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Top 10 Cafes to Explore in South Goa’s Relaxing Ambiance

Top 10 Cafes in South of Goa
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Nestled along the sun-kissed shores of South Goa, amidst swaying palms and pristine beaches, lies a haven for coffee aficionados and foodies alike. In this vibrant coastal paradise, where time slows down and relaxation takes center stage, a treasure trove of charming cafes awaits exploration. From quaint seaside hideaways to bustling hubs of local culture, South Goa’s café scene offers a delightful fusion of flavors, ambiance, and coastal charm. Embark on a journey through the top 10 cafes in South Goa, where each sip of coffee and bite of delicacy promises to make you relaxed and enjoy each moment very well….

1. Carpe Diem Art Cafe, Majorda

Carpe Diem Art Cafe is known for its cozy atmosphere and gourmet menu providing the perfect opportunity to sit back and unwind with a good book or chat with your close buddies.

While waiting for a freshly brewed coffee or their signature sandwich like the ‘The Meat Eater’s Club’ or a sweet and savory waffle, you can visit and cruise through the lifestyle store with its wide range of offerings, from apparel and ceramic products to gifts and souvenirs.

2. Cozinha De Paparico, Majorda

Cozinha De Paparico is another good coffee shop in Majorda, Goa near the Uttorda beach with great delicacies to enjoy with your friends or simply to relax and sip a cup of coffee.

Located just beside Uttorda main road, Cozinha De Paparico is a cozy place that has a nice Neo-Portuguese aesthetic going on with its ambiance. The café is not only known for its delicious cheesecake and sandwiches but also for freshly made juices and hot chocolate to make yourself refreshed.

3. Cargo Kitchen, Varca

Cargo Kitchen is a small but beautiful cafe overlooking the beautiful green fields. The cafe has a good variety of salads, sandwiches, pasta, and burgers along with hot and cold beverages you can pick from. If you are a coffee lover, you won’t be disappointed with the variety. So if you want the experience of watching the sunset while savoring your favorite Cappuccino, this is the place to go.

4. Lounghinos, Margao

Seventy-five years ago, Longuinho Almeida Coutinho, a gunner on a ship, took over a restaurant called Casa Portuguese in Margao and named it Longuinhos. Since then it has been maintained as the icon of good meals in the city of Margao. Longuinhos in Margao has been a pit stop for people from South Goa not just for a good bite but a place to meet, share good times and foster memories. Sausage bread, Chicken roast, Bebinca, cakes, and pastries are some of the traditional Goan meals you can delight yourself with at Lounghinos apart from indulging yourself in some conversation with the locals.

5. Cafe Zelo, Margao

Located in the heart of Margao, Cafe Zelo offers a serene escape in the bustling cityscape, just a few drops away from the iconic Mathany Saldanha Administrative Complex. Whether you’re exploring the charms of South Goa or seeking a cozy place for some great food and coffee, Cafe Zelo offers a perfect blend of restaurant-style finesse and casual comfort. Renowned for serving the best breakfast, and equally delightful lunch and dinner, savor the flavors of the cafe’s expertly crafted coffee and delectable treats in a setting that’s as inviting as it is convenient.

6. Ceskaz Deli and Cafe, Margao

A cozy cafe situated in the heart of Margao, Ceskaz Deli and Cafe is one of the best cafes in the city. Started amidst the pandemic by Gawin and Cisca Valadares, the cafe pays homage to the food they tasted during their travels around the world; from Chinese and Mughlai to Greek and Turkish, don’t forget to savor yourself at Ceskaz Deli and Cafe if you’re in South Goa and take your taste buds on a gastronomic journey.

7. Cherry Tomato, Margao

Located in the vibrant city of Margao, Goa, Cherry Tomato is a delightful cafe that caters to all cravings. Indulge in their succulent grilled burgers, savor the flavors of hotdogs, or opt for comforting pastas and steaks. Don’t forget to leave room for their tantalizing desserts. Whether you’re a local or a traveler, Cherry Tomato promises a culinary experience that will leave you craving for more.

8. Café Tato, Margao

There are very few old businesses maintaining the same taste, quality, and service over generations because that means every generation of the family needs to be equally dedicated and passionate to run the business with same heart; But Cafe Tato is one of them being one of the oldest cafe in Margao, serving authentic Goan food since 1913. The place has been the breakfast ritual of Goans for generations now and is known for its delicious Puri Baji, Buns, and Sheera.

9. Nick’s Cafe 18, Varca

Nick’s Cafe 18 is a cute little cafe known for its cozy, inviting atmosphere and Instagrammable ambiance. The place is famous for scrumptious burgers and loaded fries apart from a variety of juice and coffees. The place is perfect to spend a lazy afternoon or dinner over some lip-smacking food.

10. Dropadi Cafe, Palolem

Located in the serene enclave of South Goa’s Palolem, Draupadi Cafe stands out as a haven of tranquility and culinary delight. With its laid-back ambiance and welcoming atmosphere, Draupadi offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Patrons can indulge in a diverse menu featuring an array of delectable dishes, from traditional Goan cuisine to international favorites. Whether savoring a freshly brewed cup of coffee or enjoying a sumptuous meal, visitors are sure to be captivated by the charm of Dropadi Cafe.

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