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Vasco's Portuguese Charcoal Grill

46 Giles Street, Canberra 2604, Australia
(02) 6232 7034
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Ranked #385 of 778 restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: Portuguese
Most recent review
- Jun 1, 2012
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Bega
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

I went here by accident because I thought the tempting specials on the blackboard outside were for Vasco's, but they were actually for the place next door. But once I was seated and had the menu in hand, I didn't feel like moving on and was ready for an adventure in Portuguese food. I had a vegetarian couscous which was... More

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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Platter to share was wonderful. Love this venue. Perfect for a relaxed meal and service has been great every time.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

I have now had 3 meals at this place- I like the different wine list. I love the shell fish / mussels are just very good and the claps are as good as I have had ANY WHERE ! The goat is first class ! I like the touch of the chef coming out for a chat.Not crap but he... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

The food was great and the wine list was amazing - some really good wines there. Would go back there

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Canberra
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103 reviews 103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

This place has really gone down hill in recent years (new owners?) - the food is nowhere the standard it used to be, the serves have gotten smaller and the prices are over the top. Had the 7 course degustation this time around - normally $130 for two - the 7 courses consisted of:- 1. Two small crumbed/fried cheese croquets... More

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Durango, Colorado
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

Not often does one stumble into a restaurant and really be awed by the food. Such was the case with Vasco's. Just a small restaurant located among many in the Kingston village square, this gem had us moaning in delight with every taste. We wanted to order the degustation menu for $55, not being able to choose just one or... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2008

Some of the worst food I've ever eaten out. Burnt sardines!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2008

The deserts.... Oh my!

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Canberra
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45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2008

6/10 nothing spectacular. decent feed/service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2008

food is lovely, service average.

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