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Ora Viva Restaurante

Rua Fonte Taurina, 83, Porto, Portugal
222052033
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Ranked #163 of 860 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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80 reviews 80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Saturday and it was raining in Porto, putting a damper on sightseeing. We found this place just around the corner from our hotel mentioned in one of the popular guide books, so dashed through the rain to get there for lunch. Very nice place. Cozy atmosphere. Very friendly staff. Lingered over a delicious local fish offering followed by a free... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was located round the corner from our hotel and we decided to give it a try on our first night in Porto. We were not disappointed. The restaurant is very narrow with only a handful of tables but that adds to the atmosphere - it was full when we visited. We decided to pass on a starter but... More

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The food was very good, especially the fish, and the location is nice. The staff was really friendly and nice. Prices are ok although they charge you for all extras they offer you in the beginning without asking.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We found this place by chance and were very glad we did. Simple food done very, very well. The large shrimps were amazing. We definitely prefer quality over pretensions and this place delivers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel owner. It was very busy in Porto that day. I can't say the food impressed us a lot. The food was not served at the same time, so some of our friends had to wait while other were finishing eating. On top of that some dishes were sent back because it was raw.... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The soup was cold and the food had no flavor at all. This was really strange considering the number of stars in Trip Advisor

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AZ
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We were the only diners tonight by 8:30pm when we finished dining. We had the sea bass which was smothered in onions, cabbage, and something green-made finding the bones more difficult. Fish swimming in lots of oil. Also came with shredded carrots and the usual boiled/roasted potatoes. Perhaps the reviews of late have turned people away-we would not go back!!

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Limoges, France
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Not a bad choice if you are wanting to eat in the touristy part of Porto down by the river. Husband's sardines were very good but my meat dish (Chef's steak - with cheese on top in a sauce) was really only average. Otherwise might have given an excellent. Portion sizes as ever in Porto were generous and the service... More

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Albury
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We were referred to this restaurant as it was our first night in Porto. I am so glad we tracked it down ... The Manager and Staff could not have offered us a better experience right from the moment we walked though the door. The suggested local red wine was as good as I have ever tasted and the dishes... More

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Montreal
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95 reviews 95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We decided to have lunch there on our arrival to OPorto (based on TA ratings) and we were not disappointed!!! Restaurant is set in a quiet alley which runs parallel to the river (just one block up from the main walkway along the river). The fish and squid dishes we tried were very good. The squid was very tender, but... More

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