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Restaurante Encanada

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Passeio 25 de Abril | Mercado Municipal, Ponte de Lima 4990-058, Portugal
+351 258 941 189
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant offers a very nice view of the local bridge since 1929. Maybe that's as long as they charge "automatically" for all starters on offer, even if you haven't had any. The revised bill was over 15 € less - well worth reminding the waiter that we declined the starters. Most surprising however was finding an ancient German 10-Pfennig-coin... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Went with family for lunch and had the squid and prawns with tomato salad, have to say it was really good and the service was fast and very good, there as quite a queue to get a table when we left but much better than other places in the town.

Thank Ed S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Took some friends to taste the typical 'sarrabulho' rice which they enjoyed. Although the service was good, the staff really need to improve their hospitality. It is not at all reflective of the warmth and friendliness witnessed in all other establishments in the 'Minho' region.

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Kearny, New Jersey
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

My family is orginally from ponte de lima and every time I visit, I always come here. Food is great service is just as good with a beautiful view of the roman bridge

1 Thank John S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2015

Bones in the fish cakes Dried out olives I ordered the Marinaded pork. Firstly it was a mixed grill with pork bits, liver black pudding and sausages. Not what it said on the menu. The pork bits was so heavily salted and dried out they were inedible, you couldn't even chew them. The liver you couldn't cut through, the black... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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176 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

Facing Lima River this restaurant offers portuguese Minho regional dishes with a nice service. White towels on table and a good environment on the balcony makes a good start. Food is OK and the price reasonable. Service is efficient. It's open every day of the year.

Thank Pedro P
Birchington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten twice at Encanada and would eat there again, although I didn't find the waiters as friendly or helpful as other restaurants I have reviewed in Ponte. The food was very nice (I honestly haven't had a bad meal in Ponte), but I preferred some of the other meals I have had locally. My kids liked Encanada, because... More 

Thank Martin G
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

Sitting on the terrace, overlooking the river and bridge, eating well prepared unusual dishes and drinking refreshing sangria is an opportunity to truly relish.

Thank Captain_Condor
Ferndown, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2015

The food was good and the restaurant was clean and tidy. Unfortunately the staff were grumpy. Whilst realising there is always a language problem it can be made fun - but not here!

Thank ColinRS0346
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

I was at "Encanada" with my family last weekend and everything was perfect. I had booked a reservation and upon arrival at the restaurant I found that we had one of the best tables in the place (was I humbly requested); the decoration on the table were very distinctive with a local feeling. The food was very well seasoned and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $15
Grill, Healthy, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeio 25 de Abril | Mercado Municipal, Ponte de Lima 4990-058, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Ponte de Lima
  • Phone Number: +351 258 941 189

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