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A Cabana

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Avenida 8 | Rotunda da Praia da Seca, Espinho 4500 , Portugal
+351 22 734 1322
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315 reviews
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

"CABANA" has a long existence and its greatest value is that it maintains a very high quality and service level over 30 years now. It lays nearby Espinho's seafront and has an amazing view. Its interior although a bit old maintains its cozyness and is appealing to customers. Its high quality level and customer relationship maintains very long term customer... More 

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Nice view, very well located. Sea food and other kinds. Fresh live lobsters and lavagantes, santolas and big size shrimps.

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Thank Victor V
Denmark
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you want to eat really good seafood and not be disappointed this is the place to go. The service is superb and good variety of wines. However, I feel like the ambience and the decorations are not the best. It has potential to be so much more. Therefore it is not a place I would come back to. As... More 

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Thank Andreia K
Kongsberg, Norway
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

It is true that probably needs a refurbishment, that it is not cheap, and the service could probably be better, but this is a place with great food, and that is what I expect from a restaurant. I ordered a big plate with a variety of seafood, with big crab, prawns, percebes, shrimps, and everything was delicious. It can be... More 

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Thank TomFarhias
Southampton, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went here early on a Saturday evening as we had not booked a table and they managed to fit us in at a table at the back of the restaurant which was ok. Food was ok as was a reasonably cheap bottle of wine. The restaurant filled up very quickly so we were glad that we arrived very early... More 

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Thank Les875
Preston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals we had on our recent holiday to Portugal. Don't be put off by the fact it might look closed from the outside with darkened windows it's a really nice place really good service, food really good cheap house white.. result!

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Thank Tom M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

It was a Sunday at lunch time, the resto was very crowded... Waiters were not so friendly; everything were compensate once the plate arrived... Actually we did not wait too much to get our ordered. Quite impressive for s full house day... A Cabana is indeed A fantastic experience:) Everything was very tasty! I strong recommend it!

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Thank Marisol B
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent arroz marisco (seafood stew with rice). Service bit chaotic but helpful. Overall good experience having on mind it´s beach restaurant

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Thank Luděk D
Miranda do Corvo, Portugal
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

There are times when the need to counter the after effects of shopping - even garden plant shopping - are just to strong so off to Espinho in a hunt for lunch. Plenty of parking - beautiful views - sea breezes - and that was before we went inside. Restaurants here frequently present menus with the same old fare -... More 

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Thank Norifolk2016
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315 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Its "motto" is that it is open almost all year round! Top service, very friendly and amicable staff (one is treated almost as family) and food quality of excelence! Good variety of dishes (very recommendable: seafood rice; fried "Sável"; lobster; grilled Tiger shrimps; roasted kid; delicious duck rice, etc etc). An excellent seaside restaurant with great management (it keeps up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 8 | Rotunda da Praia da Seca, Espinho 4500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Aveiro District  >  Espinho
  • Phone Number: +351 22 734 1322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?