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O Paparico

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European, Spanish, Portuguese
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Rua de Costa Cabral 2343, Porto 4200 232, Portugal
+351 22 540 0548
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7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4.5 of 5 stars

Simply excellent. If you are after tradicional Portuguese dishes, look no more. This is on of the very best restaurants in town. Period.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Porto, Portugal
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Porto, Portugal
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Simply excellent. If you are after tradicional Portuguese dishes, look no more. This is on of the very best restaurants in town. Period.

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London, Uk
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wonderful place, it is not centrally located but it's really worth the effort. Incredible food, reasonably priced considering the excellent quality, charming staff and intimate surroundings. All in all, a really memorable experience. I highly recommend. The steak for two was absolutely delicious (everything was to be honest). The desserts were some of the best we have ever tried.

Thank Tunuslu
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117 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the recepcion to the checking out it is a michelin star award level. From the starters, through the meal and the desserts.. Great house wine and gins.. But most of all the staff were great.. It deserves to go back to n°1

Thank Pedro S
Miami, Florida
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333 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not sure what happened, but our experience at O Paparico was not what we expected nor was it anything close. To begin, we made our reservation through our hotel's concierge. That apparently was a tip off to the restaurant that we were tourists. And we were treated as such. Upon arrival we were greeted by name, apparently we... More 

Thank CliffKol
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99 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to go by taxi to this restaurant - not a salubrious area. 10€ from the centre. The srarters on the table were very good. We sent one back as there was more than enough . The main courses were excellent. The rib eye steak for 2 had a very good flavour. The desserts were beautifully prepared. The broken... More 

Thank TurleighTraveller
Niceville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all located in an a beautifully restored centuries-old building. The old stone walls and dimly lit rooms provided great ambiance. The staff is highly professional, personable and very efficient. The food was served family-style and portions were not only very generous but exceptionally delicious. Great wine list and and very knowledgeable sommelier. Overall a very memorable and warm... More 

Thank Derek J
Liege, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you plan to travel to Porto you HAVE to plan an evening at O Paparico restaurant.. You'll then pass a real magic moment in a very cosy athmosphere whilst eating and drinking extremely delicious typical Portuguese dishes and drinks and served by a tremendously efficient and friendly hosting team. Don't miss that real magic moment if you are in... More 

Thank didier p
Cavan, Ireland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your in Porto, this is a must. We were made to feel so special from the minute we entered the restaurant. Everyone is so friendly and professional, the surroundings are relaxing and unique. Dinner was more than dinner it was a total experience, I cannot praise this place enough. We would return to Porto if only to visit this... More 

Thank dengal2015
Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is in the middle of nowhere. But totally worth it! We took a taxi from the waterfront and the restaurant arranged a taxi home. Immediately upon entering you feel a great warmth and atmosphere. My wife and I had a great table. When you get there they had three appetizers already on the table. My wife was pregnant... More 

Thank Maccer64
London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing find in Porto, from entry the whole experience is outstanding. We absolutely love this place. The staff are knowledgeable and the food and drinks show Portugal at it's finest. The Bacalao (cod), we could have eaten 5... The staff recommend the most amazing wines with each course. The G&T cocktails are a must, we will definitely be back.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua de Costa Cabral 2343, Porto 4200 232, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 540 0548

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 48
  • Cuisine: European, Spanish, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?