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“Great food, reasonable cost.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Xakra Beachbar

Xakra Beachbar
Ranked #3 of 129 Restaurants in Peniche
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located in Praia do Molhe Leste, just besides the worldwide known Supertubos beach, in Peniche, Xakra Beach-Bar, aims to become the spot to go, for those who enjoy relaxing in the beach...That's right, we really are that close to the sea (!) GPS Coordinates Latitude 39`29`59,96`N Longitude 9`21`54,74`W At Xakra Beach-Bar while you enjoy a breathtaking view with amazing sunsets, you can taste our specialties, which range from the modern appetizers, seafood, our fish soup and the most typical dishes, such as, Fish Stew, Whelks Stew, Octopus in the oven with corn bread among many others, always accompanied by your favorite drink, be it an ice cold beer, a freshly squeezed juice, or one of our selected wines.Xakra Beach-Bar has been open since 2006 and it is above all... A space with a relaxed atmosphere where you should feel good and will definitely want to return! We are waiting for you!
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great food, reasonable cost.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Lovely evening spent with friends and family watching a beautiful sunset over Peniche at Xakra.
Seafood is particularly good especially the mussels, the sharing seafood rice is of a very high quality.
This beach bar is well worth a visit and is frequented by many locals which shows the quality of the food.

Visited August 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Brilliant, both visits”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

After reading other reviews, we decided to check Xakra out, and ended up having lunch twice during our week long stay in the area. It's situated right on a lively beach and the atmosphere is 'chilled out beach bar.' Very friendly and attentive waiting staff, great fresh food and choices for the whole family. The sardines were fresh and plentiful, at only 7.5 euros, and codfish and cream delicious at 6.0 euros, both daily specials. On our second visit, our usually picky 16 year old son ate two of the surf burgers which he declared the best food he'd eaten in Portugal...
It's not sophisticated but it's brilliant for a beach bar. One day we'd like to come back for dinner and sit there watching the beautiful sunset.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Good beach option”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the afternoon here. Service was slow but the sangria was good!

Massive mussels, yummy sourdough bread and good veggie soup. Good value too.

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent food and atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Difficult to find as trip adviser maps directed us to the wrong beach. It is not not at baleal, but check out yelp for a better map if struggling.
We arrived having not made a reservation, however waitress was lovely and found us a space as it was packed with locals. The food was devine, starting with stuffed mushrooms and pork in mustard sauce. We followed this off with seafood rice. This was the best rice that I have tasted on our numerous trips to portugal.
The only thing was when we parked, the smell from the local fish port was extremely off putting. However once out of the car park and past the sand dune this was no longer there. We were so glad that we didn't let the smell put us off.

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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Overrated?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

After seeing that this beachbar was rated as #1 for food in Peniche we went to try it out. We were very disapponted. Came for lunch, and when we arrived the place was half empty. Nobody came to greet us, we had to fetch our own menues and waited ages to order the food. The people working there were friendly, but not very customer-orientated. We had burger, salad and pasta - all of it was alright, but nothing more. We expected more from the so-called number one restaurant in the area. I would much rather go to Bar do Bruno - both the food, service and atmosphere is better.

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