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Largo da Oliveira 23 | Ground Floor, Guimaraes 4800-438, Portugal
+351 911 175 763
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“poultry” (5 reviews)
“tripe” (5 reviews)
“pie” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Largo da Oliveira 23 | Ground Floor, Guimaraes 4800-438, Portugal
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

The lamb and the "secrets of the pork" were delicious! Great ambiance in the courtyard on a sunny day.

Thank JackieLVancouver
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Friend of mine and myself stumbled upon this restaurant after a short visit to Guimarães. He is Portuguese so he was the one choosing the place amongst couple of restaurant around, based on the menu we saw outside. The place was cosy, host very welcoming....More

Thank Darko D
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This is a local restaurant with fine food. Small, but beautiful. Good service and very friendly. Reasonable prices and a good variety of food. The wine selection is good. We enjoyed the evening with friends.

Thank Puffinman
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

It starts and ends with the Black Pork, a Portuguese unique speciality and is amazing. We also had the long awaited Franschina “drowned” sandwich which also had a layer of the black pork. Great options for the young kids as well. Great staff and service,...More

Thank finkfamfun
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Visited twice during a weekend trip. Good service and lovey food. I have the beef ribs and the poultry pie the second time. Both were lovely and big portions. Highly recommended.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This restaurant serves traditional portuguese food with modern touch. Service is very good - friendly and attentive. Pay attention! Salats are not common in this part of Portugal that's why there isnt any. However shrimps as a starter are delicious.

Thank maria_krasa
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Upon recommendation of a local gentlemen, we went to have lunch at 'Buxa", Delightful. Looking at the worn entree door, I would probably have skipped that restaurant. But once you are inside, you walk into a contemporary, tastefully decorated environment, extremely friendly, helpful staff. Even...More

Thank 479Marlies
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere for a relatively quick lunch of good quality during a day visit to Guimarães. This place filled the bill as we choose from the menu of the day. The portions were a little on the small size however. The restaurant...More

Thank Aussie7leagueboots
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Buxa Restaurant is located in beautiful Oliveira Square with the magnificent cathedral. In the evening with the illuminated buildings and cathedral it is magical. We dined at an outdoor table and met delightful fellow travelers from Brazil and Amsterdam. The food was superb. We both...More

Thank travelingkellys
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The reception clerk at our hotel recommended this her favorite restaurant which is on the nicest old plaza Largo Oliveira. We had Sopa legumes (€2.50)- a thin purée, not great; salada mista [mixed salad](€3.50)- okay, certainly worth the price; robalo grelhado (€12)- the special was...More

Thank GaryBrazel
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21 June 2016|
Response from Leon Z | Reviewed this property |
just follow directions to the old center square. Or ask your hotel lobby or tourist office for a city map. It's worth it.
7 June 2016|
Response from Mariana F |
Hello, I think only the baked cod has gluten, the other dishes you can order with another accompaniment free gluten..
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24 May 2016|
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Response from Fpsfernandes1 | Property representative |
Yes sir!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo da Oliveira 23 | Ground Floor, Guimaraes 4800-438, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Braga District  >  Guimaraes
  • Phone Number: +351 911 175 763
  • E-mail
Portuguese Traditional food, Friendly and quality service, informal but corteous and an outstanding exterior and interior environment! Restaurant frequented mainly by local people. Menus translated in 7 different languages.
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