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12 Budget Eatouts In Panjim For College Students

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Featured: Chicken & Cheese burger at Cafe Basil, Panjim 

Panjim is a great city for fine dining. From Indian to Chinese and even Pan-European, there is a healthy infusion of spices and condiments from all around the world. That being said, it also just happens to be a college kid’s paradise. With an extravagant array of tasty delights at dirt cheap rates, there is no denying that Panjim is the place to be if you’re running low on cash.

Here are some of the places which you should consider giving a try if you’re low on budget and high on appetite  😛 

Cafe Basil, Panjim, Goa 

Is there better place that serves lip-smacking burgers in town right now? Possibly, but none making their fillings in house. Cafe basil offers a wide variety of burgers, barbecues, shakes and nachos that are bound to leave you speechless. Expect competitive eating contests every Thursday organised by the local college kids. Consider the Ashton guitar and ukulele an added bonus.

Location: Estrocio Residency, Tonca, Near Miramar, Panjim, Goa

Price range: ₹50 – ₹500

Favourite Pick: Chicken Cheese Burger

Contact: 98602 89290

Cafe Basil, Panjim, Goa

KK Lovely Frankies, Caranzalem, Goa

Far away from all the glamour of fine wine and billion dollar food chains lies a humble stall run by a 50-year-old bloke and his son. Offering a short yet simple menu of frankies that could very possibly be the best in Goa. With a price range that starts from just 30 rupees, there’s not much one can’t afford. P.S. They are open only during evenings. 

Price range : ₹30 – ₹120

Location : Blue coloured stall near Rosary Church, Opp. Dafodills salon, Caranzalem, Panjim, Goa

Favourite Pick : Jumbo Frankie

Egg & Chicken Frankie at KK Lovely Frankies, Caranzalem, Panjim, goa

KK Lovely Frankies, Caranzalem, Panjim, goa

Chicken Man, Panjim, Goa

Its one of those hidden places that you just happen to stumble on when wandering around looking for some good food that is fast and affordable. Chicken Man has finally brought rotisserie chicken to Goa. Home delivery available at Panjim and Porvorim. A must try for anyone on the move.

Location: Nizmar Centre, Dr. A.B Road, Off 18th June Road, Panjim, Goa

Price range: ₹80 – ₹400

Favourite Pick: The Cluck Wrap

Contact: 0832 2423333

Budget meals at Chicken Man, Panjim, goa
Courtesy: Neil De Souza

Temptations, Miramar, Goa

Tired of eating the same old staple of fried chicken, burgers and Croissants? Treat your inner Indian with something more closer to home. Temptations offer just that. The biryani is the first hint that this place isn’t your generic North Indian food joint. Free home delivery throughout Panjim is a plus. Customer hospitality though is downright shabby.

Location: Santa Inez

Price range: ₹150 – ₹800

Favourite Pick: Mutton Dum Biryani

Contact: 0832 2464544

Temptations Restaurant, Panjim, Goa
Credits: Zomato

Cafe Bhonsle, Panjim, Goa

Well known for its authentic Goan Cuisine, served throughout the year.The signature Goan Fish Thali @Rs.150 is outrageously popular. Offering better value for money than anyone else.
If you do go for the à la carte, then try out The Prawns Curry and Rice with some Chonak or Modso or Kingfish Rava fried. The service is brilliant; Ambience and atmosphere – Well Lit.

Location: Near National Theater, Cunha Rivera Rd, Panim, Goa

Price range: ₹20 – ₹400

Favourite pick: Chicken Xacuti and Goan Pao 

Contact: 0832 222 2260

Budget Eats at Cafe Bhonsle, Panjim, Goa
Credits: Akshara

Carasid, Miramar, Goa

Carasid is by far one of the most affordable places to grab a bite in Panjim. Everything on the menu is specially tailored for college kids. There is a wide variety of food served but with no specific theme. The Pesto Cheese Paratha & Smoked Chicken Omelette make a great snack. Their cakes are exceptionally good too. The best part? Its at walking distance from Miramar beach.

Location: Ground Flr, Chanson Building, D.B. Road, Opp. Hotel Solmar, Miramar, Panjim

Price range : ₹50 – ₹300

Favourite Pick : Chicken Shawarma

Contact : 0832 665 3143

Chicken Wrap, Mango Shake and Ranbow Ecstasy Cake at Carasid, Miramar, Goa
Cremeux, Panjim, Goa

Pronounced as ‘Crem-o’, this Goan food chain pays homage to affordable dining with improved wraps which are meticulously made with plump chicken and fresh veggies. The Chicken Panini: grilled chicken with mayonnaise, garlic and oregano or BBQ Chicken Sandwich is a must try. In the mood for something healthy? Give the Arugula and Feta Cheese Salad a try. Cheap drinks and pastries also available. Service is nice and efficient, so you can expect your order to be done in 5-15 minutes.

Location: MG Road, Opposite Customs House, Menezes Building, Panjim, Goa

Price range : ₹50 – ₹300

Favourite Pick: Red Velvet cake 

Contact: 073502 77197

Cremeux Panjim Goa

Super Frangos, Caranzalem, Goa

Located right at the heart of the primary residential area in Panjim. Super Frangos is a place that is simple and inexpensive and offers great tasting food. The grilled chicken burger is flavorful and should be chugged alongside some Mountain Dew. Pop styled posters neatly covering the entire place makes you feel right in the 60’s.

Expect moderate traffic throughout the day, so you should be able to get your order ASAP. Home delivery also available.

Location: Next to Kamat Royale, Kerant, Caranzalem, Caranzalem, Panjim, Goa

Price range : ₹50 – ₹300

Favourite Pick : Grilled chicken burger

Contact : 077698 48333

Super Frangos, Caranzalem, Goa

Peeps Kitchen, Caranzalem, Goa

Peep’s kitchen specializes in fish and chicken dishes. Their pepper chicken which has an ever so elegant, tangy and spicy flavour is undoubtedly popular among locals.The squid batter fry is a true delight. Service here is pretty decent but be weary that the place is packed most of the time especially during weekends. A great place to relive the nostalgia of moms cooking.

Price range : ₹150 – ₹600

Location: Ground Floor, Ramnath Apartments, Near Dhonds Petrol Pump, Caranzalem

Favourite Pick : Rice + Curry + Kingfish

Contact : 099237 16430

Fish Thali at Peeps Kitchen Caranzalem Goa
Courtesy: Neil De Souza

Gastronut, Panjim, Goa

Gastronut is a food court known to serve some of the best wraps & rolls in Goa. The quality and pricing are quite good and reasonable. Spacious enough for small parties. Hosting an extravagant menu with a variety of sandwiches, rolls and quesadillas, juices and other beverages, Gastronut has a lot to offer. Remember to save room for dessert though, rumor has it that the ice creams here are to die for.

Price range : ₹40 – ₹250

Location: Gurudutta apts, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Near Don Bosco School, Panjim, Goa

Favourite Pick : Lychee Praline Ice cream & Mughlai Paratha Rolls

Contact : 0832 222 3866

Rolls Mania at Gastronut, Panjim, Goa

Bhaiya’s Pav Bhaji

Famous for its affordable and finger licking good Pav Bhaji. Bhaiya’s Pav Bhaji is a street food joint that’s open till midnight. Locals claim that it’s ‘the place’ to be if you love an ever so scrumptious and filling midnight snack. Be sure to give a try whether you’re short on budget or nay.

Price range : ₹60 – ₹150

Location: G-29, Alfran Plaza, Opp Don Bosco School, Panim, Goa

Favourite Pick : Butter Pav Bhaji (Duh 😛 )

Contact : 98234 27772

Bhaiyya's Pav Bhaji, Panjim, Goa
Courtesy: TalkingStreet

Cluck Tales

Cluck Tales give their best when it comes down to infusing the finest and freshest of ingredients in perfecting dishes and delectable desserts and wholesome food at affordable prices. The staff are very polite and sweet. Very well trained and suggestive of options to try.

Price range : ₹50 – ₹200

Location: 1st Floor, Edcon Incrocio, Opp. Don Bosco School, Panjim, Goa

Favourite Pick: jacket potato with chicken and cheese

Contact : 80071 85295

Potato Jacket with Chicken & Cheese at Cluck Tales, Panjim
Cafe Tatos, Panjim, Goa

Last but certainly not the least, tatos is a long running and highly popular breakfast chain in Goa. The ambience may not be appealing to some but Tatos certainly know how to make one of the best North and South Indian snacks in Panjim. Rates are very much affordable and very few items on the menu cross the 150 mark. 

Price range : ₹30 – ₹150

Location: No. G3, Souza Towers, Dr RS Rd, Near Municipal Garden, Altinho, Panjim, Goa

Favourite Pick: Sukhi bhaji and Puri 

Contact : 0832 2437294

Puri Bhaji at Cafe Tatos, Panjim, Goa
Credits: Pooja Kamath

That’s all for now, folks! Happy dining 🙂 

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