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Solar Moinho de Vento

) #122 of 1,479 Restaurants in Porto €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Rua Sa Noronha 81 | 4050-527, Porto 4050-527, Portugal
+351 22 205 1158
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chorizo” (9 reviews)
“rice” (14 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua Sa Noronha 81 | 4050-527, Porto 4050-527, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a well run restaurant with friendly helpful staff. It serves primarily Portuguese dishes. The dish we had was quite rustic in terms of presentation, but was very tasty. The pre-meal olives were delicious (some of the best we had in Porto). Price wise...More

Thank HughandAnne
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Hugh, Thank you very much for your visit we wish you can visit us anytime soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very disappointing meal here. Orders taken and then clearly forgotten as taken again 20 mins later, food was not good and not as ordered. Charged separately for the bread, the olives and the tiny bowl of olive oil at almost 2 euro each- 6 euro...More

Thank Aoife W
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Aoife, I am sorry that your experience with us didn't went as planned, you were served by one of our new younger and still inexperienced Waitress, that is why she probably forgot your order, and I am very sorry for that. Regarding the price...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

The soup as well as the main dish, which was served while we just started eating the soup, was not warm anymore. While one of the soups was nice, the other was tasteless. The Octopus might have been ok if it would have been warm,...More

Thank davidwe667
PMonteiro, Proprietário at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear David, First of all thank you very much for choosing us to have your meal! Did you exposed those things to one of our employees? They have instructions to resolve all those questions, perhaps it gos lost in translation... Please drop me an email...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic restaurant with excellent food and wine - definitely worth a visit when in Porto. Lovely, friendly staff who really looked after us. The authentic Portuguese food and welcoming atmosphere made for a relaxing and enjoyable meal. 90€ for five people, including wine and dessert...More

1  Thank JohnR42
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear John, Thnak you very much, hope you can visit us anytime soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As per others, we stumbled on this restaurant while wandering through the neighborhood looking at menus. Although they were pretty full and we had no reservation, they placed us at a table for two on the upper level. The pork with chorizo and rice was...More

Thank Robert G
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Robert, Thank you very much for your visit, hope you can comeback soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found the place by accident, on the way back from another restaurant that was already full for the evening. It was a very happy accident. Really lovely staff, gorgeous view from the top floor, and amazing food! The starters were already at the table when...More

Thank Paula G
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paula, Thank you very much for your review, hope you will be back soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this authentic restaurant by accident one night as the one we were aiming for was closed. We were welcomed in even though we didn't have a reservation and tried their pork, rice, chorizo and turnips for 2. It arrived in large old style aluminium...More

Thank Pelupi
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Pelupi, Thank you very much for your visit! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this little buzzing restaurant on our first day in Porto. After sampling a few of the local beers, finding this place was like finding a lighthouse in a slightly boozey storm. We were welcomed warmly and even though they were incredibly busy,...More

Thank MJB51
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear MJB, Thank you very much for your visit, we hope you can visit us anytime soon! Kind Regards,

Reviewed 27 April 2017

No consideration to non regulars whatsoever. After eating starter and having commenced good bottle of wine we were informed all bar one fish dishes off menu. Whilst eating inadequate substitute we witnessed large quantities of fish being delivered to table of 8 sat behind us....More

Thank Julie C
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Dear sir, First of all thank you for choosing us to have your meal. I am sorry but I don't understand what really happened, if the dishes that you where told where finished, they where, in fact, finished, we don't differentiate between customers, ever. Perhaps...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Solar Moínho de Vento (windmill) is an old restaurant specialized in traditional Portuguese food but with some creative twists, adapting traditional dishes like codfish, veal, rabbit, etc., to new presentations. The place is cozy, with some interesting memorabilia, the staff very friendly and attentive and...More

Thank amccosta
PMonteiro, Owner at Solar Moinho de Vento, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Mr Costa, Thank you very much for your review, see you soon! Kind Regards,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Sa Noronha 81 | 4050-527, Porto 4050-527, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 205 1158
Description
A select choise of quality products served by our helpful staff, enable you to appreciate a large variety of regional gastronomy such as our unmatchable dishes of daily fresh fish and meats, including the world famous Tripas à Moda do Porto, the exquisite Arroz de Cabidela and the delicious Pataniscas de Bacalhau.One of the most respected Restaurants in Downtown Porto, here you can taste Portuguese Specialties that have put Portuguese Food on the Map. The place is gorgeous and cosy,food is typical and delicious and it's the place where in the Sixties once echoed the voice of the Fado Diva, Amália Rodrigues.
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