Famous Shopping and Eating Places in Goa

Famous Shopping and Eating Places in Goa

Goa is a state in western India with coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. Sun, sand and sea being the major attractions, Goa is a perfect heaven for the ones who need relaxation. Goa state is seemingly blessed with fabulous weather, even more fabulous beaches, delightful people, good food, hill-top forts, little white-washed churches, soaring Portuguese-era cathedrals, a unique cultural legacy-small wonder therefore, Goa is one of India’s prime holiday destinations. Goa has long been a magnet for holidaymakers and backpackers from all over the world.

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Shopping Places :

1. Anjuna Flea Market :


The flea market at Anjuna Beach is one of the most important shopping destinations in North Goa. Held every Wednesday, this market is the perfect place to shop till you drop. Haggling is the name of the game here, and the products on offer include everything ranging from handicrafts and clothes to jewellery and funky accessories.

Opening Closing Time : Wed, 8:00 AM – 12:00 AM.

Popular For : Shopaholics, Fun Lovers, Photo Fanatics, Footwear, Artificial jewellery, Souvenirs

2. Saturday Night Bazaar, Arpora :


Shopping at the Saturday Night Bazaar at Arpora is a great weekend activity, as the market offers an exciting mix of shopping opportunities ranging from sumptuous foodstuff, herbs and spices to handicrafts, bags, accessories, designer jewellery, rugs and carpets. The “night” factor of the Arpora market not only allows you to shop while the weather is pleasant but also adds a happening feel to it.

Opening Closing Time : 6:00 PM to midnight

Popular For : Handbags, Apparel

3. Mapusa Market :


An excellent location for ardent shoppers, Mapusa market is just the usual Goan bazaar for most of the week, where local traders bring in their usual fare except for Friday when the market turns into a platform for Goan entrepreneurs to showcase their produce in the most vibrant (and noisy) fashion.
You can find just about anything at Mapusa Market on a Friday, with items ranging from antiques and Goan pottery to handicrafts, textiles, clothing, spices, fruits, vegetables, meats, jewellery and much more. Bargaining may save you some cash here, so this comes across as a good place to test your haggling skills.

Opening Closing Time : 8:00 AM- 6.30 PM

Popular For : Different types of handicrafts made of coir, clothes stalls, glass bangles, sausages, channa baskets etc.

4. Panjim Market :


A must-visit for all those who wish to carry a bit of Goa back with them, Panjim market offers a variety of goods like wines, cashew nuts, local handicrafts, Goan spices and also has a multiplex and an array of eateries in the vicinity.

Opening Closing Time : Every Day 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Close on Sunday.

Popular For : Cashew nuts, Local spices, Handicrafts.

5. Calangute Market Square :


One of the most frequented beach spots in North Goa, Calangute features its own market with an array of stalls and shacks selling everything from clothes, beachwear, sea shells, local handicrafts, trinkets and carpets to lots of seafood snacks and beer.

Opening Closing Time : 6:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Popular For : Trinkets, Carpets, Beachwear.

Eating Places :

1. KU, Morjim :

KU is Goa’s most magical and exclusive place. The menu is limited. The food is nice. And the location & ambience is outstanding. Made in a typical Bali hut style and run by French couple.

Two minutes from Morjim Beach, but hidden by antique doors and a luxurious tropical garden, Ku is an energy retreat, and the ideal place to experience the beauty of a Zen lifestyle in the Tropics.

Contact Details :
Primary Contact Number : 9326123570, 9326123570

Address : Morjim, Goa , India

Opening Closing Time : 6:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Popular Dishes : Goan Fish Thali and Maharashtra Veg Thali

2. Zoori’s, Anjuna :


Great location. Right on the cliff. Famous for its Chocolate souffle. Also Great Milkshakes and juices. Zooris, Anjuna is a perfect destination for a great time with your dear ones. Enjoy the attractions of this popular tourist spot. Patrons can enjoy snacks, breakfast, lunch or dinner along with Indian or Italian coffees.

Contact Details : 077199 42486

Address : Poonam Resort Rd, Demello Vaddo, Anjuna, Goa 403509

Opening Closing Time : 6:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Popular Dishes : Seafood, Indian or Italian coffees.

3. Sublime, Morjim :


Used to be near Baga Bridge, then shifted to Anjuna. Now, it has moved again to Morjim. But it’s still the best place to eat steaks, or rather one of the best places to eat in Goa. The place is run by Salim Christopher Agha. The owner is as interesting as the food.

Contact Details : +91-9822484051, +91-9822484051

Address : Vithaldas Waddo, Morjim Beach Road, Morjim, Goa 403512

Opening Closing Time : 12:00 PM–11:00 PM

Popular Dishes : Falafel, Thai Grilled Chicken, Drinking Prawns, Thai Grilled Prawns

4. Bomra’s, Candolim :

Located on the Fort Aguada road, Calangute, Bomras is a gastronomical delight. Probably the best Burmese food you’ll ever have. Run by Bomras, a happy go lucky guy. It’s been around for more than 10 years.

Contact Details : 097675 91056

Address : No.247, Aguada – Siolim Rd, Fort Aguada Rd, Souza Vaddo, Candolim, Goa 403515

Opening Closing Time : 12–2PM, 7–11PM

Popular Dishes : Snapper With Lemon Grass, Slow Cooked Belly Pork

5. Bean Me Up, Vagator :


Go Green. For people who believe in Organic food, this is the place to go. Located in an old villa in Vagator. Bean Me Up is a popular seasonal restaurant that offers mouth watering world cuisine. Tofu, Tempeh and Seitan dishes from around the world, fresh organic variety of salads originating from the Mediterranean to California. The Deserts, Ice Creams, Cakes, Pies, Puddings are made on the premises.

Contact Details : +917769095356, +917769095357

Address : Bean Me Up 1639/2 Deulvaddo, Anjuna-Vagator(Near petrol Pump), Bardez Goa-403509

Opening Closing Time : 8:00 AM -11:00 PM

Popular Dishes : Superfood green smoothie, Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie, Homemade Granola Porridge, Gazpacho Soup, Every single salad, Tofulafel

6. Cantare, Saligoan :

A real gem located in a quieter part of North Goa. Cantare is what you can best describe as a remarkable Village Tavern. Great food and ambience.

Address : Cemetary Rd, Bardez, Saligao, Goa, 403516

Opening Closing Time : 7:00 PM -1:00 AM

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