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Taberna do Valentim

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Avenida Campo do Castelo 45 | Viana Do Castelo, Viana do Castelo 4900-359, Portugal
+351 258 827 505
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Coimbra, Portugal
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135 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a fish and seafood restaurant. The food is properly cooked but not special. Fresh and reasonably well prepared fish but just that. We had a "cataplana" (it is an assortment of fish cooked with tomato and onion in a closed wok), which was just fine but it was not enough thickened and not particularly tasty. The dessert (a... More 

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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Excellent food - sardinhas like you never tasted before - you need to book to be sure of a place or you have to wait outside

Thank Jan H
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Had a lunch and a diner here during our stay in Viana. Run down look of exterior should not put you off. Modern long hallway style interior. If you like fresh fish prepared with expertise, friendly efficient staff and enjoying all this with a Portuguese clientele then this is the best in Viana. Busy at lunchtime and after 8pm so... More 

Thank gtkelly
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The service was very friendly. Two of our four meal choises were good. Giant sprawn was cooked too dry. Too much grease was used with cod fish and chips. Pork fillet and sea bass were very good!

Thank jussiteija
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

If you are in Viana do Costello, then this place is a must.. You enter by e fish display as is normal to discover modest decor, harsh lighting but linen napkins as s to its serous intent. The menu is in short, in several languages and excludes some specials ,such as turbot. This is all about the best fish and... More 

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new mexico
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The restaurant is located on Av. Campo do Castelo a few doors down from Rua Mons. Daniel Machado. I mention this because one online mapping program took us to the wrong address. When you enter this establishment you will see a case of fresh fish, several veteran chefs (that evening it was women), and a smiling host who speaks English.... More 

Thank aprilgirl415
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I know this restaurant for a long time and I can tell you that i'm always eager to go there!! The menu is limited in dishes, but I can assure you that fish options are top quality and fresh. If you need help to choose, just ask the owner or his son! Meal and wine prices are ok

Thank Marco L
Utila, Honduras
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2015

One thing we learned from traveling around Portugal is that food is the main attraction! And this place has it all, tasty dishes, good service, big plates and centric location. Walking distance from everything.

Thank scubafan86
Lisbon, Portugal
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Good and fresh fish!. Good locatio next to Viana castle and Sra. d´Agonia Church. Nice and professional people ! spelnded wines, specially the white and red green ones from the north of the country !What more we need for a very good meal ? MEAL ?

Thank florentino2015
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125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

The food is properly made but not special as we were told it would be. Fresh and well prepared fish but just that. Service that needs investing in, so do be joyful when entering and after a while that will be what is given in return. Deserts are not a speciality. So perhaps worth looking for alternatives when you do... More 

Thank Ennea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Portuguese, Soups, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Campo do Castelo 45 | Viana Do Castelo, Viana do Castelo 4900-359, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Viana do Castelo
  • Phone Number: +351 258 827 505

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