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“Good food, fun and cheap! Don't miss it!”
Review of A Ribeira

A Ribeira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$19
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Friday, Saturday and Sunday you must reserve your lunch or dinner by phone.
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

While traveling between Lisbon and Madrid we decided tinha-me lunch around Montemor, and went to a ribeira based on a gastronomic guide recommendation.
And what a very nice surprise that was.
The restaurant is located next to vineyards and a river with a modest exterior. When you get in you immediately understand that you are going to eat very well and that you are going to have fun!! The owner sings the menu. For us it was a rap!!! Fabulous!! The food was great. We ate fried squid and a steak for the kids. The owner and the staff are quite friendly and put you comfortable to customize your dish to your preferences(salad, only tomato, French fries or boiled potatoes, etc).

If you have the chance, don't miss it. Book in advance. I was lucky because when i got there there was a single 4-seat table available.

Thank RPereira2008
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The food is very ok , with so many tasty options that is hard to choose .
But what the Malé the place special is the owner . Is amazing the positive energy and good mood that the owner brings to the place .
Highly recommend

Thank Fialho G
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

After some time trying to find this place, we finally got there. And it was worth the effort.

The first contact was quite awkward... we saw a man reciting (singing) the menu on top of a table. This was strange at first, but later we realized this was a delightful and funny way to interact with the customers. This individual (maybe the manager of the place) was charming and welcoming, and made we feel at home.

The menu was composed with typical cosine and well served. We feel well served, and at the end we paid a lower than average price for what we are used to.

Very well recommended, if you are able to find the place :)

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Thank Nuno F
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

While driving between Mérida, Spain and Lisbon, we stopped here for lunch based on the recommendations we'd read. A Ribeira is the perfect combination of a local place with good food and an owner who enjoys what he does! You'll learn what's on the menu today from the owner as he sings from a center table top. And, when it's time to pay your bill, he'll also sing the charges to you. In between, you'll enjoy whatever you ordered.

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Thank Sheri12
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I've been there a couple of times after moving to Montemor-O-Novo.
The environment is very friendly and cheerful (wait until the owner starts to sing the menu or the deserts :D ), there is a nice variety of dishes and the quality/price relation is very good!
Keep in mind that the restaurant is not that big (it is composed of two not-so-big dinning rooms), so if it's crowded it can get a bit loud. Apart from that, enjoy the great food and have fun :)

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Thank Helder N
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