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cafe A Piriquita

Rua Padarias 1/7, Sintra 2710-603, Portugal
+351 21 923 0626
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Ranked #11 of 164 Restaurants in Sintra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $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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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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Louisiana
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

So, I just went to Sintra and ate at Piriquita 2 which is up the hill and to your right. Owned by the same owner Periqiita 2 has a better menu and is not crowded at all. You cannot beat the quality of food and the price!

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The rules of the game are simple - take a number, then elbow your way to the front and make sure the staff notice you. I didn't know this and got stuck behind a bunch of barbarians that looked like they'd been living a diet of Queijadas and Travesserios for half their lifespan and got passed over, essentially doubling my... More

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Sintra, Portugal
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The world recognized Travesseiros are a must try in Periquita, Sintra. You can sit and have it or just buy to go. Be prepared for a queue but it's worth the waiting.

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Vancouver, Canada
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135 reviews 135 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This place was super busy. It's cheaper to eat inside rather than on the patio. There is table service. It is somewhat slow, but the servers do their best. They are kind too. I wanted to charge my phone which had been overused for photos. Our server let me charge it behind the bar for a while. I highly recommend... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

There are actually two cafes. The original Piriquita cafe and Piriquita II. We stopped at both on different days. The original cafe is much smaller. Piriquita II has an outdoor terrace to enjoy your pastries outside. Lots of delicious pastry choices for you to enjoy at both cafes however. The service was great and we thought the prices were reasonable.... More

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Westmont, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We did like the service; however the food was average at best. The wine selection is trivial. Once we saw the menu we knew it was a tourist trap. Our server was friendly and the people watching was fun but the price tag was high for food that wasn't that good.

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Maputo, Mozambique
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157 reviews 157 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Nice and small cafe located in the Sintra Village. This place has the best traditional sweet cakes of the region including the famous "travesseiros".

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Milan, Italy
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Here you can taste the same delicious food and sweets of "Piriquita", sitting in the lovely rooftop terrace. Here as well prices are very reasonables. Great choice for a quick lunch or just a sweet break.

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USA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We had the typical pastries, and could not understand the hype. The place was crowded. People waiting in line for what we considered less than mediocre pastries. The Portuguese love their sweets, but this is an overrated place.

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Sintra, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This little café makes one of the best cakes in the World. Make sure you try it if you go to Sintra.

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