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Zefa Carqueja

Barbecue, European, Portuguese
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Av. Campo do Castelo, Viana do Castelo 4900-360 , Portugal
+351 258 828 284
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Too much fish

We came here because it was recommended in Lonely Planet and our sat nav kept sending us the wrong way up one way streets trying to find out first choice for lunch. The waiter was welcoming and spoke English, giving us an English menu. He suggested we share the mixed fish grill (28 euros) which was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2015
ConstantTraveller77
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Melbourne
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We came here for lunch and had a great meal, we had grilled octopus, ribs and grilled chicken what a meal we had absolutely fantastic the best we had in Viana do Castelo

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Melbourne
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125 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

We came here because it was recommended in Lonely Planet and our sat nav kept sending us the wrong way up one way streets trying to find out first choice for lunch. The waiter was welcoming and spoke English, giving us an English menu. He suggested we share the mixed fish grill (28 euros) which was ok but enough for... More 

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Thank ConstantTraveller77
Vancouver Island, Canada
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Sundays in smallish towns can be interesting when looking for a place to eat. We were attracted by locals queuing for takeout so decided to eat in the restaurant. They have an in house bakery so also picked up some buns for later. Food very good and wait staff helpful. Very reasonable.

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Thank Linda M
Ireland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

While looking for a different restaurant we noticed locals queuing at their 'deli' counter and decider to give it a try. The menu was mainly fresh fish . Having had some recent bad experiences with 'manipulated' reviews the fact that this restaurant was filled with locals by 9:00 is a recommendation in itself. The food was very good -not haut... More 

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Thank skeagh
Dublin, Ireland
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This restaurant has the of portuguese cuisine. Eat there and than get a walk along the river. I am sure you'll be surprised.

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1 Thank Paulo C
Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We had a wonderful Evening at Zefa Carqueja - it is a very authentic portuguese restaurant and the food is delicious!

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Portugal
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120 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We were 6, two couples with 2 kids, and we loved it. Food was very well done and plentifull. We had cod "Bacalhau á Ze do Pipo" and "Rojões" and a steak for kids. Tasty but we coulnt finish it!! It would be enough for 6 adults! Price is reasonable, cheap if u share it well. The home made bread... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Campo do Castelo, Viana do Castelo 4900-360, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Viana do Castelo
  • Phone Number: +351 258 828 284

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, European, Portuguese

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