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Sao Giao

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Chef Pedro Nunes is fabulous. If you are in the region of Guimaraes, you can not miss this delight. I think we had about 7 courses, all paired with perfect wine and port. Each was amazing. The smoked duck breast starter was memorable Wish I...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bbaker5555
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were here with a large group but the food and service were still excellent. The views over the vineyard were restful and the food well cooked, well presented and served with style even for a group of about 50 people. I was a guest...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

For many years now, this is a place which every food lover should visit. Great food of Portuguese (and Spanish) inspiration. And great service as well. If your trip would not make you pass their door, make a detour!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank jtg65
Reviewed 2 May 2017

About eight years ago, a friend of mine told me about this place. He used to say this was the best Portuguese restaurant. Only now I had the pleasure to confirm it. And now, I think about that meal every freakin' day. Everything is top...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank jmadeiradasilva
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The grilled grouper is worth the detour. This lunch was one of the most delicious meals I've ever eaten. The restaurant is between Braga & Guimaraes. The staff is friendly, and the room is lovely.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Laura P
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

"São Gião" is a fantastic restaurant in all senses: interior design, décor, excellent service quality, excellent food and excellent wine list (although a bit pricey!). It is a place where one can relax and enjoy a true slow food experience. If one is lucky to...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank IsabelMNSS
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A different restaurant, stylish with more international cuisine. Staff is professional however, sometimes a bit 'pushing'. Give your guests some time to settle and study the menu and wine list and never bring the bill to the table when your guests have not asked for...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank enjoyfood2016
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excelent tradicional portuguese cusine with a modern touch Very good selection of diferente dishes Very good wine selection Don't misse to ask the entrances with a selection of diferent ones

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank FranciscoCLima
Reviewed 11 September 2016

São Gião is a Quality Restaurant in an undercover location. The decoration is sober, nice and comfortable. The menu is fabulous and the Chef is permanently updating it with new dishes. It has a nice wine cellar that you can visit by request, and choose...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank miguelamaralnunes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

São Gião is a very nice restaurant with a good and helpful service. Tried at lunch time, very quiet ambient.

Date of visit: June 2016
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