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Tasca do Xico

Rua Arco do Teixeira 4 8, Sintra 2710-533, Portugal
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (11 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
“broad beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua Arco do Teixeira 4 8, Sintra 2710-533, Portugal
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11 - 20 of 132 reviews

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
Reviewed March 18, 2017

After walking from the railway station, past several sculptures exhibited alomg the way, we stopped of here just as they were preparng for lunch. We only wanted capaccino and cake for my wife, and I had one of their very good, strong expressos. Suitably fortified,...More

Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in a back street for a light lunch. Had some nice soup and tapas washed down with a cold beer. Both food and service were very good, and at a reasonable price given the touristy location.

1  Thank dave k
Reviewed October 24, 2016

My husband and I are staying in Sintra for a week and have eaten here three times...it is a great place to stop for a bite to eat while sightseeing, dinner, or drinks outside--it is not fine dining, but rather a casual restaurant. The staff...More

1  Thank SHARON J
Reviewed October 9, 2016

The service was pretty slow here, even by Portuguese standards! ;-) but the food was good (we ate 2 nights while in Sintra) - the sea bass and the cod were both great and also very well priced... The dishes are very traditional/simple Portuguese and...More

Thank Geoff and Jenni G
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

The menu is big bit does not really have vegetarian options. I decided to take the vegetarian main dish (13€) and asked the waiter what will be served, since it wasn't explained on the menu. It was asparagus (didn't really see that on the plate),...More

Thank kathrin_e101
Reviewed September 25, 2016

I was in Tasca do Xico this summer, and unfortunately my review is not good. The food was as good as the food is generally in Portugal. But the service was really lousy, we have asked the internet password and immediately was given, but not...More

Thank Miguel M
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We were really hungry but started simple, bread, cheese, olives, sangria and some salami. Then we ordered some of the warm food. Everything was delicious but certainly not cheap. Really friendly waitress, but it seemed that the kitchen were a bit slow. The place was...More

Thank Jens B
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

On the corner. You hear music from the corner. You walk and Sara is there with her wonderful smile to greet you. Bella comes with another smile and help you choose a great octopus dish. If you are in sintra. Enjoy this place

Thank Charles Z
Reviewed August 28, 2016

the place was very cosy, with music. We've ordered only cod fish and octopus! And i Would say this was the best octopus I've tried during my whole stay in Portugal. It had a lot of vegetables and the portion was great, though not cheap...More

Thank kristina_khrystova
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: 21-924-6016
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