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Cantinho dos Reis

Terreiro da Erva 16 7, Coimbra 3000-153, Portugal
+351 239 824 116
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“place to eat” (2 reviews)
“students” (4 reviews)
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Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
Terreiro da Erva 16 7, Coimbra 3000-153, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been to this one in quite some years.It was a great experience: food was excelent all around, service was friendly at a totally great price. Will come back and recommend without hesitation.

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We stumbled into Cantinho dos Reis after an unfulfilling meal at the (avoidable) Tapas nas Costas. It has the air of a traditional local Portuguese restaurant with friendly staff, cheap wine by the glass and a good menu. However, we only wanted snacks, so our...More

Thank TasteTestersUK
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It is really the place to eat in this city. You will have have a trully local experience and the staff is very nice as well. My advice is to try Naco á Mirandesa for 2 or 1 if you are really hungry

Thank Joao P
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is a popular restaurant in the heart of Coimbra. I came here with a group of friends, all students. The staff was incredible in accommodating our large group, and the food was delicious! The area is on the smaller side, but other than...More

Thank CarpeDonuts
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic local experience in this restaurant. We took the daymenu, very tastefull. The family was eating as well and we had a great conversation in a multilanguage we all understood. Had a great evening! Would certainly come again.

Thank kleinigheidjes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This restaurant is recommended in Le Routard and Trotamundos touristic guides among others and during the high season, at least, the terrace of this restaurant is always full and you will see the book on the table. It is not casuality. We had one of...More

Thank dperez27
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Only visited for students groups dinners or friends' birthdays. The waiters are nice, even more how they put up with drunk students. The food is ok, it is nothing special and it doesn't try to be. It is what it is, and I can recommend...More

Thank crispyPotato7
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The best about this place is the price. The food is good, but nothing special, there are a lot of better restaurants in Coimbra. But if you want to eat real food (i mean, not fast or junk food) for a good price , this...More

Thank Juzynha
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We had a very nice family dinner on this quiet praca a bit out of the busy sites in Coimbra. Great choice of typical portuguese dishes, served generously. Try the "piranha", lices of raw beef that you cook yourself on a hot plate that is...More

Thank Christophe L
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

If you want a typical experience of the group eats and get loud go there for dinner. I feel it's purpose is solely for groups, average food and wine and I seem to remember a better and more willful staff.

Thank Gonçalo S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terreiro da Erva 16 7, Coimbra 3000-153, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 824 116
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