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Sao Giao

Rua Jose Ribeiro de Freitas 56 | Moreira de Cónegos, Guimaraes 4800-089, Portugal
+351 253 561 853
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tripe” (2 reviews)
“chef pedro” (2 reviews)
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European, Portuguese
Rua Jose Ribeiro de Freitas 56 | Moreira de Cónegos, Guimaraes 4800-089, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

About eight years ago, a friend of mine told me about this place. He used to say this was the best Portuguese restaurant. Only now I had the pleasure to confirm it. And now, I think about that meal every freakin' day. Everything is top...More

Thank jmadeiradasilva
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The grilled grouper is worth the detour. This lunch was one of the most delicious meals I've ever eaten. The restaurant is between Braga & Guimaraes. The staff is friendly, and the room is lovely.

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

"São Gião" is a fantastic restaurant in all senses: interior design, décor, excellent service quality, excellent food and excellent wine list (although a bit pricey!). It is a place where one can relax and enjoy a true slow food experience. If one is lucky to...More

Thank IsabelMNSS
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A different restaurant, stylish with more international cuisine. Staff is professional however, sometimes a bit 'pushing'. Give your guests some time to settle and study the menu and wine list and never bring the bill to the table when your guests have not asked for...More

Thank enjoyfood2016
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excelent tradicional portuguese cusine with a modern touch Very good selection of diferente dishes Very good wine selection Don't misse to ask the entrances with a selection of diferent ones

Thank FranciscoCLima
Reviewed 11 September 2016

São Gião is a Quality Restaurant in an undercover location. The decoration is sober, nice and comfortable. The menu is fabulous and the Chef is permanently updating it with new dishes. It has a nice wine cellar that you can visit by request, and choose...More

Thank miguelamaralnunes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

São Gião is a very nice restaurant with a good and helpful service. Tried at lunch time, very quiet ambient.

Thank Carlos Alberto C
Reviewed 16 March 2016

excellent service delicious food ,good place The Chef Pedro nunes is always talking with the costumers stimulating the difficul choice

Thank botelhoaida
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Food is really good, service was super nice and helpful with suggestions and special attentions, the place is outside of Guimaraes and it's surprising to arrive in the neighborhood and find a nice restaurant like that! Not easy to find if you're not with local...More

1  Thank L_Lausanne
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

São Gião is a " 6 STAR " Quality Restaurant located in a secluded place. One would never know that such an excellent Restaurant could be located in such a quite "undercover" location. The restaurant's decor is 6 STAR status, as well: elegant and with...More

1  Thank IsabelMNSS
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Jose Ribeiro de Freitas 56 | Moreira de Cónegos, Guimaraes 4800-089, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Guimaraes
  • Phone Number: +351 253 561 853
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