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Praca da California, Sesimbra 2970-760, Portugal
+351 21 223 1216
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So good, we went back four times in a week. Excellent choice of fresh fish, beautifully grilled and excellent service. The recommended vinho verde was superb. Also available were some meat dishes, we did try the grilled pork, which was very good.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely meal in a most attractive ambience . The staff were so welcoming and the food cooked and prepared to a very high standard. Well done and thank you.

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Cheshire United Kingdom
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Sesimbra seems to specialise in small out of the way places with super food. We found 'Canham' by accident. 50 yards from the sea. We ate alfresco in a small side alley . Our main course was a delicious sea bass rice which was a soupy concoction with a superb sauce which was a pleasure to eat. We drank a... More 

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Thank Geoffrey1
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Great fresh food, expertly cooked, excellent friendly service. Reserve a table at weekends because it gets busy. Fish is recommended

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Thank oishf
Tabua, Portugal
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We pasted this restaurant the last time we visited...I wish we had of eaten there the first time...food was spectacular...the best place we ate on our break away. Food was fresh, hot and cooked the way we asked, wine was good and it was all very reasonable. Staff were happy and attentive...

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Thank chez22016
Coimbra, Portugal
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good food where you can enjoy a fantastic view! Good fish menu with fresh options with which you cannot go wrong. Also, it is dog friendly place!

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Thank nunoscosta
Lisbon, Portugal
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

A great seafood restaurant on the sea front. Friendly and helpful staff, great wine selection and a varied menu, all at an excellent price.

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Thank Robert M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Very nice positive personel, really wanted us to have a nice experience. Regarding the food, OK- the fish was perfectly made and really tasty, although cutting carrots in irregular pieces and boil them along with some other veggies are not what I expect from a nice restaurang. Kindly make them look tastier when presenting. The desserts were ok. Crepes Suzette-... More 

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Thank Annica G
Lisbon
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

We have arrived late to have lunch (around 15.30) but the staff was very nice and has arranged us a beautiful table. The have very good seafood.

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Thank patana1971Lisbon
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

We had a main course each both fresh fish with salad & vegetables, both dishes lovely. Had a desert to share and wine which was a recommended white really crisp and nice 47 euros total...good service couldn't fault the food

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Thank Natalie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca da California, Sesimbra 2970-760, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Sesimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 21 223 1216

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