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Rua Monchique 23 24, Porto 4050-394, Portugal
+351 22 200 0204
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Monchique 23 24, Porto 4050-394, Portugal
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Reviewed today

Although you would not say it from the outside of this restaurant, the food is amazing! We went here for lunch and were a bit hesitant when entering the place, but we were definitely not disappointed. The food tasted great, they serve a lot of...More

Thank Luca V
Reviewed 5 days ago

This small, family run Porto riverfront restaurant is a hidden jewel. My wife dined there on successive evenings and experienced two outstanding meals. Our entrees included grilled sea bass, baked salmon, grilled octopus, and pork loin. All were served with oven roasted potatoes and various...More

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this Restaurant 4 times in one week. It was really amazing. All the things we tasted was very tasty. The business is made by Josef and Marilia and her Son. Extremely friendly and professional. Hopefully we come back sometime.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just 10 minutes walk from Porto city center you could find this typical Portuguese restaurant. Sharing and big portion are at the center of this great restaurant. Please do not go there if you intend to do a diet. Nice welcoming from the owner and...More

Thank Julien B
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The restaurant is a short walk downhill from the Torel Avantgarde, where we were staying. This was our first dinner in Porto, and the owner was very friendly and accommodating, despite our limited Portuguese. His English was passable and he had a great sense of...More

Thank NavyCJ
Reviewed 25 April 2018

A Portuguese restaurant in a tourist district of Porto. It`is run by a family. Small restaurant, usually full house of tourists. The family is very kind and useful, however we felt forgotten in the end of the meal. The food, is reasonable, the veal bone...More

Thank tripwalk
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

we visited papavinnos after reading the rather great reviews on this site. despite numerous phone calls to book ahead the phone was never answered. so we wondered down one evening. we were greeted warmly in arrival and given menus. I found the menu a little...More

Thank skaybee
Reviewed 18 April 2018

a crescendo of flavors, pampered by the very nice owner of the restaurant and his wife, a sublime chef

1  Thank Roghellas
Reviewed 17 April 2018

On our first night we went to Papavinhos for dinner. The service very friendly and chatty. There were mostly tourists in the restaurant and we were given a lot of good information. I had grilled octopus which was delicious.

Thank Gerda W
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

As we were walking to another restaurant we passed this one. Such is its popularity that it is necessary to knock the door to enter. We were lucky to get a table even though we hadn’t booked. It is a small family run business. The...More

Thank Philip W
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25 November 2016|
Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
Excellent choice for lunch in Porto! I'd recommend phoning them to make a reservation (+351 22 200 0204) and ask for a table by the windows upstairs (lovely view of the river). Papavinhos is about 30 minutes gentle stroll... More
25 November 2016|
Response from 009Mrs_S | Reviewed this property |
i did see 2 big tables so im sure they can accommodate but id strongly recommend that you contact the restaurant directly to book
Ronald R
10 May 2015|
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Response from ColoradoCoach | Reviewed this property |
The dress code was casual, they were locals just out for dinner. I 'm sure you can order gluten free, meat and vegetables. Get a card translated in Portuguese to explain your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Monchique 23 24, Porto 4050-394, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 0204
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