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Restaurante Oxala

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Rua da Familia Colares Pinto | Rua Familia Colares Pinto, 3880-163 Ovar, Ovar 3880-163, Portugal
+351 256 591 371
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11:30 - 10:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 10:30
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Tampere, Finland
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First we got different types of tapas and some entertainment. After welcoming we moved to upstairs where we ate excellent food. Starters were some traditionally cheese and seafood. Main food was fish and shrimps. Whole time wine and other refreshments were coming. One waiter did some magic tricks! Thank you very nice!!! :)

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1 Thank Miikka S
1 review
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Went there with big expectations, best fish in town, and so on. Fish platter was a mix of fish, which is OK, if they are properly cooked... That was not the case, some were over, some under cooked. Some parts seemed to be thrown into the platter, as they were broken. Lobster was ruined, from so overcooked. Very poor, for... More 

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Thank Rui M
Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is clearly worth a visit due to its cool interior! A very cool winecellar, superb entries etcetc. We had fish which was very tasty and well prepared!

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1 Thank Patrick E
Ovar, Portugal
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have been to this restaurant several times and I have always been served well. The quality and variety of the food is very good. The waiters are very friendly, helpful and make you feel welcomed.

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1 Thank fatima256
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very good restaurant. Well located and above all good quality of products and good service. I recommend ...

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Denmark
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I came here after keep hearing that this was the best restaurant in the North and that it had been recognized by a famous magazine (do not recall the name). I was very impressed with the start as we walked in as waited for our table we were welcomed with a drinnk and some tapas. The staff there was very... More 

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1 Thank Andreia K
Göttingen
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went there for my mother's birthday and it was incredible delicious. But not just the food, but the whole ambiente and the owner were absolute fantastic. I don't think any words can describe the moment, so I can just suggest to visit and experience it. Thumbs up!

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1 Thank Paischi
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went to take a dinner on our holiday.The food was nice,but if you had a nice time in any Michelin star restaurant,you will be disappointed a little bit with meal and service.Staff doesen't really speaks English,and because of this we get different food compare what we ordered.I missed that question when you order a steak how you wants to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place. Right from the moment you walk in to the moment you leave the service is bar none!!! Extremely well served. Dishes are well prepared. Desserts are all amazing. Basically from the beginning with the champagne being served, with some amazing Cheeses, Portuguese cured meats, to all kinds of nuts, before moving to the upstairs for an... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Most traditional and amazing food we tried on our trip! Excellent welcome with bubbles, huge variety of tapas, champagne sabling with a glass leg;) wow;) Lunch for 2 people should be not more than 1/2 portion per person otherwise you will not sble to eat it;) food is perfectly served and presented! The best part of the restaurant: only local... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$34 - US$54
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Wine Bar, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 10:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 10:30
Thursday
11:30 - 10:30
Friday
11:30 - 10:30
Saturday
11:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Familia Colares Pinto | Rua Familia Colares Pinto, 3880-163 Ovar, Ovar 3880-163, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Aveiro District  >  Ovar
  • Phone Number: +351 256 591 371
Description
Oxala restaurant was born in 1991 and from year to year has become a reference for the restaurant area. Here everything is taken into account, from the personalized service, to tasty dishes and decoration. In our restaurant you will find a refined, spacious and pleasant place, located in front of Ovar's Marina, which gives it a privileged and beautiful landscape for a meal.

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