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Tasca do Xico

Rua Arco do Teixeira 4 8, Sintra 2710-533, Portugal
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“tapas” (11 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
“broad beans” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Rua Arco do Teixeira 4 8, Sintra 2710-533, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a rather quaint restaurant named Xico after a chicken named Xico, a pet that ran around in the restaurant according to the restaurant manager until it died a few years ago. My friends who ordered fish of the day, either sea bass or...More

Thank Leslie L
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We were in Sintra for four days and ate there twice. We tried the seafood risoto which was amazing. The service was slow though and the location not that great.

Thank NikosKaragiannis
Reviewed 13 August 2017

DO NOT COME HERE. Decent food, HORRIBLE service. Visiting from NYC, I may have high dinning expectations, but this restaurant lacks fundamental hospitality and etiquette. My dinner nightmare on 8/08/17 is outlined below. You be the judge. 1. Fourth and last entree arrived 10 minutes...More

Thank F3118HUtomt
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

It's quite easy to get lost in the tourist maze that is Sintra. But we were lucky to have stumbled upon this lovely little eatery in one of the little lanes just off the main square. You get to sit "in" the little lane, and...More

Thank Apoorva M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

That was the worst experience we've had in Portugal. Not even mention that they will forget to bring ordered tomato salad or even if you order water with ice and lemon, they just forget to give you lemon and ice.. not even mention that they...More

Thank Ewelka L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food was good and the staff very helpfull and friendly. Good location and the live music was a big plus! Thumbs up.

Thank Johanran
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal, service at a good price. Soup was excellent. We had lamb chops, and mixed seafood. The waitstaff really help me by getting me an ice bag from my injury need. The spinach ,broccoli and potatoes served with main dish were exceptional.

Thank Stanley M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I've been coming to Portugal for 20 years and always enjoy eating out. This place though served me the worst steak I've ever had in Portugal. A tasteless, overcooked bit of meat with a mountain of tasteless chips and none of the usual other accompaniments....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch after visiting the palace. Fresh and tasty tapas with wonderful portugese flavours. It is in a nice and quiet alley. Perfect break from the heat and bustle of tourists.

Thank Linda Marie R
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This little cafe is tucked in a corner of the historic city center. It's a fun walk to find it and leaving. You can enjoy shops and interesting views along the way. We had a great lunch, and I was so happy with my meal....More

Thank Cathy A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Arco do Teixeira 4 8, Sintra 2710-533, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
  • Phone Number: 21-924-6016
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