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Carmina de Matos

Praca 8 de Maio 2, Coimbra 3004-007, Portugal
+351 239 823 510
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Sep 16, 2016
“Too bad for the fish”
Aug 22, 2016
“Average food in big portions”
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European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Praca 8 de Maio 2, Coimbra 3004-007, Portugal
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

The waiter is nice, the place friendly and the menu looks good. Unfortunately, as very often, the cook overcooked the fish. He should know that you cannot undercook a fish! We were three and all dishes were overcooked.

Thank Jean-Claude A
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nothing special. The place looks a bit dated inside. We sat outside for dinner, as it is located in a wonderful square. Food is pretty average. We has a soup and a regional cheese as starters, bacalhau (cod) and a typical portuguese-style steak (bifana). They...More

Thank maikol77
Reviewed November 13, 2015

Firstly, this review appeared under a different restaurant. I realized that it was the wrong one and contacted TA to correct it. My wife and I were very hungry and arrived in Coimbra looking for a nice lunch before walking around the town. The weather...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed November 11, 2015

My wife and I were very hungry and arrived in Coimbra looking for a nice lunch before walking around the town. The weather was rainy and I was not able to do my usual "walking around and finding a place with the right vibes" method,...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Two of us had steak in different, typical Portuguese versions. The beef was fresh, the salads and fries were very good. One of us had steak which is brought out raw, in pieces, along with a

Thank Getxo8
Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Found this restaurante on our own. Nice location in a square for Saturday lunch. Great service and fantastic food. Chanfana was enormous and probably enough for 2. Boiled potatoes and cabbage accompanied; Veal slices with frites very good. Local wine was just fine. Outstanding value...More

Thank Abcdefxxx
Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is Amazing and very simple.unexpensive and cute. Ask for the "Doce da casa" for desert!!!unfortunately, This desert is only available during summer time!

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed October 22, 2013

At the end of the main shopping street there is a square (Praca 8 de Maio) and tucked away in the far corner you will find this restaurant. There were locals and tourists in equal measure and we opted for a table in the square...More

Thank The Sundowners
Reviewed October 14, 2013

As a professional former restaurant owner and author of a cookbook, I am frequently disappointed with dining out. I am glad I don't live here as I would quit cooking and eat here every night. What an incredible meal at a fabulous price. And the...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed October 8, 2013

I strolled into this place and watched it fill up... then empty out again before I even got my food. A table of 4 asked a couple how their meal was and the couple replied, "don't eat here". The carne is horrible. So they left!...More

Thank TravelinShane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca 8 de Maio 2, Coimbra 3004-007, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 823 510
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