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Largo do Paco

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International, European, Contemporary, Portuguese
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6 Largo do Paco, Amarante 4600-017, Portugal
+351-255410830
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Description: Casa da Calcada is an exclusive boutique hotel nestled in the picturesque...
Casa da Calcada is an exclusive boutique hotel nestled in the picturesque village of Amarante, between Oporto and the majestic Douro Valley. Surrounded by lush wine country and ancient trees, this lemon-coloured XVI century palace is renowned for its award-winning Restaurante Largo do Paco with chef Vitor Matos at the helm. The restaurant has been awarded with 1 Star Michelin. Dressed in shades of red and gold, the dining room boasts brocade armchairs and ruby coloured wine glasses, as well as an assured selection of Portuguese wines. The Maitre D and Sommelier is the famous Adacio Ribeiro.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful Food, Wine & Place!

If you get to Portugal don't neglect the town of Amarante. It's fantastic, if a little off the beaten path. It's really got it all, including a Michelin starred restaurant. If you are fortunate enough to be a guest, you won't be disappointed. Shared an excellent dinner with my fellow team... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Scenic view
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Baltimore, Maryland
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220 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you get to Portugal don't neglect the town of Amarante. It's fantastic, if a little off the beaten path. It's really got it all, including a Michelin starred restaurant. If you are fortunate enough to be a guest, you won't be disappointed. Shared an excellent dinner with my fellow team members (12 total) on a build for Habitat for... More 

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Oriol J, General Manager at Largo do Paco, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great feedback. We are really happy that you and your group from Habitat, enjoyed it so much. We hope that we can welcome you back in a near future. Best regards from all the team at Casa da Calçada Relais & Chateaux More 

Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

From the creative and delicious amuse-bouche right through to the unusual final dessert, the tasting menu here was fabulous! At €85 pp for 7 courses plus the plentiful amuse-bouche it also represents good value for a Michelin starred restaurant. The salmon course was perfectly cooked and melted in the mouth. Service was attentive without being intrusive and the sommelier recommended... More 

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Oriol J, General Manager at Largo do Paco, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great feedback about the experience you had in our Michelin Star Restaurant. We are really happy to know that everything went so well. We hope to welcome you back in a near future. Best regards from all the team at Largo do Paço More 

Stavanger, Norway
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is one of the absolutely best restaurants I ever have been to, it is quality from you arrive in to the restaurant and until you leave. All dishes is presented very well, the look is delicious and the taste`s are outstanding. Knowledge of the food and wine by the personell is at the same level. Do not miss a... More 

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Oriol J, General Manager at Largo do Paco, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience in our restaurant. Glad to know that you consider us so good and professional. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards from all the team at Largo do Paço More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

One of the best, if not the best, restaurantes I have ever tried. Absolutely unforgetable. Exquisite food and a very attentive and helpful personnel

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Oriol J, General Manager at Largo do Paco, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your fantastic comment! Is great to know that you consider us the BEST! Thank you in advancer from all the team at Largo do Paço and Casa da Calçada Relais & Chateaux. Oriol Juve More 

Egersund, Norway
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184 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The food is absolutely fantastic and there is great attention to detail! All the flavors are a perfect fit and contributes to an amazing taste experience! Both preparation and presentation is very nice! Wine selection is impressive and the sommelier is incredibly knowledgeable! You can trust his recommendations! The staff is wonderful and helps to make this a great experience!... More 

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Thank you very much for your great feedback! We are really happy to know that everything went so well. Best regards from all the team at Largo do Paço More 

Milan, Italy
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927 reviews
632 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

one can see inspiration from Robuchon and others, in the creative food, we did not expect such refinement in hotel restaurant what a lovely surprise , amazing

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Oriol J, General Manager at Largo do Paco, responded to this review

Thank you very much for compering us to the Grand Master of Gastronomy! We hope we can wow you again in a future! Best regards from all the team at Largo do Paço More 

Belo Horizonte
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had a fantastic dinner. The tastes, the colors , the service, all wonderful . We spent 3 hours of pleasure .

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Oriol J, General Manager at Largo do Paco, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! We are really happy to know that the 3 hours you spent with us, were magical! Looking forward welcoming you back soon! Oriol Juve and the team at Largo do Paço More 

tunbridge wells
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

What a superb restaurant this is. The degustation menu was fantastic and a truly sensory experience! All our party are very fond of fine dining and have lots experience but declared that this was one of the best ever. The Somelier advised of the best wines to have with the courses. Several were with the compliments of the chef. A... More 

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Oriol J, General Manager at Largo do Paco, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your fantastic feedaback about your experience in our restaurant! We are really happy to know that it went so well and that you will be back! Best regards from all the team Oriol Juve More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Wonderful restaurant. With one Michelin star and elected the second best restaurante in Europe (within the ones with 1 star) it will not disappoint. By reading the cart you cannot imagine the food, so just go for the Degustation Menu. The service could be much better...

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Oriol J, General Manager at Largo do Paco, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience. Could you let us know how we could improve the service? This is really important for us to continue improving. Best regards Oriol Juve and the whole team at Largo do Paço More 

Out Islands
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698 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 510 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We started the night with a reduced selection of menues and after overcoming this frustration ,found the food very very pleasant. like with any other 1* Michelin starred Restaurants a series of Amuse Bouche etc were floating onto our table. it took a while to reach the first start of the Menue, which was a soured swordfish piece, and so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Largo do Paco, Amarante 4600-017, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Amarante
  • Phone Number: +351-255410830

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 137
  • Cuisine: International, European, Contemporary, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

Casa da Calcada is an exclusive boutique hotel nestled in the picturesque village of Amarante, between Oporto and the majestic Douro Valley. Surrounded by lush wine country and ancient trees, this lemon-coloured XVI century palace is renowned for its award-winning Restaurante Largo do Paco with chef Vitor Matos at the helm. The restaurant has been awarded with 1 Star Michelin. Dressed in shades of red and gold, the dining room boasts brocade armchairs and ruby coloured wine glasses, as well as an assured selection of Portuguese wines. The Maitre D and Sommelier is the famous Adacio Ribeiro.

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