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Praia da Poca, Estoril, Cascais, Portugal
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you just need a snack whilst promenading this is not a bad choice. Only difficulty was the menu with only English translations on some items. We had beef sandwiches and fries which was ok and good value. Word of warning if you drop a chip the gulls like any at other seaside resort are on to you en masse.

Thank Basingstone
Sintra, Portugal
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This place is understaffed. We had to wait 1h30m to wait for our food. Ridiculous. Total meal time almost 3 hours. Absurd

Thank APF197
Level Contributor
107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Fish and sangria looking over the sandy beach at Estoril. It was very busy when we were there, but we were served in a friendly manner and didn't mind a wait. Round the corner from the station along the beach front going East. Delicious sangria, go for the single glass, it comes in a pint pot for 3 Euros.

Thank YorkshireSealy
Estoril, Portugal
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

By the end of last year, reviewing this Restaurant/Snack-bar I wrote that it was going to undergo a general refit with improvements. It has now re-opened in the beginning of this week!!! If it was already very good before undergoing refit, by now it is better then ever! It's owners had the sensivity to understand that improving and ameliorating it... More 

Thank João Pedro A
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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439 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

Located beachfront in Praia da Poca at Estoril. This is one of many choices you have in the area, but it is located at a lower level than the street and you can miss it if you don't know what you are looking for. Look for Poca beach where there is parking lot and then you go downstairs where there... More 

1 Thank 27Ruben27
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

One of the best spots to have fresh grill fish (portuguese way) with great view and good drinks! And it's not expensive at all. With 70€, I had lunch with my wife and 2 kids having a Dourada grelhada, 2 tuna salad, big Sangria jar, waters and coffes at the end. Our table was just few meters away from the... More 

Thank João M
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124 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Our favourite in Praia da Poça. It's a quite simple one. We recommend food on the grill. Both pork ribs and sardines are tasty. We had them plus cheese and drinks and paid little more than 20 euros. And it has WiFi!

1 Thank Diego M
Burleson, TX
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194 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

I had the ribs which had great flavor, meaty & tender. My husband had the steak with egg and he really enjoyed it. The restaurant is on the boardwalk by the sea. Great views & good sevice.

2 Thank kftw
Estoril, Portugal
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014

Almost everything there is simple: simple service, simple decoration, simple dishes. The exception is the quality of the food, especially the fish, always fresh, grilled on charcoal and extremely tasty, and the location, a few meters from the beach and the sea! It really deserves a lunch, especially on a sunny day.

1 Thank Rui L
Oeiras, Portugal
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499 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

It's literally over the Praia da Poça, so the view is just great. It's a great spot to see the surfers do thier thing. Don't expect anything fancy as far as food is concerned, but the menu offers are mostly OK, and salads might be a very good option in spring-summer-fall (now it's just a bit too cool for salads...).... More 

1 Thank pjm_pt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia da Poca, Estoril, Cascais, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais  >  Estoril
  • Phone Number: 214681580

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?