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Rua Joaquim Brandao, No. 30/32, Sesimbra 2970-764, Portugal
+351 210 879 995
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is to die for! We were a big party of nine in different ages and everybody was stunned by the good food the got served! We booked a table for the coming evening immediately after every little scrap on our plates was gone! The fish and seafood was deliciously prepared! We had three courses and just wish we... More 

Thank mamamiaindia
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37 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended by host and it was disappointment. Service was really bad. fish just average, price high. There are better places in Sesimbra.

1 Thank ViktorasZ
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Very good for fish. Reasonable prices for good quality. Average price for the restaurants in the area. Good service

Thank José R
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

The service is very thoughtful and nice and the fish is very fresh. All the dishes we tried were well seasoned and the deserts were also very nice. This restaurant has a nice sea view and offers also a big variety of seafood. The house wine (white) is very good and soft. I highly recommend this place.

Thank FilipePinheiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were recommended two other restaurants but we decided this place because it was just on the seafront. The food was delicious; the service second to none (in fact, better that o solar dos presuntos in Lisbon. The desserts were perfect. All in all, a wonderful experience.

Thank FandangoEspanol
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42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Loved this place, views of the sea, wonderful friendly people, lots of local diners and so great feel.. The food was fantastic, unfortunately I was not eating fish today but the duck was great. Lots of people were eating fresh fish and seafood dishes which looked delicious. My husband had octopus as did lots of other diners. The puddings were... More 

Thank SeahorseWales
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Went there for some shrimp, but found the waiters very pushy and I think they were talking about us behind our back, overpriced as well.

1 Thank Eleon W
New City, NY
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86 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We enjoyed lunch here while on a full day tour. It was a Sunday and we were pleased to see that the restaurant was full of locals and Portuguese, and not stuffed with tourists. They have a nice view out over the beach and water. Tables are close, but there is a small bit of space between tables - we... More 

Thank Jon A
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Feel like you eat in a fishermen family home. Fresh food frm the sea , which you can see in front of you , chosen, for you, by the owner. The green wine is the wine for such a dinner. We had a wonderful night.

Thank Yossef F
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Truly superb and super fresh...attention to detail service...but pricier than most...and they dont have an actual grill...like many others do there...

Thank Christopher H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joaquim Brandao, No. 30/32, Sesimbra 2970-764, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Sesimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 210 879 995

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?