Tracing its roots to Sweden and believed to be originated in the early 1600s, International Waffle Day is celebrated every year on March 25th. This day gives us an excuse to have as many waffles as we want. From savory to sweet, waffles can be eaten in any form as per your preference. Here is a roundup of some of the best waffle restaurants in Goa where you can head to observe International Waffle Day on the 25th of March!
Located in the heart of Anjuna, Goa, there is a special place called “Artjuna”. This restaurant, bakery and lifestyle shop is situated in a lively and vibrant location with a welcoming atmosphere. Surrounded by a garden with lush tropical greenery, mango trees and frangipani flowers, this place is truly worth a visit. There is plenty of space to enjoy delicious and healthy food, meet up with friends, chill out with a book, enjoy a game of table tennis and just love living. They serve fresh and contemporary food from the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines along with a great choice of sandwiches, salads and pasta. Artjuna has its own French-style bakery in which a variety of mouthwatering Cakes, Breads, Cookies and Quiches are made on a daily basis. Serving some of the best waffles in town, we recommend the Nutella Wholesome Waffle.
Must Haves: Falafel Plate, Shakshuka. Middle Eastern Thali, Arabic Salad, Bourekas
Cost for two: ₹ 950
Set inside a cottage-like building at the Sunaparanta Centre For The Arts, Cafe Al Fresco by Cantina Bodega happens to be one of the best cafes in Panaji. The café creates a genuine blend of art and food while it aims to give its customers the unique experience of an authentic café. The beautiful, soothing ambiance is perfect for some quiet casual dining away from the bustling chaos of the city. With an artistic touch and a vibrant atmosphere, Cafe Al Fresco is the place to be for those in pursuit of peace and quiet. Being the perfect breakfast spot, their Eggs Benedict on Waffle is worth trying.
Must Haves: Mocha Hazelnut pudding, Moroccan Style Chicken Sandwich, Smoked Chicken Salad, Korean Beef Sandwich, Grilled Cheese and Jalapeno Sandwich
Cost for two: ₹ 950
Morgan’s Place is a hidden gem where all your fairy tale dreams come true. It brings to you the magical world of Alice In Wonderland coupled with some delish grub. Beautifully adorned with artsy decor, cute furniture, and elegant flooring, this cafe makes for a picture-perfect photo shoot location for the ‘gram. Moreover, the bright-colored walls and the unique decor are a feast for the eyes and the soul! Their menu is supremely diverse and delectable. But if it has to be one and only one thing we keep going back to, we'll have to go with the delicious Lemon Curd Waffle that comes with a topping of sweet and zesty goodness.
Must Haves: Ravioli, Fried Chicken, Pepperoni Pizza, Morgan’s Salad
Cost for two: ₹ 1000
Located in a garden lined with mature trees, set in the midst of the tourist bustle. The café offers French toast, croissants, pain au chocolat as well as bacon and eggs for breakfast. Café Chocolatti offers a charming haven from the busy street just outside its garden walls. A quaint little place set in a garden; this place is great for a laid-back breakfast. Known to be one of the best places for breakfasts, it’s a must-visit for all those who love savory waffles. Their Bacon & Cheese waffle served with fried eggs and grilled tomatoes will make you drool for more than one.
Must Haves: Hot Dogs, Passion fruit mojito, Goan Chorizo Panini, Crepes
Cost for two: ₹ 1000
Most of the people who visit Goa come with the intention to party and to witness the thrilling nightlife the city is so famous for. Nevertheless, there are people who look beyond the rave parties and beach clubs to a place where the constant sound of waves acts as a relaxing balm to your frayed nerves. Black Vanilla, an all-day breakfast house cum café offers an aesthetically attractive sit-out, in a sanctuary of green tones and a background of soothing music. Amongst the wide variety of dishes put together, the luscious patisseries and bakery items add sweetness to your celebration. The Thirsty Bear Waffle paired with fresh fruits, whipped cream, maple syrup, and two scoops of ice cream with a dry fruit sprinkle is worth trying. We bet you’ll keep craving more!
Must Haves: All Green Salad, Sea Food Platter, Red Snapper Fillet, Chicken Meatball Soup, Beef Sandwich
Cost for two: ₹ 1200
From waffle cakes to thick shakes, this renowned chain rallies the masses to try its decadent delights. While good ol’ fluffy waffles remain their core product, indulging in their Death by Chocolate waffle cake is a great way to lose yourself in the perfect symphony. They also have an array of different innovations on their menu like wafer-thin Stroop waffles, Sugar-free options, Waffles crisps, and chips, etc. they also sell their signature waffle and pancake mix!
Must-haves: Triple Chocolate Waffle, Rocky Road Sundae, Belgian Milk Chocolate Waffle, Kit Kat Waffle
Cost for two: ₹500 approx.
This laid-back hangout garden cafe & bar serves traditional Spanish food and all-day breakfast. Also a co-working and co-living space designed for creative professionals, digital nomads, freelancers, entrepreneurs, and consultants with a great co-working vibe and environment. Their all-day breakfast specials on the menu are brilliant for brekkie lovers and feature loads of goodies to get your grub on, from the pancakes & waffle offerings, we recommend you try their sinfully indulgent Waffles with Banana Caramel & whipped cream, a decadent preparation that is sure to make you want more.
Must-haves: Butter & Maple Syrup Waffles, Eggs Benedict, English Breakfast, Mushroom Cheese Croissant Sandwich, Goan Fish Thali, Patatas Bravas, Calamares Fritos, and Pulled Chicken Burger.
Cost for two: ₹ 800
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