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Cervejaria Joao Gordo

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Rua Dom Carlos I 29, Leiria 2415-406, Portugal
+351 244 881 483
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Lisbon, Portugal
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Excellent produce, fresh seafood, superb Presunto and starters. We had the dish of the day - and it did not disappoint us, great typical Portuguese dishes. Friendly staff and very good service. Will surely return.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

So I visited this place for the second time and my expectations were high. So first thing. Do not come to visit if you don't stand people smoking. I don't understand how a place like this can allow to have a whole dinning room with every single table smoking! And the worst part is that extractors don't work. Just for... More 

Thank Joao M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

From the seafood to the meat, you will want to try a bit of everything. Be careful with the bear: it seems the glasses have a spring inside!

Thank João L
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice place where we can taste a lot of varieties of food. Friendly staff. Smoking environment...

Thank Heliodoro R
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The place is cozy and crowded, is so good that seems that everyone is there for dinner. The food is amazing starting with the little dishes with Polvo, Orelha, Moelas, and local cheese, shrimps the main dishes are some of the most fresh high sea fish and the meet does not stays behind. All an all with a good wine... More 

Thank Luis R
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Meat, Meat, Meat! that's what you should go for! Start with starters, lots of them, they are to die for. After that MEAT. Best quality Meat, Service is Portuguese style, Loud and Fun. Last time I went there was with some friends. Starters for all of us and then "ONE STEAK" for all of us! To be fair, at least... More 

Thank MCristino
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This is a place that you sit and immediately you get amazing little plates with local typical dishes. Amazing variety of meals and from my experience extremely tasty. Service can be a little bit slow but that's due to the fact that all is done only after order is placed, no food is "re-heated". Owner is very friendly and strives... More 

Thank Jorge G
Leiria, Portugal
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Nice place with a warming and welcoming atmosphere. Offers lots of snacks and it worths to taste as much as you can as they are all very good. The staff is amazing, makes you feel comfortable and doesn't let you get thirsty. It's not cheap but quality hs its price. Recommendable for families or friends groups.

Thank David S
Leiria, Portugal
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The space is very nice; in 2016 they opened a new room, very contemporary in style. The food is tasty, the list is big, you can taste a lot of traditional portuguese food like tapas and seafood too. Book earlier, sometimes there is queue to sit. The beer is top ten. Your glass will never be empty!

Thank cilene
Edmonton, Canada
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Tapas style restaurant where different dishes are brought to your table and you eat only what looks good to you. Prices are medium to high for this region of Portugal. Friendly staff who will continuously bring new glasses of beer to the table before you've taken your last sip! Recommended hot stone steak. Better to make a reservation, even during... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Carlos I 29, Leiria 2415-406, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Leiria
  • Phone Number: +351 244 881 483

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