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“Excellent food. Great selection.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Luar de Janeiro

Luar de Janeiro
Travessa do Janeiro, 13, Evora 7000-600, Portugal
266 749 114/5
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Ranked #33 of 139 Restaurants in Evora
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Fort Worth, Texas
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Excellent food. Great selection.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

The black pork with clams was amazing! We were only in Evora two nights and wished we had returned the 2nd night instead of wasting our money on Taberna Tipica Quarta-Feira. Luar de Janeiro's food is so much better!

We selected several of the small starter plates and could easily have made a meal of those. Be careful with them. Select the plates you want and ask for the others to be removed or your bill will be enormous. Price was higher than some places, mostly because we ordered more, including a dessert. However for the quality of food and taste we were quite happy.

Visited May 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good food but not very welcoming”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

Recommended by hotel. Not very friendly welcome but warmed as the evening went on. We both had pork and it was good, except it was cooked in lashings of garlic and this was a little overpowering. Price 60EU for two including wine and desert. Price could easily escalate.

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West Midlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

This is a small restaurant in centre of Evora. We had great food here and although we can understand some of the comments on perhaps a lack of atmosphere we had an excellent evening and they even mended my broken shoe!!!!

Visited September 2012
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Evora, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Best food in Evora, but”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

It's the best food you can get in Evora. However quite often the bill will destroy the fine dinning experience. I've spent a couple of time around 100€ per person. Kind of bitter.

Visited April 2012
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Paris, France
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“A very good address (if you can find it)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Hard to find, but worth looking for, this place has amazing appetizers and very good main courses in traditional Alentejo style. Friendly and relatively quick service. Very good value.

Visited August 2012
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