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Refugio da Roca

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Portuguese, Seafood
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Estrada do Cabo da Roca 27, Colares 2705-001, Portugal
(+351) 21 929 08 98
Today
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Worth a drive from Lisbon

The best seafood I've tasted in Portugal. Very friendly and kind staff. Reasonable prices. Family business run by a father and son. Difficult to reach from Lisbon without a car, but definitely worth it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
Marcin K
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Warsaw, Poland
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Warsaw, Poland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The best seafood I've tasted in Portugal. Very friendly and kind staff. Reasonable prices. Family business run by a father and son. Difficult to reach from Lisbon without a car, but definitely worth it.

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The Netherlands
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

After seeing the most perfect sunset at Cabo da Roca, we were heading back towards Cascais when we saw this little restaurant on the corner in this tiny little town. We decided to stop and try it out. The menu was in English as well as Portuguese, the waiter spoke English well so he could understand our wishes. The ambiance... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice place near Cabo da Roca. Food and wine were good, but instead of cuttlefish they brought us a codfish...

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Brugge
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157 reviews 157 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We dined here on noontime, we chose the kebab for 2 (kebab being a large wooden stick with meat on). The waiter hung it up above our table on a fleash hook. Nice experience. A bit too expensive tough, but this may be due to the location.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The beef and pork kebabs were very very good, well seasoned and beautifully tender. The fish soup was of exceptional quality. All 6 of us agreed the food, ambience and wine was superb.. The staff were very efficient and attentive when required. Would strongly recommend that if you are in this area give the place a ring and book a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My family was visiting Cabo da Roca and got hungry and decided to pull in for a meal. We were blown away. When we had questions about the fish, the owner brought over the cooler and showed us each whole fish and gave us commentary on each one. The meal was fantastic. Some of the best fish I have ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Amazing place with excellent food!! I'm in love with everything in here - place, food, service - simply top quality! You have to try squid on a tile!!

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Vilamoura, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Found this restaurante on the road from Cabo da Roca. Good food and service. Small old English syle country pub with a real charm.

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stopped in here after a long very active day in sintra on our way back from cabo da roca - it was early but we were very hungry so very happy they seated us for food. We sat outside by the roadside and made friends with two local dogs. I had two glasses of really good and very large... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

After a whole day walking around Sintra, we went to see the sunset at "La Roca". On our way back home I saw a restaurant that it looked really good from the outside, so we gave it a try. It was amazing! Excellent service and great food. We ordered calamari as starter and grilled Lubina (bronzini?) for two people. As... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estrada do Cabo da Roca 27, Colares 2705-001, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Colares
  • Phone Number: (+351) 21 929 08 98

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?