We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cardamomo

$$
Japanese, Indian, Vegetarian, Portuguese
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Rua Barao Viamonte, 43 | Rua Direita, Leiria 2400 - 261Leiria, Portugal
+351 244 832 033
Add hours for Cardamomo and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 74 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
What a surprise

We found this wandering the old town of Leiria and a neighbour in the street said good food. He was right! We had fish curry of the day and the sauce was flavourful yet did not outdo the beautiful skate, cooked to perfection. A melt in the mouth moment. Goan style cooking at its best. Desserts were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Briarose1
,
Lisbon, Portugal
Add Photo

74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We found this wandering the old town of Leiria and a neighbour in the street said good food. He was right! We had fish curry of the day and the sauce was flavourful yet did not outdo the beautiful skate, cooked to perfection. A melt in the mouth moment. Goan style cooking at its best. Desserts were delicious and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a very good restaurant, with a nice decoration and pleasant ambiance, placed on the old centre of Leiria. The owner is from indian origin so, if you like it, try the indian food! The dishes are prepared in goese way (Goa was an ancian portuguese colony). They are really fresh and the look is very beautiful and care.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lille, France
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A good place to change from typical portugueuse cuisine, you still have very traditional (balcalhau com broa, carne com mustarde) but also vegetarian and indian recipes. Very nice atmosphere and good music providing a very nice ambiance. Perfect timing to be served with gentle waiter or owner. A good place in Leiria to try, near the center place so easy... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lille, France
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Cozy ambiance, Indian or Portuguese dishes, only freshly made. Some vegetarian meal are available, I would recommend Portuguese dishes which are very tasty.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Koksijde, Belgium
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Strolling trough the small streets of old Leiria we discovered this small Indian restaurant (but serving also Portuguese food). It is located on the first floor of a building in a street with lots of buildings in need of restauration. The contrast with the restaurant is surprising: an inviting entrance and a clean, cosy restaurant lightly decorated with taste. One... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Guadalajara, Spain
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I tried Portuguese food and cooked very well. The food was very tasty, the flavor of papillot incredible. very good mushrooms gratin. Is the restaurant best flavors I've tried. good price and good service.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Guadalajara
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

We tried a portuguese speciality and was very good, but have, also Indian food. Highly recommended to test Portuguese cuisine. The waiter was very attentive and friendly. The price for 4 drinks, 2 starters, 2 main dishes and 2 desserts was 45€. Good value for maney. I think it may be one of the best restaurants in Leira

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Everything is great! Very nice and friendly service; nice background music and a divine food. The dishes are very well presented, but they taste even better! I'll be back for sure!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Moscow
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

The list of available dishes was extremely short, so we didn't have much choice. Overall impression was ok, definitely nothing special at all, but a couple of hours later we both had a rather heavy feeling in the stomach. We suspected bacalao-either because of too much fat or because of something else. Very expensive coperto, but you can refuse it.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Constancia, Portugal
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

FIrst of all, it´s not an indian restaurant, even no vegetarian meals you can find there. In my perspective, this is a Restaurant (normal one) with some creative add vallue on the preparation and presentation of the meals. The service it´s quite slow, but the quality its good (normal quality for restaurants in this region of Portugal). I suggest to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Cardamomo also viewed

Leiria, Leiria District
Leiria, Leiria District
 
Leiria, Leiria District
Leiria, Leiria District
 

Been to Cardamomo? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cardamomo

Address: Rua Barao Viamonte, 43 | Rua Direita, Leiria 2400 - 261Leiria, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 244 832 033
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Leiria
Average Prices: USD $7 to $28
Cuisine: Japanese, Indian, Vegetarian, Portuguese

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Barao Viamonte, 43 | Rua Direita, Leiria 2400 - 261Leiria, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Leiria
  • Phone Number: +351 244 832 033

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $7 to $28
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Indian, Vegetarian, Portuguese

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cardamomo staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?