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“Excellent food, and open at odd hours (for Portugal) so guaranteed food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Taverna "Os Templarios"

Taverna "Os Templarios"
Rua Direita 22, Monsaraz 7200-175, Portugal
266557166
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Ranked #4 of 9 Restaurants in Monsaraz
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Excellent food, and open at odd hours (for Portugal) so guaranteed food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We ate here 3 times in 2 days because we didn't realise how early things close when it's not high season. Not that we minded - the food was really good, and the wine was great.

Had the beef shoulder, soup, sausage platter, salads, and this amazing roast potato with cheese sauce. The table wine was surprisingly kind of awesome. Service was lovely, our waitress didn't speak English but with lots of laughter and gesturing and guesses we ordered and had a great time. One of the other waitresses spoke English if you really can't manage without, so don't worry about that.

Sit outside in the daytime for a lovely view (mind the little bugs though, there's a citrus tree in the yard) and some sunshine.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Canmore, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great Patio!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Unfortunately, all the good tables were gone when I visited. The service was professional, but the staff could be a little more friendly. The menu was authentic Portuguese regional cuisine. I had a lamb dish as that is my favourite meat, but I found it uninspiring and a bit bland. The wine was good, though, so I left happy!

Visited April 2014
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Köping, Västmanlands Län, Sweden
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168 reviews 168 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 70 cities Reviews in 70 cities
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
“A fantastic view and good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This restaurant doesn't look for much from the street, but well inside you can walk trough and have a table on the terrace. Good food and excellent service

Visited April 2014
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Cascais, Portugal
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Excellent Portuguese cuisine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stopped here for a late lunch early new year on our way to Spain. A perfect lunch, we had the bacalhau with spinich which was a first. the meat dish also excellent the Reguengos red wine, very good and inexpensive for the quality. Recommended by the owner! The staff were very pleasant, welcoming and friendly. The restaurant perfect location within the castle walls. views spectacular. The restaurant itself very old but wonderfully decorated and tasteful.
Well worth a visit.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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61 restaurant reviews
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“Good Surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Just about 100 m. from the walls entrance of the charming town of Monsaraz we found by chance this restaurant.
Located in a typical and old house after to enter we have a small room and a also narrow terrace, both with a wonderfull landscape .
Staff is very kind and helpful advising for the best choice.
The list is big enough and with a lot of regional dishes.
Every dish we taste were very well cooked and the red wine suggested delicious.
Finally a last good surprise : Templarios is very cheap.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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