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Restaurante Monte Carlo

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Rua Doutor Correia Mateus, Leiria 2400-127, Portugal
+351 244 825 406
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Pontevedra, Spain
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cheap for the great quality of the food. Not a fancy place, but we were not looking for that. Definitely coming back.

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Thank SMLO L
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

If you're new to Portugal and its delicious cuisine, you need to step into this restaurant locally known as "O Salvador". Do not expect a 5 star place, this is a typical Portuguese place that seems to have come out of the 80s in a good way. Great, homemade cooking served on metal platters so don't be shy to eat... More 

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

A restaurant that always provides delicious traditional food, drink and atmosphere. This restaurant consistently delivers the goods. In our opinion Leiria's number one place to eat and people who walk past have no idea what they are missing. Well worth waiting for a table. Fish and meat dishes, deliciously prepared. Wine - try the Rose Josel it goes with everything,... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I ate here with some friends and paid 8 euros, with main plate, drinks, coffee and desserts. The food was good and the staff was quite friendly.

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Thank Antonio S
Providence, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

I had research this restaurant prior to our trip. When we arrived in Leiria, I could not find where I had put the name or address. We left our hotel and was looking for somewhere to have dinner. My wife asked an older gentlemen where to eat, and guess what, he walked us to Monte Carlo. We arrived and the... More 

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Le Tampon, Reunion Island
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Good food, good wine, low price. What else can you ask for? We had grilled fish and you could taste that it was really fresh. Every time I go to Leiria I have to eat here!

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Thank LilyPt
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

We ve been there a local,person advised it to us. Very nice even speak English and prices are not so high. highly recommended

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Thank Yallar J
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

Small place full of locals, friendly staff, very affordable prices, no-frills both in terms of the food and the decor. I had the swordfish, and the lemon pie for dessert. Tasty stuff all around!

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Thank MikeHKI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

Fine and great to be with friends. It's good and cheap. The atmosphere is warm, the typical Portuguese tavern where the food is so good as drink. I recommend the "alheira" and the winehouse rosé!

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Thank Vera S
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Everything.....genuine Portuguese food lovingly prepared and served by a lovely Portuguese family. Always a large selection of freshly prepared food washed down with amnesic pomade ...other drinks are available. Having tried chocolate puddings around the world, nothing can compare with the mousse de chocolate here...don't be put off if they are full, as it is always worth waiting for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Correia Mateus, Leiria 2400-127, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Leiria
  • Phone Number: +351 244 825 406

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