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Mar a Vista

Rua 5 de Outubro, 92/94, Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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Cuisines: Portuguese
Description: This is an amazing restaurant because: 1. It is only open for lunch 2. They have only one main course dish: grilled sardines 3. You can eat as many as you want (they refill your plates!) 4. The sardines are delicious 5. There's a sign in the restaurant that says (politely) "If you don't like the service, you don't have to stay'. 6. You can have the eat-all-you-can sardines meal for a mere 10 Euros. 7. It's located above the beach but with perfect beach and sea views.
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Description: This is an amazing restaurant because: 1. It is only open for lunch 2. They have only one main course dish: grilled sardines 3. You can eat as many as you want (they refill your plates!) 4. The sardines are delicious 5. There's a sign in the restaurant that says (politely) "If you don't like the service, you don't have to stay'. 6. You can have the eat-all-you-can sardines meal for a mere 10 Euros. 7. It's located above the beach but with perfect beach and sea views.
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
connecticut
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We saw the restaurant, saw that it was busy, and sat down. I noticed that everyone was eating sardines. Little did we know there were no other choices. Then they came, and came. And came. Hot, crispy, salty and tender. And they came. Filled with locals. In a nation rife with good food, this is special. Go!

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Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Excelent grilled sardines! Nice sangria. Very nice location and view over the beach, bay and city. Good quality/price relation.

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Lisbon
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131 reviews 131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Amazing view in front of the magnificent beach of Buarcos. Excellent sardines, and you can eat as much as you want. Very nice service, and fantastic price. Wonderful experience. Will return there.

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Fontainebleau, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

You have to visit this restaurant at least once in your life. Simple good grilled sardines by the beach.

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Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

You'll have to love sardines! It's basically what they'll feed you, although sometimes if requested they'll make some quick meat and they normally have soup. Very traditional and very good quality. All over the restaurant they have funny posters with what to expect of the service. Very nice staff. Limited but adequate wine selection. Inexpensive for the amount of food... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

This restaurant provides a unique and satisfying dining experience (and I know that that's a pretty grand statement). This restaurant: 1. Is only open for lunch 2. has only one main course dish: grilled sardines (large and delicious!) 3. serves you sardines until you ask for mercy (i.e. it's all you can eat!) 4. When we were there, the main... More

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