We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurante Encanada

Passeio 25 de Abril | Mercado Municipal, Ponte de Lima 4990-058, Portugal
+351 258 941 189
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good47%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“the river” (4 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
Grill, Healthy, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Passeio 25 de Abril | Mercado Municipal, Ponte de Lima 4990-058, Portugal
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (356)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2017

We have been to more than 75 restaurants in Portugal and this was by far the worst experience we have had. Perhaps the worse we have had anywhere. Beautiful day, great location, lovely view and three tries later our lunch was still not right. Not...More

Thank Oenedgar
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I have to agree with a review I saw that gave this restaurant a "meh" rating. It was delightful sitting outside and seeing the lights twinkling on the river below. The food, however, was not great. I had the roast kid. There were three pieces...More

Thank BurdsEyeView
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Fast and efficient service. Forgettable starters composed by olives, broa and savories. Cabrito for me and grilled octopus for my wife. Mine was great, hers dreadful. Baked Apple and cantilope for dessert. Beer for both. 48 Euros and change where 28 was for the underwhelming...More

Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The place with view towards the river is excellent but at the hot day when we had been there with 34 degrees we expected to have a good airconditionair but inside the restaurant it was worse. The food was tasty. When we received the bill...More

Thank Lavon R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Went there for the event of Vaca das Cordas, With 4 people each one a dish, portions large enough. It was not very busy, the service was pretty fast. I had a steak, medium and delicious of flavor. Clean toilets.

Thank Fred E
Reviewed 15 June 2017

When we arrived the restaurant it was really hot inside, so we ask to open the windows, the waitress denied our request letting us know that they were going to turn on the AC... we couldn't feel any difference... only at the end of the...More

Thank Cláudia C
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It still is one of the best restaurant's Ponte de Lima as to offer. A nice view over the river and the bridge, with a lot of parking space right in front of the restaurant. The food was great, the specials from the region, codfish...More

Thank Pedro R
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant offers a very nice view of the local bridge since 1929. Maybe that's as long as they charge "automatically" for all starters on offer, even if you haven't had any. The revised bill was over 15 € less - well worth reminding the...More

Thank user_lhr
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went with family for lunch and had the squid and prawns with tomato salad, have to say it was really good and the service was fast and very good, there as quite a queue to get a table when we left but much better than...More

Thank Ed S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Took some friends to taste the typical 'sarrabulho' rice which they enjoyed. Although the service was good, the staff really need to improve their hospitality. It is not at all reflective of the warmth and friendliness witnessed in all other establishments in the 'Minho' region.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Ponte de Lima
Hotel Imperio do Norte
68 reviews
.15 km away
Inlima Hotel & Spa
152 reviews
.36 km away
Axis Ponte de Lima Golf Resort-Ponte do lima
210 reviews
2.10 km away
Paco de Calheiros
42 reviews
4.67 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mercearia da Vila
96 reviews
.13 km away
RiverView Restauration
246 reviews
.13 km away
166 reviews
.04 km away
Sabores do Lima
459 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ponte Romana
793 reviews
.83 km away
Museu do Brinquedo Portugues
113 reviews
.44 km away
Igreja Matriz de Ponte de Lima
102 reviews
.14 km away
Festival Internacional de Jardins
92 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Restaurante Encanada staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeio 25 de Abril | Mercado Municipal, Ponte de Lima 4990-058, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Ponte de Lima
  • Phone Number: +351 258 941 189
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing