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O VASCO Restaurante


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


$13 - $26
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed January 2, 2019

As others have noted, this is a small, traditional restaurant on a little side street close to the historic centre of the city. After establishing that we wanted a meat meal, the waiter very kindly recommended the Rojões à moda do Minho, which obviously had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

This was my first time at the Vasco. I’ve read a few reviews and personally wasn’t expecting much! I went there with my father and we had fish and a bottle of white wine. OMG that was delicious! Paulo (waiter who speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Maria Carolina N
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The codfish is unbelievably oily, tasteless except for oily and salty. Octopus is so soft that you can’t believe that it is fresh. We ordered two plates and just finished half plate....we have to force ourselves eat something because the prices are tooooooooooooo high for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Zhehui C
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Looked nice and chose w/o reference to any review. Host was attentive and helpful but food was only ok. Starter was nice but main courses were variable, fish nice, squid not great. Maybe we chose poorly but the menu was (positively) short and all dishes...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cruiser570663
Reviewed July 18, 2018

This is our 5th dinner on the Portuguese Camino. Went there because of the rave reviews on TripAdvisor. Very disappointed. Ordered a cod fish and a lamb dish. Both were way over salted. The “starters” on the table they leave on the table, which is...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MMALoveTravel
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Viana for years but have missed out on this gem. Family run, is straight forward Portuguese, with good honest food and at a great price. Paulo and family have a created a good environment to enjoy a lovely dining experience....More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Ravennarose96
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This is great, core food, cooked with love and pride. My lamb was tender, well seasoned and served with grace in a simple tasca environment. 325ml of house wine was 4€? Temporay Portuguese citizenship was free during the world cup match n the TV. This...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank JonathanW3493
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here and sat outside. This cute little restaurant is located very close to the main square but in a charming side street. We had a delicious sea bass grilled with melt in the mouth potatoes and some veg. We thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ggkari
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Came here about 4 years ago and remember it being epic portions! Decided to retry as locals seemed to frequent it. Greeted with great hospitality and recommended dishes for us both. Great atmosphere, fantastic food and thoroughly enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere. Felt like a whole...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Bobkimminau
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We went twice without reservations early in the evening. The multilingual owner was very good at accommodating us. A real mix of locals and tourists. Excellently prepared and cooked local fish dishes.

Date of visit: August 2017
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