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Cabana do Peixe

It's worth the schlep 15km east of Palácio Nacional de Mafra for creatively tweaked cataplanas (seafood stews in copper cookware), seafood rices, massadas (seafood stews with pasta) and fresh fish at this...

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João da Vila Velha

Located just enough off the tourist path, old school chef João runs this authentic and colourful neighbourhood tasca. There's a wealth of simple but honestly cooked classics (octopus, bacalhau etc) and a good bit...

Portuguese in Mafra

Adega de Covento

This classy option, a short walk from the palace but tucked away down a seldom-used side street, does an incredibly tender and tasty octopus rice (arroz de polvo) on special and a host of other classic menu...