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O Recanto - CLOSED

Travessa da Vitoria N 1, Viana do Castelo 4900-567, Portugal
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
24 Aug 2016
20 Aug 2016
“Worst service ever”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Travessa da Vitoria N 1, Viana do Castelo 4900-567, Portugal
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Not bad at all, not amazing food but certainly more than adequate. I had fried cod, average not bad and wife had kid which was good but not incredible. Service was wee bit slow but waiter was friendly. All in all a decent place to...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Waiter ignored our dessert order. Went to someone else and brought there's. I will NEVER return there again.

Thank ladybugpikachu
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We went here because of good reviews on TA, but sorry, fellow reviewers, we were disappointed. O Recanto was one of the least interesting or tasty places in 3 weeks in Portugal. Maybe it is because we had the traditional dish of fish and rice,...More

Thank joerussin
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I visited O Recanto because I got lost seeking my first choice and this was convenient, with a good-looking menu. A Michelin-quality meal it is not. But for perhaps the same reason--simple presentations of excellent food rather than a chef's struggle for perfection--it is worth...More

Thank AfricaAsiaTraveller
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We are irish and american, we curently live in Spain. We went to portugal for the weekend and stopped in Viana de Castelo for lunch. This restaurant is tucked in a small street, but it's few meters from the main road that goes by the...More

1  Thank Hanna300
Reviewed 12 July 2015

My husband and I have just eaten at this wonderful restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed each dish. Each one was beautifully presented and served with a smile. The wines were good, the music was quiet and relaxing and the ambience perfect. Don't be put off by...More

Thank Jennifer272015
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Nice restaurant, good music, great service and Fantastic food! A small restaurant so book or arrive early. My wife and I both said that this restaurant was one of the best we had visited in Portugal. Well worth a visit

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This restaurant is a must in Viana do Castelo. Small and cosy run by the owner and his wife, who does the cooking. Exceptional meal, the best Bacalao we have ever eaten (and we live in Spain!) The seabass was as good, perfectly cooked, and...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Dropped into Viana do Castelo with a friend :-) To see her colleagues - so I went for a walk along the seafront, whilst she was busy. Around 20:30 we met up and saw this "little" place - it's just off the main street Alameda...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

It's great to see one dedicated waiter working his heart off for our pleasure. He's great. But a consequence can be that service is slow if busy. I would advise the place to hire an extra waiter for the seasonal months. So when our starters...More

Thank TheEagerDiner
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa da Vitoria N 1, Viana do Castelo 4900-567, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Viana do Castelo
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