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IC2, Estrada Nacional 1, Sernadelo, Mealhada 3050-382, Portugal
+351 231 209 540
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, Portuguese, Grill
$$ - $$$
IC2, Estrada Nacional 1, Sernadelo, Mealhada 3050-382, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 13 July 2017

My husband and I were recommended to this restaraunt but had a bad experience with a very rude waiter. The food was expensive and we were taking a photo of the restaraunt when we were approached by a very arrogant and rude waiter to say...More

Thank karenresende7
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I was passing Through thus town and stopped here. Baby pigs were served with brown source and potato chips. What a great meal. The pigs meet was so good. Enjoy

Thank saxovin
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My first stop at this restaurant. I am a frequent visitor to Mealhada and I was told to try this establishment. The service was very good and quick, The place was busy for the lunch time and the specialty of the house is Leitao (...More

Thank Fernando R
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Restaurant was recommended by a friend. We enjoyed it as it is in a typical portuguese setting. Service was fast and friendly. Food very simple but good. Discovered also typical wines.

Thank j2sy
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The service was average and we didn't have to wait too long, but we felt defrauded: The house specialty was supposed to be roasted baby pork. Instead of this we were served pork. It wasn't tender, tasty, roasted as it was meant to be. Although...More

Thank Isabel A
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant where you go to eat the tipical piglet. Expensive quality is always assured. Good for lunch or dinner with family.

1  Thank Rui R
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The most amazing place, leitao was melting and crispy at same time, I rather go to the small restaurants they serve you better and does not feel like a factory. I totally love it and will be back for more. Wine from Alentejo is a...More

Thank Isa D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Overall, a really bad experience. The piglet is expensive, as you would expect, but poorly served, it was almost shameful the amount of food we got (with two pieces that were pretty much bones and pig skin). In addition, the chips that come with the...More

Thank dejoca
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Well, Mealhada have several places where you can eat the best piglet ever, so the diference can not be evaluated by the quality of the food, but tha quality of the service,so that´s why amoung several good restaurants in Mealhada I choose this one.

Thank Paulo M
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Its a very well known restaurant in the Mealhada area. The "piglet" is a tradicional dish of the area and you should not leave without tast it!

Thank Carlos P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: IC2, Estrada Nacional 1, Sernadelo, Mealhada 3050-382, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Aveiro District  >  Mealhada
  • Phone Number: +351 231 209 540
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