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Lado B Cafe

#61 of 1,462 Restaurants in Porto
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Rua de Passos Manuel 190-192 | Frente ao Coliseu do Porto, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
+351 22 201 4269
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11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The vegetarian francesinha is the best! The staff super sweet and kind with us and our baby! A place to visit again!

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Thank Suely G
Rome, Italy
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food is not good, the francesinha is not at all the best of Porto and it exspensive. It is a trap for doofus tourists...

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Thank AndreaScriboni
arturribeiro, Proprietário at Lado B Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your rating. We noticed he rated 3 neighboring restaurants, of which he said two bad, we are not sure if he visited them all the same day. As for the quality and price, we will not even discuss this subject, as we would counteract all the thousands of customers who left here satisfied and many of them... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice environment. We eat "Francesinha", the best in the world they say. To be honest, I didn't like the "linguiça" they've put on it. It was raw. The bread was a little hard after they've put it to burn. Waiters are nice but lacking a smile on their faces. Speaking loudly to each other.

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Thank SaraRaquelSilva
Stockholm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I admit I have not tried many places. But I can tell this one is better than the francesinha in cafe santiago (next door). Staff super friendly. Do not forget to ask for extra sauce!

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Thank Gigi_Danuku
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nice bar which offers probably the best franchesina in Porto. It's very tender, huge amount and tasty. However I'm not an expert. We have been served by Pedro and he was very nice and friendly.

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Thank Tania V
Brno, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Me and my sister went to have lunch in this lovely restaurant and it was very good because I could eat the normal Francesinha and she ate the Veg one. Both of Francesinhas were very good. The staff is very nice as well.

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Thank Ana Ester V
Huddersfield
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch around 1pm on a Monday afternoon as they were closed on Sunday when I tried to go. The place was packed around 1.30pm people were queuing outside. The Francesinha is the best in Porto 😁 and to wash it down have a pineapple Sumol.

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Thank Ellington09
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Let's be honest, the Francesinha is good. But... not so good as you might find in another places, in my opinion. Anyway, if you're around, fancy to eat one of this traditional Porto dishes and with some time to spare (there is usually a wait here), you can rely on this restaurant for a - not at all disappointment but... More 

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Thank Vasco G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the veg Francesinha. It was great! Not what I had expected. I expected it to be sickening to be honest, but this was kinda clean tasting, the sauce was really nice. Not sure if it is because we had the veg version, but it wasn't as sickly as I had imagined. Stout on tap, really clean inside, nice... More 

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Thank Glenn E
Lafayette, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

On the advice of our tour guide, my husband and I tried the Portuguese version of the Croque Monsieur. It was very rich and very tasty. Lado B claims to serves the "best Francesinha in the world." Well, I don't know about that, but it was very good, the service was excellent, and the restaurant was clean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Passos Manuel 190-192 | Frente ao Coliseu do Porto, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 201 4269
Description
Betting on the brewery, where the francesinha "crunchy" is assumed as one of the best in the city, also salads, burgers with pineapple, The Best Chocolate Cake in the World, already make the delight of the patrons. At the bar will parade the caipirinhas, the long-drinks, the mojitos, a varied selection of gins, sangria and beer and foreign, especially the popular Super Bock, Chimay, Franziskaner and Erdinger.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?