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Estrada da Lagoa Azul 12 | Penha Longa Resort, Linho 2710-314, Portugal
+351 21 924 9094
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19:00 - 23:00
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Lisbon, Portugal
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great food, good location. Environment is also great. Went on a sunday evening and it was amazing...

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Verdizela
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nice Restaurant Nice food Good service, no so good as the other Resort restaurants Nice view and enviroment

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New York City, New York
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101 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Think Portuguese Italian food, fresh fish dishes and great local wines. They have an extensive menu, service is excellent and they offer great views of the resort.

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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Pricy, good food but nothing extraordinary, the location is good and romantic. Maybe just for the people at the Hotel Penha Longa

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took the head waiters advice and opted for the Chefs Menu. The worst decision I've ever made in a restaurant. The second course was cold and was sent back. 20 minutes later it was replaced with another cold portion. I checked with the waiter to confirm it should have been hot. The third dish was risotto.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

il Mercato – is one of the restaurants within Penha Longa golf resort in Sintra , Portugal. Here’s an excellent Italian restaurant in a lovely part of Portugal. To me good food is one of life’s simple pleasures. And this unassuming restaurant has good food, ambience, delicacy and simplicity in equal measures. Located in a lovely, airy room with furniture... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We had an incredible dinner at the Chef's table (in the kitchen) at Penha Longa. There was no wine menu, but the sommelier took our food order and made a perfect wine pairing for us, with Portuguese wines no less. The experience of seeing the cooks work on our food made the meal even better. We were able to speak... More 

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Haymarket, Virginia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

we were offered a special dinner with selection of our own selected Menu created with the Chef. Quite an experience with special Portuguese dishes, with a great ambiance and amazing service. an exceptional dinner with selected fine wine and amazing dessert recommended to gourmet food lovers and experts. don't miss it if you are in Lisbon or Sintra. It was... More 

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Anadia, Aveiro, Portugal
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Located at the Penha Longa resort in Sintra, quality wise, this restaurant is equivalent to the rest of the resort– excellent! The dining room has a discrete, toned down décor that is very nice and fits well with the overall ambiance of the Penha Longa Resort. Service is friendly, very professional and highly efficient. As for the food, for the... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

the food, service and views in this restaurant are exquisite. We were spoilt for choice, which makes a pleasant change for a vegetarian.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$37
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Lagoa Azul 12 | Penha Longa Resort, Linho 2710-314, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Linho
  • Phone Number: +351 21 924 9094
Description
Good food is one of life's simple pleasures. A cliche but true all the same. Our restaurant il Mercato is all about simplicity using the freshest and finest quality ingredients to create unique dishes distinctive from the regular Italian cuisine. Our Chef works wonders with these ingredients in simple, flavorful combinations, specializing in the obscure and the delicious highlights of food and wine from all across Italy's twenty regions. Our menu is made up of the same simple rustic dishes we really enjoy when going to Italy.

A selection of Italian wines and home-made and imported foods is available at our Gourmet shop inside the restaurants.

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