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Casa Adao

Avenida Ramos Pinto 252, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-266, Portugal
+351 22 375 0492
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“clams” (8 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
“seafood soup” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Avenida Ramos Pinto 252, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-266, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple Portuguese restaurant. Multilingual menu. Waiters are helpful and friendly, except the older one whom I think maybe the owner. I like the vegetable soup and codfish cake. The lamb and clam were so so. Bread not served hot (seems common in Portugal). Easy to...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We had great experience at this place. The waiter was super friendly and the food was freshly made for us quickly. Definately worth to visit!

Thank Tibor Endre W
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch thinking we had arrived at our chosen restaurant which happened to be next door! Not disappointed lovely fresh fish house wine. Lots of Portuguese having lunch. Worth a visit.

Thank helliecam
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Found this place by accident looking for casa dias. I am so glad we did. Full of locals, house wine is lovely and excellent value. We had the pork in shrimp sauce with clams and we were advised that we wouldn't need the starter, which...More

Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and has a great portion to eat! The staff goes for the traditional Portuguese way of treating costumers. The prices are in sync with the portion of food. The ambient is simple. The only issue I found was the fact that...More

Thank DanielJhQz
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is little and very simple but the fish is really good (we took a mixed grilled fish for two and it was enough also for our two sons) and the price good too. Moreover they are very kind, above all with the children)....More

Thank LLM7
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This delightful family-run restaurant is on the river near the heart of the tourist district. The food is basic but delicious, the seafood is fresh, and the owners are as pleasant as they can be. It can't be beat for an inexpensive but wholesome place...More

Thank RussellBen
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Casa Adão is such a find at the end of the touristy waterfront in Vila Nova de Gaia. It's a no frills place with huge portions & huge quality. The service was warm, efficient & multilingual (we heard the staff speaking 4 languages comfortably!). Between...More

Thank Lu S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Not where you would treat new business aquintances, but certainly a place to spend a nice wholesome lunch Porto-style. We got there around 2:30 and there were some nicely dressed locals ahead of us inte the line. Don't go there if you expect express service,...More

Thank Morten W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We went here after our Port wine tour and it was a good lunch. Service is a little slow but thats just kinda that vibe on that side of the river. All the fish looked good. I had a sandwich and was happy with it....More

Thank Dan D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Ramos Pinto 252, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-266, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 375 0492
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