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Ze Manel dos Ossos

Beco do Forno 12, Coimbra 3000-192, Portugal
+351 239 823 790
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (24 reviews)
“feijoada” (17 reviews)
“pork” (29 reviews)
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12:30 - 15:00All hours
Beco do Forno 12, Coimbra 3000-192, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

It's true that the place is tiny. There are only seven tables inside, and we were second in queue when coming 40 minutes before the opening (thanks to all reviews from tripadvisor). The overall experience though was totally worth it. The owner started asking people...More

Thank Dominika B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to numerous cities and always tried to find the local cuisine in restaurants in each place. However, this place was just absolutely fantastic. There is no booking possible, it's first comes first served. Thus we came 30 minutes early to queue and...More

Thank FluffyBlueCow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After I saw the reviews of the place I got really excited to go. I went with my girlfriend and we ordered pork ribs and the old goat. Manuel was very nice and accommodating, the most important thing in a restaurant is the food which...More

2  Thank david1919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both the cheapest and best meal in our trip to Portugal. We only spent 27 for two and both ate a lot. Mainly for meat eaters, but my gf had a delicious octopus and potatoes dish. Might not be the main dish, but the chocolate...More

Thank GustavoMangiando
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's difficult to find located down a small side street, people start queuing early as there are limited tables inside (it's very small inside so if you're claustrophobic I wouldn't recommend it). We were the last pair to get a table from the first group...More

Thank NaomiBUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is quite small. We arrived at 7pm and there was 4 people in front of us. They open at 7:30 pm. Tables are quite small and there is no chairs to sit but instead stools. It seams there isn't many menus available, so,...More

Thank Stella T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived around 8 pm. We just waited for our seats less than half an hour. The menu is in only Portuguese. So we tried to translated the menu while waiting :)) We ordered white wine, ossos, polvo (octopus), veal and almond desert. Portions are...More

Thank Onur Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing traditional food, generous portions, great value and the friendliest staff ever! It's got it all! Arrive early, or be prepared for a long wait.

Thank Funkarliux
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Closed untill 22 august 2017....we ve just been there( very hard to find :) ), and we were very dissapointed that they haven t write this anywere...

1  Thank RoxxR
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We found out about Ze Manel from a friend and it was quite an experience! First of all, finding it was adventurous - we circled the place a few times before rising our eyes to see a discrete commercial "pour les connaisseurs". After we saw...More

Thank Luiza D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beco do Forno 12, Coimbra 3000-192, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Coimbra District  >  Coimbra
  • Phone Number: +351 239 823 790
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