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Rei Do Choco Frito

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

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  • 30
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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
Try "ovas de choco"

Choco Frito (fried cuttlefish) is the house special, and it is very, very good. It comes with French fries and salad. Make sure you squeeze lemon on top of it for better taste. Also, make sure that you ask if there is "ovas de choco" (cuttlefish eggs), they are as good, if not better than the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
AJPFSilva
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Setubal, Portugal
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Setubal, Portugal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice Service, nice food, Choco Frito nice beer (imperial) , nice sweets, nice price, in main avenune of Setubal city.

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Thank PauloB1965
Setubal, Portugal
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Choco Frito (fried cuttlefish) is the house special, and it is very, very good. It comes with French fries and salad. Make sure you squeeze lemon on top of it for better taste. Also, make sure that you ask if there is "ovas de choco" (cuttlefish eggs), they are as good, if not better than the cuttlefish proper!

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Thank AJPFSilva
Jersey, null, Jersey
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friends went to this Restaurante in setubal my home town to eat choco Frito and woooo my god it's absolute amazing taste

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Thank Paulo C
Setubal, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great big place, with an outside and inside salon. A very well situated restaurant on the busiest downtown avenues, truly the king of the local cuisine «choco frito».

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Thank Drikalmeida
Almada, Portugal
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

I mentioned I was going down to Setubal for the day and was recommended this restaurant for Chico frito and was not disappointed. The food was excellent as was the atmosphere inside filled with locals and some tourists. A must if you are passing through and want to try.

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Thank via_peter
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Freshly cooked traditional food at local prices with friendly, efficient staff (basic English) in simple surroundings!

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Thank Mark R
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

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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Thank José B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Rui S
Setubal, Portugal
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12 reviews
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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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Thank Ana S
Porto District, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

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

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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: Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Seafood, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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