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“Modest little hostelry”

Blue Whale Beach Shack
Ranked #22 of 83 Restaurants in Cavelossim
Cuisines: Indian, Seafood, Asian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Modest little hostelry”
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Dropped in for a refreshing beer and snack when exploring the river estuary and beach. Best value in Goa!

Visited March 2014
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  • English first
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  • Polish first
  • Russian first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Don't miss this”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Beach side restaurant that provides outstanding seafood. If you are in the vicinity, don't leave without going. Very good food and value

Visited April 2014
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United Kingdom
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Very basic but great spot”
Reviewed 26 March 2014

If you don't mind the dogs hanging around the tables (which were absolutely no problem at all - I'm not a huge fan of animals in restaurants but they just slept and seemed well cared for), and are prepared to look past the basic set up, it is a lovely place to have lunch. We had a fresh baked fish, which was delicious.

Visited March 2014
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Bombay
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127 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Surprise find.”
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We went hunting for the blue whale one evening last week. Everyone around the Leela hotel seemed to know it. The board outside the restaurant was not lit so almost went past it. Walked in to a lit path and some very dark and empty looking bamboo huts. For all practical purposes the place looked shut. But we said lets go till the end and see. Eventually came up to the shack and we were the only people there apart from the owner. Gulp. This was not a good sign.
We ordered veg Xacuti, prawn curry rice and a pasta. All 3 dishes came in double quick time and the unanimous verdict was YUMMY!
The food was honestly good and simple. The cost was around 300/-) per head without alcohol.
The place looks a bit gloomy and lonely at night, maybe a daytime visit is in order, coz the food is worth the trip.

  • Visited March 2014
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Not as good as reviews??”
Reviewed 20 March 2014

The food was very good here and cheap but there were very few customers. I suspect this is because it is very basic indeed and a much longer walk from the Leela and Holiday Inn. Not as good as much nearer alternatives.

Visited February 2014
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