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Restaurante A Margem

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Rua Agostinho de Albano 18, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-354, Portugal
+351 22 772 4788
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent portugese food with big portions and very kind personel. tasteful steaks and good porto wine.

Thank Akrygt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent fish "parrilhada"!!! Very friendly staff. Good and afordable prices. Great views over Douro Tiver and the Porto's Ribeira.

Thank monteiropma
Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived on a Monday night without reservation and it was quiet booked. However they placed us not at the poorest table which was good. We had calms and prawns for starteds and grilled octupos and seafood plate which was heavily to much. All well done - self baked bread-good local vine so a very pleasant evening. If you hungy and... More 

Thank fidolich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Traditionally Portuguese restaurant and the waiters do not speak very well English but at least they are trying. Really good food and fresh.

Thank Flora G
Porto, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This large, comfortable restaurant serves delicious Portuguese cuisine, especially fresh fish. It is right across from the small ferry boat that takes you over the Douro River from Porto. The portions are generous and the waitstaff is very attentive. If you stick to their luncheon specials you will get a real bargain.

Thank Winstonthedog
Leicester, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This was the best meal experience in Porto. Accessed by using the Tourist riverside Tram Line 1 starting at Infante – get off at Gas and a taxi boat is opposite to take you across the river. Very busy with locals, a sure sign of quality. Great prices, high quality and engaging staff even though we didn’t speak Portuguese and... More 

Thank LosZorros
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

When a restaurant is busy with locals, it has something going for it. The food was great superb clams in an olive oil lemon garlic sauce and then Turbot and seasonal vegetables washed down with a port and tonic then a very nice white wine. The decor is basic but does not deter the great food.

Thank RickSpangle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The fish is fantastic, local and fresh. Service is good and all for very reasonable prices, the best meal we had in porto/gaia

Thank MonsieurMichel27
Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food. The speciatity is fish but the meat is also very good. Friendly atmosphere! North Portugal people are amazing

Thank AnaSofiaMiranda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, nice staff, amazing view and great price. Try the Margem steak, good for 2. Will return without a doubt

Thank BastiaZ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Agostinho de Albano 18, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-354, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 772 4788

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