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Restaurante Encanada

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Grill, Healthy, European, Portuguese
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Passeio 25 de Abril | Mercado Municipal, Ponte de Lima 4990-076, Portugal
+351 258 941 189
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good overall experience

Sitting on the terrace, overlooking the river and bridge, eating well prepared unusual dishes and drinking refreshing sangria is an opportunity to truly relish.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Captain_Condor
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Saudi Arabia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Saudi Arabia
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293 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Sitting on the terrace, overlooking the river and bridge, eating well prepared unusual dishes and drinking refreshing sangria is an opportunity to truly relish.

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The food was good and the restaurant was clean and tidy. Unfortunately the staff were grumpy. Whilst realising there is always a language problem it can be made fun - but not here!

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Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I was at "Encanada" with my family last weekend and everything was perfect. I had booked a reservation and upon arrival at the restaurant I found that we had one of the best tables in the place (was I humbly requested); the decoration on the table were very distinctive with a local feeling. The food was very well seasoned and... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a no frills, friendly, family-run, 'feastival' of a place. Market days are a marvel to watch. Six Euro gets you three courses with bread and wine...along with the chance to watch staff manage an extraordinary operation. Third visit. Deserves its TripAdvisor Commendation.

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Albi, France
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I was more than 20 times in North Portugal and each time i spend some hours in Ponte de Lima . The Encanada restaurant is very typic with fresh portuguese food , same owner family from more than60 years and same staff from more 20 years. This restaurant have a large choice of food meat and fish with very affordable... More 

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Medford,MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

After a large lunch in Amarante we arrived in a Ponte de Lima and wanted to find a ' light' dinner that evening. Encanda, located in the old market building and across from the river, had a menu with numerous meia ration possibilities so we choose this place for dinner for the variety and the reasonable prices. As other reviewers... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 513 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This restaurant is located at the local market with excellent facilities (reccomend an outdoor table to enjoy the view). From the starters to the main course, everything had codfish, and very well cooked with superior quality. Service is not 5*, but it is what it is, but everything worked out. Bit pricey for Portuguese standards, it is a very good... More 

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chamoson
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Unfriendly welcoming, disinterested staff, terrible tepid food, fatty inedible T-Bone, reheated & tasteless lamb. We had 4 waitresses over the evening who were as bad as each other. Waited 20 min to get my bill....

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Lille, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

A Nice place to try typical dishes of thé north of Portugal. Delicious sélection of starters, very good typical dishes, wines of thé région. Provider a specific vies on thé river, very relaxing. Good service ans standard price.

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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We were part of a tour that stopped in Ponte de lima and had the local dish sarrabulho. We had already learned to order for one and share. This was enormous. Lots of meat, plus rice which had meat in it. All well cooked pork, sausage, black pudding and roast potatoes. The view was not great as the local fair... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurante Encanada

Address: Passeio 25 de Abril | Mercado Municipal, Ponte de Lima 4990-076, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 258 941 189
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Ponte de Lima
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: Grill, Healthy, European, Portuguese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Passeio 25 de Abril | Mercado Municipal, Ponte de Lima 4990-076, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Ponte de Lima
  • Phone Number: +351 258 941 189

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Grill, Healthy, European, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?