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Restaurante Pinguim

Rua de Dadra, Castelo Branco 6000-236, Portugal
+351 272 343 236
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
13 Apr 2017
“Best around”
13 Feb 2017
“family dinner”
Open Now
All hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua de Dadra, Castelo Branco 6000-236, Portugal
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

simple portuguese food made with good Fresh products. Best value for money in town. The staff is very nice. Very well situated in the centre with good soluciones for parking.

Thank Hélio G
Reviewed 15 February 2017

First of all, I'm pretty sure the owner opened early for the 6 of us. We must have looked hungry. Thank you! I had the steak Penguin style, which is a large cut of beef cooked medium rare, with an over easy egg on top....More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A great dinner with the family in a good space with great food. The pinguin bife was a very good choice.

Thank silviabeato
Reviewed 25 November 2016

My parents live near Castelo Branco so we go to visit at least once a year - and we always go to Pinguim! The service is really good and the staff are very friendly. Typical Portuguese food, with big portions, and the house wine and...More

Thank Holly C
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Nice family resterant They have English menu which helps Food was great including house wine We stopped for lunch and used this site to choose one

Thank ziv k
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Discovered the place following the recommendations of a local -it was quite crowded for the lunch time, but service was quite efficient ( except for the espresso at the end we had to ask for twice ). Real Portuguese cuisine ( so plates are huge)))-and...More

Thank Olga K
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A good value for money. A very simple and tradicional ambience. A good place to tast tradicional portuguesa food. The service is quick and Nice at a budget. Beterraba for lanche than for dinner especially because of the ambience.

Thank Helio S
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Where the food is well prepared and diverse. Good wines. skilled care. Location easily accessible. Recommend

Thank LidiaPereira
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

We seem to have been unlucky when I look at other reviews for this restaurant. While the service was really nice we also had to wait rather long for drinks, food and the bill. The meats were really good (porco preto; cabrito) but all side...More

Thank Heidi F
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Personell is very Friendly! This house wine is sublime. Th fish was very fresh and tasty. I would go again.

Thank Patrick V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Dadra, Castelo Branco 6000-236, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Castelo Branco District  >  Castelo Branco
  • Phone Number: +351 272 343 236
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