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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

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.
US$14 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've indeed had a great food, but have some reserve on the service that it's not at the expectations required (not at least if you speak English). Have asked some tap water, and was brought still bottled water... Asked for a tournedos and was served...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank aguyfromitaly
Reviewed 10 December 2018

It was a please to eat in this worm restaurant! Good food, good service ! Wine was excelent, Bacalhau also, Francishina delicior not mension the octupus... We will return!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CarmenSirbu
Reviewed 22 November 2018

On our first visit to Guimaraes, we stopped for lunch a Buxa. We had the sea bass and bakalhau. Both were very good. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very pleasant. The decor on the walls is very attractive. The service was fast, friendly, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ValGary2014
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We were in Guimaraes on a Monday, when many restaurants are closed. Our B&B recommended Buxa. The location on the plaza is very pleasant, and the lamb chops were small but delectable. However, everything was served with the usual soggy french fries, which is evidence...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AndoverDan
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Excelled dishes of the day. Good service. Lovely atmosphere in the centre of Old Town Guimarães. Good wine selection

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Expedition712454
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is wonderfully located, has menus in several languages and provided me an absolutely delicious grilled octopus. My wife’s sea bass was also outstanding. Same story for the octopus salad we shared. The owner, Pedro, was very friendly and helpful (shared with us how...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RauanK
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Dinner for four on the square. Everyone enjoyed their meals - Lamb Racks and Sea Bass. Service was attentive. They would have gotten a Five Star if the Lamb was cooked a little rarer and/or they asked us how our meal was. No problem recommending.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank S8152WPjohnm
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We tried this restaurant after our first choice was closed for building works. Inside is very modern and clean. We were shown to our table and offered olives and bread followed by the menu. We shared fresh cockles for first course (excellent), the vegetable pasta...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MOD1954
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We stayed in the pousada of Guimares for one night. Unfortunately the dining room of the pousada was already completely booked up when we arrived. So we went downtown and had dinner in this very familiar restaurant. The service was extremely friendly and the food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Angela5310
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband and I had dinner here last week after it was recommended to us by our hotel concierge. We didn't book in advance but were able to sit outside after waiting only a few minutes for a vacated table to be reset. The square...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ChaddyC
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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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