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Praca 25 de Abril n 15 | Caldas da Rainha, Caldas da Rainha 2500-110, Portugal
+351 262 841 483
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 11:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri 08:00 - 02:00
Sat 08:00 - 03:00
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quiet place to taste modern interpretation of tradicional food while having a work appointment. Good value for money.

Thank Hélio G
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Found this café/restaurant after the one I went to was closed . not the best approach outside at the time as works were going on . Ventured in , saw other diners food look good so approached the counter . The server was polite , spoke great English and helped me choose . Ordered a fresh orange , a beer... More 

Thank tony a
Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

We hope to see you again. May we suggest you to also visit our restaurant next time. Thank you so much. Best regards José Vale More 

Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The easy way to get a meal, healthy food, vegan food, a great spot to have a lunch in a mired of the day. You can chose at the restaurant with a gourmet food and you can chose the urban cafe, difficult to have a table at rush hour ... all meals are available from breakfast to dinner and the... More 

Thank carlotacduarte
Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

Thanks for the perfect manner to caracterize our service. All you said is what we work to delivery in a daily basis to our costumers, so thank you, and we hope you visit us again to have more experiences like the ones you had in our space, that is , for all is worth, yours. Best regards, José Vale More 

Level Contributor
21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Probably the best value for money in Caldas da Rainha. A simple modern kitchen based on mediterranic diet very tasty. A casual and friendly ambience with a Nice service at affordable princesa. In Fact, for lanche this must be the best place to eat and one of the cheapest in town (for the quality).

Thank Helio S
Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

Thank ou for your review. We try to improve all the time, and your review says to us that we are getting the job done. Best regards José Vale More 

Toronto, Canada
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and had a very good meal. The meal was very fresh and well presented. Service was good as well. The place filled up just after we got there. It seems to attract a young more urban crowd.

Thank SilMason
Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We always work to improve so we thank that our work is being recognised. Best regards José Vale More 

Markham, Canada
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The decor inside the restaurant is beautiful. The food is great and affordable. I had the francesinha and black forest cake and it was delicious. It came on time. The only problem were that the servers need to be more hospitable in a popular resto like this. But overall, would visit again and again.

Thank 232henryw
Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

Thank's for your review. We are aware of the quality of the service, that sometimes it doesnt happen as we wanted, but in overall we are happy with the quality of service, of course we work everiday to improve our service, and your review help us doing just that. Best regards José Vale More 

Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Great food with low prices. We had a salmon salad and a chicken sandwich and it was really tasteful. Would recommend to everyone.

Thank Leeloo0584
Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We are happy that you tried our cafe food service, now we hope you try our restaurant, that we are certainly that you would like as well. Best regards José Vale More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went for a last minute meal with friends and we were really impressed with the quality of food and presentation. The service from Sarah was also very good.

Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We work everyday to improve our service. Best regards, José Vale More 

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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A beautiful surprise in Caldas. A very bright, trendy and cozzy restaurant. We had a 3 years old girl and they brought some color pencils for her. In 5 minutes the all family was painting the paper towells :D At week days at lunch they have "special of the day" a very good prices. We asked 3 different dishes (risotto,... More 

Thank TaniaMac_2011
Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We work everiday to make our costumers happy, and the little ones as well, so it make us very happy to know that we have a good impact on our clients. Best regards, José Vale More 

Level Contributor
35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I love this place, both the cafe and the restaurant are great. The waiting staff is friendly and attentive and are flexible with special requests. The menu is extensive with a large amount of choice for gluten free/vegetarian/vegan and gourmet. The dishes are original and innovative and new dishes are added regularly.

Thank _Mags_NL
Jose V, Gerente at Maratona, responded to this review

Sorry for the late response in advance. Thanks for the review, we make our best to make alternatives for all costumers and makes very happy knowing that we do so. Best regards, José Vale. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$38
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 11:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca 25 de Abril n 15 | Caldas da Rainha, Caldas da Rainha 2500-110, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Caldas da Rainha
  • Phone Number: +351 262 841 483
Café Maratona, estabelecimento fundado em 1966, mais de quatro décadas de histórias e experiência.

Com o novo projecto idealizado em 2008 para o espaço, pretende-se recriar o ambiente vivo e informal do tradicional café, não só como espaço social, mas também enquanto espaço de reflexão e intervenção, mas agora num espaço actual e confortável, com um toque de glamour e sofisticação, virado para um público cada vez mais urbano e cosmopolita.

Mais do que um café, pretende-se um espaço gerador de tendências, que responda às necessidades de um público cada vez mais exigente e conhecedor, e que simultaneamente ajude a (re)educar e fidelizar o público mais tradicional.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?