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Restaurante Pica Pau - CLOSED

Rua Dom Afonso Henriques 48, Cascais 2765, Portugal
+351 21 466 7140
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
21 Aug 2014
“The "Replacement" Place”
14 Jun 2013
“Alas closed down!”
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Mediterranean, Portuguese, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rua Dom Afonso Henriques 48, Cascais 2765, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

We were led to understand that Churrasqueira do Viveiro has replaced Pica Pau after the latter closed. It is a quaint place for locals that has been started up by the ex Pica Pau staff. The service was excellent and the food is wholesomely local....More

1  Thank Sanjeev S
Reviewed 14 June 2013

Having stayed there many years we were sad to learn of the death of Alberto, the owner, at the end of April.As the business was in his sole name both hotel and restaurant are closed. We have been informed that it is likely to undergo...More

5  Thank delilah5
Reviewed 29 April 2013

I haven't reviewed this restaurant before because I forgot the name of it, but as we were just waxing lyrical about it, I figured I'd look it up just to check it still exists, and it does! Oh, boy. This place is the real deal,...More

Thank thraxie
Reviewed 5 April 2013

We first visited the Pica Pau one year ago and we were impressed then. We returned on several occasions during a recent visit and if anything, this restaurant has improved. The food was excellent quality and the portions were absolutely huge. We eat a variety...More

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 2 March 2013

I have been visiting Pica Pau now for the third time in three years and I will definitely come back. Great Food, nice people, good service, interesting interior, for me it is a perfect place to just go eat, drink and enjoy... and all that...More

Thank The_Schwabe
Reviewed 23 February 2013

I wish I had a restaurant like Pica Pau in my hometown. I wish I had had time to dine there more than the once I did while in Estoril. I chose it because it was just a block and a half from my hotel...More

Thank SwamiPete
Reviewed 2 February 2013

As a holiday-maker who visits Portugal every year and frequents the Pica-Pau, I can firmly say it is the best chicken in Portugal. The idea of it being deep fried is ridiculous as you can see the chicken being cooked on a spatchcock rotisserie. The...More

1  Thank IAN O
Reviewed 31 January 2013

A traditional dining room filled with azulejo tiles and Grandma's Sunday Best porcelain screams "welcome to our home". Quick and attentive service from the second generation of employees (with excellent English) leads into dinner service. Hot tiles in wood frames act as charger plates, keeping...More

Thank craigandmicki
Reviewed 10 November 2012

we were especially recommended to try the chicken piri piri and while the portions were very large the chicken was dry not cooked on a BBQ but fried deep fat fryer and smae with the chips they had been cooked twice, seemed the main interest...More

Thank Anna88402
Reviewed 3 November 2012

Straight away, let me tell you that the Pica Pau is not in Cascais at all, but in fact in Estoril or at most between Estoril and Monte Estoril, so just check your map for location because you'll be a long time searching for it...More

Thank GerryRua
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  • Address: Rua Dom Afonso Henriques 48, Cascais 2765, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais
  • Phone Number: +351 21 466 7140
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