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Terra de Montanha

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Rua 31 de Janeiro 16-18/a | 5000-603 Vila Real, Vila Real 5000-603 Vila Real, Portugal, Portugal
+351 259 372 075
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located on a typical road. Decoration follows tradition with solid rocks walls and agricultural items hanging everywhere. Of course the wine barrels stand as you can a have a meal inside one! The menu is all local, traditional comfort food. Very good wine selection.

Thank Vítor C
Sainte Foy-la-Grande, France
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nibbles of sausage simmered in red wine and old goat cheese, then two veggie soups followed by their special cod with smoked ham and corn bread (plus potatoes). My wife had pork with chestnuts and potatoes, followed by lemon and coconut pie, coffee mousse and a white port. Not bad for 56 euros!

Thank Nigel H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Vila Real for lunch and found this place by chance. Although it might not give a good impression from the outlook, it offers authentic Portuguese cuisine, as if the owner's gramma was cooking. Highly recommend is the dish with the cod fish - potato pure. The stuff is very polite and friendly.

Thank Ioannis M
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Visiting from a NA city with a large Portugese expat community, have to say our meal was something completely different and a real delight. Service was top-notch. Staff paired our meal perfectly with a tasty local tinto. Great value.

Thank JBM39
Vila Real, Portugal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We just got back from this restaurant. It was recommended by our hotel receptionist. We really liked it. It's unique, and gives you the feeling of being in a unique place. Yet - prices are low, even compared to Portugal reasonable prices, and we all enjoyed our food. Service (which, of course, is waiter-dependent) was kind and pleasant. All in... More 

Thank amosspector
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Nice atmosphere, nicely decorated, and delightful server who spoke good English. Unfortunately the food and drink were a disappointment. Compared with other restaurants in big and small towns in Portugal where I have eaten well, this one is way below them all. I ordered a port branca (white) which was very low quality compared with what I have had in... More 

Thank Beverly16
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

We came across this one by accident by ploughing along the street of restaurants in Vila Real. We liked the look of the menu! Inside, the front part is unconventional with tables in cut down port barrels , some even inside the barrels. At the rear, there are conventional tables. One busy but highly efficient and friendly waitress who spoke... More 

Thank Travelling_fool_101
Wembley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

dreadful duck with rice so dry it was almost inedible dined here because it serves 'veggie options' a set veggie menu, comprising soup or main course, with pud, does not a veggie menu make emphatically not for 13.50 euros (rip off) when the main comprises veg stewed in olive oil sadly a negative star option is not available but there... More 

Thank GhezziBrian
Melbourne, Australia
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108 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

This unashamedly tourist restaurant provides a great opportunity to get to know traditional Portuguese fare. The extra friendly staff are able to provide excellent advice about what's on offer. Advice and menus include English and French. You might even get some good ideas about which parts of the country are worth visiting. The food is well presented and hearty amd... More 

Thank wilandale
Dusseldorf, Germany
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

The waiter was very nice, helping us to pick a few things from the menu. We stopped in on a Thursday afternoon, and service was fast and professional. The highlight of the meal was the baked octopus - cooked perfectly and made a great meal.

Thank Matt P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 31 de Janeiro 16-18/a | 5000-603 Vila Real, Vila Real 5000-603 Vila Real, Portugal, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Vila Real District  >  Vila Real
  • Phone Number: +351 259 372 075

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