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O Valentim

Rua Herois Franca 263 | Matosinhos, Matosinhos 4450-158, Portugal
+351 22 938 8015
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grilled fish” (13 reviews)
“sea bass” (15 reviews)
“sardines” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Rua Herois Franca 263 | Matosinhos, Matosinhos 4450-158, Portugal
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11 - 20 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal. A variety of fish and all good. The ambience was great too. Overall thoroughly enjoyed it..

Thank Nachi C
O Valentim R, Gestor at O Valentim, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment, for us the feedback from our customers is important and taken into consideration. We hope you come back again. Best regards, Restaurant O Valentim

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Here with the family because recommended from the owner of the apartment we rent in Porto. We ate very well, both fish and meat and the price was very fair. Everything was so good and abundant. Give it a try!

Thank sixian
O Valentim R, Gestor at O Valentim, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment, for us the feedback from our customers is important and taken into consideration. We hope you come back again. Best regards, Restaurant O Valentim

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing lunch with gambas, sardines and linguado (sole fish). Extremely fresh, very well seasoned dishes. Great, friendly service. Lovely wine. Parking with valet at no extra cost too. Couldn't have finished the weekend with a better Sunday lunch. Will be back!

Thank mbriso
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Dear Client mbriso, Thank you for your comment, for us the feedback from our customers is important and taken into consideration. We hope you come back again.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Reviews led us to O Valentim and we were not disappointed! Starters of clams and prawns followed by the the fish. Everything was fresh and simply cooked. They let the ingredients do the talking at this restaurant. A very pleasant white made the meal perfect.

1  Thank Hafiz K
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Dear Client Hafiz K, Thank you for your comment, for us the feedback from our customers is important and taken into consideration. We hope you come back again.

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The sardine is an excellent choice if you know how to deal with it. Loved the restaurant, good and honest service

Thank Armin A
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Dear Client Armin A, Thank you for your comment, for us the feedback from our customers is important and taken into consideration. We hope you come back again.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Came with four friends on recommendation from a local and enjoyed a lovely dinner. Fish was all fresh and cooked perfectly, much better quality than in the city centre and the price was half - we couldn't believe it! They also do a tasty house...More

Thank patch87
Management response:Responded 17 July 2017

Dear Client Patch87, Thank you very much for your visit! We also thank you for your pleasant comments. Come back always!

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Marosinhos based on a recommendation from a local friend. Fish restaurants next to the port provide very nicely charcoal grilled fish. We selected one of them, Valentim. Probably others also provide a similar experience. The distinguishing feature of these restaurants is the fresh...More

Thank Bahadir Y
Management response:Responded 17 July 2017

Dear Client Bahadir Y, Thank you very much for your visit! We also thank you for your pleasant comments. Come back always!

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

My last night in Porto and its surroundings, and was taken to this restaurant. Interior very simple, tables close one to another and waiters though not lazy, aren't very attentive. Apart from that, I highly recommend it. We had Robalo (lubina), which was delicious and...More

Thank RARS
Management response:Responded 17 July 2017

Dear Client RARS, Thank you for your comment, for us the feedback from our customers is important and taken into consideration. We hope you come back again.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Our expectations in this cozy restaurant were high and they did not let us down. The fish were more than fresh: highly recommended the grilled seabass which was utterly delicious. Prices are in line with what you get. Extra bonus: uncommonly friendly service.

Thank umberto g
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Our party of 6 wanted to try the fish restaurants in Matosinhos and this street has a few, all barbecuing fish in the street. We chose this place as we wanted to sit inside and it looked inviting. Good choice! Service was excellent, nice round...More

Thank Tricky49
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Herois Franca 263 | Matosinhos, Matosinhos 4450-158, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Matosinhos
  • Phone Number: +351 22 938 8015
Description
The Restaurant "O Valentim" is located in the heart of the fishing activity of Matosinhos and, as it could not fail to be, it’s specialty is serving the freshest grilled fish. With the fishing port located across the street, every day the restaurant receives several species of fresh fish that our professionals brilliantly prepare, highlighting among the most wanted species: seabass, brill, gilthead, sardine and squid. To begin the meals, we have great starters, among them, the fish soup, the traditional Portuguese soup “Caldo Verde”, the clams, the shrimps and the petinga. To finish the meals in beauty, we offer a wide range of desserts made by us, among them, crème brûlée, pudding, passion fruit pie and brigadeiro. Concerning wines, we count with a quality selection where the best wines of our country are present.
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