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Restaurante O velho e o Mar

Rua Joaquim Brandao No. 30 32, Sesimbra 2970-764, Portugal
+351 21 087 9995
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (26 reviews)
“fresh fish” (12 reviews)
“prawn curry” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Joaquim Brandao No. 30 32, Sesimbra 2970-764, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We are regular visitors to Portugal and the pudding menu has to be mentioned first. Such a pleasure to have a change from chocolate mousse, pudim flan and pudim de casa. They offered smartened up variations of the usual, and it was a pleasant change....More

Thank FRoxy
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation to ensure to be s aged upstairs. The place looks old. Friendly staff. Fresh fish and delivery deliciously prepared.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

The grilled lobster was very good. Service good be better, Too hurry! But excellent was: i have forgotten my handy on the table, The waiter ha s run afyer us and brought my handy!

Thank penttikankimaki
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This little place is more like a trattoria with high volume. Enclosed glass throughout with a fish refrigerator in front so you can actually pick your meal. We shared a big head of corvina which came grilled open to perfection, accompanied by the usual sides...More

Thank catherine r
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Great little spot right on the seafront in beautiful Sesimbra. Extensive menu specialising in sea food at surprisingly good prices given the location. Staff are friendly and efficient with food being served in good time. Lovely place to watch the sunset. Will be back to...More

Thank KieranKPK1963
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant last year and enjoyed it very much and made a return visit this year. The seafood and wine choices are excellent. The only negative thing I have to say is that they brought us our cover dishes including bread, butter and...More

Thank Carowanderer
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This restaurant is right in the middle of Sesimbra. It attracts tourists and Portugese alike. The fish is super fresh and well-cooked. Good wine too

Thank Victoria C
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We'd flown all night and driven from Lisbon so we were ready for a healthy and filling lunch. We were not disappointed. I had the sword fish with a mixed salad. The sword fish was cooked to perfection and although the mixed salad was comparatively...More

Thank Steven N
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This is a well knowned restaurant in Sesimbra. The fresh fish is sold by kg. I would recommend to see the fish and check us weight. Other wise you will pay too much for a fish that already is expansive.... I payed 72€ for 1.2kg...More

2  Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Menus a little confusing quoting fish prices € per kg in one, and € per portion in an other. Not wanting to be stitched up, we spent a while with the waiter establishing what was what and costs. The 8 of us shared 3 starters...More

Thank steadyslack
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joaquim Brandao No. 30 32, Sesimbra 2970-764, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Sesimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 21 087 9995
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