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O Tunel

Rua Joao de Deus 90, Sintra 2710-579, Portugal
+351 21 923 1386
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mixed salad” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Joao de Deus 90, Sintra 2710-579, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic lunch. Waiter suggested this item because it was cold that day. Wife and I split an entree. I believe the owner would have been disappointed if we would have been able to eat it all. Pile of cabbage surrounded by potatoes and carrots with...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I went with my family for a lunch while visiting Sintra. The restaurant is closed to the train station but pretty hidden. Trip advisor suggested a different place in the nearby but we saw this one and we decided to go. Nice place and great...More

Thank Rinaldo965
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The dish of the day was Feijoada de Choco (white beans with cuttlefish). Fortunately I accepted the waitress suggestion. What an excellent meal!

Thank sabatini13
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Came across restaurant by accident. out of the way near a bridge behind Sintra train station. No tourists-only locals.Really good waiter who speaks great English and makes good recommendations Seafood stew/hotpot was fabulous. Sangria and wine very reasonsbly priced. Nice authentic feel. Very highly recommended...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

At the end of a day of sightseeing in Sintra we asked our driver to drop us off a a restaurant near the station back to Lisbon. What a great choice! First this is appeared to be a restaurant for the locals as we were...More

Thank jimcash
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Good service and excellent food. The "cazuela with mero and marisco" (can't remember the Portuguese name, but it is a fish pot) was amazing! The price was just right (25€ for two people) but they added extra 4.5€ p.p. for bread, olives, chorizo /cheese and...More

Thank Jose A
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Conveniently located at the back of the Sintra railway station, near the tunnel, this restaurant "O Tunel" serves tasty traditional Portuguese food in a quiet environment and at a very reasonable price. Usually frequented by local people (like myself) who know the good reputation of...More

Thank Berberan
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

in a very hidden location, so if you are there, go for it! amazing food, local, big portions and delicious. nice staff, guess owners. you will get more than expected!

Thank Olga G
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Very local place with amazing food for affordable price. We have got here by accident and never regretted. Portions are huge and sea food & fish melts in the mouth. Highly recommended.

Thank Anastasiia I
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Enjoyed our meal here. Not so full of tourists as its tucked away the other side of the railwat tracks. Engaging waiter. Try it

Thank KevanEastYorkshire
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, 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 Joao de Deus 90, Sintra 2710-579, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
  • Phone Number: +351 21 923 1386
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