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Cafe Guarany

#148 of 985 Restaurants in Porto
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Avenida dos Aliados 85-89, Porto, Portugal
223321272
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 169
    Excellent
  • 236
    Very good
  • 64
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
very nice cafe-good service and excellent food

We had a splendid dinner - only a main course and a dessert. Then we were very satisfied. Fresh fish :Robalinho and Crepe grand marnier Very competent and nice service.. We will come back some other time Lis and Bjoern

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Bjoern E
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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507 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We had a splendid dinner - only a main course and a dessert. Then we were very satisfied. Fresh fish :Robalinho and Crepe grand marnier Very competent and nice service.. We will come back some other time Lis and Bjoern

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

First of all they messed up my order, which had to be sent back. When they finally brought my meal (which was good), my wife had finished her meal. Then they added things to the bill we had not had, and took a long time to correct this error.

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cardiff
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105 reviews 105 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We ate here a few times, so no better recommendation. Nice atmosphere, original interior, good choice of food, reasonable cost, and good service. Not really a fine dining experience, but it doesn't set out to be that really. A bit touristy? Maybe, but perhaps that is because of its location, but there were plenty of locals too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Good food,good service!I really enjoy this restaurant! Recommend it to tourists in Porto

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Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

I visit the cafe with friends for a cafe. There was some people inside, maybe most of them tourists. The waiters was kind, but the coffe not. The coffe was a for-turists-made-brown-water, not the Portugal strong one. The waiter was smily and made a photo of us. They use Delta coffe.

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Portland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This was our first meal in Portugal and we were looking for seafood. Our hotelier recommended this restaurant for that reason. The Robalinho and Lombo Bacalhau were perfectly prepared and worth a rather long wait. Service was a bit on the slow side as we seem to have been forgotten between appetizers and placing the order, which was addressed in... More 

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Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had read reviews of Café Guarany and decided to stop in for lunch one day while it was raining. What we had imagined was a casual place instantly felt more upscale as the doorman opened up the door for us and let us choose our table. The service here was exceptional and we felt very catered for. We both... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Having a Belgina business partner on a visit to Porto, I decided to take him to the historic part of town (Baixa) for dinner. It was a Tuesday night and there was almost nobody out on the streets, also because of the weather, as it was raining. Having known this Café for a long time thought it was the ideal... More 

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Le Chesnay, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

What is impressive first is this so beautiful Art Nouveau decorum and Design of this up-t-date restaurant Avenida dos Aliados in Porto (Portugal). Our visit would largely be paid by this decorum. But the service of high venue, for a light, delicious meal makes of "the Guarany" surely the best place to go and lunch or dinner in Porto. Fado... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We had two excellent dishes: a tasty sea bass and some very tender octopus. The octopus was one of the most tender I have eaten in a restaurant and also very delicious. The plating was professionally done

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida dos Aliados 85-89, Porto, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: 223321272

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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