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Bacalhoeiro

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Av. Diogo Leite 74, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400 , Portugal
+(351)223759408
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 40
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for this traditional Portuguese dish

This dish may not be everyones cup of tea, especially if you have ever seen it in its non hydrated uncooked form, but I actually like it. We were walking passed and spoke to the waiter who was polite and didn't put us under any pressure to eat there. We went back later and got a table outside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Jacquie_9
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London
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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This dish may not be everyones cup of tea, especially if you have ever seen it in its non hydrated uncooked form, but I actually like it. We were walking passed and spoke to the waiter who was polite and didn't put us under any pressure to eat there. We went back later and got a table outside. The food... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

In summary you only smell bacalhau, the dishes just filled with nata (cream), potatoes and onions. The bacalhau a bras was nice (although not very hot, probably it was cooked in advance and just warmed up before serving) but the bacalhau com natas had NO BACALHAU inside! and not so cheap for Porto, either.

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Liverpool
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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Had lunch here didn't think I would like bacalao but give it a try it was superb complemented by fresh grilled vegetables really good and well presented. Would advise you book though as it did soon fill up and people queuing to get table. Staff very friendly and helpful . Good shout for meal

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Ottawa, Canada
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78 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This place isn't right on the waterside - a local told us to avoid those! Sat outside surrounded by locals & by time we left, locals were lined up. No wonder. Delicious bread & soup. Shared a cod dish in bechamal sauce. It was very good & more than euough for two at lunch. Friendly service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The best bacalhao that we have ever eaten. Staff is very kind. Very good position along the river. Don't miss it. Antonella Tino Alessandro (from Rome).

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

During our trip around Portugal, we had a chance to try a lot of different "traditional" recipes of codfish, but the one from this restaurant was one of the best. Sure, it takes a while to get ready, but that's how it works on non-fast-food restaurants. This is certainly *not* the place to have a quick bite on a tour... More 

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29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Unfortunately, this restaurant did not meet our expectations. The service was mediocre as was the food. The decor is nice and the staff friendly but this did not make up for the rather bland food. Better make your way back across the bridge and have a nice meal in Porto itself.

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Warsaw, Poland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Long long waiting time Ordered 3 different codfish The dishes were cold Too much salt, taste less Horrible experience in Porto

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Bacalhoa (Cod) seems to be the dish of Porto and this restaurant offers quite some. Make sure to order different dishes to try more than one way to cook the Cod. The service was not that great but this place has good food and a nice view on the city from the other side of the Douro.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Something that's not common in Oporto, at least in my experience, is good and friendly service in restaurants. This one is an exception. The service was very, very friendly and fast. The food irself was excellet too, and the price is not that expensive. I recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Diogo Leite 74, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400 , Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +(351)223759408

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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