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Restaurante Maia - Sameiro

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Avenida Nossa Senhora do Sameiro n0 42 | Sameiro, Braga 4715-616, Portugal
351 253 281 010
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everytime I go I eat "bacalha".... I like to cross the mountain to taste a nice meal. Is proper for family and also for business.

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Thank vieiraleite
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

For special occasion celebration. The core is Minho traditional cuisine . I had a great time with in a group of 40 ppl , wee were were served by a very efficient and friendly staff . We ate an awesome goatling with an amazing oven cooked potatoes.

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Thank sofia b
Barcelona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Located at the top of Sameiro's mountain, right next to the Basilica. With a very big free parking lot at its side. Beautiful nature surroundings. The restaurant has a cosy retro look. The staff is professional and friendly. The food is good and well cooked. Try the duck rice!

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2 Thank Consiliarius
Braga, Portugal
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice place with good dishes and traditional food. I recommend codfish, especially codfish with cream.

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Thank Karlussantus
Braga, Portugal
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Right next to the Sameiro Sanctuary, up in the hill, this restaurant is a great place to eat the Portuguese traditional "Bacalhau com natas" (Codfish with cream). A family atmosphere on a restaurant with several years of experience. Also try the Rosbife.

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Thank PedroBraga_Portugal
Erbil, Iraq
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

this restaurant is a classic . Very good... I recommend the ' Bife Rolha ' is the best steak in town. Sunday night and Monday is closed.

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Thank AntonioAzevedoCampos
Lisbon, Portugal
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261 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 486 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This restaurant is located at an amazing area: Sameiro. It is so famous among locals that I went there, and probably due to high expectation it was a disappointment. Old, with good food (far from excellent), everything is dated with exception of the bill.

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4 Thank Miguel2770
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

The food is above average for sure. But this review is making a relative comparison to other restaurants in Braga and even nearby. The location is at the top of a large hill where there is a fabulous religious visitor attraction called 'Sameiro' - so in reality you are paying for the premium location - which in my opinion given... More 

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1 Thank Portugal V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Is a nice restaurant, tradicional, with towel and clouth napkins, very rare In our days, with good food. A litle expensive, same thing beteween 25 and 40€ depending what meal you choose and what wine you drink. The place is also nice, restaurant and The surrouding space and the santuary sould be visit.

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Thank Orly_356
Braga, Portugal
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I've been coming to this restaurant with my family for years. My dad comes to this restaurant since he was 11! Great food and service. Our favorite choices are Filetes de pescada and Bifes com champignon. The things I love the most are the starters. Bolinhos de bacalhau and croquetes, they are simple starters but absolutely delicious. Especially if they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Nossa Senhora do Sameiro n0 42 | Sameiro, Braga 4715-616, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Braga
  • Phone Number: 351 253 281 010

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