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Avenida Dom Carlos I n 48, Cascais 2750-310, Portugal
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Brussels, Belgium
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a little worried this might be all hipster no flavor once we saw cocktails arrive in mason jars but were happily proven wrong. Cocktails were very tasty, food delicious and unpretentious though well presented, everything was very reasonably priced and service was friendly and efficient. We sat on one of the mini terraces at the first floor which... More 

Thank ValerieTrips
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited on the last day of our honeymoon in Cascais. From the outside it looks like it would be expensive but it just isn't you can come here and have a cheap meal with a few excellent cocktails. I had lost faith in finding a great place for dinner in Cascais until I found this gem. The tapas was... More 

Thank pav401
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting overlooking the beach and harbour, excellent and friendly service and excellent food despite the limited menu. The risotto is recommended and a post-meal cocktail won't disappoint. Can't fault this place.

Thank David D
Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate lunch here. Delicious relaxed food and a nice view to the beach from the 1st floor! Something else than the other places we went to in Portugal.

Thank Outi-on-a-Holiday
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Have only discovered this place in its new guise - but we love it so can't comment on its past. The cosmopolitan cocktail is the best I've had anywhere and the prices are excellent value. It's our favourite drinking place here.

Thank JAP25
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We came here with our 4 kids and although it's not really a 'family restaurant' they were very accommodating and friendly. The kids really enjoyed themselves and kept saying how fancy it was. We all got the set menu which was a very good price and the food was very good, though nothing particularly special. I had the house made... More 

Thank leahgouv
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Usually Paradigma is the restaurant we visit on our first night in Cascais for the wonderful food.This year I was sorry to find that they have introduced a new concept based on tapas. Still a nice place, and still the same pleasant staff and relaxed atmosphere, but not what it was. It wasn't broke but they fixed it anyway.

Thank YorkTerry
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening here. The service was excellent and the cocktails were absolutely delicious. We ordered some yummy tapas - the portions were large and everything was very fresh and tasty. We would definitely recommend to others!

Thank HenryandCamilla
Parede, Portugal
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69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Some really good food to be eaten here. The food is not cheap, but it is worth it. Would recommend. Nice selection of cocktails and appetizers as well.

Thank MCM1994
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

With the limited menu the food could be better. The drinks were just fine good coctails and wine for rasonable prices. Very nice location.

Thank medvedandmasha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $34
Mediterranean, Portuguese, International, Spanish
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Dom Carlos I n 48, Cascais 2750-310, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais
  • Phone Number: +351214822265

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