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6 Rua Arco do Teixeira, Sintra, Portugal
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food topped by delicious desserts

Four of us had lunch at this restaurant, inside rather than in the courtyard. Both areas were pleasant and airy - and quiet because it is located on a pedestrianised alleyway off the main street. A few smokers outside if that worries you. It was all good without being outstanding; the service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
JElliot32
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Four of us had lunch at this restaurant, inside rather than in the courtyard. Both areas were pleasant and airy - and quiet because it is located on a pedestrianised alleyway off the main street. A few smokers outside if that worries you. It was all good without being outstanding; the service was a little hesitant at times but that... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

we came here late at night to listen to fado - it's a tiny little bar with very little sitting room, and they have fado later at night. SO worth it - the night we were there, the world famous Fado singer, Mariza, made a special appearance and sang. It was hauntingly beautiful, and definitely a treat, as the locals... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Very traditional Portuguese food...nothing fancy but well worth the trip. The service was very good and the food was excellent and in expensive.

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Brussels, Belgium
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The service is very good and friendly. You will get all necessary recommendations and explanation about the food served. As we were a bit cold after Cabo da Roca we ordered tea, that costed us 5.60 euros for 2 people!!!! After 1 starter and main dish for 2 persons (arroz with seafood, it's a traditional Portuguese dish, served for 2)... More 

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Hoylake, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Well, they try, a bit. But Sintra at lunchtime is heaving with tourists so they don't really try very much! Cod fritters were very disappointing and shrimp in aioli ditto. Nice glass of Alentejo wine though and a kind waiter who carefully found somewhere for us to sit.

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Bristol UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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Address: 6 Rua Arco do Teixeira, Sintra, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Rua Arco do Teixeira, Sintra, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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