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Restaurante Celmar

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Rua Central do Meco - Aldeia do Meco, Sesimbra, Portugal
+351 212 683 704
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Top quality product and sophisticated

This is probably the best restaurant in town. Ive tried them all! Here you get 2 things that usually you don't get around. Almost every restaurant around delivers good food, specially fish and sea food. In Celmar, apart from that, you also get amazing boar, wild pigeon, partridge and hare! All... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Good food. Nice selection of sea food. Unspectacular location and service. Overall perhaps somewhat overpriced.

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Thank Christian B
Moscow, Russia
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Very nice place. Our big company visited "Celmar" several times and we were always pleased. Stuff members speak english well, and there was no problem to make order. Prices are average. Hospitality is very high. If owner has been there he always asked visitors if everything is alright and if they need any advice or recommendation. Seafood is always fresh,... More 

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Thank goalexandre
lisbon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

This is probably the best restaurant in town. Ive tried them all! Here you get 2 things that usually you don't get around. Almost every restaurant around delivers good food, specially fish and sea food. In Celmar, apart from that, you also get amazing boar, wild pigeon, partridge and hare! All amazingly fresh and cooked with sophistication. As well as... More 

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1 Thank dudulisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Celmar is a small restaurant in the heart of the Meco village. My family and I go there every year in Summer in order to have their Arroz de Marisco (Seafood Rice). I can guarantee it is probably one of the best I have ever had. You have the option of having it with lobster or not (35 for 2... More 

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Linz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had dinner twice at "Celmar" restaurant during our holiday in Portugal, and both times the food was very good. They offer a really great selection of any kind of seafood, and you can chose whatever you want after having a look at the different dishes they offer. One night the service was very professional, the other night it was... More 

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Thank honguito
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Nothing special but this is the best in Meco. Decent Portuguese food friendly service. I little more expensive than the the quality of the restaurant would justify but it's closeness to the beach adds a few euro to the bill.

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1 Thank Luis M
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

A simple restaurant but with an amazing choice of fresh fish and seafood. And the price is acceptable and the service is excellent.

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Thank FlyingTuga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013 via mobile

Very very good seafood and fish! Maybe crowded in July and august, but still worth a try, as the service is also very nice.

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Thank Joaocarp
Macau
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Everytime we return to Portugal we make a mandatory dinner(s) at Celmar. For many years we have been returning and we are always amazed with the constant quality of food and service. The owner and his wife are very good patrons and the fish and seadfood is absolutely superb. Oysters are a must in our meals. I can't comment about... More 

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1 Thank Madeng
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

This is one of the most known places in Meco (Sesimbra). It's located in the village center and has a nice esplanade. It's a lovely place, typically Portuguese, full of fresh nice and tasty fish and sea food. For those who enjoy meat better you have a long menu with several nice options. Try the boar with fried bread and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Central do Meco - Aldeia do Meco, Sesimbra, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Sesimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 212 683 704

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  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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