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Largo Infante Dom Henrique 42, Viana do Castelo 4900-369, Portugal
+351 258 832 463
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (23 reviews)
“great idea” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Largo Infante Dom Henrique 42, Viana do Castelo 4900-369, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not easy to have a good Tapas restaurant just 30 minutes away from Spain. We try as we were looking for something different from the excellent Minho cuisine. We had great Pimentos Padron and the other tapas were juts average. The octopus, the...More

1  Thank JoseSM
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Really delicious. We had the fried tiny green peppers, turnip greens, mussels, and cod and mashed potato fried ball. All very tasty! Very inexpensive.

Thank dottravels
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The food was lovely and the place is simple but very attractive if you're not too posh, the service was friendly and the wine something to cry for i definitely recommend the place

Thank seariver
Reviewed 23 October 2016

As others have noted, the tapas are more substantial than might be expected. By the time I'd worked that out we'd ordered a very large meal and in fact ate far too much, but everything was very good in a full-bodied Portuguese way.

1  Thank brodski
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went for tapas so we could try several things. Scrambled eggs with mushrooms was our favourite but everything tastes great! The plates have huge quantity of food so don't ask too many tapas. Just get your favourites and ask the following ones only if...More

Thank Helder F
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We went there de to the good ratings. Unfortunately it was a mistake. The worst restaurant I visited in the last years. Meat was dry and full of fat. Sauce was without any taste.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant a few times during our vacation on June in Viana de Castelo! Love this restaurant for the fresh food, great service and speaking english. The owner of the restaurant was great and friendly with us and our 5 years son....More

1  Thank Agnė V
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, fantastic service; Carlos made us feel very welcome the restaurant had a great atmosphere, very accomodating and friendly and catered for vegetarian diet. I ate so much lovely food I had to undo my belt. It is definitely worth the wait to be...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I went to Viana thinking in another restaurant but in the end we were on this. I though for the hour I wouldn't be attend but I was. I was so hungry that I ordered lot of things and the owner said: Wait eat first!...More

Thank Carolina L
Reviewed 27 June 2016

As many people have said, if you want a taste of Portuguese food look no further. Food is great, price is good, staff is nice and the passion fruit mousse was the best I've ever tasted.

1  Thank Nelson G
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Servem pratos de bacalhau e pratos de peixe ?? Obrigado pela vossa resposta.
20 November 2016|
Response from 238carlos | Reviewed this property |
bom dia, sim temos pratos de bacalhau e de peixe temos em tapas.
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Luis A
O restaurante esta aberto dia de Natal ?
16 September 2016|
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Gostaria de saberb qual a folga semanal: Gostaria de ter um ponto de referência que me ajudasse a encontrar este restaurante
9 April 2015|
Response from otabernao | Property representative |
Boa tarde, Desculpe a demora mas só agora vi onde podia responder a nossa folga semanal e segunda feira e o ponto de referencia e em frente a u.s.f. Gil Eanes viana do castelo sem mais assunto, Carlos Valença
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Infante Dom Henrique 42, Viana do Castelo 4900-369, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Viana do Castelo
  • Phone Number: +351 258 832 463