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Avenida Luisa Todi 92, Setubal 2900-450, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fried cuttlefish is the most famous dish from Setubal city, and to me this is the best restaurant in the city to eat them. The quality of the food and the seasoning, but also the efficient service, makes this a "must visit" restaurant in Setubal. Pay attention, during summer time the restaurant doesn't accept reservations due to the high attendance... More 

Thank Henrique d
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best choco I've had in many months. This being a typical meal from the Setúbal area and therefore available in just about every corner, try this restaurant , you'll find it afordable, friendly and food is excelent.

Thank Carlos V
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the second time we got choco frito. The first was in a neighbour restaurant. It was pretty similar to what we had before, letting us believe that you can go to any of the neighbouring restaurants and the experience will be similar. The prices are similar, with this one being slightly cheaper. This isnt a negative comment as... More 

Thank apfsantos
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a one of a kind cuttlefish restaurant. This is a very typical dish on the area. Wanna try this delicacy. It's here

Thank Nuno C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

One of the best places to have cuttlefish in Setúbal :) They also have takeout which is great! Good for families, couples and/or friends! It's a bit pricy, but it matches the service/quality!

Thank Violetdoesthings
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

It can get very busy. We had to get a ticket and wait for about 20 minutes. One can find mostlly locals adn every single one of them orders the same combination: cuttelfish+salad+fries. We decided to stay on track and were not disappointed. Deserts were homemade and tasty.

Thank NBB26
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The dish that is typical of Setubal is choco frito; fried cuttlefish. And this establishment serves the best! It's very busy and you may have to join the queue outside but the wait is certainly worth it! Bon appetit!

Thank Barry W
Prangins, Switzerland
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant a few times. For a non-Portuguese, it's worth a visit, because their "choco frito" is good, and the place is normally full with locals. However I was not too impressed with the place itself. Compared to many other similar local restaurants, this one gave me the feeling of having a slightly lower quality overall.

Thank Irene C
Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

This place has been advised by a taxi driver in Lisbon, and i thank him very much cause we had delicious fried cuttlefish!

Thank Celia D
Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

In Setúbal, you will eat well everywhere, actualy. And if you are a fan of fish, seafood... this is the place to go. If you are not... well...you will be after trying the fried cuttlefish. If you came to Setúbal you have to try it (choco frito). It's one of the local specialities and the place to eat... the best... More 

Thank Mónica M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $24
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Luisa Todi 92, Setubal 2900-450, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Setubal
  • Phone Number: 265221688

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