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O Rei do Choc Frito

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Avenida Luisa Todi, 92, Setubal 2900-450, Portugal
265221688
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 25
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
One of the best Choco Frito

It´s a very good restaurant to eat a very typical Setubal food: Choco frito. Fast and with fair price. A very nice choice if you want to taste Choco frito

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Carlos C
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  • Local cuisine
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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Fried Cuttlefish is the iconic fish speciality in Setubal. As you may imagine, not a peaceful opinion, since everybody has his very personal opinion on what is the best one. This Restaurant, due to its location - in front of the docks - and, mainly, to the quality of the Fried Cuttlefish is my prefered, and, trust me that I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I believe is the reference for choco Frito. I enjoy a lot everytimev I go there since college. Top. Service could be better.

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Setubal, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Typically specialities of Setúbal “Choco Frito” (Fried cuttle fish) definitely the restaurant o Rei do Choco is the right place to eat such a plate. A modern and refurbish ambience, this restaurant is a must eat in Setubal!

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Porto District, Portugal
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Fantastic cuttlefish, nice and efficient staff and cheap prices make this restaurant our prefered in Setúbal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It´s a very good restaurant to eat a very typical Setubal food: Choco frito. Fast and with fair price. A very nice choice if you want to taste Choco frito

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I followed the advice my Portuguese friend and went to Casa Santiago. Nothing special as it looks not super fancy, a bit away from city centre. Professional service, professional menu (short but providing variety I liked) and the taste of the dishes - there are the three attributes of this restaurant I could recommend to everybody. The same restaurant if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The great expert on fried choc, the famous specialty (with fish too) of Setubal. In main street of Setubal, in front of boat to Troia.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Just try the best fried cuttlefish in Portugal at this place! I really enjoyed it, its a very nice local restaurant and they served a lot of Portuguese food but when there you just have to go for the fried cuttlefish with french fries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

If you are in Setúbal, this is the place to eat choco frito, best place in the city! Always the same for ages, good and well served, generous portions. Great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a must visit place, the best chocolate Frito in the world!! Super delicious. You better book by phone before going, otherwise you will face a waiting list for sure. This restaurant is famous in all Portugal for the chocolate. Don't miss it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Luisa Todi, 92, Setubal 2900-450, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Setubal
  • Phone Number: 265221688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 24
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Delicatessen, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?