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Tasca do Xico

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Rua Arco Do Teixeira, 4 - 8, Sintra, Portugal
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 85
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  • 20
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  • 15
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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
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Tucked away on a small pedestrian pathway, close to the National Palace, this is a hidden gem. Service was friendly, helpful an quick,. Serving Portugues fare, I had their special of the day, which included two types of fish, with steamed vegetables, and it was superb. Washed down with a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
Shuttie
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Lymm, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Set in a busy pedestrian street in the heart of Sintra Tasca do Xico offers a great variety of Portuguese classics. Very well prepared. Try their Bachalau. It is smooth and tasty. We are a family of four, two small children. We all found food to our liking and enjoyed the setting and the friendly staff.

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8 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A very cute portugese restaurant in the heart of Sintra. I highly recommend to visit it. the service was very nice (a bit slow), food tasted great, We had a soup and sea food plate with rice. Both dishes are delicious.

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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49 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Tucked away on a small pedestrian pathway, close to the National Palace, this is a hidden gem. Service was friendly, helpful an quick,. Serving Portugues fare, I had their special of the day, which included two types of fish, with steamed vegetables, and it was superb. Washed down with a nice beer. Very good value for money. Well recommended !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Good food with a vegetarian option. Our waitress Anabella added to the evening with her friendly, helpful and cheerful service. Live music was enjoyable and not overwhelming. Try the vegetable soup. Yum.

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3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This restaurant was lovely, friendly staff that helped us with the menu . The food was excellent so was wine and service. Good vie for money and good portion sizes. Would definitely eat there again and highly recommend to everyone.

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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Out of 4 different disches were 2 good, 1okay and 1is horrible, we had to send it back (undercooked pork with prawn heads?!).

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It was a cool evening when we ate here and didn't want to sit outside so were taken up to the first floor which already looked crowded but they soon made room for us and I'm so glad I didn't walk out for a quieter place. The staff were helpful in helping us choose local foods and wines and also... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Most restaurants in Sintra don't serve food between 3pm and 6-7pm, so if you don't fancy eating a plain sandwich, these guys still have a selection of Portuguese hot and cold salads, which were delicious! Friendly atmosphere and great setting, made it for a very tasty meal.

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England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant is a great gind amongst various options in central sintra. The staff were very friends and accommodating. The food was delicious and was good value for money. While there is no child menu the waiter was happy to offer an adapted child friendly version from the main menu. We were very pleased to have found this place and... More 

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Brighton, UK
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56 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It's a mark of good service when restaurants welcome single diners with the same courtesy accorded to couples and groups. 'Just one,' the waiter tutted, ushering me to a table practically inside the dumb waiter. I hoped the food would redeem Taco do Xico, a pleasantly decorated upstairs restaurant in the historic centre of Sintra. Unfortuntely the grilled fish was... More 

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Address: Rua Arco Do Teixeira, 4 - 8, Sintra, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
Cuisine: Portuguese

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  • Address: Rua Arco Do Teixeira, 4 - 8, Sintra, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

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