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O Caneira

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Avenida General Barnabe Antonio Ferreira 171 | Negrais, Negrais 2715-315, Portugal
+351 21 967 0905
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Cascais, Portugal
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This was the first restaurant of suckling pig in the area and still maintains the quality level in all aspects. Negrais suckling pig is one the traditional recipes of portuguese culinary. It is served with bailey sauce, quite strong in flavour. Spite of good seating capacity reservation is recommended. Staff is impeccable. Wheelchair friendly. You require independent transportation to reach... More 

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Sintra Municipality, Portugal
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant 2 times and I have no flaws to point out. Both the food and service were excellent. I highly recommend the suckling pig, it is moist on the inside and crispy on the outside. Delicious. Even though the coverts are usually expensive, in this restaurant that is not the case. The main courses are quite... More 

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Thank Se7en_Lives
Montreux, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Big dining room with great atmosphere. Of course, all have to try the traditional Negrais suckling pig. Portions are huge. Must try with the house fizzy wine. You can also take the piggy dessert bowl back home.

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Thank BrunoMiguel
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Situated just outside Negrais village this rustic style decorated restaurant serves tipical pepper spicy piglet (Eur 15.80 for two ) among other Portuguese dishes. Service is good and friendly and no English speaking staff shouldn't be a problem.

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Thank Gualdino L
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

The appetizers are great, suckling pig is really good (I prefer the Bairrada style), great decor. It was packed so I would recommend you book a table in advance otherwise you'll have to wait.

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Thank Pedro I
Lisboa
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015

There are may restaurants that prepare this little pigs roasted in the wood oven, but Caneira is surely one of the best, The taste is superb qith a meat tender and moist. Ter is a place to go on and on....

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Val D'illiez, Switzerland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

We come to Portugal regularly and always look for the best places to eat their suckling pig. And this restaurant is the best one that we have ever visited. The waiter explained why. The pigs are smaller than the ones prepared on skewers in other restaurants in the north of Portugal. They are bred in the Alentejo region and have... More 

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Thank Alan S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

Few foods. Crisps are so so. Expencive. Place is far from city. I don't recommend this place. We must go to Sintra. There are a lot of excellent place for eating.

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Thank А П
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

The speciality, roasted pig, is really something that you'll crave for after you had a first taste. Cooked to perfection, juicy on the inside with a crunchy toasted skin to add to the flavour. The special souce is superb, although it might be a bit spicy if you're not into spicy food. If this kind of food is not for... More 

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Thank Angelo D
Independence, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

Four of us went here after a day out sightseeing in the area. My wife and I and another couple, who are our good friends who live in Lisbon. Calling the meal just pork is a disservice to the quality and tastiness of the food. Every part of the meal was wonderful and although I don't use the word often,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida General Barnabe Antonio Ferreira 171 | Negrais, Negrais 2715-315, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Negrais
  • Phone Number: +351 21 967 0905

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