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Areal Praia

Rua de Praia, Vila Nova de Gaia 4405-780, Portugal
+351 22 753 3986
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“timbal” (2 reviews)
“sashimi” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, Pub, Portuguese, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rua de Praia, Vila Nova de Gaia 4405-780, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even one star is to much. I know the food is good. I come here for years. But the waiter that I had tonight is lucky he can go home tonight. I warned him twice that the food he put on the table was not...More

Thank Guus L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant to celebrate my daughter's exam results whilst holidaying in Miramar. The food was excellent ... if a little slow to arrive. The only downside was the vegetarian option which was basically a cheese omelette. The vodka sorbet dessert, however, is to...More

Thank blogdroed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Areal Praia for the last 4 or 5 years and love it, I cant comment on the sushi or sushimi... however the Portuguese classics are excellent. They also catered well for a vegetarian (off menu) by offering the Timbal as meat free.. and it...More

Thank Graeme16
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered sushi & sashimi menu, and although it was very tasteful, it was mostly based on salmon and tuna. Indeed, sashimi was only salmon fish, which was a disappointment to all of us. The service was good, in general, but serving small bottles of...More

Thank dederpt
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant on the beech in Miramar south of Porto. They have traditional Portuguese food with the extra choice of great sushi! Try the picanha Brazilian type steak wth black beans gorgeous. Lovely staff we had a fantastic get together on the eve of my daughters...More

Thank mickeywalsh
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Took train from Porto journey 20 mins return 3.30 euro Shelters and chairs can be hired 10 euro for day bit basic but somewhere to sit and shelter Lovely sandy beach rocky coastline and a cute little church on the beach Recommend

Thank 47ml2015
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Family dinner. We asked for tender loins, a child menu pizza and a sushi mix. The loins and pizza didn't take long to arrive, under 10 minutes. The loins were very good, the pizza was made with ultra frozen ready dough. The sushi took over...More

Thank Pedro V
Reviewed 8 July 2016

this restaurant offers an extensive menu and the food is good. Staff is professional and friendly. Just a pity that they do not care about the outside: concrete without any plants. The building is ugly from outside but pleasant inside.

Thank vascodagama1057vl
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The restaurant is too noisy and the service is very slow. The food is not very good, "Francesinha" is terrible here. The only good thing is the location with beach views.

Thank SMRiska
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The multilingual staff know their stuff Henrique speaks good English, but other staff speak French, German and Spanish On various evenings we tried both their fish and meat offerings, they have an interesting reduction if you both have the same main course. 18.50€ instead of...More

Thank LaMare85370LeLangon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Praia, Vila Nova de Gaia 4405-780, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 753 3986
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