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Restaurante Paraxut

Rua da Santa Maria 21-23, Guimaraes 4800-443, Portugal
+351 253 410 369
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua da Santa Maria 21-23, Guimaraes 4800-443, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paraxut is located in the middle of the tourist area in Guimareas, with tables overlooking and in one of the quaint squares of the town. So you probably won't go in expecting Michelin stars and haute cuisine. But if you're walking about the area looking...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best tables are indoors here if you're eating at night. Although the square outside is pleasant the lighting is harsh. The ambience in the restaurant is intimate and traditional. There was a TV playing loudly when we arrived but the waiter turned it off...More

Thank Stevev98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the sardines, even though they are out of season. Making allowances as appropriate, the meal was passable. The fish came from the oven and then were topped with sauteed peppers and onions. Unfortunately, the preparation of the vegetables seemed to have far, far...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The place is situated on the centre square, nice place and good terrace. The food is ok but .......the waiters are a disaster. Running around without serving trays means that you have to go 4 times inside / outside to bring everything to or from...More

Thank Wilco S
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I ate for the first time the tipical food of Portugal and I love it the waiters were nice and friendly. I loved this place

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Good place to have a lunch during the festival. Cheap small draft beer for only 1€, croquettes with codfish for 1€ and big french fries for 2€. :) Lots of places to sit outside.

Thank BJ80mk
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We were here for a quick late lunch. It is near the corner of the main square on the way to the tourism office. There are tables both indoors and outdoor and we went in although it was a perfect warm, still day. We both...More

Thank Ian44866
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Depending on the direction you are coming from, the restaurant is located just through the arches behind the Largo da Oliveira Square. We opted to sit outdoors for lunch. My wife had the shrimp with garlic. The generous portion was nicely seasoned and she thoroughly...More

Thank DP49
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The staff was really nice, also the service was very professioanal. Delicious food and wine, portions were rather big. Enjoyed and would come back if had chance.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

the food here is wonderful. they are very generous with serving sizes (even the glass of wine is huge). were very kind to my dog on the terrace.

Thank Claudia W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Santa Maria 21-23, Guimaraes 4800-443, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Guimaraes
  • Phone Number: +351 253 410 369
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