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Rua Vasco da Gama 81, Peniche 2520-492, Portugal
+351 262 781 820
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beginning of March and the fishing Harbour and resort of Peniche are not at their best so I was delighted to discover this bright and welcoming restaurant in a street behind our hotel. We were greeted warmly, the table linen and service were impeccable and the food ( fresh bream) beautifully served, copious and delicious. At prices which were well... More 

Thank Laluca
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Restaurant with good food, fish and meat, very well cooked and with a nice price. For 4 person we paid about 78€ with starters, main dishes, desserts and water. The restaurant was I little bit cold because we stayed on a table near the door and the waiter always left the door open, even after we ask to close the... More 

Thank lmiguelduarte
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I Have visited this restaurant for years and it never disappoints me. It is always reasonable and the quality is good. The portions are big and the service is attentive. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank amablepfv
Berlin, Germany
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We liked everything. From the friendly service to the excellent food served! All local flavours, specially the fish soup, seafood cream soup, Caldeirada, to the desserts. Not all local restaurants work like this one! Recommended!

Thank Wolfgang G
South Korea
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146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I'm willing to visit here because of my favorite"Arroz de Marisco" kind of seafood rice, even it's a bit far from Lisbon! It was a nice experience trying fresh seafood dishes under the wonderful weather in Peniche. MUST TRY!

Thank Bomi K
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had read that this is one of the best restaurants in Portugal, so when visiting Peniche (definitely a place worth a visit) I had to try it. What a vibe, packed with locals and people from all corners of the globe, spilling over various rooms in the tiniest, narrowest street behind the main street to the harbor. The personnel... More 

Thank virginiad873
Porto, Portugal
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Someone suggested this restaurant to give a try. In spite of noisy, not sure if was only that night because of some groups sited nearby, i would say everything else went fine. Fresh and tasty fish does it justice. Helpful and hardworking personnel pleasing the costumer must be considered as well. At last, but not less important, good care of... More 

Thank Pedro M
Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A decent meal of sardines spoiled by service that was rude and excruciatingly slow. After waiting nearly 30 minutes to pay the waiter wandered off with our money and we had to wait another long while for change. The sardines we ordered were delicious but we also got given various other dishes (including some not so fresh looking prawns) that... More 

Thank Ben S
Derby, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you're in this part of the world, the ONLY place to go for sardines is Sardinha and they have plenty of them. Plenty of seating outside even on a slightly chilly night but inside was a bit too hot & steamy. Yes, we had the sardines and enjoyed them. The only negative we had was the way in which... More 

Thank MandY1943
Aveiro District, Portugal
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Sardinha is one of the best places to eat fish in Peniche. Allways fresh and well cooked, it brings a delicious experience for grilled lovers. The price-quality is definitely excellent. My advice is to avoid weekends (or make a previous reservation).

Thank Francisco A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Portuguese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Vasco da Gama 81, Peniche 2520-492, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Peniche
  • Phone Number: +351 262 781 820
An amazing space relaxed spirit, in that the typical features of the city of Peniche gives it distinction and uniqueness. Intimate dinners to large events, group dinners, christenings, stag / a, meetings, and birthdays day forecast and more. The stew, the Monkfish Rice, or Seafood, the Cuttlefish Fried will House, the Octopus will Lagareiro, the cataplana seafood, Feijoada Seafood, Steak will Pepper, Barbecue Pork Black, Meat Cataplana are just some of the specialties You can find in the restaurant the Sardine. We have to have the best traditional and Homemade desserts with flavors and distinctive aromas. We have menus in English, French, German and Portuguese, and employees who speak the same languages. Thank you for your preference! We are always thinking of you !!!

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