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A Lorcha

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289A Rua do Almirante Sergio, Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
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853-28313193
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Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After the A-ma temple we looked around for a place to eat. The restaurant is literally few steps from the temple so we stopped by. There was a line up at the door, and we were told it was an hour wait, ..about 25 minutes later someone failed to show and we were in the door. Our server walked us... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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147 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When in Macau, try the Portuguese food they said. So i did my research and TripAdvisor recommended this restaurant. i managed to get a response to my call at 1145 and booked for 1230, when they open. There was a queue outside at 1215 already, and within minutes of opening the smallish restaurant was completely full. First off, the establishment... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We manage to get a table within 20min and Nice and clean environment. The foods are very nice but we could not taste some of the signature dishes if we visit Macau in future will definitely come again.

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is simple but very tasty. We ordered the cochinillo in advanced and was quite good. very Tender with just the right amount of flavor. The clams, African chicken, egg with bacalhau, fried rice, lengua, ox tail, bacalhau, etc... are all good. You can't go wrong with this restaurant. But book ahead of time since it gets full... More 

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180 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 552 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

After reading the review from TA, I decided to give it a shot. Upon arriving, there is a short queue of 5-6pax waiting for the restaurant to open its gate which is at 6:30pm. So we queue and once the door is open, we went it and was ask that do we have any booking? We reply no but luckily... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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95 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We booked several days in advance for a Sunday lunch. The restaurant is always full and it doesn't have many tables. Unfortunately we forgot to order the roast pig in advance. We tried the recommended seafood rice which we found rather heavy with the liquid. The ox tongue was very good. The Portugese chicken comes with rice too, we ended... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We have not been for several years and visited with eight friends. Two of our group knew the staff and this undoubtedly made for an almost perfect lunch. The fish dishes were excellent as was the caldo verde. The staff chose our red and white wines and this was a great idea as both were superb. We finished with sawdust... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It was a very busy day on Sunday. As expected, it was full and reservation was possible only at two. The seafood and bread stew is wonderful and superb with good "seafood" taste possibly from clam. The rest selection of stewed oxtail, chargrilled pork, beef and sardines are just average quality. Not disappointing but not especially impressed. There is a... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Owner's father born in Portugal and he has carried on the tradition. My sardines were authentic Portuguese and the crab curry (medium) was delicious. Unfortunately they had run out of several desserts including ice cream! However still merit VG because of starters and mains and very good friendly informal service and atmosphere.

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Hong Kong, China
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160 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Warm and friendly service with cosy decor. Excellent Portuguese food and decent range of wines. The house sangria is excellent. Make sure you book in advance, especially for dinner. This place is justifiably popular with local residents and visitors alike.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 289A Rua do Almirante Sergio, Macau Peninsula, Macau, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Macau
  • Phone Number: 853-28313193

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