Fodor's Expert Review O Peleiro

$$ Figueira da Foz Portuguese

In the peaceful, rather than picturesque, village of Paião, 10 km (6 miles) south of Figueira da Foz, this restaurant decorated with animal skins was once a tannery, and that's what the name means. An institution for more than 20 years, the menu is heavy on regional specialties, including a famously good sopa da pedra (vegetable and meat soup). Grilled pork and veal on a spit are also excellent. Cozy up in the handsome dining room in winter, or take a seat on the patio when the sun shines. 

Portuguese Service Casual Lunch Dinner Family $$

Quick Facts

Largo do Alvideiro 5–7
Paião, Coimbra  3090-495, Portugal

233 940 159

Known For:
  • Great pitstop when exploring nearby
  • Good wine selection
  • Handsome dining room
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun.

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