An old, crammed eatery with an AC section that serves some very good Marathi food at alibaug.
Address & other details: Sanman
Meal for 2: 500 onwards
Cuisine type : vegetarian & nonvegetarian
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Short description- in case u r in a hurry:
We read about this place in a blog while searching for good food options in alibaug.
As we reached here we realized it was full to the brim at 1 pm. Crowd was a mix of local people and tourists.
The restaurant was in two parts – a large dining hall near the entry and a smaller air conditioned dining room inside.
In one corner there was a counter for selling packed food made by them.
The menu card was a long list of items, no description, few pictures. The width of offering was commendable & way beyond the usual.
The guy serving us was very good. He made some good recommendations.
Loved the food
Detailed description- in case u hv the time to njoy reading:
We opted for Jitada plate – jitada fish fry, jitada fish curry, solkadi, rice bhakri, sukat
Jitada fish fry was crispy from outside, juicy and flaky from within. Very enjoyable. Rate it 4.25/5
Jitada fish curry was super duper flavourful- flavours of fish and that of lovely spices. Super yumm to taste. The fish pieces were very enjoyable too. Rate it 4.75/5
Solkadi was outstanding- it had a super punch and was very tasty. Rate it 4.5/5
Sukat- curry of dried shrimps was excellent. Full of flavours and bursting out with great taste. Rate it 4.5/5
Mutton fry was a dry curry with strong flavours of mutton and spices. Meat pieces were soft and yumm. Rate it 4.25/5
Pomfret fry was lovely. Crisp outside, juicy, flaky within. Loved the flavours of fish and spices. Rate it4.25/5
Tisarya masala fry was just too good. Rustic, robust, intense curry that we kicked off till the last drop. The tisarya (shell fish) was very good and very well cleaned. Rate it 4.95/5
Overall rating of food at sanman averages out to 4.5/5
He also gave us two locally bottled drinks.
Akash cold drink, kokum soda was super strong and great. Rate it 4.5/5
Akash cold drink jeera was outstanding for a bottled drink. Rate it 4.75/5
Wud surely like to revisit.