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Restaurante Pedro dos Leitoes

Rua Alvaro Pedro n0 1, Mealhada 3050-382, Portugal
+351 231 209 950
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“suckling pig” (28 reviews)
“pork” (11 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, European, Portuguese
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Rua Alvaro Pedro n0 1, Mealhada 3050-382, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Crispy suckling pig is the thing this area is known for, so if you are here, you should experience it; and experience it we did. Two of us shared the pig along with the olives, bread, fresh cheese and salad (and don't' forget the wine,...More

Thank rebswifty16
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Mealhada is said to be the birth place of Portuguese roasted piglets. Restaurante Pedro dos Leitões has been in business offering this dish since 1941. We had lunch there on a Wednesday afternoon. By the time we finished at about 3:00 pm, there was still...More

Thank Chris Chuk Ho M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I went there with a friend and we had a long wait but it is August after all! The wait was worth it because the food and the service are very good. The price is not cheap but quality must be paied.

Thank Susana S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Awful food. Awful service. And Expensive even for Lisbon price references. A shame for what has been for a long time the best known restaurants of suckling pig. This time we arrived at 21.20 and the first waiter came to visit at the table about...More

Thank NorbaTS
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Well I'm Portuguese and one of the top moments in my childhood was during the vacation trips a stop to eat at a Mealhada. This year with my family I decided to do the same and stop in this restaurant. The Staff is very nice...More

1  Thank MartaKlose
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Definitely a local restaurant which was a bit intimidating at first for two non-native speakers - fortunately one of the managers had spent time living in Miami so he was very helpful in taking our order. Lunch was absolutely delicious and a good value. It...More

Thank lat28
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

In mealhada you can eat piglet almost everywhere, but this restaurante is probably my favorite... big parking lots and great dining rooms. If like me you are a wine fan you'll be impressed with the entrance bar!!! Huge wine menu... you can't go wrong with...More

Thank Nuno V
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Stopped at another top recommended restaurant and was told 45 min wait so we stopped to ask directions for Pedro dos Leitoes and turns out we asked an employee of the restaurant. There was a waiting list but we walked in right when a waiter...More

Thank mikecasagrande
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It is a great place to eat the tradicional dish from Portugal - Leitão a pururuca. Huge place but be prepared to take the line and wait half a hour to eat.

Thank Ana Cecília A
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We lunched at this Restaurant on the way from Porto to Lisbon on recommendation from friends. Very pleasantly surprised at its popularity and we had to wait over half hour for a table, but well worth the wait. The food is basically one dish which...More

Thank Armando d
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dom d
26 February 2015|
Response from Pedro C | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
rua Álvaro pedro nº1, sernadelo 3050-382 Mealhada
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Valet Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Alvaro Pedro n0 1, Mealhada 3050-382, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Aveiro District  >  Mealhada
  • Phone Number: +351 231 209 950
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