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Heidelbergerfabgasse 7, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 227019
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18:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sun 00:00 - 12:00
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Melbourne
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

I am very familiar with Portugal and can tell you that this is real Portuguese food. I had prawns, gambas. Not easy to eat but very good. My friends had bacalhau, It is the national dish in Portugal and can be prepared in many ways. This fish dish was not of the stinky kind and was excellent. We were three... More 

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Thank Joesse
Mainz, Germany
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191 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

The food is pretty good but the restaurant reminded me of some kind of sports club :). The staff was really friendly.

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Thank bree-1709
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

I thought the food was very good. The service was not so great. If you like Portuguese food you will be satisfied, but allow sometime to wait for your food.

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Thank anniebeeall
Mainz, Germany
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191 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This simple Portuguese restaurant probably has a menu but I never bother with it: from the time that I decide to eat here to the time I know what I'm going to eat and I'm looking forward to the tastiest gambas in Mainz. Order the first portion with batas a murro and the second portion without. Be sure the wipe-up... More 

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Thank ManWhoAteEverything
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

I visit cafe Portugal rather often for its great food at a reasonable price. It's a small family restaurant, service is great! I would not recommend it for special occasions where you need an intimate atmosphere because tables are joined, but we went there often with our friends and family and had a great time and great food and we... More 

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Thank Bojan P
Berlin, Germany
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

Small portuguese restaurant. Fairly cowded but got a table without reservations. Had traditional codd fish dish with vinho verde. Food is good and authentic. Service is friendly. Good value for the money.

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Thank shensen
Vienna, Wien, Austria
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45 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014

I took some friends that never had portuguese food before to this restaurant, in Mainz. Everyone loved the food! Great taste and great value for the money!

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Thank Joana S
Mainz, Germany
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Occasionally the service might be a little haphazard and the food is not aiming to be sophisticated, but we have come here 4 or 5 times already. A bottle of vino verde, some olives, aioli, and bread followed by a fish dish of some kind makes for a relaxed pleasant meal. There are more elaborate starters but the olives are... More 

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Thank entremet
Corvallis, Oregon
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

I ate here tonight. It was a treat to have my favorite fish, dorado, here in Mainz. Service is slow, but wine is reasonably priced, and you can watch Portuguese TV while listening to fado from their ipod (a somewhat surreal experience). In my opinion, the olives were pretty boring. Nothing fancy, but good value for money, and a refreshing... More 

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Thank TravelTooMuch55
Leeds, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2012

We ate here for the first time last week and were very favourable impressed. The food was different to the usual offerings and it made a nice change. I had salted, dried cod with chick peas and potatoes which was very good and my companion had sole - unusual round here! The black olives we had with our drinks were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 12:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 12:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 12:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 12:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Heidelbergerfabgasse 7, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz
  • Phone Number: +49 6131 227019

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?