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El Gordo

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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Brazilian, Seafood, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

A good place for a special lunch At that time in Trancaso is complicated to find a place for lunch, they have good service and price a bit high but your are getting good quality food.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank mal123mal
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We have to say that El Gordo is an amazing place to dine and relax in Trancoso. The food , drinks and service were all first class. Our evening and experience was made even better by our server Anthony who’s knowledge and suggestions made it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 33shirleya
Reviewed January 2, 2019

The setting, ambiance and potential are all great. The vibe, chilled music and atmosphere, perfect. That is until the owners decide to put cash and earnings before a guest experience for dinner. The open kitchen simply does not have capacity for more than 10 tables...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PhilGlobal
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a drink when we 1st arrive. We order Caipirinha and the bacon and scallops. It was delicious and the perfect way to start our visit. Great views and good food. Very relaxing.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hindmanharvey
Reviewed April 30, 2018

A few friend and I visited El Gordo after walking around the Quadrado looking for the perfect place to have dinner. The food, particularly the steak we ordered was amazing. We all had to stop ourselves from ordering another. I love the ambiance at night.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank shawn202
Reviewed February 4, 2018

The reviews weren’t great on the food here, so we stopped by for the amazing view and a drink. We traveled to Brazil to attend our son’s wedding and celebrate our anniversary, so we’ve had our share of drinks this trip😁 Ordered a caipirinha and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Kristin B
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

We went there for lunch and had that best food of our time in Trancoso. The shrimp was superb, it had a sort of pink pepper sauce with queijo coalho (kind of Brazilian northeastern cheese, you should definitely try!) and risotto made of the same...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Sergio F
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Great view. It came highly recommended, but we were disappointed in the food. Music is played very loud. Overpriced.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank acmtilim
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant and pool with a breathtaking view of the sea. Food however is nothing special. And the shrimp - appetizer and main course - are tiny tiny tiny. Baby shrimps!

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Not all staff are very friendly, service was a bit slow. The owner was certainly not very friendly. Food was good, primarily Portuguese.

Date of visit: January 2018
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