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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Atmospheric outdoor dining

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
Marilynn S
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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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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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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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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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24 helpful votes 24 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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had a great lunch at this tiny restaurant in historic Sintra. Great vegetarian options as well as seafood. Very tight squeeze to eat upstairs, but service was attentive and well-managed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The food was good, service friendly and a nice atmosphere withlive fado music inside the night I( was there.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

To say it short. Long waiting time, cold soup, prawns from freezer, not fresh, average lamb. Only plus- friendly staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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