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Baluarte da Avenida

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Luisa Todi, 524, Setubal, Portugal
+351 265 520 040
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

That is amazing... Just amazing, if you are around Setubal you must try here at least once... Great food great stuff great owner.

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Paris, France
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132 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had lunch at Baluarte da Avenida today and overall enjoyed the experience a lot. The owner is very friendly and the service he provided was great, very warm without being overbearing. He also speaks excellent English which does not seem to be the norm in other restaurants in Setubal. For two people we had the friend cuttlefish as a... More 

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Denmark
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61 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Went to see Setubal and found this lovely restaurant. Setubal is more authentic in my view than Sesimbra as there are less turists. That is also reflected in the restaurant scene where you have many small restaurant - all rather cheap, but still good. This restaurant was no exception. We had the tiger prawns, and they were hugh. Picture doesn't... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for food and wine. We had a fantastic shellfish platter for €50 and a lovely local bottle of white wine for only €10. The owner and his son(?) were helpful and attentive and got our demands for some great seafood just right. When I'm back I'll definitely revisit.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

When I explained to the owner we were interested in sampling lots of small seafood dishes rather than a traditional starter and main course approach he got it immediately and suggested a seafood platter with a range of shellfish. He also didn't try to foist the most expensive option on us but suggested a cheaper one first and then the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Overall an overpriced average restaurant. Has a nice entrance but then the rest of the restaurant is plain and outdated, with no particular care to details. Entrées are banal same goes for the desserts. Had the seafood rice which is overpriced for what you get, and have had better. The rest of the food ordered was good but not delicious.... More 

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Wurzburg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

The staff here are professional and friendly in this well run restaurant. I had the sea bass, which was grilled and was cooked to perfection. Perhaps the best seafood that I had during my travels in Portugal.

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Thank Dalty
Mannheim, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

The grilled fish here was the best we had in Portugal. Cooked to perfection and carefully served to us at the table. The service was friendly, attentive and personal. Really a highlight of our culinary experiences on this trip.

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Thank jodayoda
Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

We met the owner at the front of his restaurant and he promised great food. He delivered on that promise. The food was excellent, fresh and simply prepared. It was so good we went back the following evening and had another great meal. Two of the best meals we had in Portugal. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Beverley B
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

This family owned restaurant served the very best seafood we had on our 5 weeks of holidays in Portugal. If you are in Setubal you must give the owner an opportunity to impress you as he did us. The food is simple, fresh and reasonably priced which lives up to the owners motto " Perfeicao e Simpatia" ( Simply Perfect)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luisa Todi, 524, Setubal, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Setubal
  • Phone Number: +351 265 520 040

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?