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O Tunel

Rua Joao de Deus 90, Sintra 2710-579, Portugal
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mixed salad” (2 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
“bread” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Joao de Deus 90, Sintra 2710-579, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the end of a day of sightseeing in Sintra we asked our driver to drop us off a a restaurant near the station back to Lisbon. What a great choice! First this is appeared to be a restaurant for the locals as we were...More

Thank jimcash
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I went with my family for a lunch while visiting Sintra. The restaurant is closed to the train station but pretty hidden. Trip advisor suggested a different place in the nearby but we saw this one and we decided to go. Nice place and great...More

Thank Rinaldo965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and excellent food. The "cazuela with mero and marisco" (can't remember the Portuguese name, but it is a fish pot) was amazing! The price was just right (25€ for two people) but they added extra 4.5€ p.p. for bread, olives, chorizo /cheese and...More

Thank Jose A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Conveniently located at the back of the Sintra railway station, near the tunnel, this restaurant "O Tunel" serves tasty traditional Portuguese food in a quiet environment and at a very reasonable price. Usually frequented by local people (like myself) who know the good reputation of...More

Thank Berberan
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

in a very hidden location, so if you are there, go for it! amazing food, local, big portions and delicious. nice staff, guess owners. you will get more than expected!

Thank Olga G
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Very local place with amazing food for affordable price. We have got here by accident and never regretted. Portions are huge and sea food & fish melts in the mouth. Highly recommended.

Thank Anastasiia I
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Enjoyed our meal here. Not so full of tourists as its tucked away the other side of the railwat tracks. Engaging waiter. Try it

Thank KevanEastYorkshire
Reviewed 21 May 2017

First glance at this restaurant I thought no.....big mistake. It's very close, well actually it's next door to the railway line. No matter, we had 2 excellent meals. It would've been 3 but it was closed on Saturday...I guess the staff do need 1 day...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a place where you know you'll find a few selection dishes cooked to perfection: arroz de pato [rice with duck], cozido à portuguesa [the Portuguese version of a hot pot, with a more intense flavour], grilled fresh fish. Hardly any tourists come here,...More

Thank Madalena C
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We were staying in Sintra a four nights and visited this restaurant on the last night, early November. Only another couple in. Nice restaurant, very traditional and the waiter was friendly even though he didn't speak a lot of English. Wine, bread, cheese and meat...More

Thank Fizzy2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao de Deus 90, Sintra 2710-579, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
  • Phone Number: +351-219-231-386
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