Centenary Dishes

Traditional Portuguese Flavors


With old recipes, also in Taverna Vaca das Cordas, do not forget the tradition. Join the "hospitality" with "good food and good drink".

Situated in the center of the oldest town in Portugal, we are open Monday to Saturday and take pride in our customers coming back, coming back and back ...

Thanks for your visit and your comments.


Ratings in the TripAdviser

N.º 1 of 83 restaurants in Ponte de Lima
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Recommended on TripAdvisor, the Guide Boa Cama Boa Mesa, Igogo, Nescapadinhas and, since 2009, at Le Routard, one of the guides worldwide.

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Cod Rice in Oven
Minimum 4 people
Cock domesticated Rice
Minimum 4 people
Lamprey Rice*
Minimum 4 people
Sarrabulho Rice
Minimum 4 people
Oven Roasted Goatling
Minimum 4 people
Portuguese Stew
Minimum 4 people
Lamprey Bordelaise*
Minimum 4 people
Minimum 4 people
*These products are only available at the time
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On mobile phone click on the number +351 258 741 167

This place is a meat lovers heaven - the steak options are extremely substantial, cooked perfectly and presented beautifully. The taverna is small and cosy and the waiting staff are professional and friendly. A fantastic experience that I hope to repeat again.


We have eaten here twice as we loved the good honest traditional Portugese food and the very friendly English speaking waitress. Best lemoncake ever!

Beatricew W.

The octopus was delicious, the beef in mustard and local pork was melt in the mouth. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I would recommend this restaurant and it was certainly one of the best in Northern Portugal that we have found.

Nicola B.

12pm - 03pm
07pm - 10pm



Beato Francisco Pacheco Street, n.º 39 to 41
4990-083 Ponte de Lima

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