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Tacho Real

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Rua da Ferraria 4, Sintra 2710-555, Portugal
Today
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Thu - Mon 19:30 - 22:00
Thu - Tue 12:00 - 15:00
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Jackson, Wyoming
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64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for lunch and sat outside. Then cam back for dinner and sat inside near the fireplace. It is so cute and they filleted the fish right in front of us! Our server Tomash was amazing. It was a very quiet time of the year but we still had a great time.

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Thank Lmahin
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Tacho Real for lunch. It was recommended to us by our Quinta... In spite of what others commented in their reviews, we did not mind the "musty" smell... It comes with these old stone buildings built against the rocks... We did not mind the "outdated" look... It comes with Portugal and we label it "charm"... We even... More 

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Thank Claudia Z
London
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hidden gem in the heart of Sintra. After the long climb and search for authentic Portuguese food, we were rewarded. Staff is extremely friendly and inside decoration is unique. Definite value for money because the food was great.

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1 Thank WalterScottLondon
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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164 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Another good surprise in our trip. We found this palce by chance walking around Sintra. Food was excellent and service very good. prices were reasonable for the portions served as well.

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Thank Martorelli
San Dona Di Piave, Italy
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73 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Tacho Real seems like a very traditional restaurant in the very heart of old Sintra, on the way up to one of the thousands hills of the town. We ended up there on a late Sunday evening, when all tourists had left and most restaurants and bar had already closed. Luckly we stopped over at the Tacho Real, where we... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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526 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

if in Sintra on a one day excursion from Lisboa on your own, then this place is worth to stop by for lunch. located a bit above the main attractions, there are some few tables just out of the entrance, but many more inside and behind. The menue brings fish as well as meat, with an additional list of some... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This place is heaven! Beautiful location. Live guitarist. Delicious fish. Fantastic wine. And all that for almost nothing. Must visit!

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1 Thank JM333
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We were hiking around Sintra and decided to stop here for lunch. It was raining and we were hungry! The staff was fast and friendly, the food was so good!

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USA
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289 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Tacho Real was just what we were looking for on a late Sintra afternoon. Quaint setting, friendly service, reasonably-priced wine and tasty food. It is worth the walk up the hill. Only regret is that we were not there for a full meal at dinner.

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Thank KAP
Madrid, Spain
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is incredible. The food in general, starters, main dishes and deserts are excellent. It has a very nice terrace to eat on the outside (when it is not raining). I also point out that the waitresses really know their business and to explain all dishes. Incredible.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Ferraria 4, Sintra 2710-555, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra

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