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Tasca do Xico

Rua Arco do Teixeira 4-8, Sintra 2710-533, Portugal
+351 21 924 6016
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“lamb chops” (7 reviews)
“cod” (8 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Arco do Teixeira 4-8, Sintra 2710-533, Portugal
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

DO NOT COME HERE. Decent food, HORRIBLE service. Visiting from NYC, I may have high dinning expectations, but this restaurant lacks fundamental hospitality and etiquette. My dinner nightmare on 8/08/17 is outlined below. You be the judge. 1. Fourth and last entree arrived 10 minutes...More

Thank F3118HUtomt
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

It's quite easy to get lost in the tourist maze that is Sintra. But we were lucky to have stumbled upon this lovely little eatery in one of the little lanes just off the main square. You get to sit "in" the little lane, and...More

Thank Apoorva M
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

That was the worst experience we've had in Portugal. Not even mention that they will forget to bring ordered tomato salad or even if you order water with ice and lemon, they just forget to give you lemon and ice.. not even mention that they...More

Thank Ewelka L
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

The food was good and the staff very helpfull and friendly. Good location and the live music was a big plus! Thumbs up.

Thank Johanran
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal, service at a good price. Soup was excellent. We had lamb chops, and mixed seafood. The waitstaff really help me by getting me an ice bag from my injury need. The spinach ,broccoli and potatoes served with main dish were exceptional.

Thank Stanley M
Reviewed June 30, 2017

I've been coming to Portugal for 20 years and always enjoy eating out. This place though served me the worst steak I've ever had in Portugal. A tasteless, overcooked bit of meat with a mountain of tasteless chips and none of the usual other accompaniments....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch after visiting the palace. Fresh and tasty tapas with wonderful portugese flavours. It is in a nice and quiet alley. Perfect break from the heat and bustle of tourists.

Thank Linda Marie R
Reviewed June 10, 2017

This little cafe is tucked in a corner of the historic city center. It's a fun walk to find it and leaving. You can enjoy shops and interesting views along the way. We had a great lunch, and I was so happy with my meal....More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

The food was not good all the way around. It was not busy at all and it took forever. We spent a week in Spain and a two days in Portugal and I would say it was the worst meal by far. I could have...More

Thank Patch1755
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Located on a narrow side street, this is a wonderful stop for lunch. The soups and lunch plates were delicious. The famed Mafra bread is served here; the best bread EVER.

Thank Lena1947
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Arco do Teixeira 4-8, Sintra 2710-533, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
  • Phone Number: +351 21 924 6016
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