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Authentic Coimbra Fado in an historic building.

Difficult to find by GPS (for us anyway), but worth the look. Set in an historic old chapel, we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
havens54
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Napa, California
Great music and venue

The standard of the music here is very high - I was lucky to get in too as I had no reservation and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PierceO6
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Difficult to find by GPS (for us anyway), but worth the look. Set in an historic old chapel, we enjoyed authentic Coimbra Fado delivered by great museums. Food service is simple but fine. Really a pleasure.

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Ricardo D, Gerente at aCapella, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The website they advertise takes you to a company that makes coats. Three different GPSs couldn't find the place. It's not right on the road. You have to go down some steps and there and don't bother trying to drive there or any other place...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The standard of the music here is very high - I was lucky to get in too as I had no reservation and just turned up, albeit an hour before the show. If you've been unlucky and found yourself in a tourist trap mediocre fado...More

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Ricardo D, Gerente at aCapella, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Pierce!

Reviewed 5 October 2018

Our hotel was generous to book us a reservation for the advertised 9:30 pm Thursday evening show for 10 euros each recommending we arrive at 9:15 to confirm our seats but when we arrived the girl sitting outside smoking on the couches told us to...More

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Ricardo D, Gerente at aCapella, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Dear sirs we apoligise for the late. Our classical guitar had a very serious personal problem near the starting time. We only arranged substitute 30 min later. We are sorry if our waitress explained the problem badly.The show started normally at 10:05 pm normally as...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This was a great experience. We booked our tickets in advance through our hotel. The venue is small so this is recommended. The music was incredible. Real authentic experience. The show lasts a couple of hours. Food and drink are available. This is a cant...More

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Ricardo D, Gerente at aCapella, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Based on our hotel’s recommendation we attended a dinner and Fado for a set price of 30 Euros each. The setting was very pleasant, in a small chapel with comfortable setting. The dinner was good, but not great. It included a soup, your choice of...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We were originally excited to go to this restaurant based on a Fodor’s recommendation. It was stated as one $, meaning it was meant to be good value, good food, and inexpensive. None of that was true. We called and made a reservation as recommended....More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I found a suggestion for this place on the Lonely Planet and decided to visit. Nowhere the guide suggested advance reservation, nor on the website I found any option unless digging later in the pages only in Portuguese. I was met at the door but...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The acoustics are amazing! We went to dinner elsewhere before and arrived at 9:15 for the 9:30 show which gave us a great seat. It was 10 euros a person and included a welcome drink. The show lasted until 11:30-it was divided into 3 sets...More

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Ricardo D, Gerente at aCapella, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We did really enjoy the place. It is a great opportunity to listen to Portuguese music in environment other than a touristy restaurant. Music was really good (I am not an expert, but believe that the musicians were very professional); collection of cheeses we ordered...More

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