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Tasca Do Chico

6 Rua Arco do Teixeira, Sintra, Portugal
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Ranked #34 of 163 restaurants in Sintra
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bristol UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This was recommended by our B & B host. It's in a pleasant alley off the main street so there was no traffic noise. Food was very good - I had the vegetarian option and it was excellent. I thought the prices were good too. The only problem from our perspective was the guitarist who was serenading the outside tables.... More

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Fantastic food, great staff, very good prices. Relaxed and off the main street. Very good place to eat.

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Lisboa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Not to turistic, nice location, live music and good food. And it's great for late dinners when almost everything else is closed or closing and they only want you to hurry. Good food but not cheap.

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Vancouver,B.C
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We stopped for tapas and drinks after a day visit to Sintra and we were pleasantly surprised. The place was not busy so we had attentive and fast service. The food was good but not extraordinary. The bread and olives were fantastic. It is located in a charming alley in a touristy part of town so you expect to pay... More

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Atherton, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Good food at a fair price. I ordered the sausage and long beans, olives and a Portuguese steak. The food was very tasty and the portion are generous. The bread is to die for. It is tucked away in an alley just east of the palace. It took me a while to find it, but it was worth the effort.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

As good a location as there is in Sintra - a small quiet pedestrian area close to the royal palace, with outside tables and cosy inside rooms. The menu looked fine for lunch, pricy but OK. Our order was taken and the drinks and bread arrived quickly. Sixty minutes later and our food hadn't arrived. The waiter insisted that it... More

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Shropshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We stayed 2 nights in Sintra and ate here twice. Lovely, friendly staff and good food. The first night we were the only people sitting upstairs, but service was excellent and we had a very good meal. the following evening we sat in the bar, which has an open kitchen,and had tapas. The atmosphere was fun and food equally good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

We ordered the appetizers and the vegeterian dish. We all loved it. And the atmosphere is very nice. Recommended.

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New York City, New York
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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Having late dinners is a problem in SIntra since there are few restuarants that stay open late. This is why we unfortunately ended up at Tasco Do Chico. It was opened so we grabbed a table outside. Right away the service was very slow. Oh how I wish we would have taken that negative ign and left!! Live and learn.... More

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Milan, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We had our dinner in Tasca Do Chico end of July. The place looks very typical, but if you give a look to the prices in the menu you can easily understand the restaurant is not a cheap one. The food was very good. We took a salmon and a “Bifes portuguesa” and both of them were fantastic. Also the... More

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