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Restaurante O Trovador

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Largo da Se Velha 15 17, Coimbra 3000-383, Portugal
+351 239 825 475
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Tokyo, Japan
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located on the hill, near the University of Coira and beside the old Cathedral. You can enjoy traditional Portuguese Foods.

Thank ueberalles
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Very slow service, and we thought that the food was not good quality compared to what we had paid. We had bolognese (No sauce) Very small Nicoise salad Omelette with cabbage (not very tasty) And waited a lot time!

1 Thank nhookey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We just got to town and climbed over the hill and found this place which had Fado soaring out of it. We inquired about a table and they rearranged some things to get us on. Setting right across from a cathedral with nice interior. Food was good and we had a variety off the menu. Sea Bass, pork and traditional... More 

1 Thank oakpit
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287 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting for a restaurant Very friendly staff and good service Generous food portions Food was tasty Menu was available in multiple languages Lacked that special something that would make it amazing and really didn't rate the dessert!

1 Thank CSP83
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This is quite honestly the most disgusting meal I have ever tried to eat. I ordered fish - first time out of the kitchen it was a nasty frozen piece of fish covered in butter and not cooked through. I sent it back and got the same piece of fish but microwaved beyond belief. It was inedible. The service was... More 

Thank Ann H
PedroSimoesDias, Proprietário at Restaurante O Trovador, responded to this review
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Bom dia. Nós não compramos peixe congelado.Todo o nosso peixe é fresco. Também não confecionamos o peixe com manteiga. De... More 

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144 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

The restaurant is opposite the cathedral in the old town of coimbra. The restaurant looks nice. The food was okay, but nothing special. Althoug the waiter told us, that the fish, which we ordered has no bones, it had a lot of bones and so it was not a pleasure to eat it. Also the waiter was a bit arrogant.... More 

Thank Swissbear07
Lisbon, Portugal
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282 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat good portuguese food and wine for a good price. It is very close to Sé Velha and also to the University, so you can pass by before or after your visit to those landmarks.

Thank Juzynha
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

One of the better meals so far in this trip of Portugal. My wife and I each had a pork dish and they were both wonderful. We ate outside and would definitely recommend and come,back!

Thank eddieneiman
Macau, China
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

Delicious food laid out nicely, a one-person dish is enough for both of us. Very crispy bread, good service, comfy environment, reasonable price.

Thank WengKei
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant to eat at. Great tradicional food and great service. Tradicional food, affordable prices, full with history

Thank Jorge L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo da Se Velha 15 17, Coimbra 3000-383, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 825 475

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?