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Restaurante Casa das Velhas

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Rua das Mineirinhas | Quinta das Mineirinhas, Minho, Vila Nova de Cerveira 4920-217, Portugal
+351 251 708 482
11:30 - 11:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered "Bacalhau assado" with Vegetables, Potatoes and Boiled Egg. They forgot the egg and the "Bacalhau" was extremely salty to the point it was barely uneatable. We complained to the waitress and she tried to remediate by serving extra vegetables and potatoes, which they didn't charge for. Based on other reviews I believe we might just have had a... More 

Thank Ludvig R
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This post title sums it all. This restaurant offers superb view, especially if the weather is good. But the food is not as good as the view. We ordered Carne à barrosã, which is a bit expensive (35€) for the quality (a bit bland). And Secretos de porco preto (was good). We ordered a bottle of alvarinho which was very... More 

Thank apfsantos
Galicia, Spain
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125 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

A modern restaurant set in a well situated spot to enjoy the views of the Minho valley. An original menu based on traditional Portuguese cuisine with a wine list to match.

1 Thank Michael M
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2015

This restaurant is located near the casino. It's an elegant dining experience without extremely high prices. Everything from the food, service and ambiance was excellent. Meals are cooked in the dining area. Not easy to find but worth the hunt.

1 Thank Eileen M
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

Good Portuguese food, especially the codfish. Nice, helpful staff. Wonderful view over Minho river, Vila Nova de Cerveira and the surrounding beautiful area in the North of Portugal.

Thank Xuxuzita
Brunete, Spain
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

It's the second time I go to this restaurant and I got both times the same excellent impression. They dont have a super long menu but the stuff they do is pretty nice. It´s a bit more expensive than the restaurants in down town Vilanova de Cerveira but the truth is that they have a better *everything*, from service to... More 

Thank msilvacostas
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 March 2015

A Casa das Velhas is an excellent restaurant in all of his aspects. The localization is probably the strongest point, it’s located on the top of a hill and in the middle of the nature, from there the view is stunning. The food is really good as well, starting with the tasty and fresh tuna paté they serve in the... More 

Thank 773Anne227
Madrid, Spain
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

The price per head was around 30 €, it is good value for money. The service was very polite and paid attention to everything. I will return there to continue tasting the different courses of the menu. The cod and the octopus were excellent. The salad that we ordered as starter was also very good. Unfortunately we were not able... More 

Thank José D
Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Restaurant quiet Modern, Fresh and nice inside. Also very nice outside, with a Magnificent View, looking at the River Minho and Spain, on other side. Food really quite nice, service good, prices also good and the WIne List ok. Have a great Apple Crumble for Sweet!!

Thank Richard E
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Reviewed 14 September 2014

It was a pity that a fantastic panorama have been destroied by a fake sea food menu. The frozen shrimps were disgusting and the rice was bad. Bad professionals should not be alowed in such restaurants.

2 Thank Rui J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$56
Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Mineirinhas | Quinta das Mineirinhas, Minho, Vila Nova de Cerveira 4920-217, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Vila Nova de Cerveira
  • Phone Number: +351 251 708 482
The Casa das Velhas restaurant presents different areas guests can enjoy differently depending on the time of the year:In Winter one can stay at the bar overlooking the Boega island. The cozy setting offers pleasant and comfortable times during rainy days.In Summer time, guests can enjoy the sail-shade in the outside stone-paved areas, which harmonize with the outer facing of the stone walls.The main space is decorated with a palette of green tonalities.

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