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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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Southampton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 

Thank Les875
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank Tom M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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!

Thank Marisol B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Luděk D
Miranda do Corvo, Portugal
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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 

Thank Norifolk2016
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279 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank IsabelMNSS
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279 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

It's the type of Restaurant we go to in a life time. Flexible opening hours, open almost all year round, great food (constant quality) and great service quality. A must to visit any time in Espinho city, with a great view of the sea coast.

Thank IsabelMNSS
Paris, France
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932 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 532 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This is a very traditional seafood restaurant with the old style service, good wines and great food. If you want something more progressive then it is not the place, but great for good seafood

Thank HiddenCaviar
Tours, France
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We heard about this place from some of the locals. It is a perfect place for great fresh fish and seafood. The service was excellent. Not at all touristic as there were a lot of Portuguese people there which is always a good sign. The beach is just in front, so you can eat a lot and sieste after.

Thank ThePale
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Sea food very good. Nice view over the sea. Nice employes. Excellent fresh fish. Deserts are very good

Thank JoanaPorto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?