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Restaurante Camelo

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Pizza, European, Portuguese
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Santa Marta 119 | Estrada Nacional 202, Viana do Castelo 4900-252, Portugal
+351 258 839 090
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family meal in St Marta

We had a very good meal here, Seafood is a speciality of the area and my daughter and I shared a meal of Monk Fish, Prawns and rIce was was very tasty. Food was reasonably priced it fact we found we were able to eat out in Northern Portugal quite often. There were five of us and we all enjoyed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
SGeorge6
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had a very good meal here, Seafood is a speciality of the area and my daughter and I shared a meal of Monk Fish, Prawns and rIce was was very tasty. Food was reasonably priced it fact we found we were able to eat out in Northern Portugal quite often. There were five of us and we all enjoyed... More 

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Portugal
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Had a great time with friends, the food was awesome. I can even say that is probably one of the most well cooked meet I ever ate.

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Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I've known this restaurant for many years and along those years 2 things have never changed: Food quality and service Just ask some food recommendations to the waiters or to the owners. If you are not shy, just have a small chat with the owners :) they are nice and always open for a conversation

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I love it when I walk into a restaurant and there are only locals! The menu is in Portuguese, but the waiters are very helpful in explaining it. It is a huge restaurant with dedicated parking in front. I ordered the cod which was incredible, but so were all the dishes the others ordered. Don't skip dessert and coffee--delicious!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

10 kms from Viana do Castelo, this is one of the best restaurants in the north of Portugal. The best dishes with the best quality without fancy presentation and a very good selection of portuguese wines, namely those from Minho, north province of Portugal. Must try the red-green wine with local dishes like "rojões" !. Just like it was done... More 

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Viana do Castelo, Portugal
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's the most known restaurant in Viana, although a little bit out of the city center. It serves all traditional plates from the region with a high standard quality (and quantity too). The starters and the desserts are, also, excellent! The management of the reservations should be more accurate and careful.

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Aveiro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This restaurant, although located a bit outside the city center of Viana, is worthy of a visit for those who have a car (free parking is available). Serving the best in portuguese traditional food, with incidence on dishes preferred by the people of this northern region, as codfish "Minhoto" style (deep-fried with lovely home-made sliced fries & onion), octopuss, fried... More 

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Douglasville, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We held a business dinner for eight at Restaurante Camelo and it was a very enjoyable evening. Seafood dishes included grilled octopus, cod and monkfish. All of them were well-prepared and delicious. The octopus was especially noteworthy. It was fresh, tender and flavorful. The beef dishes were also tasty with the steak tender and perfectly cooked. For all of the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Restaurante Camelo is always a safe option due to its quality and service. Located nearby Viana do Castelo, the food is excellent and service competent. Worth a visit

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Just go there if you can. But go hungry. Even the half meals are massive. They bring out bread (two types) mushrooms,chestnuts,olives and a yummy salad. Admittedly they charge about €4 per person for this. Matt got a fresh giant clam just over 1 kg. yum. Tracey got octopus. I had a half salmon with veges and Steve had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Santa Marta 119 | Estrada Nacional 202, Viana do Castelo 4900-252, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Viana do Castelo
  • Phone Number: +351 258 839 090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, European, Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?