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Mata Bicho - Real Taverna

Praca Rodrigues Lobo 3 | Edificio Zuquete, Leiria 2400-217, Portugal
+351 244 821 723
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“tapas” (2 reviews)
“great food” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Praca Rodrigues Lobo 3 | Edificio Zuquete, Leiria 2400-217, Portugal
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Reviews (378)
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunched at Mata bicho while passing by Leiria. Cozy place with nice atmosphere. The staff was very friendly, quick and effective. The choice was daily food and it was awesome. The amount of food was good and it was very well prepared. Totally recommend. Price...More

Thank magfa
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great for special steak and sea food! Great service and good wine 😊! In summer you may have your meal outside, relaxing during the day and lived at night; but also, inside there's a pleasant room for a diner for two;it's also possible to reserve...More

Thank Manela M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Went very late and we were very well welcomed. Food was fast and very nice . Selection of wines are also very good. Indoor and outdoor seating. U can have a nice view of the castle at night.

Thank Gilda C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Nicely located, the place offer a very quality food for lunch. From the pizza to the croquettes de bacalhao, everything looks apetizing and fresh. We enjoyed our lunch there while visiting Leiria for a day

Thank F3R7N
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The food and the service was excellent! The restaurant offers a variety of vegetarian dishes. This was a very good surprise. I recommend pizzas, delicious!

1  Thank Lu C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised by this corner of one of the main squares in old Leiria. The restaurant has more of a feel of a tapas bar and indeed it specializes in tapas and pizzas. The decor is very rich with Portuguese ads from an older...More

Thank PedroMartinsBarata
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to eat outside at a picnic table since it was quite warm inside. There was one server who was clearly overwhelmed. My wife and I both ordered bowls of calde verdes and bitoques which is a steak with a fried egg on top...More

Thank TorontoMichael
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

In a short visit to Leiria to celebrate a friend's birthday we had lunch in this nice Taverna Real. We started with staters and just stay there. Excellent starters. What else? Congratulations!

Thank FVentura357
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The Best of all we have been in Portugal - Excellent food (try cod fish), ambient and decoration, attendance, and price.

Thank Luciano M
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Stunning food and service! Loved the decor and ambience. Situated in the heart of bustling Leiria they serve heartwarming great Portuguese food!

Thank Madelein O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Rodrigues Lobo 3 | Edificio Zuquete, Leiria 2400-217, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Leiria
  • Phone Number: +351 244 821 723
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