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cafe A Piriquita

Rua Padarias 1/7, Sintra 2710-603, Portugal
+351 21 923 0626
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Ranked #5 of 163 Restaurants in Sintra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Dessert
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
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Vina del Mar, Chile
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is the most famous coffee place in Sintra. The pastries "travesseiros" are delicious and very traditional. The place itself is very nice and you can find both locals and tourists enjoying a travesseiro.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Onde of the most knowns places in sintra. The cakes are amazing . Its dificult to do a diet in sintra. But the people that work in piriquita are not polite and dont smile

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Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
501 reviews 501 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We enjoyed the local sweets here during a break from seeing the castles. Portuguese pastries are delicious! It was crowded but we were served quickly. We picked out our little cakes and pastries from the counter and it was brought to our table. Pastel de Nata is a Portuguese staple. We had something with almonds which was good. Also, a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Freshly prepared pasteries, sandwiches, juices, coffee etc in a genuine environment in the city centre. A good place to start the day or have a coffee-break!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

What an amazing taste have those Traveiseirros! Warm to lukewarm with some good coffee on the side. Quick service, not crowded at the counter all three times I was there.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Piriquita is a tradicional bakery in sintra. You can taste the tradicional cakes there. The cakes are very nice but the people that work there are rude and not polite

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Travesseiros is a local sweet pastry and this place makes the best. So go ahead and have with some with thee or coffee. The service is good, the lady that helped us was kind and spoke English very well.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The pastry, namely the queijadas, moist orange cakes and travesseiros are divine. This cafe is always full, and crowded, but the cakes are worth the wait. A definite go to for those that have a sweet tooth.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Descent pastries both sweet and savoury with coffee Service was nice and the place clean Good pit stop

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

You can smell the buttery goodness of freshly baked goods as you walk in the door, but nothing quite prepares you for the texture of the travesserios: ethereal, light and flakey on top with moist, tender almond bottom layer. The service is prompt and attentive.

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Address: Rua Padarias 1/7, Sintra 2710-603, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 923 0626
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: Dessert

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