We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Praia da Poca, Estoril, Cascais, Portugal
+351 21 468 1580
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 11: English reviews
Cascais, Lisboa, Portugal
Level Contributor
45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I've been to this place many times over these past years. What I really liked was that you could enjoy seafront view, nice food and a service that would not be great but local and compatible with the price. Very recently they've renovated the place, it looks wonderful and the view and location seems even better now. The food is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Marta R
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

If you just need a snack whilst promenading this is not a bad choice. Only difficulty was the menu with only English translations on some items. We had beef sandwiches and fries which was ok and good value. Word of warning if you drop a chip the gulls like any at other seaside resort are on to you en masse.

Helpful?
Thank Basingstone
Sintra, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

This place is understaffed. We had to wait 1h30m to wait for our food. Ridiculous. Total meal time almost 3 hours. Absurd

Helpful?
Thank APF197
Yorkshire
Level Contributor
107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Fish and sangria looking over the sandy beach at Estoril. It was very busy when we were there, but we were served in a friendly manner and didn't mind a wait. Round the corner from the station along the beach front going East. Delicious sangria, go for the single glass, it comes in a pint pot for 3 Euros.

Helpful?
Thank YorkshireSealy
Estoril, Portugal
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

By the end of last year, reviewing this Restaurant/Snack-bar I wrote that it was going to undergo a general refit with improvements. It has now re-opened in the beginning of this week!!! If it was already very good before undergoing refit, by now it is better then ever! It's owners had the sensivity to understand that improving and ameliorating it... More 

Helpful?
Thank João Pedro A
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Level Contributor
449 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Located beachfront in Praia da Poca at Estoril. This is one of many choices you have in the area, but it is located at a lower level than the street and you can miss it if you don't know what you are looking for. Look for Poca beach where there is parking lot and then you go downstairs where there... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank 27Ruben27
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

One of the best spots to have fresh grill fish (portuguese way) with great view and good drinks! And it's not expensive at all. With 70€, I had lunch with my wife and 2 kids having a Dourada grelhada, 2 tuna salad, big Sangria jar, waters and coffes at the end. Our table was just few meters away from the... More 

Helpful?
Thank João M
Level Contributor
124 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Our favourite in Praia da Poça. It's a quite simple one. We recommend food on the grill. Both pork ribs and sardines are tasty. We had them plus cheese and drinks and paid little more than 20 euros. And it has WiFi!

Helpful?
1 Thank Diego M
Burleson, TX
Level Contributor
225 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I had the ribs which had great flavor, meaty & tender. My husband had the steak with egg and he really enjoyed it. The restaurant is on the boardwalk by the sea. Great views & good sevice.

Helpful?
2 Thank kftw
Estoril, Portugal
Level Contributor
32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Almost everything there is simple: simple service, simple decoration, simple dishes. The exception is the quality of the food, especially the fish, always fresh, grilled on charcoal and extremely tasty, and the location, a few meters from the beach and the sea! It really deserves a lunch, especially on a sunny day.

Helpful?
1 Thank Rui L

Travellers who viewed Snack Bar Surpresa also viewed

 

Been to Snack Bar Surpresa? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia da Poca, Estoril, Cascais, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais  >  Estoril
  • Phone Number: +351 21 468 1580

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Snack Bar Surpresa staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?