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Cozinha Regional Santiago

Praca Sao Tiago 16 17 | Praça S. Tiago 16/17, Guimaraes 4800-445, Portugal
+351 253 516 669
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork” (3 reviews)
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European, Portuguese
€€ - €€€
Praca Sao Tiago 16 17 | Praça S. Tiago 16/17, Guimaraes 4800-445, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Reading historical reviews one would be inclined to not visit this restaurant. That said the quality of food served here is exceptional and affordable. I highly recommend the house wine which is "vinho verde". The service was quick and repectful in everyway. Our dishes were...More

Thank Nelson D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Our visit was quite early in the evening at 7pm so I expected the food to be piping hot and just prepared but I was disappointed as the rice seemed to have been reheated, the chips were tasteless and soft and the salad garnish was...More

Thank Fizz73
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The worst restaurant we had in Portugal during our trip. It wasn't homemade for sure. "Vegetables" had no taste. Very disappointing...More

Thank Juliettemlc
Cr Santiago R, Gerente at Cozinha Regional Santiago, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Will was in our restaurant, you don't suppose this is another restaurant, the Our tables towels are red and white, It was in these tables you eat??? If it's not, you been in another restaurant to eat. In our restaurant it's all fresh and everything...More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Don't come expecting a 5 start cuisine. It's a normal restaurant that won't stick in your mind. Pros: location, price Cons: slow service, forgettable food

Thank Diogo L
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

That's what arrive while I was dining, 40 of them The home made pork saussage starter was very good, but over cooked. Charred in fact. Nice small bottle of house wine. The rice with duck main dish disappointed. The shreds of duck were dried out.

Thank David F
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for the cheapest place and we found it. We hoped that if it is in the center it should be good anyway. However it is not like this. Compare ti great Porto steakes steakes here were tough. Well more or less it...More

Thank Anna A
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The restaurant is located in a fair size square surrounded by historical buildings. There are few restaurants that share the square. We looked at a few menus of the lot of restaurants and found that Santiago had the best menu at the best price. Main...More

Thank Giovanni S
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very nice restaurant, service, food, place, everything, and the desserts are awesome, lots of typical pastry from the region - really nice choice!!

Thank AndreRezende
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Good food, loved the grilled octopus with onion and potatoes. My husband had the pork, also very tasty. Small, but nice restaurant, can recommend.

1  Thank Tessavanweelie
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Satisfactory meals, excellent prices and fantastic hospitality in this traditional food corner with a varied menu with meat , fish , regional dishes but all on average.Suggestion :List of wines to be increased!!

Thank lucianoferro61
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Sao Tiago 16 17 | Praça S. Tiago 16/17, Guimaraes 4800-445, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Guimaraes
  • Phone Number: +351 253 516 669
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The Regional Cuisine de Santiago Appeared in 1980 on the current premises, by the hand of Mr. Christopher Bessa and was the first restaurant to be located in the historic center and who years later Became Heritage. It owes its name to the plaza where it is located and we will Say That witnessed its transformation and evolution to the conhecemnos today.
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