth trying out. All the starters are available at a reasonable price at this place.
Location: Borda, Margao, Goa
Fried rice, Manchurian, French fries, and especially the veg thali are some must try and highly recommended vegetarian things from this place. Though, they serve lots of items, but the veg thali stands out to be the best in taste and flavours.
Location: Monte Hill, Margao, Goa