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“Charming hospitality, simple amazing food”

Quinta dos Carvalhos
Ranked #2 of 8 Restaurants in Vidago
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

This family run restaurant was recommended by the concierge at the Vidago Palace. We didn't expect much but were blown away. The hospitality was warm and charming. The room was basic but clean and fresh. However, the food was simply out of this world. Down to earth, hearty local fare. Simply prepared from the best ingredients. The veal was so rich and flavorful, might be the best I have ever had. We were skeptical about ordering Octopus in the mountains. That concern was misplaced. It was so tender and delicious, served with the tentacles stewed and the body fried. Their Alheira was clearly homemade and smoky but tender. The house wines are from a great producer Quinta de Arcosso. Even the espresso was better than most restaurants. Would be very happy to return again and again.

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Reviewed June 25, 2014

Tucked away close to The Vidago Palace hotel, where we stayed, is the Dos Canvallos restaurant. A family run restaurant which provides top quality food at a very reasonable price. Excellent friendly service by the owners Carlos, Audreia and Maria Jose. Spent several evenings there and also recommended it to other guests we met at The Vidago Palace, they enjoyed is also.

Dorothy and Clive...London

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Reviewed June 18, 2014

set in the village of Vidago, within walking distance of the Vidago Palace Hotel is this gem of a restaurant. Veal and pork dishes seem to be the specialities and there was food envy as each of the dishes were brought out!
Good value for money

Thank martinSussex
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

We had a delicious meal at this Portuguese restaurant which was in walking distance from our hotel the Vidago Palace. The lady owner was delightful & charming and despite not being able to speak much English couldn't have been more helpful. We both chose veal steaks cooked in different ways which came after some local starters. They were absolutely delicious, tender & tasteful. Would definitely recommend a visit here for a good local meal.

Thank fido0
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

I've stayed in Vidago for 5 days and every night we went to this restaurant.
The menu is quite big and you can have different food every night, besides you can also ask them to make special dishes (which I recommend) or special starters.
The meat is very good and also the quality of the vegetables, I believe in this part of the country you can find some of the better quality products which helps a lot in making the food very tasty.
Besides the food the Wine List is also good, even the "house Wine" is very good.
I Highly recommend going to Quinta dos Carvalhos if you want to enjoy well made, reasonably priced and genuine Portuguese food.

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