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Toca do Javali

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European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards

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Sponsored by: Toca do Javali

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. EXCELLENT experience
1. EXCELLENT experience
"The wild boar stew was amazing."
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2. Well worth the re-visit
2. Well worth the re-visit
"We have been dining here for many years on frequent trips to the area."
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3. Every course excellent
3. Every course excellent
"Had cover and starter and fish which was so fresh and tasty"
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Service Very pleased with the service that was both professional and personal Even our two dogs were given personal serice Food Very good information about the different dishes and its contents We were all very pleased with our choices Beautiful for the eye and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nils M
TocaDoJavali, Owner at Toca do Javali, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hello Nils, Thank you for visiting us and time to write the review. We're very glad you and the pets enjoyed our service. Thank you for the compliments and see you another time. Thanks, LR

Reviewed 18 September 2018

The restaurant is located in a very nice area with indoor and outdoor facilities BUT the food was just mediocre. We were 3 adults and 1 toddler with great expectations but only the small steak for the child was acceptable. Our main dishes - beef...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MagrusCascais
TocaDoJavali, Owner at Toca do Javali, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hello Magrus, We've noted your input and taken the feedback to the kitchen team. I'm sorry the experience failed your expectations when other customers have found this item well. In any case, we are looking into this and will make any changes to ensure another...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to stop for lunch today in this beautiful restaurant but unfortunately we decided to leave after our main course. Where to start ... the service was extremely slow even though the restaurant was not busy. We asked for my husband’s...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank anaindublin
TocaDoJavali, Owner at Toca do Javali, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Hello, Firstly, I'm very sorry for the delayed response here, we already discussed the matter with the chef and staff. I'm sorry you had a poor experience here and your inputs are noted to change this. Toca Do Javali is going through a complete change...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

The wild boar stew was amazing. Had an excellent bottle of red wine at the recommendation of the server which cost only 10 euro. Service was top notch. As for the common complaints in these reviews, in my experience in Portugal it is common to...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank tnrl12
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We arrived for a very late Sunday lunch. We walked in, looked at the menu & didn’t get a good feeling about the restaurant so walked out. Unfortunately every restaurant in the vicinity was closed so we ended up having to eat there. The waiter...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Chewslowly
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Sea bream and lamb chops grilled as well as salads and dessert were tasty. Service very polite. (Thanks to the warnings we skipped the 'offered' starters to stay in budget...) Overall very good experience.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 517saschah
Reviewed 11 March 2017

When people come to have dinner at this restaurant, they will get some bread and mushrooms and cheese and paté before the meal is served. Without asking for it, so they think that it is a kind gesture. Don't eat any of this, it will...More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Eva K
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We came here after a trip to the castle. Late lunch. We started with onion soup and gambas in piri piri.both was tasting lovely,the gambas was hot,but just with strong flavour. The main course we had javalin in different variations. All was nicely presented and...More

Date of visit: December 2016
1  Thank bcanoa64
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant and as it was a wet cold night we ate inside. Outside dining is obviously available in the right weather conditions. The service was hood and the food very tasty with a good menu selection. The curried prawns, steak and mushrooms...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Brian T
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Located in a nice trees shaded garden. Good efficient service that offers deer/bore meat along with other "regular" meats veal/pork and sea fruits. Deer tender stripes as well as veal kabab were done to perfection. dessert like pumpkin pie proved to be delicacies as well....More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank heinrich618
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