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Cafe Guarany

#218 of 1,152 Restaurants in Porto
#229 of 1,198 Places to Eat in Porto
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Avenida dos Aliados 85-89, Porto, Portugal
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
Good food with fado

We arrived at 20h30 but the proposed fish plate was already unavailable.. We tried the octopus and codfish, both well prepared. We were served quite fast and the staff was particularly polite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Pau, France
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff were very attentive, nice and well dressed. The various appetizers were delicious and in good portions. We had grilled sea bass for main course and it was cooked perfectly. The dessert cheese cake was light and just right. The wine selection is excellent. Highly recommended.

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Pau, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at 20h30 but the proposed fish plate was already unavailable.. We tried the octopus and codfish, both well prepared. We were served quite fast and the staff was particularly polite.

Thank Vasco_Simoes
Neenah, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely restaurant in the heart of the city center on the Avenida dos Aliados. The name of the restaurant pays homage to the Guarany Indians who occupied much of Brazil and surrounding areas in the 17th century. Two paintings by artist Graça Morais of Guarany tribal life were a focal point and a colorful contrast to the... More 

Thank Holly W
Lisbon, Portugal
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the experience. You can have a good meal or just a coffee break and feel the great ambiance. A large painting of Graça Morais is a must.

Thank Zfreire
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate and drank here several times on our 4 day trip to Porto. The waiters are great, wine good and reasonably priced. We stayed in the Aliados Hotel just above so this became our meeting place before we did our own thing for the day and also in the evening. It is a great spot for people watching.

Thank drjackyjones
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff, food and the setting cannot be faulted. The situation is ideal for relaxing and watching the world go by. Food is of a high quality but beware, portions are generous. A club sandwich would be ample for two people!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a while since used this place has improved, only draw back service is slow. Wine list good. Food above average, atmosphere with the fado very good, will use again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here for a drink and very busy but partly because people were sheltering from the rain but was good quick service, came in again for lunch and it was empty and strangely the service was slow, the food was average but pricey conpared to most cafes/ restaraunts

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Alicante, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This Café and restaurant is located in Avenida Aliados, the most central place in Porto. I was surprised I was served a delightful menú even out of time and the food was excellent. But the staff is always ready to please and to make your time there very confortable. I recommend it.

Thank Maria S
Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This just a block away from our hotel, Infante Sagres, it looked very interesting in an aged, elegant way. The food being served that we could see from the sidewalk as we passed by made us decide to come here for dinner. Wise choice. Varied menu, typical Portuguese cuisine but a variety as well. We both had the Seafood Black... More 

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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
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?