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Casa Mateus

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Healthy, Portuguese
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
PRICE RANGE
US$23 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Healthy, Portuguese
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite place in Sesimbra! Great food, great wine selection and great service. Highly recommended! One of us is vegan and they make wonderful veggie dish as well. It’s a small restaurant, so better book in advance

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All went fine until they went mad about giving the table to others. Obviously their table booking management or the lack of it is awful... Or maybe just trying to maximize profits above all.. don't go you will be kicked out during desert! Want a...bunch!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 8 August 2021 via mobile

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Tastes like home made with an even better taste. I would recommend this place anytime. We ate octopus and steak both were surprisingly good.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 3 August 2021 via mobile

We had the most delicious meal here and the service was excellent from start to finish. A young man explained everything to us and gave his recommendations. He also recommended the Sangria that was out of this world. We ate the lobster in green curry,...shrimps in chilli and garlic and Moquera. All of the dishes were wonderful. We liked it so much we booked for two days later.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 1 August 2021 via mobile

Great Food and service. A lot of gluten free options and the waiters speakgood English which helps a lot. Really recommend this place

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 24 July 2021 via mobile

First visit in 15 months to the best all round restaurant in Sesimbra As alway the food and wine (I celebrated my return with a bottle) did not disappoint and the welcome was so special Thank you Carlos and the team along with Ruben being...the best signing of the yearMore

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 30 June 2021 via mobile

Everything was great, especially the octopus and basil-strawberry mousse. Not just a dinner, but an experience to remember

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 10 June 2021

The place is small and hidden in the back streets of Sesimbra, not too far from the marginal. It does not offer many tables, nor a very large menu, but everything that is being offered is fresh and made to order. Do not go if...you are in a hurry. We ordered a caldeirada and waited for it to be prepared! The service is efficient and friendly. If you want traditional Portuguese cuisine, this is definitely the place to go!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 7 May 2021 via mobile

Staff is very nice and the food is traditional Portuguese food made their way and is very very good! The Green wine is also very tasty! Thank you for this wonderful time!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 25 November 2020

Delicious meal in a cosy setting. Unusual dishes freshly cooked. Very attentive waiter. The best dessert ever!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Mateus

Yes, Casa Mateus is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Casa Mateus is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5