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0.2 km from Centro Historico de Cascais
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the Best octopus risotto I have ever eat and also the grilled squid was superbly cooked, great service et easy to find

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 25 June 2022 via mobile

We have been there with a two years old child and 6 years old ! So hungry the person I charge said there is no place outside we seated inside, another lady offered us a table outside ! We moved . Again the boos came...and said the we need to move back in as it was reserved !!! I have the photo of the boss , look at her face so welcoming ! We end up leaving and find another place! The worst customer experience so fare and we have been in This beautiful country more than a week! All was great but this oneMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 June 2022 via mobile

A local find in a tourist area. Offered sardines, Plate of the day,and they were pretty much first class. People in the restaurant were mostly Portuguese, and they seem to know.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 March 2022 via mobile

Occasionally we visit this place and it turned to be very atmosphere and tasty! If you are a fan of Benfica you will like all the attributes you can find there! I would recommend risotto with shrimps, curry shrimps and squids

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 4 October 2021

Small local restaurant with reasonable prices and nice seafood. Was recommended by a local person and came back a second time! not too touristy.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 13 September 2021

Melody is a small restaurant hidden in the back streets of Cascais up the hill a few blocks from downtown. The food is excellent and the prices are very reasonable. We've eaten there several times as a couple but also with friends and have never...had a bad mealMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 11 September 2021

I took a cod stew and there was more than enough for two! Because I had taken a salad and some olives I could only eat about 1/4 of it. If you are wondering, am a young man in my twenties, so I do eat...a lot. The outside chairs are very uncomfortable and the ambience is pretty bad in my opinion. The quality of the food wasn't incredible.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

Great food and plenty. Really good prices. Loved their Lulas Grelhadas. (Grilled baby squid). Nice and friendly service - quiete location

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

It was little bit over lunchtime and some restaurants were already closed. We saw this place and inside was almost full of locals. Restaurant has only few tables. We had chicken with mushrooms and salmon. These were ok. My grilled little squids were a really...disappointed. It took quite long time to get food. Ok, but next time we will pass.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 5 January 2020

We had a confirmed reservation through The Fork and this restaurant was not open. For this reason there is no way that we can recommend

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2019 via mobile

We found the food to be ok, but the service and prices to be unfavorable. We enjoyed the mixed seafood for two, and fresh mixed sangria was delicious. However, after six amazing meals out in Cascais this has been our most expensive and least favorite....As for the service, we expect it to be slow, it not rude. My wife and I both thought the staff was rude.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 11 October 2019

We were truly pleased with the food. We had two dishes with different fish. It was quite tasty, simple cooked and pretty cheap.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 10 October 2019

Found Melody Restaurant by chance and were tempted by the Arroz de Marisco for 2. Quite a long wait because the dish is prepared from scratch, and it was DEFINITELY worth waiting for. Enough for 3 people really and we ended up taking the rest...home. Staff were lovely, despite being busy. Would highly recommend. Reminder this is a cash only restaurant. That would be my only recommendation- time to start accepting cards!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 27 September 2019

Simple interior, no nonsense service, friendly but basic Quality of food is their main goal No show no touristic traps. Had the bacelau melody, one of the best bacelau I have had ever,accompanied with shrimps and polvo, yummy. my girlfriend had Rice dish with salmon...and shrimps What a taste, you could smell the sea and taste it even better. Eating this dilicious Portuguese food surrounded by local Portuguese people lifts up your holiday Go there, try, and enjoyMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 20 September 2019

Service is basic and the setting looks dull. You can tell this restaurant hasn't been taken over by tourists needs and wants but that's ok! Simply because I had the best grilled salmon in a long time. Hats off to the chef!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Melody is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4