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Ze Manel dos Ossos

Beco do Forno 12, Coimbra 3000-192, Portugal
+351 239 823 790
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (24 reviews)
“feijoada” (16 reviews)
“pork” (28 reviews)
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12:30 - 15:00All hours
Beco do Forno 12, Coimbra 3000-192, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! My family and I are spending some days in Coimbra and a local friend recommended this restaurant. He said we had to go early to get a table and when we came at 19.15 (the restaurant opens at 19.30) there was already a queue....More

Thank Emma Flaskgaard A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there yesterday at 9 p.m., asked whether they will be able to receive us and became a clear "YES" and a "it will not be that long" as an answer and at the end waited for 2 (!!!) hours to get finally seated...More

Thank Aniri555
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us arrived around 12.30 and waited about an hour for a table .Only a few ahead of us in the queue but quite a line had built up by the time we got to our table.Ordered our food whilst waiting outside and it...More

1  Thank Peter E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Ze Manel following reviews here. Got there at 7 pm and there was already a queue. They sit 7 tables at a time, so you have to wait until someone is finished to get in, but food comes fast. My fish was delicious,...More

2  Thank dvasconcellos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply amazing genuine friendly honest great local cuisine. The place is a local institution and is recommended by this site as well as locals. It s a bit hidden away so look for a narrow street just before a red restaurant front end Try it...More

Thank Rolf S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Coimbra you HAVE to go here! We strolled up at around 7:50pm and there was already an hour long queue. The manager opened up the second floor for the people ahead of us and at 9pm we sat down at a...More

1  Thank foodie_b68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everybody that has visited - or lived - in Coimbra knows this place. It's a lovely place with "pedigree". A tiny and cozy restaurant for an unforgettable meal around boiled pork bones...

2  Thank Django613
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We had to wait more than an hour to get a table and it was all worth it. The chef cooks out of passion and passion alone. Being a vegetarian, I could not order anything from the menu. The staff provided a delicious off menu...More

Thank Lisey26
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We kind of stumbled upon this place. We were 7th in line, and lucky a that, because they have only 7 tables. Food came very quickly and was very good! We had the mushrooms with pig-meat and a dish with beef. Tasted very-very good! We...More

Thank Céline P
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Waited for maybe an hour. Finally the owner decided to open up the second floor which had room for 18 more people. (don't ask why he waited, seems like bad business as many people left as they saw the big line.) Food was great! Really...More

Thank Sebastian J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beco do Forno 12, Coimbra 3000-192, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 823 790
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