Street food in Goa: A quintessential Goan experience
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style="outline" style="square" message_box_color="juicy_pink" icon_fontawesome="fa fa-cutlery"]At a glance: Most popular street food vendors  [/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Like street food in any city, Goan street food is a fantastic cultural experience. Many of the street food vans and carts have been around for more than 15 years, some such as Michael Lobo's Center in Candolim and Umao Fast Food in Santa Cruz (now run by the owner's daughter), being over 25 years old. The vendors themselves are a delight to converse with, their stories and smiles being so engaging, that the food is sometimes secondary. Loved by the locals, these street food joints attract foodies from all over Goa.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Goan-Street-Food.jpg" image_width="600" image_height="auto" crop="false"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_fancy_title tag_name="h3" style="true" size="20" font_family="none" align="center"]BEST OF GOAN STREET FOOD JOINTS[/mk_fancy_title][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Micheal-Lobos-Center-Aloo-Bonda-Candolim-Goa.jpg" image_width="250" image_height="auto" link="https://www.talkingstreet.in/outlet/michael-lobos-center-candolim-goa/" target="_blank" title="Michael Lobo's Center, Candolim" desc="Best For: Egg/Prawn Chops, Aloo Bonda, Bhajjis (click on image)" caption_location="outside-image" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Alankar-Food-Street-Main-Joint-Mapusa-Goa.jpg" image_width="250" image_height="auto" link="https://www.talkingstreet.in/outlet/alankar-theater-food-street-mapusa/" target="_blank" title="Alankar Food Street, Mapusa" desc="Best For: Chinese noodles / fried rice, Tandoori Chicken, Juice (click on image)" caption_location="outside-image" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_padding_divider size="15"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Goan-Fast-Food-Truck-Facade-Cansaulim-Goa.jpg" image_width="250" image_height="auto" link="https://www.talkingstreet.in/outlet/the-goan-food-truck-cansaulim/" target="_blank" title="The Goan Food Truck, Cansaulim" desc="Best For: Cutlet Bread, Chorez pav, Sorpotel (click on image)" caption_location="outside-image" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Ravi-Ras-Omelet-Ras-Omelet-Panjim-Goa.jpg" image_width="250" image_height="auto" link="https://www.talkingstreet.in/outlet/ravi-ras-omelet-panjim/" target="_blank" title="Ravi Ras Omelet, Panjim" desc="Best For: Ras Omelet, Xacuti (click on image)" caption_location="outside-image" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_padding_divider size="15"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Haji-Ali-Shawarma-Chicken-Shawarma-Vendor-Panjim-Goa.jpg" image_width="300" image_height="auto" link="https://www.talkingstreet.in/outlet/haji-ali-chicken-shawarma-panjim/" target="_blank" title="Haji Ali Chicken Shawarma, Panjim" desc="Best For: Chicken / Spicy Chicken Shawarma (click on image)" caption_location="outside-image" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Daniel-Sequiras-Shawarma-Stall-Vendor-Mapusa-Goa.jpg" image_width="300" image_height="auto" link="https://www.talkingstreet.in/outlet/daniel-sequeiras-shawarma-stall-mapusa/" target="_blank" desc="Daniel Sequeira's Shawarma Stall, Mapusa (click on image)" caption_location="outside-image" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_padding_divider size="15"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Umao-Fast-Food-Beef-Chops-Santa-Cruz-Goa.jpg" image_width="300" image_height="auto" link="https://www.talkingstreet.in/outlet/umao-fast-food-santa-cruz/" target="_blank" title="Umao Fast Food, Santa Cruz" desc="Umao Fast Food, Santa Cruz (click on image)" caption_location="outside-image" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Vinods-Vada-Pav-Bonda-Panjim-Goa.jpg" image_width="300" image_height="auto" link="https://talkingstreet.in/outlet/bhajji-and-vada-pav-cart-panjim/" target="_blank" title="Vinod's Vada Pav and Bhajji Cart, Panjim (Caculo Mall)" desc="Vinod's Vada Pav and Bhajji Cart, Panjim (click on image)" caption_location="outside-image" align="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][mk_padding_divider size="15"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_padding_divider][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We've also created a graphic here, if you would like to share this list of Goan street food joints.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][mk_image src="http://talkingstreet.in/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Joints-serving-Goan-Street-Food.jpg" image_width="600" image_height="auto" crop="false"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For more Goa food and culture stories, check the Goa collection or scroll through these interesting insights: Different local Goan eateries that must be on every travelers must-do list There's a lot more to Goa than meets the eyes When in Goa, eat what the locals eat - Xacuti Non-traditional eateries in Goa[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]



At a glance: Most popular street food vendors 




Like street food in any city, Goan street food is a fantastic cultural experience. Many of the street food vans and carts have been around for more than 15 years, some such as Michael Lobo's Center in Candolim and Umao Fast Food in Santa Cruz (now run by the owner's daughter), being over 25 years old. The vendors themselves are a delight to converse with, their stories and smiles being so engaging, that the food is sometimes secondary. Loved by the locals, these street food joints attract foodies from all over Goa.







BEST OF GOAN STREET FOOD JOINTS




Best For: Egg/Prawn Chops, Aloo Bonda, Bhajjis (click on image)


Best For: Chinese noodles / fried rice, Tandoori Chicken, Juice (click on image)



Best For: Cutlet Bread, Chorez pav, Sorpotel (click on image)


Best For: Ras Omelet, Xacuti (click on image)



Best For: Chicken / Spicy Chicken Shawarma (click on image)


Daniel Sequeira's Shawarma Stall, Mapusa (click on image)



Umao Fast Food, Santa Cruz (click on image)


Vinod's Vada Pav and Bhajji Cart, Panjim (click on image)




We've also created a graphic here, if you would like to share this list of Goan street food joints.





For more Goa food and culture stories, check the Goa collection or scroll through these interesting insights:

Different local Goan eateries that must be on every travelers must-do list

There's a lot more to Goa than meets the eyes

When in Goa, eat what the locals eat - Xacuti

Non-traditional eateries in Goa
Location:
Goa
Cuisine:
Chaat
Goan
Maheima Kapur

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Fanatic street foodie. Crazy about nature. Fond of dancing and writing. Learning photography. Founder, Talking Street.
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