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Avenida Campo do Castelo, Viana do Castelo 4900-359, Portugal
+351 258 828 284
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515 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't come to Zefa Carqueja for decades . Still a good bet when in Viana. We were late Saturday and they weere open at 3:00 PM . Very nice Bacalhau and other fresh fish. The staff is very dedicate and kind. This is something you will always remember here.

Thank JoseSM
Bognor Regis, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This place is superb, the BBQ chicken is great and cheap, only 7euros for a whole chicken and eaten in the take away cafe part you can have glasses of wine for 90 cents and fresh baked rolls @ 20 cents! Brilliant value and tasty, the staff are really friendly as well Push the boat out and have fries and... More 

Thank Carolyn G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We came here for lunch and had a great meal, we had grilled octopus, ribs and grilled chicken what a meal we had absolutely fantastic the best we had in Viana do Castelo

Thank bruno s
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226 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We came here because it was recommended in Lonely Planet and our sat nav kept sending us the wrong way up one way streets trying to find out first choice for lunch. The waiter was welcoming and spoke English, giving us an English menu. He suggested we share the mixed fish grill (28 euros) which was ok but enough for... More 

Thank ConstantTraveller77
Vancouver Island, Canada
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

Sundays in smallish towns can be interesting when looking for a place to eat. We were attracted by locals queuing for takeout so decided to eat in the restaurant. They have an in house bakery so also picked up some buns for later. Food very good and wait staff helpful. Very reasonable.

Thank Linda M
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2013 via mobile

While looking for a different restaurant we noticed locals queuing at their 'deli' counter and decider to give it a try. The menu was mainly fresh fish . Having had some recent bad experiences with 'manipulated' reviews the fact that this restaurant was filled with locals by 9:00 is a recommendation in itself. The food was very good -not haut... More 

Thank skeagh
Dublin, Ireland
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85 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

This restaurant has the of portuguese cuisine. Eat there and than get a walk along the river. I am sure you'll be surprised.

1 Thank romariadaagonia
Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

We had a wonderful Evening at Zefa Carqueja - it is a very authentic portuguese restaurant and the food is delicious!

1 Thank Nora_vK
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119 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2012

We were 6, two couples with 2 kids, and we loved it. Food was very well done and plentifull. We had cod "Bacalhau á Ze do Pipo" and "Rojões" and a steak for kids. Tasty but we coulnt finish it!! It would be enough for 6 adults! Price is reasonable, cheap if u share it well. The home made bread... More 

Thank mariaport68

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Restaurant Details

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Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Campo do Castelo, Viana do Castelo 4900-359, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Viana do Castelo
  • Phone Number: +351 258 828 284

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