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Solar do Bacalhau

Rua Mouzinho de Albuquerque 99 a, Valenca 4930-733, Portugal
+351 251 822 161
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
€€ - €€€
Rua Mouzinho de Albuquerque 99 a, Valenca 4930-733, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got a great suggestion from tripadvisor during a family visit to the área. We tried several different ways of cooking codfish and enjoyed it all. The Place is nice, clean and updated. The employees were kind and efficient Very good!

Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We tried the famous cod fish with vino verde from the region and it was perfect we loved the taste of code strange but very tasty We had a nice dessert that I can't remember the name lol

Thank pauldupontquebec
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Lunch or dinner the best. Arrived here today and had such a magnificent lunch we returned for dinner. Dinner was a lovely house wine at €7 and followed by grilled sardines and chicken with salad and vegetables. Lovely friendly staff who will cater for your...More

Thank gregorystegman
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Enjoyed a decently priced pilgrim’s lunch at this small restaurant around the cathedral in old fort in Valenca. Included soup, chicken, rice, fries, dessert and coffee. Tasty? Not so much. Perhaps readers should check what others have said about the codfish, which is a house...More

Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Within the fort wall of Valença you can find lots of restaurants and shops, Solar do Bacalhou focuses in Codfish and is a great place to try all sorts of dishes the Portuguese cousine has to offer. A must try. The service was very nice...More

Thank Englisboa
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant specialising in cod. Recommend the house version of salted cod - probably to share as it's huge. Flaked cod and eggs was something I'd never tried before - just superb. Amazing breads too.

Thank amayfield
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Had lunch here with friends. Two main courses of fish - sardines were excellent. Two mains of pork and chicken were no better than average. Splendid starters of octopus. Spacious upstairs dining room not apparent from somewhat cramped downstairs bar area.

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We were staying in Tui in Spain and decided, on a Friday night in September, to walk over the bridge to Valenca. Having eventually found our way into the walled city (not an easy experience) we found ourselves in the most eerily quiet place I've...More

Thank ready4offagain
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a wet day, and had a long luxurious lunch. The waiter was very busy, but still very attentive. The local speciality cod of the town was very tasty. It was baked and had a tartare type sauce on top, with...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 5 March 2015

The place has a subdued elegance to it which is not apparent from the street. Once inside, we were greeted by a very friendly waitress who gave us a choice of tables. My wife and I had sardines first and then the bacalhau (cod fish)...More

Thank AJS-NY
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Mouzinho de Albuquerque 99 a, Valenca 4930-733, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Viana do Castelo District  >  Valenca
  • Phone Number: +351 251 822 161
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