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Cafe Santiago

Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“francesinha” (347 reviews)
“sandwich” (95 reviews)
“fries” (44 reviews)
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08:00 - 23:00All hours
Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

This place was highly recommended by a friend who is a local as *the* place to try the local speciality of francesinha, but we sadly didn't get chance to go. Must be good though!

Thank jrb-4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Make a stop at this charming little restaurant for portos famous Francesinha sandwiches. Pair it with an ice cold beer for a wonderful start to your night in the city.

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Waiting 1 hour to eat junk food... This francesimha is a super heavy sandwich, cooked in meat broth, with 3 different low quality pieces of meat: mortadella veal and sausage. No baby friendly at all, the fries baccalau was ok, the soup was very nice.....More

Thank Gmarathon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Trip advisor said it was open, google maps said it was open, we came there around 11am and the cook said: we don't open for another half an hour. Ok so I come back and ask if we can sit outside, and the staff, who...More

Thank Denis Ž
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for supper at 1030pm and was served by a ridiculously rude waiter (rudest I've even seen!) Our menu was being thrown onto the table!! I assumed his attitude was due to the approaching closing time and our inability to speak Portuguese, BUT STILL!!...More

Thank QyChen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended by a friend from Porto, who said that they had the best "Francesinha" in town. I didn't get the chance to try all the other places who have "Francesinhas", but from all the ones I've tried until today, I have to agree,...More

Thank Goncalo_Catarino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is seconds time I came here for a francesinha. I'm not sure if it's the "best place for francesinha" in O'porto, but I don't care. I like this one :) I recommend reading it slowly or your stomach might complain. The decor is typical...More

Thank sagostinho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes:) you really shoud give this place a try, especially it's franceshina sandwich. It will stop your heart (or your cardiologist:)) but it's one you just have to try. Other dishes were also great (children ate almost everything, which is rare) but the main position...More

Thank Piotr S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there recommended by a Portuguese friend. We had to give our name and wait in the street for around an hour, but it was totally worth it! And waiting outside with the rest of the people had some charm as well. Delicious francesinha...More

Thank Tania M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best cheese feast going. Loved it, pointed this way by a really nice student who worked in one of the shops. Loved it, silly food really but had to be done. Nice staff, quick meal and not rushed once. Enjoyable. Great after a day...More

Thank Likeshisf00d
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29 March 2015|
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Response from Olivér M | Reviewed this property |
Public parking on the street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: 222055797
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Family Café/Restaurant, open since 1959, typical from Porto, which serves the most appreciated by locals citizens Francesinha, the famous and multi awarded Francesinha Santiago(R)
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