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Restaurante Dona Elvira

Rua do Alto de Sao Joao, Coimbra 3030-001, Portugal
+351 239 701 460
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
3 weeks ago
“D. Elvira is aging well.”
13 Jul 2015
“Great Bacalhau a Lagareiro!”
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Rua do Alto de Sao Joao, Coimbra 3030-001, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to D. Elvira about 5 times and for all of them there were very different experiences. Some with my girlfriend, some other with a group friends and all of these visits were quite pleasant, food-wise. Service is average, food isn't unbelievably good but...More

Thank joaopmgoncalves
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I've been going for years to D Elvira, as its one of the best restaurants in Coimbra. From the politness of the staff to the delicious and very generous dishes its always a pleasure have a meal here. Would recommend the fablous Bacalhau a Lagareiro...More

Thank Leonor A
Reviewed 28 April 2015

really good food. No fuss, no fine dinning. You just need a bunch of friends or your family around the table. Staff was really warming and welcome also. For sure a place to go back And it was soooo cheap

Thank RicardoSequeira
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has very well served dishes at an average price. The service is swift and efficient, and the waiters are very friendly and helpful. Lots of tables, always full, particularly by the weekends (this days a reservation will prove to be the best option)....More

Thank EgrojSneif
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Been here with a bunch of friends. I had a great value for the money. The chamussas were very good, a nice soup, a very good octopus and picanha. The place was packed, yet the staff delivered.

Thank Esousas
Reviewed 24 December 2014

I've been going to D.Elvirs since they opened and I keep coming back...great place with very good quality cooked food that doesn't break the bank. I thoroughly recommend the charcoal grilled bacalhau a lagareiro e o octopus polvo a lagareiro. Yumm. Just been and can...More

Thank Leonor A
Reviewed 22 December 2014

I have been here several times with groups of friends. The food is good (Arroz de marisco is a bit disappointing) and the deserts are great. Service can be disappointing if it gets busy. Last time I asked for some coriander and it took forever...More

Thank Anix_Ritex
Reviewed 27 September 2014

Typical Portuguese restaurant. Good food, friendly and homely. A location with few parking places and outside the gastronomic tour of the city, can go unnoticed! It is advisable to book a table or arrive early, either at lunch or dinner! Strong in meat dishes do...More

Thank JoaoJJoaquim
Reviewed 14 September 2014

I've been several times to Dona Elvira in varying circumstances and the food has been consistently good. The fillet steak, however, has been always great and is in my opinion the best you can find in Coimbra; even better than the one in Telheiro which...More

Thank Tiago H
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

I've been several times to this place without any disappointment. You can get here a good taste of some of the typical Portuguese cuisine, with fresh ingredients and a good price.

Thank Philip-Glas
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Alto de Sao Joao, Coimbra 3030-001, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 701 460
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