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Bacalhoeiro

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Avenida Diogo Leite 74, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
+351 919 182 789
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12:00 - 23:00
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Huntington Beach, California
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566 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is the age old question, if you are out of town do you wait for a table at a busy establishment believing it must be good if so many people are there, or do you take your chances when you see seats available because you are starving? We say at Bacalhoeiro because we were starving...and there were a couple... More 

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ayr, scotland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel receptionist. Unfortunately our experience was disappointing. My partner ordered cod with clams - the clams were considerably over cooked and the cod lacked any real flavour (although well enough cooked). I had the cod with shrimps and couscous - cod again lacked flavour and the shrimps were over cooked and were tasteless... More 

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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for dinner and all enjoyed a different baccalau dish... Service is professional Food is fresh and prepared well Flavour is good Atmosphere is good I would return in an instant and one of the best restaurants on that strip

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Four of us wanted bacalhau a bras on our last might in Porto, so chose Bacalhoeiro which specialises in the fish. The restaurant is nicely decorated and was full, so service was a bit slow. When the meals arrived they came in four individual tureens, maybe to avoid the waitress's blushes about the size of portions. They were tiny, barely... More 

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Maia, Portugal
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180 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This is a good place to eat codfish in Porto. Near the river and with a great view of Oporto. From the menu, any option is ok. But I recommend the "Bacalhau à Portuguesa" for the simplicity and the "Leite creme" to complete a great meal. The wines available allow you a wide range of great options (cheap but OK... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and enjoyed it.The majority of dishes do feature , salt cod .We chose fried salt cod and did not find it too salty.We drank a bottle of refreshing vhino Verde and had a good creme caramel type dessert.A very popular restaurant which filled up quickly after we arrived.The staff were friendly and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and excellent service , probably the best Bacalhau i have ever had, cooked to perfection. Ask for the bacalhau a Bras, highly recommend it 20 euros per person you can have a main course (generous portion) and a beer or glass of wine.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect location alongside the walk in front of the old city The place was busy on a Monday night, which is a good sign, however I could find a spot in the terrace and enjoy the view and the summer evenings breeze. Above all, the bacalhau Porto style was delicious, I was satisfied with that dish while sipping a Douro... More 

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Madrid
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Loved the wide choice of Portuguese recipes of bacalhau ( traditional or not ) they serve. Delicious bacalhau a bras and bacalhau com natas, as well as the 4 other options we tried. Nice setting with an overwhelming view of Porto. Kindest, helpful staff, average price: 20 euros per person with a main dish and a dessert per person. It... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We keep wanting to enjoy bacalao, but the majority of times we have tried it we found it to be salty. This is even after the proprietors swear that all the salt has been soaked out. This is a very nice restaurant. The ambiance is classy modern Service is reasonably prompt considering it was busy. The menu offers pages upon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Diogo Leite 74, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 919 182 789

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