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“Disappointed” 3 of 5 stars
Review of O Buzio - CLOSED

O Buzio
Rua 28 de Janeiro | 8650-200, Salema, Portugal
282695393
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Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Empingham, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Having read the reviews we thought this would be a great little restaurant but overall we were disappointed. It was a quiet Sunday afternoon and there were very few customers. Our food came promptly but it was one of our more average meals of the holiday. My wife had a chicken stew in a pot. But the sauce was watery and lacked flavor.

Visited April 2013
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Nina Jane A, Owner at O Buzio, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
On behalf of Búzio and Staff we thank-you for your review. We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience with us and hope that you will give it another try in the future.
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Aberfeldy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Great family run restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Varied menu, great food cooked with local produce and imagination. Typical portuguese and friendly ambiente. Attentive and competent service.

Visited March 2013
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Nina Jane A, Owner at O Buzio, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
On behalf of Búzio and Staff we thank-you for your kind review. Hope to see you here soon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Great Food, Great Service!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

This is a little gem of a family run restaurant. Prettily decorated, with a very varied menu including lots of local specialities. Nina cooks, whilst Luis looks after guests with great wine recommendations and attentive service. The tapas style starter with Chourico cooked at the table is tasty, we also loved the "chicken in a pot". Plenty of fish too for fish lovers, you wont go hungry here!! All in all excellent value for money, great atmosphere and even a cosy little bar area too. We'll be back (again!!).

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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On behalf of Búzio and Staff we thank-you for your kind review. Hope to see you here soon
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Spokane, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We stayed in Salema for 2 weeks and O Buzio opened on the last night we were there. It almost made us cry as our meal, rabbit in red wine and chicken in clay pot, was so good that we wanted more. The desert, egg whites with a bit of sugar baked until they would stay stiff and covered in caramel sauce, was a perfect way to end the meal.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nina Jane A, Owner at O Buzio, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
On behalf of Búzio and Staff we thank-you for your kind review. Hope to see you here soon
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Seattle, Washington
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Loved the local choices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Ask the waiter for a recommendation. Great food options served by a very pleasant waiter. Super value.

Visited September 2012
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On behalf of Búzio and Staff we thank-you for your kind review. Hope to see you here soon
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