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Arcoense

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Rua Engenheiro Jose Justino Amorim 96 | 4715-023, Braga, Portugal
253 278 952
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very expensive.. but worth it

I dislike the price. But every dish is always fresh and perfect. Multiple excellent deserts available. And always fresh fish.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Braga, Portugal
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Braga, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I dislike the price. But every dish is always fresh and perfect. Multiple excellent deserts available. And always fresh fish.

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We stayed for two nights in Braga and went to Arcoense on our first night. Sr. Barroso came to our table and greeted us and helped us with our selections for the evening's repast. We started with some warm fava beans with pork, it was incredible. We also had a plate of Sr. Barroso's own cured pork, not pata negro,... More 

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Braga, Portugal
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

It's a very pretty and nice restaurant. The food was very good and the service was excellent. It's a bit pricey but other than that I would recommend it.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

oN Sunday 30 th august a family meal at Arcoense, Braga. Arcoense was renovated under the directions of architect Vitor Vitorino born at Vila do Conde ,Portugal. About the new design.Not excessive, very clean with more space. To those not visiting the restaurante on the last 6 months it worth a visit. About the food: We ask several entrees, all... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We were on holiday in geres and went 3 times to braga to eat ,half an hour drive.arcoense isnt in a nice neighbourhood but the food is super.Its a family runned restaurant.first day we ate cabrito and the second day lavagante!Both days were out of the world.Must do when you are in the region. Also the wine the chef proposed... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We were treated to a feast! Agree with other reviews that the food is Spectacular! The roasted meat dish was sooooo good. This will be your best meal in Portugal. We were in Braga for 3 nights and ate there twice, it should have been 3 times.

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lisbon
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35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This unassuming restaurant is in the middle of a run down neighborhood in Braga. We got lost twice trying to find it. Thank god we did! The most incredible food we have ever had. Everything home grown and the cabrito rice is sublime. Save place for desserts. I will return as many times as I can.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Engenheiro Jose Justino Amorim 96 | 4715-023, Braga, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Braga
  • Phone Number: 253 278 952

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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