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Rua Fonte Taurina 34, Porto 4050-269, Portugal
+351 22 200 4539
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“octopus” (34 reviews)
“seafood stew” (9 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Fonte Taurina 34, Porto 4050-269, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Arrived on a Friday evening without booking. Restaurant was very busy with many large groups. Was able to get a private table upstairs. Meal was fantastic and our waiter Moreira (Basil Fawlty)was very efficient and friendly, but he did drop a few things. Entertainment was...More

1  Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a lucky find. We wandered along this street and read the menu and thought why not. So glad we did. Our waiter was sensational and like others I chose the octopus dish and it was seriously the most tender fresh octopus I had...More

1  Thank seamer62
Reviewed 4 days ago

Happened to walk by the place and it looked interesting so we stopped in. They accomodated us without a reservation and turned out to be an excellent choice. Service was top shelf and Ricardo our server went above and beyone to make our experience great....More

1  Thank tomcQ7273QG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, don't turn your nose up till you try it. I have eaten here three times on two trips to Porto and the main reason is the octopus and shrimp kabob! I have recommended it to people and they have felt the same. The service...More

1  Thank Aufemme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Funny ol' place...crowded, but may have bagged a busload of oldies...or maybe a secret cabal of masonic pensioners? Anyway, corralled at door 'til waiters got tables ready...gruff would best describe their demeanour...but that's fine...they're more, lash it out and get extra covers...all business! There was...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice restaurant with good food and service. We enjoyed the roast veal with roasted vegetables. I ordered a glass of wine which was very generous. The only problem was the price of the appetizers. Almost 10 euros on top and we couldn't see any...More

Thank mcearnshaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You have to book...we went on a night where there were 3 big tables of 14+ people which may explain the disappointing cod specialty. But, live Fado was good and felt quit breathless watching the waiters rushing about. If you like to try local food,...More

Thank CEW1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our evening at this exceptionally busy local eatery. By the river Douro, an authentic place well frequented by locals. Service very good and prompt, food could be better but rated a 4 as my wife’s sea bream was outstanding. Would return.

1  Thank Passionate-Owners
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the house speciality cod which was very disappointing. No flavour and full of bones. One to avoid in the future.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

we where visiting porto with friends and they invited me for diner om my birthday.the atmosphere is great,the food superb and the service gentle and fast.

1  Thank Roberto C
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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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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