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Solar Moinho de Vento

Rua Sa Noronha 81 | 4050-527, Porto 4050-527, Portugal
+351 22 205 1158
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (22 reviews)
“pataniscas” (5 reviews)
“stew” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua Sa Noronha 81 | 4050-527, Porto 4050-527, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A traditional Portuguese restaurant serving delicious simple food at its best. The staff are friendly and welcoming. I would highly recommend visiting. We ate the hake fillets and rice of the day which was an exceptional plate of food, really simple but so good. For...More

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PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear friend, Thank you cery much for your visit, we hope you can comeback soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this restaurant a little disappointing. We have been in Porto 10 days now and this is the first place we felt was geared to tourists. The staff were a bit pushy and lacked a warmth. The food was nice but a little expensive...More

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PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear "traveltigger", Thank you very much for your visit, it's funny what you said because we are one of the "old-school" Porto restaurants where local eat daily, we are not geared toward tourists in particular at all but geared towards our customers, no matter what...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Good all round - service - quality - price - portion size. We tried both the specialty rice dishes - the Pork/Veg one and the Octopus one. Both were excellent and have to agree with other reviewers that the Octopus was very tender. Would not...More

Thank Nick B
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Dear Nick, Thank you very much for your review, hope you can visit us anytime soon! Regards, Pedro

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a friendly staff and a good cook. But....if you are hungry don’t go there! We had the selection of seafood for two persons (Tabua do mar) and it was not enough for even one person. And the quantity of food we saw...More

Thank Inehop
Reviewed 3 May 2018

We had an outstanding meal. The octopus rice was wonderful. The grilled pork was delicious. The wine was excellent. The service from the owner was warm and welcoming. He gave us great advice on the wine. What a perfect way to finish our holiday in...More

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PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear Leo, Thank you very much for your visit,I hope you can comeback soon! Have a nice trip home, Kind Regards,

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner of octopus and rice. Reasonable prices considering the freshness and the quality of food. Definitely recommend if you are in the area.

Thank mm_travel8
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your visit, we hope you can comeback soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

It's a bit expensive, but it's worth it. Good location and food. I recommend pataniscas and arroz de polvo.

Thank Jose Pedro P
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018
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Dear José Pedro, Muito Obrigado pela visita, espero que possa regressar em breve| A Equipa do "Moinho de Vento"

Reviewed 22 January 2018

I rarely look at a menu. The best fare is what someone recommends. On this night it was a traditional Portuguese dish of sausages and rice, served homestyle in a ceramic crock, along with a sweet red wine from the region Extraordinary quality and variety...More

Thank philip h
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Dear Philip. Thank you very much for your visit, we see you in the spring! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 17 January 2018

We were here in early January 2018. The place is really nice: cozy, light music, nice staff. But most importantly, we liked the food. We ordered bacalhau (cod fish) and octopus. The fish was delicious, but the octopus was something unbelievable, super tasty. I tried...More

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PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Olga, First of all, thank you for choosing us to have your meal, we hope you can comeback soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Very friendly service and very good wine recommendation (one of the cheaper once on the menu). The food was delicious and the atmosphere was cosy and welcoming. We enjoyed our evening and will come back!

Thank Antje E
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Antje, thank you very much for your review, hope you can comeback soon! Kind Regards,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Sa Noronha 81 | 4050-527, Porto 4050-527, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 205 1158
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Description
A select choise of quality products served by our helpful staff, enable you to appreciate a large variety of regional gastronomy such as our unmatchable dishes of daily fresh fish and meats, including the world famous Tripas à Moda do Porto, the exquisite Arroz de Cabidela and the delicious Pataniscas de Bacalhau.One of the most respected Restaurants in Downtown Porto, here you can taste Portuguese Specialties that have put Portuguese Food on the Map. The place is gorgeous and cosy,food is typical and delicious and it's the place where in the Sixties once echoed the voice of the Fado Diva, Amália Rodrigues.
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