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Rua Fonte Taurina 34, Porto 4050-269, Portugal
+351 22 200 4539
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“octopus” (33 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Fonte Taurina 34, Porto 4050-269, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stumbled onto this restaurant after taking a river cruise. We usually try to avoid the cluster of restaurants in a high tourist area but the look of this place made us give it a try. Our waiter, Louis, was cordial and helpful - he...More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

its a great restaurant with super service our waiter was Ricardo. He was brilliant and very friendly and helpful. The food was also great and the atmosphere was lovely. I would definitely recommend it to people who want a lovely evening with great food!!!

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited twice. Once for a late dinner and once for lunch. On both occasions the restaurant was busy. The staff are very professional. The open kitchen has 3 staff appropriately attired - Hair covered etc. They are quick and focussed. Uncomplicated meals - delicious...More

1  Thank susan j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were 22 people from our local Wine Society visiting Porto for 3 days. We had made a provisional booking for this restaurant for Monday evening but then cancelled because people wanted to be flexible. In the meantime the group decided they would like to...More

1  Thank trueblues
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant fantastic food brilliant service wonderful wine Couldn't fault this place one bit. You must book in advance though.

1  Thank georgiepoppet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with simple cooking. Went there first night and ordered a nice Portuguese wine we knew. Enjoyed the wine with our meal and the waiter suggested that if we came back the next night he had a special wine for us. We went...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pretty nice restaurant tucked behind the river side. Price was reasonable. From what I could observe there were lots of locals visiting this restaurant. Food was great (ordered sea bream and octopus) and in good portion. Service was good too even for...More

1  Thank Griffin Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we had diner. our food was octopus which was very tender...the place is very packed as they accommodate for large group of tourists...so reservation is a must

1  Thank Fei1943
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Booking for here is essential. The food is excellent, waiters unflustered, despite a full restaurant and very noisy crowd.

1  Thank maggie9
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A very busy restaurant in Riberia area of Porto. Food was good but somewhat slow in arrival. Portions were huge, definitely able to share. Prices were moderate.

1  Thank RMJ42
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30 August 2015|
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Response from mluv2travel | Reviewed this property |
I will always make a reservation whenever I can in general, especially when travelling with kids. I think it's always easier to cancel or modify than try to get in. The restaurant is pretty big and they open late. I think... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Fonte Taurina 34, Porto 4050-269, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 4539
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