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Rua Martins de Carvalho 10 | 3000-274 Santa Cruz, Coimbra 3000-274, Portugal
+351 239 828 458
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Coimbra, Portugal
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had the Grilled Salmon and the Black Pork Both were delicious and not over cooked. They both came to the table in a cast iron dish they were cooked in and were very hot! We enjoyed it very much.

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Thank PresentMonkey
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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299 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a very good place for lunch; good soup and good bread and very good pasta dishes also. Beers are large and icecold. Service is good and the place is well placed in the shade so an optimal temperature for an indecently warm day.

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Thank JeJeWe
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We had the goat stew. It was tasty but the presentation could be much better. Four potatoes and a little Bit of vegetables on a small plate just do not cut it now a days. The waiter was very friendly guy. The ice cream after was just a ready made in a plastic cup from the friezer. Do not think... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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127 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This does not pretend to be a smart restaurant. It is well located, clean, serving well cooked family style food. The waiter greeted us warmly, brought our drinks & simple snacks. We noticed the care he was taking with the 3-4 other tables, mainly tourists with families. We ordered the grilled sardines: fresh, delicious! And a pasta dish, definitely home... More 

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Thank carole2710
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We found this place randomly, by walking by. It was after 2pm, at which time it's almost impossible to find a restaurant serving lunch in most places in Portugal. The restaurant is small and very simple, but the service and food were very good. My wife had a pizza which wasn't anything special but was satisfying. I had goat cooked... More 

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Thank dhleff
Newport, Rhode Island
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Dining here was a pleasant experience. The restaurant was clean. Our waiter was polite and made sure that we had everything that we needed. I had the vegetarian pizza. The vegetables were fresh and the pizza was well-cooked. If you are looking for a reasonably priced meal that will fill you in a friendly atmosphere, Porta Romana is a solid... More 

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Thank JenniferMarie16
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Good located, and from the ouside it looks like a cosy restaurant. It was actually quite full with people, but probally because they were waiting a while. There was 1 frendly waiter working his *ss off. But for the rest the tables where full with dishes, and the pizza was really bad. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone, although I'll... More 

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Bathurst, Canada
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

For a delicious thin crust pizza, this is definitely one of the best I've had. Along with the friendly service and glass of red wine, it made for a very pleasurable experience.

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Thank Terry C
Coimbra, Portugal
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108 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The service is fast and the staff friendly. I've been there more than once - always choosing the pasta or a steak - and I was satisfied. The price is fine and the location too. If you're looking for an Italian food restaurant you can find other offers in the city.

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Thank Daniela R
Vancouver, Canada
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132 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

To see it, you might think this restaurant could be a charming little place to get a quick inexpensive lunch. But no, the pizza is the basic cardboard school cafeteria edition. The beer was fine, I guess they don't brew it themselves. No matter, Vancouver hockey fans grow up with disappointment & hope. There's always another season, another pizza restaurant.

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Thank RamblingDude A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Italian, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Martins de Carvalho 10 | 3000-274 Santa Cruz, Coimbra 3000-274, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 828 458

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