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Avenida Dom Carlos I n 48, Cascais 2750-310, Portugal
+351 21 482 2265
12:30 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 12:30 - 02:00
Sat 18:00 - 02:00
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Promised the waiter to write a tripadvisor review about this one, since the food and service were excellent. It took me more than two years, but here it is, I kept my promise... :-) This restaurant is one of the best. Try a table on the outside balcony. And enjoy. You'll love it, for sure.

Thank Chicolito
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nice waiters and good cocktails in Cascais. Very good ambience in the bar. In Addition see view and if it is warm too can sit on a balcony outside. Smokers welcome!

Thank Lion R
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant! Stinking food and such pleasant staff! Couldn't say enough about the place! Menu may be a bit smaller but quality over quantity!

Thank Flair1
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous risotto, bruschetta and Caesar salad. Service was excellent and friendly. Sadly not seating area.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wigan, United Kingdom
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592 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Called in with my wife for a late night drink. We had a window seat with a lovely view of the harbour. I had a mojito cost 5.5euro which was far and away the best and strongest of our holiday. Place was very busy and the young staff very pleasant.

Thank IAN O
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went in here for a drink before finding a restaurant and saw some of the food coming out so we stayed to eat and were really glad we did. The food was lovely as were the cocktails. We went back again for drinks and to enjoy the lovely sea views. Good food and friendly service.

Thank Natthebat
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Having had awful food on our first night in Cascais, we were delighted to come across Paradigma. We chose it because of the view of the festival but we went back because of the brilliant service and fantastic food. Try the codfish and chickpeas, the cod salad and the pigs cheeks. On our first visit, I forgot my money (hugely... More 

Thank Brid21
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here, 2 adults 2 children. Great food, great view, lovely staff. Youngest of the party declared it the best restaurant in the world, 2nd youngest said surely 2 Michelin stars. 4 lunches, 8 drinks, 45 euros, oldest of the party said thank you very much!

Thank chob54
Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were a little worried this might be all hipster no flavor once we saw cocktails arrive in mason jars but were happily proven wrong. Cocktails were very tasty, food delicious and unpretentious though well presented, everything was very reasonably priced and service was friendly and efficient. We sat on one of the mini terraces at the first floor which... More 

Thank ValerieTrips
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Just visited on the last day of our honeymoon in Cascais. From the outside it looks like it would be expensive but it just isn't you can come here and have a cheap meal with a few excellent cocktails. I had lost faith in finding a great place for dinner in Cascais until I found this gem. The tapas was... More 

Thank pav401

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 33
Mediterranean, Portuguese, International
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:30 - 02:00
12:30 - 02:00
12:30 - 02:00
12:30 - 02:00
12:30 - 02:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Dom Carlos I n 48, Cascais 2750-310, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais
  • Phone Number: +351 21 482 2265

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