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A Cozinha da Maria

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Rua das Azeiteiras n0 65, Coimbra 3000-066, Portugal
239840034
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11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this restaurant recommended to us by the apartment staff. We went and arrived about 1930, making us the first in the restaurant but were quickly joined by other diners. The service was excellent and the food quality was outstanding. We had a local pork meal which was wonderful. The price was more than fair and the atmosphere quaint.... More 

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Thank Jeremy W
London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had Bacalhau à Lagareiro and it was an generous and very well cooked piece of this fish. Good wines are available too.

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Thank Bruno F
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ambience is great and it's not too busy during my visit. And that's not a bad sign because people are actually coming and going all the time. The service is great too. However, I ordered the goat stew (Chanfana) which I saw most people buzzing about how great it is. But mine turns out to be very salty. I... More 

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Thank jwachy
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in Coimbra don't leave without having dinner or lunch at Cozinha da Maria. Excellent service and very good wines carefully choosen by the staff.

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Thank Kent J
Voorschoten, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very hospitable and helpful staff, menu in portuguese. Espade fish and sloecooked goat as maindish was delicious!!

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Thank gerty23
Sao Paulo, SP
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely small restaurant in the alleys of Coimbra. João provides the nicest and friendliest service possible. Food is cooked to perfection. A place with a lot of character and soul.

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Thank Juliana K
Boston
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had this place on my list and while the spot across the street looked tempting, we went with the cozier more traditional feel of ACdM. (Esp. since we were eating at a fairly modern place in Sintra the next nite.) In any case, the German man next to us tipped us off to the pork cheeks which A. got... More 

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Thank Joanie881
Vancouver BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was a pleasant restaurant with a nice ambience serving simply prepared local cuisine and moderate prices. Good evening at 'A Cozinha da Maria.'

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Thank Kaser
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We came across this little restaurant whilst looking for somewhere to eat and decided to give it a try - we were not disappointed, we had an excellent meal. We requested a menu in English, but were told they didn't have one, but the waitress would explain the menu to us. She duely came over and talked us through the... More 

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Thank Ann G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Definitely order the pork cheeks as others have recommended. The wait staff was efficient and helpful in making suggestions after some inquiries. We enjoyed a lovely meal with a wonderful bottle of wine for under 45€. Please note that they do not accept credit cards. When we passed by the next night they were full up so we were happy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Azeiteiras n0 65, Coimbra 3000-066, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: 239840034
Description
in the city centre of Coimbra

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