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Restaurante Pena


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner


$23 - $34
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

It is such a lovely restaurant located in a nice vinyald/garden up the hill. The drive was a little difficult but totally worthed. We've ordered scallops, octopus and foie gois as starters, and they were all outstanding. Creative and really delicious doshes. The wines were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wonderfay
Reviewed September 28, 2018

This is an absolute must stop! From the rustic decoration that so well characterizes the place, to the menu so tasty and creative, and the service so attentive and personalized ... A warm thanks to Miguel and Joana, who welcomed us so well. It was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank taniasantoscarvalho
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Best meal we have enjoyed in many years of travel. Anywhere! Fabulous Foie, excellent salmon, best black pork cheeks and amazing duck. Wonderful service. Don’t miss this one!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Moonbears
Reviewed June 25, 2018

They didn't have our reservation even when we showed the host her boss's confirmation of our booking, nevertheless, she was able to seat us for lunch. The restaurant is a little hard to find. It's in the family's compound beautified with a variety of beautiful...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Darthguppy
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

On a long weekend trip visiting the Douro region we discovered this exceptional restaurant on a drizzly foggy day. The restaurant, architecturally designed is luxuriously rustic. We chose the "Tabua de desgustação" to share and we were not disappointed. It included typical bacalhau (codfish) and...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jci90
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

It was the BEST meal we had in Portugal so far! From the starters, to the traditional Portuguese “salgadinhos”, the light and tasty foies gras, the bacalhao and the pork with celery pure. Everything very balanced, great taste. The place has a simple but extremely...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Pante-Miami
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is perfection. I had the foie gras appetizer which was wonderful and the pig knuckle was the best dish that I have ever had. I went back the next evening for a repeat performance. The waitress was very attentive and the dining room...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Susan M
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This place is a little gem, set in a lovely garden location the food is truly worthy of a michelen star. The wines are excellent and every dish we had was fantastic. The prices are so good you have to pinch yourself when paying the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank David B
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We went to the restaurant based on the Trip Advisor reviews and notwithstanding that it meant a taxi journey out from Amarante. We were very pleased with our choice as the food and service were outstanding . The location was rather unusual in an out-of-the...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Pat-Romsey
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful meal at Pena last night. My beef wellington was done to perfection and the salmon en croute was wonderful. Beautiful setting with great views over the valley. Well worth seeking out this gem of a restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2017
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November 25, 2017|
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Response from Pante-Miami | Reviewed this property |
It’s a small place and it’s away from town. For sure I will make a reservation. Hope you will like it as much as we did. Enjoy the trip
July 17, 2017|
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Response from jimmW9988HN | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in and Airbnb place about 10 mins walk from this restaurant. Vila Ciaz- Amarante Porto 4600-787 Thanks Jim
May 10, 2017|
Response from Miguel C | Property representative |
Hi, Were is your starting point? The best is to follow the Google Maps directions. It´s the most accurate. Thanks.
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