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Taverna Antiqua

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Praca da Republica 23 25, Tomar 2300-550, Portugal
+351 249 311 236
12:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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Miami Beach, Florida
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant takes you to the age of templários nights. Everything is beautiful, old, in a good sense, and the environment makes you feel there among the nights. Of course, a bit of creativity is needed. There is also a Hidromel beer which it should be tried. Thiago is the best waiter I really loved that place

Thank Luiz P
Tomar, Portugal
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat here occasionally and often only go for a drink or a snack. The food is very tasty and the menu is quite different from the ordinary restaurant. You'll find meat, fish and veggie options. I love their chestnut mousse and their mead (hidromel)! They have a selection of homemade beers and nice wines. The environment is medieval, candle... More 

Thank Jotschumi
Lisbon, Portugal
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a cool Friday afternoon in November. This restaurant is tucked away in a corner of Praça da Republica. It looked interesting from the outside and was, indeed, very different to a traditional Portuguese restaurant. Only three tables were occupied so there was plenty of room for another two people. The back room is dark and atmospheric and... More 

Thank mariannehoyymanana
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best restaurant experience in Portugal! A cosy tavern lit up by candles and given ambiance by celtic music. One can truly immerse oneself in the way of the olden days here. The food is superb with generous portions and perfect flavour. Reserve a table beforehand to ensure you get one! Bravo!

Thank 273andres
Chelsea, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beer and atmosphere. Vegetarian options on menu. Wait staff friendly and helpful. Quaint location off of main square. Worth a late night stop if in town.

Thank ChelseaHB
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, atmosphere and service which is second to none. You will never have tried anything like this, it's an experience as well as a great meal.

Thank TINA C
Wroclaw, Poland
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240 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Scenery makes you feel you have landed in some part of Medieval Europe. Tables have different names, like Bjorn for Vikings or Dragon in Flames for Chinese, All waiters are young, attractive bearded man, wearing ancient looking white shirts and pantaloons. You may say conquistadors went alive. Service and swift, food simple but tasteful. I would recommend soup of chestnuts... More 

Thank Palek
South Queensferry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely food in a Rest going back in time with food and wine setting is not to be missed not far from the castle in Tomar a lovely old village only a hour from Lisbon The staff are without some of the best taking care to make your visit a pleasant experience 5 star !!!

Thank Ken M
Tomar, Portugal
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I will start with the good points, the food was very good, the entertainment excellent. However this place is not for me, the bench seating is very hard and it was so dark we needed the light from a mobile phone to read the menu. The glasses for the wine are so small and with the darkness you can not... More 

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San Rafael, Ca
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We walked into this restaurant at about 1pm on a Tuesday, hungry and tired from the road. It had a small seating area outside, and a cool interior with small, ancient rooms dimly lit. The floors and walls were of stone, and the ceiling was timbered. There was a sizeable crowd of unhappy people milling about inside, waiting for a... More 

Thank brianboru7

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$21
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca da Republica 23 25, Tomar 2300-550, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Santarem District  >  Tomar
  • Phone Number: +351 249 311 236

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