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O Caracas

Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
+351 22 201 7179
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Portuguese
Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Here you can only choose between two meals, often fish or meat. Starter is bread with butter and some cheese. The main course is accompanied by chips, salad and rice. Our fish dish was served with some sort of fish paste instead of the rice...More

Thank ChanielB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant without menu card, run by twin sisters and their mom.. Mom came often to the table and checked if guests like the food she made. Even though she only speaks Portuguese 😉 Exciting to try with trainable price!! And thinking about back to try...More

Thank James K H C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are four people from Taiwan and we love the taste of food here very much! Its definitely recommended! We ordered grilled codfish and Iberian pork steak, and the Crispy polestar with tomato sauce. They are excellently cooked and the favor were perfect. Especially the...More

Thank 佳盈 呂
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could smell the wood smoke from the balcony of our Airbnb so decided to check this restaurant out for dinner. Walked in without reservations and were welcomed by the staff to sit at the bar and have a glass of wine until a table...More

Thank UnendingWanderlust
Reviewed 19 October 2017

O Caracas is a real jem - beware that they are not open on Sundays or Tuesdays - very informal to say the least Menu is what they happened to have - generally a choice of meat or fish all of which is lovely -...More

Thank Noel2013
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Wanted to try this place on our first night, except this place was close due to holidays. Read a lot on Tripadvisor about this place being family run and only offer meat or fish for main course, and with very affordable price, so we came...More

Thank bslcheuk
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Very authentic, serve 2 dishes only, but it's all you need to try in Porto - tasty, fresh, family owned and very friendly:)

Thank 210irinam
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived late - @ 21:00 for Portugal - but they managed to welcome us. Restaurant is simple, with only 2 choices of the day: Fish or meat. Plate is huge - for hungry one - an food is prepared by the local Mama, who...More

Thank Franck S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We arrived fifteen minutes before the opening time which was just as well because once we were seated the place filled up within thirty minutes.It is real ingredient led cookery honest and rustic.The staff tell you what the menu is verbally and though we had...More

Thank varsityboydublin
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had fish and beef, that was on the menu that day, and both were delicious. The house wine went good with the food and the prices were perfect for our budget trip. Recommended!

Thank LaraSustar
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Jessica I
25 July 2016|
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Response from Mienal H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they are open on Sundays. Sorry for the late response. I am not so sure about the reservation, I just walked in both the times I frequented the place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 201 7179
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