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Praca da California, Sesimbra 2970-760, Portugal
+351 21 223 1216
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Cheshire United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sesimbra seems to specialise in small out of the way places with super food. We found 'Canham' by accident. 50 yards from the sea. We ate alfresco in a small side alley . Our main course was a delicious sea bass rice which was a soupy concoction with a superb sauce which was a pleasure to eat. We drank a... More 

Thank Geoffrey1
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great fresh food, expertly cooked, excellent friendly service. Reserve a table at weekends because it gets busy. Fish is recommended

Thank oishf
Tabua, Portugal
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We pasted this restaurant the last time we visited...I wish we had of eaten there the first time...food was spectacular...the best place we ate on our break away. Food was fresh, hot and cooked the way we asked, wine was good and it was all very reasonable. Staff were happy and attentive...

Thank chez22016
Coimbra, Portugal
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good food where you can enjoy a fantastic view! Good fish menu with fresh options with which you cannot go wrong. Also, it is dog friendly place!

Thank nunoscosta
Lisbon, Portugal
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

A great seafood restaurant on the sea front. Friendly and helpful staff, great wine selection and a varied menu, all at an excellent price.

Thank Robert M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Very nice positive personel, really wanted us to have a nice experience. Regarding the food, OK- the fish was perfectly made and really tasty, although cutting carrots in irregular pieces and boil them along with some other veggies are not what I expect from a nice restaurang. Kindly make them look tastier when presenting. The desserts were ok. Crepes Suzette-... More 

Thank Annica G
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We have arrived late to have lunch (around 15.30) but the staff was very nice and has arranged us a beautiful table. The have very good seafood.

Thank patana1971Lisbon
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We had a main course each both fresh fish with salad & vegetables, both dishes lovely. Had a desert to share and wine which was a recommended white really crisp and nice 47 euros total...good service couldn't fault the food

Thank Natalie H
Muenster, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I have already visited this restaurant a couple of times in several different seasons! It always offers a very nice selection of portugese food and wines. Due to the location, the dishes of seafood are my favorites, although also some good (not awesome) meat dishes are served. The waiters are very friendly, always with a good smile and helpful. Sometimes... More 

Thank fsi4av
Ghent, Belgium
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We had some starters (crab) followed by langoustines and seashelves: very tasteful. We had to wait quite long for our desserts (fruits): the supervisor apologised.

Thank Anne-Marie C

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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
Average prices
$17 - $39
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca da California, Sesimbra 2970-760, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Sesimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 21 223 1216

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