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Prato Cheio


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local restaurant which is quite unassuming from outside but as is opposite where we stayed we noticed was very busy. For good reason! We shared clams as a starter and wished we had one each they were so lovely. My wife had fried squids and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank cleric147
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant already three times, and we know we will be back. The quality and taste was amazing!! It is worth a Michelin star! A hidden gem just short walk outside the city centre, you have to skip the tourist traps and make...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Fionaling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I asked a local one quick question “where do you eat?” And she recommended Prato Cheio. I came here for dinner. I was the only foreigner and that’s when I knew this was the place to be. I tried the Portuguese steak, a side of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Jacobo L
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Real nice diner, well made, no fuss. we will be back. Nice people, honest cuisine. We loved the picanha.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank Marijke J
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is an amazing delight to enjoy a Portuguese meal in a local environment. The specialty Cataplana was simply delicious. Huge portions, reasonable prices & good service. What more to ask for ...??

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Samy_AHalim
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

This Restaraunt is a typical local Portuguese restaurant, it's retro style fits in with the surrounding area, it's the food that I went for, its Totally delicious food, the cataplana with potatoes and prawns and clams was amazing. Wine list has a few good bottles...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank philgto3000
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Generous portions of delicious traditional dishes - it is a local place with affordable prices, simple atmosphere and special lunch menu.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank petkom165
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Was stuck between 3 and 4 in scoring so gave benefit of doubt. Food was nice and quite tasty etc. Service was ok. Place crowded but hey I guess that’s a good sign. Food wasn’t on a par with some I’ve eaten in Lagos but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank sjml1
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is famous for its cataplanas and I was never disappointed. This year we had a fish cataplana which was huge for 2 people and included not only different kinds of fish but also prawns and clams. All this for 26€. We were unable...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Rioja00
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Prato Cheio (Full Plate) is a simple and traditional Portuguese restaurant located 10 minutes walk outside the city centre. Highly recommended to reserve as the place is very often crowded. The menue, available in various languages, offers a large variety of typical portuguese dishes, giving...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank CPJD00
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August 15, 2017|
Response from bj_the_dj_66 | Reviewed this property |
Think your a taxi for that one - it takes us ten minutes to walk from ponta de Piedade and looking at where you are it's a lot further and you would definitely have to book - number for reservations I believe has changed... More
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