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Malagueta Afrodisiaca

R Gago Coutinho 17, Leiria 2400-146, Portugal
+351 244 831 607
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Ranked #3 of 96 Restaurants in Leiria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $129
Cuisines: Fusion
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Lille, France
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

A bit apart from the central place of Leiria, this restaurant provides a different experience from typical Portugueuse restaurants. It offers Mexican, Curry or revisited portugueuse meals. Vegetarians dishes are also available. Portions are just enough and well presented. Good ambiance and service.

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Galicia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

We really liked this little restaurant. I had a yummy creamy and really hot prawn curry. My husband also liked his Mexican style fish and the coffee and choc mousse. However, our kid had the children's menu, which was just battered ham with cheese and chips, and they charged 10 euros for that. Too much. The curried mussels were also... More

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Galway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic food, fabulous location with great service and value for money! Would highly recommend to anyone visiting leiria!

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Stekene, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

We chose this restaurant for an evening out because of the positive feedback on tripadvisor. The starters were very good but with the main dish things went downhill fast. The staff recomended the steak with foie gras sauce. The steak was overcooked and the sauce lacked in flavour. Overall not bad, but not up to our expectations.

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Nellysford, Virginia, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I enjoyed dining at this restaurant and consider it solidly good with touches of excellence. As I write, it is the top-rated Leiria restaurant on TripAdvisor but I find it hard to believe that it could really be the best in town. The ambience is pleasant and well suited for a romantic meal. Some starters I had were good and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

We found this restaurant as we were wandering round Leira - it was an amazing experience. The food was beautiful & the staff were so friendly & helpful - would love to go back. Joanne, Gary, Julie & Dave.

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Leziria, Leiria
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Just love this place, very cosmopolitan. I recommend it to everyone I meet! It's small with an intimate ambiance; wonderful service and delicious food, excellent wine and all at a very reasonable price for the quality. This restaurant actually has vegetarian food on the menu - that's not easy to find in Portugal! Great location for couples and small groups... More

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Portugal
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92 reviews 92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011 via mobile

The only restaurant of its kind in Leiria, nowhere else can you get such a diversity of flavours of the World: from Asia to South America, passing through Italy or Denmark, there is a lot to make you want to return and try "just another"... Also, if you're a fan of Caipirinha, Mojito or Strawberry Marguerita (be sure to order... More

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Decatur, Georgia
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210 reviews 210 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

We had difficulty finding the location. It is on a very narrow street, not identified by signs) that leads from a main square. Even our GPS was confused. We played, “you are getting warmer, you are getting colder” for 15 minutes before finally finding the correct exit from the square. Walking down the street, we almost missed the restaurant because... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2008

Aphrodisiac cuisine. Nice Scandinavian steak and Indian curry. Very small modern place in the inner medieval city. Reservations recommended.

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