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Pulcini Ristorante Italiano

Av. Dr. Antunes Guimaraes 335, Leca da Palmeira 4450-650, Portugal
+351 22 403 0316
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tiramisu” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Av. Dr. Antunes Guimaraes 335, Leca da Palmeira 4450-650, Portugal
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is quite small, but the food is great. Fresh ingredients and subtle seasoning are key. The desserts are awesome. Try it out if possible.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nunus_santinni
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This was a typical Italian restaurant with excellent real (not plastic and fast) food. However, something seems to have changed. The Italians owners weren't around. There was Brazilian music playing (in an Italian restaurant !?). The waiters had Brazilian accents (nothing against that, but they...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Antonio M
andreapulcini82, Direttore at Pulcini Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018
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Caro Antonio nos somos os mesmos e la estamos sempre, se voce tem pouca atencao o problema é seu. Fomos...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

Dinner in the Pulcini interesting menu, Wonderful meal that was perfectly served by the waiters. The food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation, very pleasing. We especially enjoyed the Petto di Pollo, Risotto Zuchini and the Linguine Gamberetti. At the end I ate a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JOSPIR89
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Pizzas are very good. I also really enjoyed the Caprese salad and the tiramisu, highly recommended! Service is often good although it can get crowdy in the restaurant sometimes.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Rosie and team (from Roma) have a great restaurant with good food and friendly service. Great carbonara and tiramisu. It is worth to try FLEA italian craft beer - very good. Got the prize for Best Italian beer in 2016.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank 301marioc
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

What can I say.... Great little family run restaurant... wonderful staff, great seasonal ingredients,,,,, and you feel part of the family when your there. You need to reserve to avoid disappointment... but worth the visit 😊😊

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank davidjV3445BW
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant owned by Italians offers excellent service and care. The cuisine is typically Italian, with authentic flavors. Here you can eat the best lasagna from Porto, fresh and freshly made (takes about 30min to prepare ) Highly recommend! A truly Italian ristaurante. Glass of...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Miguelalvesferreira
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We had been craving Italian food on our trip and this restaurant was rated very highly. My family and I ate here on our last night in Matosinhos and we truly enjoyed our meal. I had a lovely pizza, the best pizza I've had in...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank TreasaK4
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

In my opinion is the best Italian restaurant at Grande Porto. I lived in São Paulo, where there is a great italian comunity and excellent Italian restaurants. And I can assure Pulcini has the same quality of them. The owner is an Italian guy who...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank paamsa
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

High quality homemade Italian food served by friendly and professional staff. We have really enjoyed our dinner here. The food was outstanding and prices are very reasonable. 4 pax á 3 courses incl. 2 bottles of wine and water EUR 125, excellent service included.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank travelling_sab
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
7:30 pm - 1:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Dr. Antunes Guimaraes 335, Leca da Palmeira 4450-650, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Leca da Palmeira
  • Phone Number: +351 22 403 0316
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A typical Italian restaurant, the only completely Italian restaurant (food, music and personal), where you can try the true flavors of the roman food in a family environment
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