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Ermida Da Senhora Da Piedade, Lousa, Coimbra 3000-000, Portugal
+351 239 991 162
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12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Coimbra, Portugal
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162 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located outside the town of Lousã and up some narrow windy lanes, O Burgo is not the easiest restaurant to find. Although there are signposts! The staff are friendly and the service is good. The food is tasty and the portions are good. It does not come quickly, but that always suggests to me that it is being prepared especially... More 

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Koksijde, Belgium
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97 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

On the way back home from the Serra da Estrela we stumbled on this hidden (literally!) restaurant. It is located near the river in a kind of hole in the woods. We hesitated to engage on the road leading to the restaurant because it was indicated as a death end. But you can actually park your car at the end... More 

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North Galilee
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Food was very tasty and price was reasonable. View out side and the restaurant inside are great. Leave some room for desert too.

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Thank EdnaNorthGalilee
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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144 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located outside of town which in this case is perfect. With a medieval castle in the background and a swimming area in the foreground you can't go wrong. The food is traditional of the region, and the quality and variety are some of the best this area has to offer. The price Is a bargain. In the... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Very good food and an awesome natural pool nesr. A liitle bit expensive, but money well spent. Located on a very beautiful place.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant beautiful located next to the old fortress in the mountains close to Louša. Kitchen nicely covers the local mountain cuisine. Excellent done, but hearty, so come hungry! Starting from the fortress you can do an excellent circular walk (6km, 3hrs including rest) passing some remote mountain villages. After that you're ready for a good meal at O Burgo.

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Bellingham, Washington
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118 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The food here is tremendously good, and very reasonably priced considering the quality. The grilled octopus dish was the best I've ever eaten, and the portions very large. The service was excellent, too. Very charming atmosphere.

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Bedale, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Thursday at 8pm. There was remarkably few diners. The restaurant is situated half way up a hill in a narrow wooded river valley. Below is a natural swimming pool and above a small church, all overlooking the medieval castle. One of the waiters spoke English and they had a menu in several languages. The food was plentiful... More 

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Thank Mark R
Almodovar, Portugal
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

Great Portuguese food! Great service! Great people! Great atmosphere! Great natural water pool surrounded by a XI century Castle. Amazing place! Big hug to Mr. António :) I will be back soon with my medronho bottle ;) Thank you for being there :)

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Coimbra, Portugal
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Nice portuguese tradicional food. Very well cooked. The staff is friendly. good relation quality price

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $32
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ermida Da Senhora Da Piedade, Lousa, Coimbra 3000-000, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 991 162

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