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O Cortico

N0 45 Rua Augusto Hilario, Viseu 3500-089, Portugal
+351 232 416 127
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (6 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
“regional food” (3 reviews)
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European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
N0 45 Rua Augusto Hilario, Viseu 3500-089, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice regional food. Typical old restaurant with lots of history. People have eaten here so well that they male plaques to commemorate the event. Staff was great with the kids. Had the typical carqueja rice. I recommend it.

Thank Miguel F
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

To be fair we are not big meat eaters and i couldnt face any more bacalhao so chose the rice with duck. It was very ordinary not like a risotto, just an large dish of i suppose oven rice with with shredded duck served with...More

Thank sarahV8119HJ
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Well this os one more verry good restaurant in Viseu. Traditional food at its best. Try the deserts also, unique like from grandmother. Good service, and products.

Thank afpcarlospires
Reviewed 30 May 2016

A smallish, charming space, close to the center of town. At dinner, we shared an order of rice with duck and vegetables - really delicious. Dessert was a lemon tart with strawberry jam. All was accompanied by a delicious local wine. What made the evening...More

Thank DandC02482
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

This place never fails and I always visit it whenever I'm in town. It's quaint and very welcoming inside, the staff are attentive without being intrusive and the food is absolutely fantastic. I am yet to be disappointed and long may that continue! Lastly the...More

Thank pjmartins007
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Cortiço is one of those places everyone recommends in Viseu. My girlfriend and I visited on a busy night, but managed to get a table easily. The waiters immediately brought in cheese and smoked ham, which we accepted, and a frying pan with chorizo and...More

Thank espm252
Reviewed 9 November 2015

My girlfriend took me to this famous, old restaurant in Viseu and I loved it!! The welcome is very friendly and the staff are very helpful and keen to see you enjoying your food. To start with you have some beautiful Black Pudding and Chouriço...More

Thank 70COWANG
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We came back to this restaurant after many years ... It looks a bit different, but the food is still very good, although a bit more expensive than other restaurants around. The only negative part was the dessert - the rice pudding was old and...More

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Stayed in Viseu two nights at the Pousada, and thought we would eat out. We came across this totally unpretentious little restaurant in the centre of town, and looking at the menu outside, with a waiter standing by, expecting to be encouraged to go in,...More

1  Thank fenerbahce2011
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Got to Viseu for a short business trip. Wanted a restaurant with local food and tradition. Cortiço was recommended and I am really happy to follow this recommendation. Food is well done, tender and tasty. Portions are generous, and can easily satisfy two. Restaurant's wine...More

Thank ILikeThisOne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: N0 45 Rua Augusto Hilario, Viseu 3500-089, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viseu District  >  Viseu
  • Phone Number: +351 232 416 127
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