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Solar do Arco

Rua da Santa Maria, Guimaraes 4800-443, Portugal
+351 253 035 233
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“soup” (3 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua da Santa Maria, Guimaraes 4800-443, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

You could just walk past this restaurant, but don't. I had a wonderful back pork disk and my wife had seafood rice. Both the plates were large and we really didn't think we could eat it all...but we finished every last piece... delicious. Coupled with...More

Thank Gwizzzz
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Wondering through the picturesque streets of beautiful Guimaraes, we just walked into this restaurant by chance and were amazed by the exceptional service, wonderful food and relaxing ambience. Our family – my wife, daughter, and myself – were really happy. It was a very pleasant...More

Thank NatureInFall
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful meal we had here! The staff were very friendly, accommodating, and helpful. The food was excellent, and their desserts were amazing. The food was the traditional menu, but with some modern touches. The portions are very large, like much of Portugal, so...More

Thank NovaNYC
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Perfect dinner, very friendly owner and waiters. Price was ok: 2 starters (cold mussels), 2 meat-dishes (veal and iberico-porc) and a good douro-red wine with a coffee for 45 euro! Just go and taste it!

Thank BobvanGent
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Evening dining with the locals makes the great service and food wonderful. Porto cruise ship tours leave this old, center city quiet lane restaurant after 5:00 pm for the delight of those that love great food. Traditional Verde soup starts the meal with a great...More

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We had the Octopus (polvo à lagareiro) which was delicious. The house white vinho verde was excellent as were the deserts (baba de camelo). Service was friendly and the bill was good (€71 for 4 including Wine & Drinks)

Thank LuisSV
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Food was acceptable - fish and octopus. Waiter was delightful and made the meal well worthwhile. However were were very put off by the TV which was on and more so by the smell of bleach. It was good to know that the place had...More

Thank Pammelb
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We popped in for an early lunch, as were trying to cram in a day's sightseeing before it started to rain. We both had a very pleasant lunch with a half litre of particularly good local wine. I had as my main course veal steaks...More

Thank greenfingersfishes8
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We decided to try this restaurant with a 10 € executive menu for lunch (without dessert). We had one menu with fish (swordfish) and one with meat (vitela, I think). The soup was good, even though I am not a soup lover. The fish and...More

Thank Ira A
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went to take a fast lunch,and it was the moste tastefull lunch we had!The atendent was very nice,and the wine was so great!

Thank Larissa P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Santa Maria, Guimaraes 4800-443, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Guimaraes
  • Phone Number: +351 253 035 233
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