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Cova Funda - O Espanhol

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Rua da Sofia 117, Coimbra 3000-390, Portugal
+351 239 825 195
07:00 - 03:00
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Lisbon, Portugal
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356 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This restaurante is very simple, but has good food. It's a cheap option to eat in Coimbra, although don't expect luxury or good decor. Anyway, the staff is friendly.

Thank Juzynha
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Never go to Coimbra without have a meal over here. My favorite in town. Like the Portuguese dishes. They have fado the Coimbra too. Always remember my father's preferences here.

Thank Ferd S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Typical choice for student dinners (it's ALWAYS here) but this time I was really positively surprised: service was fairly quick, food was okay (typical "grelhada mista" with beans, rice, friends) and so on. I'd usually add that the wine is terrible, but this time I just had beer, so can't comment.. Only real complaint was that they insisted on kicking... More 

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Downham Market, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We'd tried a couple of restaurants in the centre of Coimbra but, on our last night, we thought that we'd eat nearer to our hotel and Cova Funda fitted the bill. We started with soup, and then had the arroz and marisco. This came in an enormous pot and included a massive variety of different seafood, a lot of which... More 

Thank Eamonn M
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a very local restaurant with typical food and very good price,all this was on the night of "serenata", were all the restaurants are Overbooked with large groups. Anyway,we're arrived there at 7pm,they're closed and the staff were having dinner,they were very friendly they said they were full but they could get us a wee space after... More 

Thank Ania G
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Reviewed 11 June 2008

Famous for having cheap dinners for large groups of students.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Sofia 117, Coimbra 3000-390, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 825 195

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