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The classic bond between a Goenkar and the humble Fish Thali is more than a mere tell-tale. And we realised it after the huge success of our post on “Best Fish Thali in Panjim”.
So here we are, back on public demand, with a brand new list of places serving the best Fish Thali in Margao for those dwelling in the Southern part of Goa.
8. Fish thali at SPICY Family Restaurant & Bar, Margao
Located in heart of Margao city, Spicy Restaurant packs a punch with its tasty and authentic food that feels like home and puts your taste buds in a happy tizzy state. With friendly staff and quicker service, it qualifies as an ideal place for a nice family dining. In spite of being a newbie in town, their elaborate thali lunch has already become locals’ favorite.
Location: C/O Panchsheel hotel, Near hari madir, Margao
Contact: 0832 272 6895
7. Hotel Roshani’s Special Fish Thali
A multi-cuisine restaurant situated in the New Margao market which gets a huge crowd for some great Goan snacks like the humble Goan Ras Omlette. But apart from the locals, no one really known that the fish thalis they serve are worth every penny too. With two options for thalis – normal and special, they cater to all kinds of diners out there.
Location: New Market, Opposite Bank of India, Margao
Contact: 0832 2736345
Cost: Rs. 80 & Rs. 120
6. Girish Ranche Ghar, Margao
Ranche Ghar is an ambient restaurant with well-lit interiors and specializes in Goan and Chinese cuisine. The cost of their Special Fish Thali is very pocket-friendly and is definitely praiseworthy when it comes to the taste. Whether it is masala fry or rawa fry you order with your thali, their perfectly cooked fish fry are all you need to handle your seafood cravings.
Location: Near BM Service Centre, A.C. Pacheco Road, Margao
Contact Number: 07775059476
5. Sunny’s Corner Family Restaurant & Bar, Margao
This cozy nook in Margao is truly from Goa With Love, serving good homely Goan food. Their menu is a mix of Hindu, Goan and Christian cuisines all over from Goa and are not made from the regular run-of-the-mill masalas. They add a personal touch to whatever they offer and that is what makes you coming back for more.
Location: Aashad hsg. complex, Madel, behind Rebello hospital, Margao
Contact Number: 09067369302
Average Cost: Rs. 200
Related: Best Fish Thali In Panjim
4. Fish Thali Lunch from Tato’s Cafe & Fine Dining, Margao
Situated just opposite to the Newly opened South Goa Collectorate Building and very close to the Margao Bus Terminals, this place is always buzzing with office-goers and seafood lovers throughout the week. With super-fresh seafood served hot on your plate, you can call it ‘The Place’ to have Fish Thali, if you’re looking for a wholesome Goan lunch.
Location: Opposite South Goa Collectorate, National Highway 17, Margao
Contact Number: 0832 2736014
Cost: Rs. 150
3. Meenaxi Hotel’s Local Fish thali
A simple and down to earth place to enjoy local Goan Fish preparations with the lunch thali topping their list. When sandwiches and burgers are almost 200 bucks, a delectable goan fish thali for a mere 100 bucks has to be applauded. Situated a little ahead of the Cartier showroom, Meenaxi is the most sought after place during lunch. Just ask for their fish curry rice plate with rava fried prawns as an accompaniment. You can thank us later for it! 😉
Location: Rupa Kesar Building, Pajifond, Margao
Contact Number: 0832 2730676
Cost: Rs. 100
2. Classic Fish Thali at Sharda Restaurant, Fatorda
Sharda Classic is well known in Margao for its traditional seafood preparations and is one of the most recommended places by the locals for a delicious plate of Fish Curry Rice. But loyalists often visit Sharda’s to enjoy the scrumptious Shark Ambotik, which is a spicy and tangy red curry made from locally-made coconut vinegar.
Location: Ground Floor and 1st Floor, Near Maruti Showroom, Fatorda, Margao
Contact Number: +91 0832 2741320
Cost: Rs. 170
1. Konkani Coastal Food Delicacy, Pajifond
The name of the restaurant is itself enough to tell you what its specialty lies in. It is nothing fancy in looks and ambience but it’s the food that matters. It is hands down the best place to have an authentic fish thali n Margao. And guess what? they offer three variations of seafood thali in their menu. Situated right in heart of the city, ask anybody about this restaurant, and they will guide you easily to its exact location.
Location: Jigisha Building, Varde Valaulikar Road, Pajifond, Margao
Contact Number: +91 9763822983
Cost: Malvani Fish Thali – Rs. 100
Special Fish Thali – Rs. 150
Prawns Curry Thali – Rs. 160
Comment below to let us know if we have missed any other Fish thali spot in Margao that you like. 🙂