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A Toca

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Rua Doutor Correia Mateus, Leiria 2400-127, Portugal
+351 244 832 221
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Lisbon, Portugal
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The food and the service at A TOCA restaurant in Leiria, Portugal is very good. The menu is simple and traditional Portuguese fare. The service is good and the prices are reasonable. The location is convenient, being near to the centre of town, opposite the Market, and close to Car Parks. The meat and sausage (alheira) are particular good and... More 

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Oporto/Portugal
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Tasty food, fast and adequate service, full house! If you're looking for a central place in Leiria to eat traditional portuguese cooking, don't think twice. It's a popular place, people have to wait for a table at week-ends but you'll see that it's worth every penny. We had "espetada" with shrimps and beef, nice and crispy french fries and grilled... More 

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Thank manuribas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were 2 adults and a baby, we were about to ask 2 doses of 'espetadas de mar e terra' (squid, meat and shrimp), their speciality, but they told us to ask for only one that it's enough. Indeed, it was, and it was very good. For around 20€ we ate entries (2 bread, butter, a small cheese, 2 fresh... More 

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Thank Diogo A
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

I had read about the Toca in an online "things to do in Leiria". The fact that the Hotel Dinis was 5 minutes walking away was a bonus and the hotel manager recommended it to us was extremely coincidental. The food was great and I had king prawns and squid on a metal kebab stick. Delicious! Great value for money... More 

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1 Thank ZebulonQ
Lisbon, Portugal
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137 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Great place for tradicional portuguese food and grilled meat. The house special is the "espetada mar e terra" a surf & turf skewered beef with squid and prawns. Near the old Mercado Municipal and few steps from a parking lot.

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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Amazing food, this restaurant resumes to one of the simplest and more traditional places in Leiria. Its in the city center, two minutes walking from the "praça rodrigues lobo". Mandatory visit!!!

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1 Thank João A
Bognor Regis, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Can't believe what fantastic food is served here for the price, must try the monkfish and prawn skewers to die for! Love it

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Fonte Boa
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The place as simple decor, but the staff were friendly and efficient. The food was good. The prawns wrapped in bacon were a delicious novelty. The prices were very reasonable and good value overall.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This restaurant is located in the center of Leiria, nearby the river Lis and the garden "Luis de Camões". It's a busy place with a simple home cooked food. Great quality, quick service and value for money.

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1 Thank Ricardo M
Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Busy but welcoming and good traditional Portuguese food.. We kept back the sheep cheese to enjoy after the meal as well it was so delicious. Good local wine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Correia Mateus, Leiria 2400-127, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Leiria District  >  Leiria
  • Phone Number: +351 244 832 221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?