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Mendi

#142 of 1,482 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence
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Avenida da Boavista - 1430 - Loja 1, Porto 4100-114, Portugal
+351 22 609 1200
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My colleague and I had the good fortune to be in Porto for a conference. We had four of our five dinners in Porto at Mendi. The service was prompt and friendly and the food was excellent. I had the prawn tandoori with some rice and vegie korma - on two nights! The prawns were fresh and the spices were... More 

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Thank WKWMN
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I recently visited Porto as we love Indian food. Googled and found Mendi, what a find.... food amazing the restaurant is tastefully decorated. We met the owner Kamal who went out of his way to be charming and very attentive towards us. We definitely look forward to returning.

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Thank Pauline C
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch at Mendi on recommendation of a friend and were not disappointed. The panak paneer and stuffed naan were very very good.

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Thank Theresa C
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Staff, starting with the owner, are friendly and attentive and the quality of the food and drinks is beyond any remark! It can be expensive at dinner but it is worth it!

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Thank Carla F
Doha, Qatar
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Fantastic Family run place, one of the best we have been to in Europe. The food quality was excellent and arguably a bit expensive, however if you compare quality and prices at other Indian restaurants in Porto - this will seem quite reasonable. Starters like Papadom come for price - which one is used to get complimentary but then again... More 

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Thank Pankaj K
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2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

On a Monday evening we walked in without reservation. There were a few big (loud speaking) groups, so it took about 10 minutes before we got the menu and another 7 before we ordered. The food was good, but quite expensive (15-25 for a main dish without side dishes). Including rice and naan and two bottles of water we had... More 

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Thank Melanie J
Laguna Beach, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had a reservation at this restaurant valantines day. My guest was vegetarian and the owner insisted that we both eat one or the other. Zero public relations knowledge. People. Like this do not deserve any accolades what so ever. Good food as he may have will take a back seat to his very poor conduct. Ended up eating at at... More 

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2 Thank Don B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This was one of the best restaurants I've been in my trip to Portugal. The food was very good, and the waiters were extremely nice. I recommend it!

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Thank RonaldKoemanOFFICIAL
Geneva, Switzerland
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

When we travel with my wife we always go to at least one Indian restaurant and this one is one of the best we've been to. Delicious food, quite expensive especially for Portugal but definitely worth it.

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Thank Marco D
Axminster, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This little Indian restaurant is quite hidden by the side of the towering & imposing Crowne Plaza hotel. When we entered around 7.30pm on a Tuesday evening the restaurant was quite empty but soon started to fill up. The atmosphere is quite quiet, slow & subdued compared with UK restaurants. For starters we ordered some lamb Samosas which were really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$39
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida da Boavista - 1430 - Loja 1, Porto 4100-114, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 609 1200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?