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Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano

Rua de Pedro Hispano 1196, Porto 4250-365, Portugal
+351 22 830 1813
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“seitan” (19 reviews)
“risotto” (29 reviews)
“veg dishes” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua de Pedro Hispano 1196, Porto 4250-365, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have spent 2 weeks driving through Portugal from South to North and this restaurant was a beautiful choice for our last evening. The service was superb, the food delicious and the atmosphere really nice. I can only recommend it!!

Thank 255isabel
Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff are friendly and educated and clearly know what they are doing. The food is tasty and well made. Even if this is a Vegetarian place, you can eat normal food here. You simply cant go wrong by choosing this place.

Thank Antoniodiaspaiva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Essência last night (it was not my first time) and the food continues to be great, tasteful and inventive! We were warmly welcome by very helpful people. There is a great and not very obvious selection of wines to drink by the...More

Thank Delekat
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank's a lot for your geat review and the consideration you made about the staff! As it was not the first time , we hope to see you again ...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great option for vegetarians, really good food, and for people like me with friends that are meat eaters its a the best place to dinner!

Thank Patricia V
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great honor to be your favourite place to dinner! See you soon...( we hope).

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing!! Great food, great service. Lovely design. Warm and cozy. Highly recommended!! Amazing vegetarian options

Thank Ronli I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible food. From appetizers to main dishes and deserts. Undoubtedly one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Porto.

Thank Ricardo A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a vegetarian restaurant we came by a lot of 'vegetarian option'. We chose for this restaurant which has a 'meat option'. Not to disappoint meat-eating friends. The vegetarian food was georgeous, the service perfect and the prices very reasonable. Go for it!

Thank kaatAntwerp
Essencia R, Gestor at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Antwerp for your wonderful review

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Sheraton, was a strange 1km walk so we took a taxi back. Absolutely A1 place for our meal, normally I always eat meat but took the veg option...simply stunning food and service and low price. I've not eaten as good even at...More

Thank PhilipY1
Essencia R, Gestor at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Philip It's great whent our efforts are recognized Hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant as we were struggling to find good vegetarian options in Porto. The restaurant is a bit hidden away outside of the main tourist areas but it is worth the walk. The service was great, they were all really friendly and welcoming....More

Thank Suzi152
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's a great review Suzi and we thank you for that We hope you come back to Porto one day to have the pleasure to welcome you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was amazing and the staff were very nice. The terrace was a beautiful place to enjoy dinner. Really recommend the place. Be sure to make a reservation.

Thank ClemLee19
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you ClemLee for your kind words

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Pedro Hispano 1196, Porto 4250-365, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 830 1813
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