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Lareira Restaurante

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CUISINES
Portuguese, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service

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ENTRADAS - APPETIZERS‎
Ameijoas a Bolhao Pato
Littleneck clams on a broth of white wine, garlic, olive oli
10.75
Ostras AO Alhinho
Oysters and garlic sauce
10.75
Cataplana de Mariscos
Shrimp, clams, mussels with chourico in a cataplana pot. (For two)
21.75
Camarao Grelhado
Grilled‎ tiger shrimp with lemon and cognac
10.75
Lulas Grelhadas
Grilled‎ squid
9.75
Camarao ao Alhinho
Sauteed shrimp with a traditional garlic sauce
10.75
Cocktail de Camarao
Shrimp cocktail
10.75
Mexilhoes a Sesimbra
New Zealand mussels with shallots, olive oil and capers
8.75
Chourico Assado em Aguardente
Smoked pork sausage roasted over brandy flame
8.75
Caracois ao Alho
Snails in garlic-white wine
7.75
SOPAS - SOUPS‎
Sopa do Dia
Homemade soup of day
3.25
Caldo Verde
Puree of potato with shavings of collard greens
3.75
Sopa de Alho
Chicken consomme with roasted garlic and egg-drop
3.75
Sopa de Marisco
Seafood soup
5.75
Sopa de Cebola Gratinada
Onion soup baked with cheese
5.75
SALADAS - SALADS‎
Salada da Casa
House mixed salad greens
3.75
Salada a Portuguesa
Wild greens with asparagus, apples and oranges
5.75
Salada Cesar
Romaine lettuce with caesar dressing and shaved parmesan cheese
5.75
PEIXE E MARISCO - FISH & SEAFOOD‎
Bacalhau a Lareira
Desalted codfish baked with a saute of onions, bell peppers and olive oil
20.75
Filetes de Solha a Algarvia
Fillet of sole sauteed with lemon-white and almonds
17.75
Filete de Goraz em Molho Verde
Goraz fillet sauteed with green sauce
19.75
Salmao Dijonnaise
Filet of salmon with dijon mustard
18.75
Sardinhas Assadas
Grilled whole sardines
16.75
Camarao Grelhado
Tiger‎ shrimp grilled with lemon and cognac
19.75
Camarao ao Alhinho
Sauteed shrimp with traditional garlic sauce "al ajillo"
19.75
Truta Rech.
Stuffed trout with shrimp and crab meat
18.75
Conquilha de Marisco
"Coquille" of shrimp and scallops baked with mashed potatoes and cheese
19.75
Lagosta Recheada
Stuffed lobster with shrimp, crabmeat and scallops
26.75
AVES E CARNES - POULTRY & MEAT‎
Coelho a Cacador
Braised‎ rabbit
17.75
Peitinho de Frango com Alho Assado
Breast of chicken with roasted garlic
16.75
Escalopes de Vitela a Silvestre
Veal scallopine with wild mushrooms and madeira wine
18.75
Espetada Ribatejana
Grilled skewer of beef and pork over rice
17.75
Pato Assado
Roast‎ duck with orange sauce
18.75
Peito de Frango Recheado
Breast of chicken stuffed with shrimp and spinach
17.75
Costela de Vitela Grelhada
Veal chops grilled with wild mushrooms
26.75
Carne e Alentejana
Marinated‎ loin of pork, sauteed with potatoes and little neck clams
17.75
Bife a Portuguesa com Ovo a Cavalo
Sauteed angus sirloin steak with roasted garlic topped with fried egg
19.75
Bife Grelhado
Grilled‎ angus sirloin steak
19.75
ACOMPANHAMENTOS - SIDE DISHES‎
Batatinha Frita
Portuguese home fried potato chips
3.75
Grelos Salteados
Sauteed broccoli rabe with garlic and olive oil
4.75
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Reviewed September 2, 2019

Food was very good with good atmosphere. Portions were good sized and tasteful. The service was poor. Waiter had to be called several times and was preoccupied with something else and the restaurant wasn't even busy. When I go to dine I don't want to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Richard G
Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

Now everyone knows that Mineola has some of the best Portuguese restaurants in the area and LAREIRA is certainly a top contender. Hands down they have the best Sangria and for $15 (1/2 pitcher), I should've up the ante and went for the full pitcher...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Lejaceman
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Will return. Homey, pleasant decoration, good service and large portions. The restaurant seems to have three sections, two dining rooms and a bar. We went early at 5 pm on a Wednesday, there was only a couple sat at the other end of the room....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 354irenee
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Excellent food. I had "Conquiha de Mariso". It was mashed potatoes and scallops in a soupy dish. I also had "Paelha de Marisco" which was seafood paella. One has to fight the lobster at times. Comes with a bib. Sometimes they throw in an empanada....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank feenst128
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Arrived w reservations seeking a quiet table. We had our choice because of the hour. Ordered our Cosmo and Martini, prepared as requested, perusing menu and considered specials. Shortly after a couple arrived. The gent immediately asked that ac be lowered and proceeded to talk...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dancing2013
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We went out with our friends and wanted to try this restaurant near their house. Upon entering the restaurant, it looked very nice and clean. We got our menus, but my child didn't get a kids menu and was never asked if I needed it....More

Date of visit: February 2018
3  Thank LC2121
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Been here many times. Excellent Portuguese food. Seafood in green sauce, grilled sardines, the prime rib special one night was outstanding. 2 of us shared it and then took some home. Excellent bread, too. Never disappointed.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank LIFrancophile
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

The food was horrible. Stomach pains after eating. Stay away! Service wasn't good. Didn't have the table set large enough for our party.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank lfryer152
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Every time my husband asks me, where I want to go out to eat, Lareira is my answer. Every dish I have ever ordered were absolutely delicious! The service is always great! It's like going out yo eat at your aunts house, you feel like...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Babinyc
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Love ethnic foods and this was my first Portuguese experience. What a great meal and even better service! It was evident this is authentic cuisine prepared with Mama's love and pride!

Date of visit: August 2016
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