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Pastelaria Briosa

Rua Ferreira Borges 211, Coimbra 3000-180, Portugal
+351 239 821 617
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“meringue” (11 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Portuguese
Rua Ferreira Borges 211, Coimbra 3000-180, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pasteleria Briosa is the perfect place to start your day in Coimbra. Extremely friendly staff makes you feel welcome in Portugal. Great pastries.

Thank Neelke V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Coffee Friendly staff and reasonable prices. Excellent location. Coimbra a must see pastelaria.

Thank Miško Š
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a regular since the early 80's and I can say that what once was a fine establishment is now a regular café with some sub-par decisions like selling home-made Pastéis de Tentúgal, which are only (or rather, should only) be made in Tentúgal,...More

Thank JoaoC1116
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Had the worst experience ever . The brazilian waiter refused to serve our table due the fact We were a family with a baby and we ordered a beer. He said he had personal believes and could not serve beer to a woman with a...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We had a very big meringue. It was very delicious.. Th shop was overlooking the square and easy to find.. The staff was very friendly. The shop was very friendly. I suggest to try their coffee. It is not easy to sit in the afternoons...More

Thank Hipopp
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The shop window has loads of meringues and other tempting cakes. Unlike other reviewers we were served promptly and the waiter was friendly. We chose our cakes, which we all enjoyed. Yes I am still prepared to say that even after it cost 6.60 Euros...More

Thank CB42022
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had delicious tender pastries for breakfast, both sweet and savory. Coffees were good too. Get there before 09:00 to beat the crowds. We did not expect table service, so we stood at the counter the first trip -- the counterperson was not friendly. But...More

Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The display case will tempt you. Keep walking. The service is terrible- rude and disorganized and the pastries were underwhelming at best. I asked about a chocolate dipped cone and the server said it was like a croissant. It was more like a cake pop...More

Thank EatsAnything905
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This spot is great for pastries - either for breakfast (and it opens earlier than many - 7 am on the day we visited), making it a good stop if you have a busy day and need to get an early start. They offered a...More

Thank betteskid
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Cappuccino seems to be made with automatic coffee machine: there is more water than milk. It is not acceptable for a breakfast in the most important square of a town. Please, improve it.

Thank Andrea P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ferreira Borges 211, Coimbra 3000-180, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 821 617
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