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All 48 Ponte de Lima Restaurants

Taverna Vaca Das Cordas

Rua Beato Francisco Pacheco 39 - 41, Ponte de Lima 4990 083, Portugal
+351(0)258 741167
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Lisbon, Portugal
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77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Driving up to Spain we stopped in this old Portuguese town and decided to try this restaurant out given the good TA comments. We had to wait a little as it was full but when we cam back our table was ready. We sat upstairs close to the window. Portions were huge and the beef was excellent. Great service, good... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Delicious Portuguese meal in an enchanting town. Also a plus that it seemed to be open fairly late. We had a variety of small dishes all of which were tasty. A stand out to me was the veggies. Not to say the meat dishes weren't great, they were. But most Portuguese restaurants we went to had a generic vegetables side... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Visited with my wife in July after walking round and round looking for an interesting venue; really fell lucky with this place. Pleasant area outside down a side street, interesting menu for those of us inexperienced in Portugal in that it contained some authentic dishes but with translations, etc. We had the Acorda with prawns and garlic and it was... More 

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Barnt Green, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was our second visit to this restaurant. We had a lovely, relaxed, late lunch. All the dishes were well prepared, very tasty, and presented well. Our waiter advised the local vinhio verde, which was the perfect accompaniment to the food. Great service, great value, great food, highly recommended!

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Harrogate
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

For anyone who has been to a Portuguese supermarket, seen & smelt Bacalhau - Codfish - in it's uncooked state, & been put off ordering it, a visit to this restaurant is a must! The Bacalhau a Casa is served up in what is essentially a fish pie, but what a fish pie! Wonderfully seasoned, there is the codfish, a... More 

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Gent
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food, the service, the atmosphere, I love everything about this restaurant. I wish I could make such deserts myself!!! And the most interesting is that it is really underprised! I am used to pay much much more for a lot less, both in terms of quality and quantity. Bacalhau a casa or polvo and tarta de limon and I... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Even for a Portuguese lady, used to cook traditional food, it is surprising! The quality was so good. Home made french fries with "rojôes" (a specialty) and Portuguese sausage. Staff was very friendly, and it was good value, even for Portuguese standards. It has a variety of other petiscos (Portuguese Tapas). Do make a reservation in advance. It is very... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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174 reviews 174 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

this is a really nice small restaurant in the little streets of central ponte de lima with a few outside tables just off the main square. We had a series of small dishes, rather than one large one - and it was all lovely and great value. The waitress was really helpful too. A great experience

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Scotland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Superb food, excellent service, lovely owner and his lovely wife made our eating experience very special. This has to be the best meal we have ever had in all of Portugal, and we have now toured every region. If you are visiting lovely Ponte De Lima, you are missing a special eating experience if you miss out eating here. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Small cosy and lovely restaurant featuring the bullfights. The bacalhau is superb and great for meat lovers as well. Experience not to be missed

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Additional Information about Taverna Vaca Das Cordas

Address: Rua Beato Francisco Pacheco 39 - 41, Ponte de Lima 4990 083, Portugal
Phone Number: +351(0)258 741167
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Ponte de Lima
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 am - 2:00 am  10:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Portuguese

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