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O Caldo Verde

Restaurants, Portuguese Santos
4 out of 5 stars
Restaurante Caldo Verde - Sala
Fotografia: Manuel Manso
Caldo Verde - Filetes de Tamboril
Fotografia: Manuel Manso

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

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Far from its golden age, when it was regularly featured in the press (several yellowed cut-up newspaper articles are there to show it), O Caldo Verde is a place where traditional cuisine continues to be as it should: honest. Usually full at lunch, with smaller crowds for dinner, it remains faithful to the recipes that made its name: stuffed squid, monkfish fillets and several cod dishes, including Brás and Lagareiro-style. It also has good steaks and homemade chips.

Time Out tips:

– During the Popular Saints Festivals season, a grill is installed outdoors where sardines are cooked.

– Old-fashioned “baba de camelo” toffee mousse? They have it.

– If you want to try their specialities, call in advance to make a reservation.



Address: Rua Esperança, 89/91
Transport: BUS 706, 727, 774. Eléctrico 25
Price: Up to €30
Opening hours: Tue-Thu 12.30pm-3.30pm & 7.30pm-midnight
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