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Restaurante Cozinha da Se

Rua Dom Frei Caetano Brandao 95, Braga 4700-031, Portugal
+351 (0)253277343
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Ranked #8 of 169 Restaurants in Braga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the land of Archbishops and the edge of the Cathedral is a house that lives differently day and night. Restaurant during mealtimes, turns into a bar with live music the night away. The decor is a mix of various styles and eras, beginning with the ancient stone walls, contrasting with modern lamps and bold, colorful paintings as well as contemporary art. In the table, the art goes through dishes like feijoada octopus, cod and skewered with bread sticks bull laurel.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: In the land of Archbishops and the edge of the Cathedral is a house that lives differently day and night. Restaurant during mealtimes, turns into a bar with live music the night away. The decor is a mix of various styles and eras, beginning with the ancient stone walls, contrasting with modern lamps and bold, colorful paintings as well as contemporary art. In the table, the art goes through dishes like feijoada octopus, cod and skewered with bread sticks bull laurel.
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

If you are in town, visit this place and come early ( 7:30 pm). Food is excellent (Bacalhao), not too expensive (around 13 EUR), very big portions, service is extremly warm and friendly, wine is great (10 EUR for a bottle in a place with Michelin recommendation is exceptional I guess). However, dessert isn'nt the best, but absolutely okay for... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Food is tasty but price quality we were disappointed as we started by unasked for €20 starters. It looks and want to play chique but seems to be non genuine

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Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Cozinha da Se is a lovely, intimate restaurant serving delicious Portuguese cusine with a contemporary flair. The atmosphere is elegant, cozy and lively (but not noisy). Exposed stone walls, table cloths, and comfortable chairs add to the experience. Service is attentive but not overbearing. My husband and I both had seafood, which was fresh, beautifully prepared and attractively presented. The... More

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Friendly service, splendid food, relaxing environment. They have eye for details (straws for the kids big fresh orange juice), and the portions are, well, Portugese ;)

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Braga, Portugal
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Reliably excellent food and a very high standard of service overall. My husband and I often choose Cozinha da Se, whether it be for date night, get-togethers with friends, business dinners, or entertaining out-of-town guests. Make reservations to avoid disappointment!

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Porto, Portugal
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

Everything was good! Since the welcome drink till desert. The staff was very professional and friendly!

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Uitgeest, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Although we searched for a restaurant called Braga de Se, it was not hard to found. At 7.30u we made a reservation for 8.30u which really is necessary. We got a welcome drink and shake hands when we left. Really good food and a very nice restaurant. Just very close to the wonderful Sé de Braga.

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Poggibonsi, Italy
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380 reviews 380 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

While in a new city we always look for the local nr 1 rated by TA. This time was no exception. We manage to get a table by a reservation (advisable). Very nice staff with some "aperitivo" to start with. A delicious octopus salad as started and then a grilled Robalo (sea-bass) and a bacalhau both excellent. A well deserved... More

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Paris, France
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295 reviews 295 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

After many taverns and local churrasqueira we had a pleasant dining experience a notch above others. The service was polite and understated, the food perfectly cooked and the atmosphere a bit more quiet than other places we tried on our two week trip to northern Portugal. We had a nice meal of starters, main course and a bottle of wine... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We enjoyed a couple of evening meals here during our short stay in Braga and I thought it the best of the restaurants we tried. It is quite small, though with no sense of being cramped, so it would be advisable to book, particularly at busy times. The menu is varied and interesting with lots of regional dishes to try... More

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