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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bakery
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“This owes its planning to the visionary spirit of the Almadas whose restoration work brought a new brightness to the city of Porto in the second half of the 18th Century. The road was extended as far as Alameda da Aguardente, today's Praça Marquês de Pombal. Its imposing façades house some fine examples of the Art Nouveau style. Over 1500 metres long, the Rua de Santa Catarina, part of which has been pedestrianised, is the busiest shopping street in the city centre with clothing stores, haberdashery, shoe shops, the Via Catarina shopping mall and countless street vendors, less or more legal and carts selling handicrafts and jewelry.”
  • 147 locals recommend
Road
“Most buildings at Cedofeita Street are from the end of the 19th century. They are narrow and tall, with small balconies and full of tiles. Nowadays, most of them are being renovated and a lot of new businesses are emerging.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“The fanciest club in town. The music won't be so comercial, people need to dress up quite nicely. The kind of place where you'll find famous people. You may need to wait a lot in the queue. It is close to the center, but not that close and it is isolated from other venues. You need to take an uber.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Route
“Clothing, shoes, accessories; this is the heart of shopping downtown. And with some of the main points of interest.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Fancy some new shoes or want some gifts for the loved ones at home? This is the most famous shopping street in Porto!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“One of the oldest restaurants in Porto that serves traditional Portuguese food.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Hotel
“The most important subway station of the city. It has access to all subway lines. It is at 5 min walking distance from the flat.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“Ignore the picture, some one has made a mistake on airbnb. This is a Francisinha place instead, the locals go here, and live around the corner, making it the best! :) ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 3
“One of the pedestrian streets of Porto, full of tradition and right next to our flat. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Church
“During the year 1754, the brazilian priest Ângelo Sequeira preached in Oporto and begged with the aim of raising funds to build a chapel in honor of Our Lady of Lapa. In 1755, his dream came true and the Chapel of Our Lady of Lapa began to be built. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Historic restaurant, with a classic indoor design and excellent Francesinhas (iconic Porto dish).”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Few things are better about Porto than its abundance of family-run restaurants where you can eat superbly. Casa Nanda is typical: it’s been here more than 35 years, and it ain’t about to go changing. The same dishes have been cooked hundreds of times and refined to perfection, their taste refined to perfection: highlights include hake fillets with rice or potato salad and the grilled beef rib. tips: Start your meal with the chicken soup, finish it with ‘aletria’ pudding or crème brulée. Rua da Alegria, 394 Porto 4000-035 Price: Up to €30”
  • 28 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“The best value in Porto. A (half) steak which is huge, soup, bread, a jug of wine or beer for 5.50 ... unbeatable”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Real Hаmburguеrіа Pоrtuguеѕа is one of the best burger houses in Porto and a reference for authentic burgers. Authentic in the sense that everything is prepared with fresh ingredients and with traditional ingredients of the Portuguese gastronomy. The mеnu арреаlѕ not only to meant lovers but also to vеgеtаrіаnѕ, so there is something for everyone. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“Portucale, in Bonfim, is one of the city's most venerable classics. Why is it one of Porto's 50 best restaurants? Because it ignores trends, within the kitchen or elsewhere. It serves traditional fare, cooked as in 1969, the year it opened for business. Some menu options have been there since the beginning, such as the Portucale steak, flambéed in the dining room, or the Walewska fillets, poached in champagne and covered in lobster. Also unchanged: the decoration, dominated by velvet, leather and wood. Address: Rua da Alegria, 598 Porto 4000-037 Price: Up to €50”
  • 14 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“ Local com diversos bares, cafés, discotecas, restaurantes, adequados aos diversos gostos! Ótimos locais para conhecer durante o dia e festejar durante a noite! :)”
  • 10 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Portuguese Restaurant
“One of the oldest restaurants in Porto that serves traditional Portuguese food.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Café
“Ignore the picture, some one has made a mistake on airbnb. This is a Francisinha place instead, the locals go here, and live around the corner, making it the best! :) ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Historic restaurant, with a classic indoor design and excellent Francesinhas (iconic Porto dish).”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Few things are better about Porto than its abundance of family-run restaurants where you can eat superbly. Casa Nanda is typical: it’s been here more than 35 years, and it ain’t about to go changing. The same dishes have been cooked hundreds of times and refined to perfection, their taste refined to perfection: highlights include hake fillets with rice or potato salad and the grilled beef rib. tips: Start your meal with the chicken soup, finish it with ‘aletria’ pudding or crème brulée. Rua da Alegria, 394 Porto 4000-035 Price: Up to €30”
  • 28 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
“The best value in Porto. A (half) steak which is huge, soup, bread, a jug of wine or beer for 5.50 ... unbeatable”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Real Hаmburguеrіа Pоrtuguеѕа is one of the best burger houses in Porto and a reference for authentic burgers. Authentic in the sense that everything is prepared with fresh ingredients and with traditional ingredients of the Portuguese gastronomy. The mеnu арреаlѕ not only to meant lovers but also to vеgеtаrіаnѕ, so there is something for everyone. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
“Portucale, in Bonfim, is one of the city's most venerable classics. Why is it one of Porto's 50 best restaurants? Because it ignores trends, within the kitchen or elsewhere. It serves traditional fare, cooked as in 1969, the year it opened for business. Some menu options have been there since the beginning, such as the Portucale steak, flambéed in the dining room, or the Walewska fillets, poached in champagne and covered in lobster. Also unchanged: the decoration, dominated by velvet, leather and wood. Address: Rua da Alegria, 598 Porto 4000-037 Price: Up to €50”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Churrascaria muito boa com Take a way. À saída da estação de " Avenida do Combatentes" (a uma estação do "Marquês")”
  • 7 locals recommend

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