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A Cabana

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Avenida 8 | Rotunda da Praia da Seca, Espinho 4500 , Portugal
+351 22 734 1322
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Denmark
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to eat really good seafood and not be disappointed this is the place to go. The service is superb and good variety of wines. However, I feel like the ambience and the decorations are not the best. It has potential to be so much more. Therefore it is not a place I would come back to. As... More 

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Kongsberg, Norway
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

It is true that probably needs a refurbishment, that it is not cheap, and the service could probably be better, but this is a place with great food, and that is what I expect from a restaurant. I ordered a big plate with a variety of seafood, with big crab, prawns, percebes, shrimps, and everything was delicious. It can be... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went here early on a Saturday evening as we had not booked a table and they managed to fit us in at a table at the back of the restaurant which was ok. Food was ok as was a reasonably cheap bottle of wine. The restaurant filled up very quickly so we were glad that we arrived very early... More 

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Preston
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals we had on our recent holiday to Portugal. Don't be put off by the fact it might look closed from the outside with darkened windows it's a really nice place really good service, food really good cheap house white.. result!

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Thank Tom M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It was a Sunday at lunch time, the resto was very crowded... Waiters were not so friendly; everything were compensate once the plate arrived... Actually we did not wait too much to get our ordered. Quite impressive for s full house day... A Cabana is indeed A fantastic experience:) Everything was very tasty! I strong recommend it!

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Thank Marisol B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent arroz marisco (seafood stew with rice). Service bit chaotic but helpful. Overall good experience having on mind it´s beach restaurant

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Miranda do Corvo, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

There are times when the need to counter the after effects of shopping - even garden plant shopping - are just to strong so off to Espinho in a hunt for lunch. Plenty of parking - beautiful views - sea breezes - and that was before we went inside. Restaurants here frequently present menus with the same old fare -... More 

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Thank Norifolk2016
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285 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Its "motto" is that it is open almost all year round! Top service, very friendly and amicable staff (one is treated almost as family) and food quality of excelence! Good variety of dishes (very recommendable: seafood rice; fried "Sável"; lobster; grilled Tiger shrimps; roasted kid; delicious duck rice, etc etc). An excellent seaside restaurant with great management (it keeps up... More 

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Thank IsabelMNSS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

It's the type of Restaurant we go to in a life time. Flexible opening hours, open almost all year round, great food (constant quality) and great service quality. A must to visit any time in Espinho city, with a great view of the sea coast.

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 534 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This is a very traditional seafood restaurant with the old style service, good wines and great food. If you want something more progressive then it is not the place, but great for good seafood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 8 | Rotunda da Praia da Seca, Espinho 4500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Aveiro District  >  Espinho
  • Phone Number: +351 22 734 1322

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