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US$12 - US$28
Grill, Healthy, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Reviewed 4 October 2021

We had lunch at Tasquinha today. It is very popular, and it became crowded (and it had also been full yesterday evening) very fast. Staff is very friendly, service is quite fast. As to food, big portions sure, but nothing really spectacular. Great location too....But I am not sure if I would go back.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 28 December 2019 via mobile

Not impressed. We were expecting way better given the high rate on trip advisor. Price/quality not worth it. Friendly staff though, but food was just average...

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 5 September 2019

Although this restaurant was highly rated by my Air BnB hosts, I found the general atmosphere, service and food rather underwhelming. It was evident from the waiter/service that the restaurant was generally used to catering to a tourist clientele. as the service was a bit...condescending. I was told to order the pepper steak as it was "effing" delicious -- with such an enthusiastic endorsement, I decided to choose the steak. Unfortunately, it was not delicious -- the plate was absolutely covered with generic brand potato chips -- after wading through the chips which involved putting most of them on a napkin on the table, there was a tough cut of steak buried underneath and covered with a pepper steak gravy that evidently came from a packet mix. This is the first time in many years of travels in Portugal that I have been disappointed by the restaurant atmosphere and meal I have ordered. Fortunately, my other meal experiences in Viana were considerably better.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 25 July 2019 via mobile

Nice spot on the river don’t eat the food you don’t order. If you do you will pay. Great rare steak and FF

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

We went because it had a lot of good reviews and they are well deserved. Even though it’s on the riverfront where you might expect the tourist joints to be, it’s working hard to please and doing a good job of it. The service is...informal but sincere and very friendly. The menu is quite straightforward with several salt cod dishes in different styles and also some meat dishes but what comes is very nicely done indeed and also generous. There’s a really nice buzz about the place and a constant stream of people coming and going so much so that it was full all evening with a small queue waiting outside. They also have a selection of German and Belgian bottled and draft beers which makes a nice change. It was a fun evening of good food in a nice location and you can’t fault that.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 17 June 2019 via mobile

Great friendly service. Extensive menu of both lighter dishes and FULL size main courses, which you can easilly share. We had a cod fish gratin with mash potatoes, which was rather average and with lots of bone. The desserts were excellent, especially a toffie style...condensated milk dessert served in a jar. A good eating place, but nothing fancy.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

Nice family run restaurant good local and European food, great hospitality too. The place is small and cozy, gets full quite often also.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for dinner. As the place is small, we had to wait for a table. We chose the Francesinha à Tasquinha, what was delicious and very well cooked. Ask the house wine to be served and you will be delighted, even if...the prices are a bit high.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 29 November 2018

I went to a Tasquinha da Praça for dinner during my stay in Viana. It's centrally located and the ambiance resembles the one from a family-owned traditional little restaurant. The menu offers a nice range of local delicacies and the prices are quite affordable. Service...was efficient and friendly, be ready to wait for a table though as no reservations are possible.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Location was good by the harbour, with pleasant views. Very popular, so get there before 8pm if not booked. Dining out in Viana not brilliant generally, but this restaurant is fine. We had perfectly acceptable lasagna, steak, chicken with mushrooms sauce. Desserts so so. Wine...excellent, as in others restaurants here. Great value Douro wine for 9€ a bottle.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Tasquinha Da Praça is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5