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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Coffee Shop
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“The most traditional café in Porto. It is known for its classic and beautiful decoration. ”
  • 243 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Wonder around the tiny streets or grab a drink during the afternoon and chill with a beautiful view to the Douro river. Lots of animation ”
  • 196 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Join the locals and queue for a sandwich ham or ham and cheese. Order inside! No service on the terrace. You'll see and taste here the real basic Portuguese version. Preferably with a Super Bock beer on the terrace.”
  • 155 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“A meting point of cultural activities, equipped with an art gallery, lounge bar, an inviting interior yard, terrace and a concert hall.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“The first time you take a bite of a francesinha is a time that is sure to stay in your mind. Warm and savory with a medley of meats and more than a hint of melted cheese in each forkful, this dish, traditional to Porto, is in a category all of its own. Calorie bomb, meat-lover’s dream, and drunk sandwich are just three ways to describe the francesinha, but nearly everyone calls it delicious. Here are our picks of the top places to try Portugal’s favorite saucy “little Frenchie” sandwich in the city where it all started”
  • 140 locals recommend
Bar
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“The “Galerias Paris” have been part of the night tour of the city of Porto since 2007 and are possibly the most popular space for those who want to have fun, drink a few drinks, listen to music or, simply, meet other people. This area consists mainly of Rua da Galeria de Paris, Rua de Cândido dos Reis and Rua do Conde de Vizela. Here you will find elegant buildings, a little like the original Parisian galleries, hence the name.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“The Rua das Flores has long been the city's best street for opening a new business. And if it's a cool, well decorated, lively restaurant, then success is practically guaranteed. The long communal table does have a hint of the school canteen about it – but don't worry, this is not cafeteria food. Pretty much everything is good here: from appetisers such as smoked salmon and quail eggs to larger dishes (which you can share) such as the Lafões veal. The latter is one of this busy street's highlights. Tips: – The desserts here are among Porto's most creative. Order the biscuit cake, served by the centimetre. – The restrooms have a 6 and a 9 on the doors. Yeah, we're not sure either. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“In terms of environment, the Cantinho do Avillez in Porto is also a friendly, welcoming and relaxed space. How could it not be, quality is a priority. As in the Cantinho de Lisboa, the cuisine is inspiring with influences of travel. The menu offers some of the Cantinho's successful dishes like the Peixinhos da Horta with Tartar Sauce; Scallops marinated with avocado; Sautéed Chicken Livers with onion compote and Port; Cod slivers, loose crumbs, BT egg and explosive olives; the Risotto Portobello mushrooms with smoked bacon, parmesan and basil; the Barrosa PDO burger with onions, foie gras and fries; the Hazel 3; ... ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“I can say with almost sure, that this is the place to taste the famous "Francesinha".”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“there's the menu, full of great choices – such as chicken bordelaise, octopus’ fillets with rice or the perfect appetizer, cod cakes. But we can also mention the desserts (all homemade) or the outdoors tables, strategically facing the Douro river. And then there's the great service – Mr. António Coelho has been doing this since he was 11 · ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Tapabento — Restaurant & Tapas Bar — is located in downtown Porto, near S. Bento Railway Station, in an old traditional building. It is a space with strong features, from the typical architecture of the space to the food products that are mostly local and of certified quality. And our team is referred to by our clients as a warm and caring one. We speak Portuguese, of course, but also Spanish, French, English, Italian, German, Russian and Lithuanian. You can enjoy moments of quality and devoted cuisine, mainly with our tapas: mussels, oysters, clams, razors, shrimps and carpaccios are some of the tasty things we cannot let you go without. They serve meals à la carte, but also have the chef's daily suggestions for lunch on week days (from wednesday to friday). Mondays they are closed, they open Tuesday from 19:00 to 12:00. The other days they are open from 12:00pm to 12:00am, and until 2:00am on Fridays and Saturdays. The space is a non-smoking one, but they have a nice balcony on the 1st floor where you can smoke and watch the stars. The music is non-commercial and they like to share Portuguese and world music. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“Small family restaurant with real portuguese typical food. Better to do a reservation, just to be sure. Closed on Mondays.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Great vegetarian restaurant. Every day they serve a buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Get inspired by the selection of wines about witch they give some information regarding each wine!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Hard Club offers all sort of events, concerts, cinema, fine arts, street art, literature and others. There's also a restaurant, bar and terrace with great views of the city.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“Do you want to try the most famous dish in Porto? The famous Francesinha? This is the place!!! Only 10 minutes walking from the apartement!”
  • 19 locals recommend