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O Laranjeira

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Rua Manuel Espregueira 24, Viana do Castelo 4900-318, Portugal
+351 966 717 122
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Excellent food and presentation, with great wine list and outstanding hospitality. A true gem. Our favourite on town

Thank 172dick
Lisbon, Portugal
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

located in a Residential with some dacades is very famous for the local dissies and family management. Very friendely and honest on the presentation and prices.

Thank florentino2015
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Family restaurant, great service, best wine and delicious food...what do you need more? I would love to go back just to go there again, a must in Viana!! Thank you for such a great dinner!!

Thank teoneice
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant in previous visits to Viana and enjoyed the food and ambience so decided to return. We were not disappointed. The restaurant offers a taster starter of local regional dishes which we had to begin. The wine and mains were well cooked and presented. And the service was excellent, The array of deserts was mouth... More 

Thank JLizzieH
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We had the menu which was absolutely delicious using local produce. Super friendly staff & great location in the centre of town.

1 Thank Raphael K
Clonmel, Ireland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Had been recommended to us by hotel. Waitress/owner spoke English fairly well. Had a very delicious meal and very filling. Very Portuguese and we were very happy with the friendly service and the price. Service was quite quick except for the bill.

Thank David G
Colchester, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We visited at the end of our week's holiday nearby. The restaurant had not been recommended but walking by we noticed how attractive the room was and decided on that basis we would have dinner. The family that own the restaurant - 3 generations we're welcoming and extremely helpful about the menu and wines. The father of the lovely lady... More 

Thank Graham F
Orangeblossom_hl, Diretora de restaurante at O Laranjeira, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We are grateful when someone sees the dedication and passion in what we do. Kind regards, Helena e José Laranjeira More 

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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Went here on recommendation of,trip,adviser. Waiter,, possibly owner, was,friendly,with good English. Food,was,also good. Then, I asked for the bill..."Wait a minute", he said. Seriously, I thought. He has good,enough English to,realise,that this would,sound,rude. Next minute, the desert trolley was wheeled over to us! If I want a desert mate I will ask for the menu - I don't need you... More 

Thank LeylandSuttons
Orangeblossom_hl, Diretora de restaurante at O Laranjeira, responded to this review

Dear client, Thank you for your comments. We are always grateful for our guest's opinion. The waiter that you guess right, is the owner and definitly "try" to speak an understandable english, but I assure you is not a good english. If he really understood that you wanted the bill, it wouldn't be very clever of him to present the... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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83 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

When I came to this place I've read some excellents coments about this restaurant, however when I and one colleague have diner there the food was spicy and doesn't have the real mediterranean flavour. The space is ok and nice, but it needs to have more carefull with the dishes.

Thank Paulo C
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Great food, excellent service - really interested in understanding what you want and making it special for you. Excellent wine list and good value. Authentic family recipes with a nod to contemporary tastes. Super octopus dishes and great rice plus fish dishes. We also enjoyed the seafood soup and vegetarian noodles. Proper homemade desserts to finish. Lovely people - next... More 

Thank Maxine H

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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
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Manuel Espregueira 24, Viana do Castelo 4900-318, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Viana do Castelo
  • Phone Number: +351 966 717 122

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