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Colher d'pau Taberna

Largo da Praca Velha 17, Braga 4700-439, Portugal
+351 253 269 298
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“octopus” (4 reviews)
“alheira” (2 reviews)
“arroz de pato” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Largo da Praca Velha 17, Braga 4700-439, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended by our hotel manager and I have to admit : it was spot on. We had Alheiras (Portugese sausage) and the mushrooms as starters to share. Both very simple dishes, but the flavours were beautifully accentuated. As a main we had...More

Thank Shtaain
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I travelled from London with friends to Braga and this was the first restaurant we visited, authentic Portuguese food and amazing service! We all ate arroz de pato and it was perfectly cooked i have nothing bad to say about this restaurant i would recommend...More

Thank paddy c
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing but what made the meal so special was Angela and Sara's amazing customer service. She loved my moms eyes which are so blue..ok I had wine too.

Thank Mauricio S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Location very nice in a street of the storic centre of Braga Must to try: bachalau and the polvo! Angela was very nice to explain us the dishes and the service was great!

Thank debbi88swiss
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Awsome location, close to the Cathedral (Sè) in a small square full of charming reastaurants. We had octopus and stuffed aubergines. The octopus was soft but without taste and without dressing (meaning: not particularily tasty). Aubergine was less than average. Worse of all, we waited...More

Thank Maurizio S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

....very friendly owner and staff. Food was really good, from grilled veal to octopus and other fresh seafood. Local (green) wines were really nice too and not at all expensive.

Thank naylorb
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We looked around town for a nice place to have dinner and found this little gem. Great food and lovely atmosphere. The steak was delicious and my wife had a very nice fish meal. Highly recommended

Thank Yaterboy
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Really well cooked traditional Portuguese food, with a small twist. The restaurant is owned by a lovely and friendly married couple, and you always feel welcome. Small place, but with a warm feel. Outside serving is also possible. The have the best octopus dish in...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the dinner, theyou are very friendly people and the summer spirit hung in the air. The terrace is very pleasant with good weather however it is very important to go early to save place in on of the best spots.

1  Thank vieiraleite
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The atmosphere is amazing. The restaurant is very small, but it has the perfect size for an "home feeling" meal. The food was very good, the homemade butter is something that came from heaven, but I think that the atmosphere is the thing that makes...More

1  Thank pizadur
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo da Praca Velha 17, Braga 4700-439, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Braga
  • Phone Number: +351 253 269 298
Small rustic restaurant situated in the center of Braga. This region, characterized by its history. With only 7 tables inside and another 5 abroad (explained), is a restaurant that focuses on quality and good services rendered to its clients.
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