Fodor's Expert Review Zé Manel dos Ossos

$ Coimbra Portuguese

This hole-in-the-wall has simple wooden tables and chairs squeezed in wherever they will fit, an open kitchen with a jumble of pots and pans, and walls plastered with an intriguing assortment of scribbled poems and cartoons. The food is flavorful and cheap, so don't pass up the chance for a meal here if you can get in (it's a favorite with students). For such a small place, it has an amazing choice of dishes, including a wonderful sopa da pedra (a rich vegetable soup served with hot stones in the pot to keep it warm).

Portuguese Lively Lunch Dinner $

Quick Facts

Beco do Forno 12
Coimbra, Coimbra  3000-192, Portugal

239-823790

Known For:
  • Real local character
  • Good house wine
  • Off the beaten path
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. No dinner Sat.

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