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Rua das Mineirinhas | Quinta das Mineirinhas, Minho, Vila Nova de Cerveira 4920-217, Portugal
+351 25 170 8482
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12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Galicia, Spain
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121 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

A modern restaurant set in a well situated spot to enjoy the views of the Minho valley. An original menu based on traditional Portuguese cuisine with a wine list to match.

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Thank Michael M
Boston
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This restaurant is located near the casino. It's an elegant dining experience without extremely high prices. Everything from the food, service and ambiance was excellent. Meals are cooked in the dining area. Not easy to find but worth the hunt.

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Thank Eileen M
Lisboa
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Good Portuguese food, especially the codfish. Nice, helpful staff. Wonderful view over Minho river, Vila Nova de Cerveira and the surrounding beautiful area in the North of Portugal.

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Thank Xuxuzita
Brunete, Spain
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

It's the second time I go to this restaurant and I got both times the same excellent impression. They dont have a super long menu but the stuff they do is pretty nice. It´s a bit more expensive than the restaurants in down town Vilanova de Cerveira but the truth is that they have a better *everything*, from service to... More 

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Thank msilvacostas
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A Casa das Velhas is an excellent restaurant in all of his aspects. The localization is probably the strongest point, it’s located on the top of a hill and in the middle of the nature, from there the view is stunning. The food is really good as well, starting with the tasty and fresh tuna paté they serve in the... More 

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Thank 773Anne227
Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The price per head was around 30 €, it is good value for money. The service was very polite and paid attention to everything. I will return there to continue tasting the different courses of the menu. The cod and the octopus were excellent. The salad that we ordered as starter was also very good. Unfortunately we were not able... More 

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Thank José D
Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Restaurant quiet Modern, Fresh and nice inside. Also very nice outside, with a Magnificent View, looking at the River Minho and Spain, on other side. Food really quite nice, service good, prices also good and the WIne List ok. Have a great Apple Crumble for Sweet!!

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Thank Richard E
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It was a pity that a fantastic panorama have been destroied by a fake sea food menu. The frozen shrimps were disgusting and the rice was bad. Bad professionals should not be alowed in such restaurants.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a very nice restaurant with fantastic views, and very friendly helpful staff. The food is well prepared and very reasonably priced, if you are in this area pay a visit you won't regret it.

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Thank Jeremy C
Madeira, Portugal
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

The place is chic and the service nice. I loved the view over the river (we ate outside) and the food was very good. I tried the grilled fish (sargo) with vegetables and recommend it. For dessert I had the most amazing beet and chocolate cake.

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Thank ChiekoPortugal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$27 - $48
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Mineirinhas | Quinta das Mineirinhas, Minho, Vila Nova de Cerveira 4920-217, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Vila Nova de Cerveira
  • Phone Number: +351 25 170 8482
Description
The Casa das Velhas restaurant presents different areas guests can enjoy differently depending on the time of the year:In Winter one can stay at the bar overlooking the Boega island. The cozy setting offers pleasant and comfortable times during rainy days.In Summer time, guests can enjoy the sail-shade in the outside stone-paved areas, which harmonize with the outer facing of the stone walls.The main space is decorated with a palette of green tonalities.

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