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“That is authentic portuguese food!”
Review of Ze Manel dos Ossos

Ze Manel dos Ossos
Ranked #4 of 445 Restaurants in Coimbra
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $23
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner
Reviewed July 19, 2012

After having some fancy dinners during our round trip in Portugal we decided to go for Ze Manel which was recommended by trip advisor in the first place. We did not regret it. 5 tables and a open kitchen. The "patron" is an orginal. He speaks decent english and provides you with all you have to know on the food. I went for the wild pork with beans which was fantastic. My girl had the beef. Food was great even though beef tend to be a bit to well done. Wine was a good portuguese table wine. Desert was brilliant. Especially the almond is worth it. Overall we were full and the bill waqs below 30 Euro......unbelieveable. The napkins wallpaper is special. The guests came from everywhere..and if you stop at Coimbra go there. Be there early enough...7 pm latest...wait for 30 minutes before you get in. It is worth it.

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Reviewed May 6, 2012

Well, imagine a really really basic place where to eat. This is Ze Manel. But the atmosphere is SO unique that it deserves a dinner!!! I have been so lucky in finding immediately a table I could not believe it! So, before going there prepare your mind for an unconventional place and your belly for delicious and authentic food.

2  Thank Irax71
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Reviewed April 30, 2012

the best food you can get in Coimbra but the space is very narrow and you have to wait for long time outside, since reservations are not accepted

1  Thank JorSan22
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Reviewed April 26, 2012

Had to ask a police officer where this restaurant was . It was in a small street near the Portugal bank. This is NO fancy restaurant, but one full of atmosphere and EXCELLENT authentic food. We had 2 different stews and both were superb. 2 courses, bread , wine, water and rice for euro 22,00. A steal. Our highest recommendation

1  Thank WILENLIN
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Reviewed April 9, 2012

Amazing service, creating great atmosphere. The food, simply dazzling! For a portuguese traditional experience!

1  Thank vilhenafj
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