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Cozinha Regional Santiago

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Praca Sao Tiago 16 17 | 4800-445, Guimaraes 4800-445, Portugal
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lunch in this restaurant on a very hot afternoon at the end of July. Restaurant had quite high reviews, but meal was really mediocre.Portions are small. Boiled potatoes had unpleasant taste (almost smelling of chlorine). Taste of all the dished was really mediocre - between 4 of us we had grilled fish, two types of pork dishes... More 

Thank ITaveler
Lisbon, Portugal
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101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I ate here with some friends, and paid around 10 euros with main plate and wine. I tried the duck rice and sincerely it was quite average with almost no taste, the house wine was good.

Thank Antonio S
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We stopped for quick lunch at this restaurant. It was random choice and we didn't know what to expect. Before making an order, we asked a waiter if we could order just a soup. They were fine with a small order which is not acceptable in some restaurants. The service was great. We looked at the menu and they had... More 

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moscow, russia
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114 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Good place, good simple food (especially fish), good wine, good service! We chose this place without reading any advices - liked the atmosphere and huge place with tables. Prices are not high at all. Hope, we will visit this beautiful town one day and will explore this restaurant again.

Thank maxim_dronov
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

Good value, good food, good service. Say no more ? No, don't walk past ! Solid unassuming regional food in a traditional setting.

Thank Ian R
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Very good service. good tastes and a confy atmosphere. Frindly staff. Nice decoration. Good neighbour.

Thank paulsT1746XO
Liverpool, England
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105 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We had an evening meal here in October, so we sat inside the restaurant. We had a very enjoyable meal. I had the salmon, which was lovely, and my husband had the cod, which he expected to enjoy, but actually didn't very much. The waiter asked about it, and suggested that it wasn't to his taste because they use salt... More 

Thank Margaretjoe28
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106 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We planned this badly, arriving just before 15:00 (they are supposed to stop serving then) but the waiter who also spoke good English couldn't be more helpful. Vegetarian sausage, an omelette, salads, wine, more interesting Portuguese cakes, can definitely recommend

Thank Hugo M
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is located on an absolutely stunning square (especially at night, when all the windows lit up), however the restaurant itself is not actually that exceptional. The food was good, service seemed not to be really interested (but they provided us with blankets since it was a cold night without hesitation). We would definitely recommend the location for a... More 

Thank Karolína V
Lymington, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

We ate here on a sunny lunchtime in March. The location in one of the historic squares is difficult to beat, our waiter was really friendly and helpful, and the food and wine really good. Would definitely return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $22
European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Sao Tiago 16 17 | 4800-445, Guimaraes 4800-445, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Guimaraes
  • Phone Number: 253516669
The Regional Cuisine de Santiago Appeared in 1980 on the current premises, by the hand of Mr. Christopher Bessa and was the first restaurant to be located in the historic center and who years later Became Heritage. It owes its name to the plaza where it is located and we will Say That witnessed its transformation and evolution to the conhecemnos today.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?