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Terra de Montanha

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Rua 31 de Janeiro 16-18/a | 5000-603 Vila Real, Vila Real 5000-603 Vila Real, Portugal, Portugal
+351 259 372 075
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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San Diego, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Hard to find, put higher end sit down restaurant with wine barrel sitting. All the food is good. Vegetarian menu and English

Thank jeffreydunlap
Mirandela, Portugal
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The restaurant is excellent. The food is tasty and different. All the products used are local. The wine was very good. The service was very welcoming.

Thank belilinha
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located on a typical road. Decoration follows tradition with solid rocks walls and agricultural items hanging everywhere. Of course the wine barrels stand as you can a have a meal inside one! The menu is all local, traditional comfort food. Very good wine selection.

Thank Vítor C
Sainte Foy-la-Grande, France
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Nibbles of sausage simmered in red wine and old goat cheese, then two veggie soups followed by their special cod with smoked ham and corn bread (plus potatoes). My wife had pork with chestnuts and potatoes, followed by lemon and coconut pie, coffee mousse and a white port. Not bad for 56 euros!

Thank Nigel H
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Vila Real for lunch and found this place by chance. Although it might not give a good impression from the outlook, it offers authentic Portuguese cuisine, as if the owner's gramma was cooking. Highly recommend is the dish with the cod fish - potato pure. The stuff is very polite and friendly.

Thank Ioannis M
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Visiting from a NA city with a large Portugese expat community, have to say our meal was something completely different and a real delight. Service was top-notch. Staff paired our meal perfectly with a tasty local tinto. Great value.

Thank JBM39
Vila Real, Portugal
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We just got back from this restaurant. It was recommended by our hotel receptionist. We really liked it. It's unique, and gives you the feeling of being in a unique place. Yet - prices are low, even compared to Portugal reasonable prices, and we all enjoyed our food. Service (which, of course, is waiter-dependent) was kind and pleasant. All in... More 

Thank amosspector
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Nice atmosphere, nicely decorated, and delightful server who spoke good English. Unfortunately the food and drink were a disappointment. Compared with other restaurants in big and small towns in Portugal where I have eaten well, this one is way below them all. I ordered a port branca (white) which was very low quality compared with what I have had in... More 

Thank Beverly16
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

We came across this one by accident by ploughing along the street of restaurants in Vila Real. We liked the look of the menu! Inside, the front part is unconventional with tables in cut down port barrels , some even inside the barrels. At the rear, there are conventional tables. One busy but highly efficient and friendly waitress who spoke... More 

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Wembley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

dreadful duck with rice so dry it was almost inedible dined here because it serves 'veggie options' a set veggie menu, comprising soup or main course, with pud, does not a veggie menu make emphatically not for 13.50 euros (rip off) when the main comprises veg stewed in olive oil sadly a negative star option is not available but there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 31 de Janeiro 16-18/a | 5000-603 Vila Real, Vila Real 5000-603 Vila Real, Portugal, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Vila Real District  >  Vila Real
  • Phone Number: +351 259 372 075

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