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“Great view, terrible service”

Moinho de Don Quixote
Ranked #5 of 25 Restaurants in Colares
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
London
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great view, terrible service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

You really should go to this place because of its wonderful setting... But be prepared to wait and wait and wait, both to get served and to get your drinks. There's no lack of staff, just a lack of skill! The food is distinctly average too.

That said we went about 4 times in a week as the view is awesome!

  • Visited August 2014
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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449 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
“Great Lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

Located in a hill with an excellent view of Guincho Beach, very close to Cabo da Roca. Bring your camera. We ordered a light lunch with Sangria and we had a real good time. Small kids were welcomed. My tuna sandwich was excellent. Their forte is their Bar and they have many options for lunch.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank 27Ruben27
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Lisbon, Portugal
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“If only the food was just a bit better...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

This place could be absolutely perfect, if the food is just a bit better. The view is amazing, the service is friendly and the atmosphere is wonderfully quirky. The only problem with this restaurant is the food, which is average...at best.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Rene K
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Lisbon, Portugal
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25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“If only the food was better...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

I've been to this place twice now. The place in itself is so nice! The atmosphere is unique and the view is great ... I recommend this place for drinks (and snacks) for a hot and sunny day.

First time I was here I ate a hamburger, which was ok.
The second time around I ate the chicken burrito, which was so disappointing.

I'll probably be back, but not for any meals ...

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank Tania P
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lisbon
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135 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Embarrassingly bad”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Went with my wife for sunset drinks. It's quite a drive out there. I have been here many times in the past and always loved the views. Now some guy has bought it and turned it into his personal cash cow and refused to allow credit cards of debit cards. CASH ONLY in the 21st century! So with only 10€ in my pocket I was forced to turn back after asking the owner why. He was rude and despicably said he was not interested in paying tax on card payments. Awful and regrettable! Do not go there ever!!!

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