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Fortaleza

Rua Apolinario da Fonseca 29, Valenca 4930-706, Portugal
+351 251 823 146
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bacalao” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Rua Apolinario da Fonseca 29, Valenca 4930-706, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a late lunch after walking around the fort and visiting some of the shops. There were quite a few places to choose from when it came to places to eat, this one had a nice patio setting area as well as...More

Thank RodneyRexwinkle
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Placed in the old town, Fortaleza is a nice restaurant where to try Portuguese food. We had coat fish, speciality of the house. It’s nice but the mayonnaise was a bit too much. The waiters were friendly but pressing us questioning many times about the...More

Thank rdepieri
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

This is a good restaurant. The emphasiz are the codship and the roasted lamb. The wine list is fair. Its easy Price also in the reasonable in the ratio quality/price. Goos attendants, supperb sweet dessert. Walking distance from parking lot in the historical area of...More

Thank JoaoMenesesMachado
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Nothing really negative to appoint, but we were expecting a bit more of everything... The seafood rice was good, but not excellent. The service was average. The dessert wasn't memorable and the final price too high, all things considered. Maybe we'll give it another try...More

Thank JPJardim
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the food very much, the staff was very nice.. but that price tag ugh! With so many options nowadays i wouldnt go back and would rather look for an hidden gem!!

Thank epahtabem
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a small meal ended up having a full meal. Excellent soup and appetizers. Huge portions - can be easily split for two people. I had octopus appetizer and it worked for me as a meal. Chicken comes in one size only, but to...More

Thank tulez
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

There are 2 restaurants Fortaleza 1 and 2. We are at number 2. The service was nice, efficient and fast. The dishes are well served. We didn't find the food outstanding but is nice place to have lunch. The upper room has a food view...More

Thank LizaTrips
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you are ever near Valenca, Portugal, check out this restaurant. Good food, good service, and excellent prices are the best assets of this eating establishment. Their specialties range from an excellent Bacalhau a Fortaleza to Arroz de Marisco and Cozido a Portuguesa.

Thank jmiranda2017
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We took our evening meal at Fortaleza and it was a good choice. The ensalada mixta was fresh and flavorful with local tomatoes and onions. While the melon with ham was one of the juiciest and tastiest entrees I have ever enjoyed, the calamari romano...More

Thank paul h
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We went to this place to have ourselves a lunch during our caminho of santiago, and we tried some portuguese dishes. It is a really couzy place with a very friendly decoration , and we ended up spending some time there. The staff was really...More

Thank chuntaolee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Apolinario da Fonseca 29, Valenca 4930-706, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Valenca
  • Phone Number: +351 251 823 146
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