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) #2 of 250 Restaurants in Sintra ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, European, Portuguese
Avenida Doutor Miguel Bombarda 6, Sintra 2710-590, Portugal
+351 21 242 8804
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (42 reviews)
“scones” (100 reviews)
“panini” (56 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Avenida Doutor Miguel Bombarda 6, Sintra 2710-590, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 773 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I stayed at Chalet Saudade.,which was just 5 minutes around the corner. Our breakfast which was part of the booking was really tasty and filled you up. I was The staff both here and at the hotel all spoke English and were...More

Thank Soccernutty
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food was very very good, tried both sweet and savory. Our (cuban) waiter was also very friendly and funny, he even gave us a ride to the quinta da regaleira when he ran into us on the street later. Thank you so much! Recommend...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

I ordered the peasant salad- it was awesome-fresh and delish.. The desserts were also great. Try the chocolate tart.

Thank debbythesea16
Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't pass up the chance to eat here! Right by the train station in Sintra, this is a wonderful cafe where you can enjoy a great panini, the most delicious cakes, and fantastic service. Our waiter, Yuni, gave great recommendations on food, what to see...More

Thank chanty454
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Glad we stopped in for morning snacks. It is really well done and the pastries and coffees were excellent. Their menu for lunch look great as well. Great wifi as well.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top! Nice sandwiches and awesome deserts! This is a truly beautiful place to visit and enjoy. The staff is very Nice!

Thank Diana L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Adorable place to eat for lunch. Great sandwiches. Enjoyed the atmosphere! Cuban waiter was great!!!!

Thank carolinneeex3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a large party of twelve and it took a while to get us seated but it was very well achieved and we settled down to an excellent lunch with quite a good varied menu. the Spinach pies were very tasty but very small...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place if you fancy a nice brunch for a reasonable price. Not too far from the centre either which is nice

Thank D M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had coffee here but the menu looked really good with some unusual selections of panini. Would definitely visit again.

Thank ETow99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Doutor Miguel Bombarda 6, Sintra 2710-590, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Sintra Municipality  >  Sintra
  • Phone Number: +351 21 242 8804
  • E-mail
Where Cafe Saudade now stands, there used to be housed the historical Queijadas da Mathilde cheesecake factory from 1888 to 1974.These queijadas de Sintra (cheesecakes) were a favorite of King Ferdinand II (who restored the Pena Palace). During the 3rd quarter of the 19th century, the king gave the factory founder a stamp marked Mathilde, to brand the cheesecakes bound for the royal family.The Cafe Saudade was restored and preserved over a year long renovation in 2008 and opened in the summer of 2009. Recycled and regional materials and resources were used to create an environment that authentic. We pride ourselves for this and and for the fact that our team offers the best service they can.The spaces of the old cheesecake factory are today a cultural reference in Sintra's recent historical background. Its preservation allows us a glimpse into the ancient manufacturing process of the typical queijada de Sintra.Wander through the "Saudade Labyrinth" and fall in love with Sintra. Visit our Art Gallery and explore the various rooms with pieces of furniture that we restored with love and care, and in which we have handcrafts for sale. We host literary gatherings, jazz and fado concerts and other cultural activities.
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