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O Paparico

Rua de Costa Cabral 2343, Porto 4200 232, Portugal
+351 22 540 0548
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Ranked #1 of 823 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $58
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Portuguese
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

There is no debate this restaurant has paid a lot of attention to detail and it's evident in the experience we had. The food was wonderful, ambient setting was appreciated and the service was as one could expect from a number 1. I had concerns when our driver dropped us at the door but on entry, what a contrast, a... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

Having read all the reviews we booked a table for 3 and we were all very happy with our choice. The food was delicious and although the dishes are made for 2 sharing, they ensured there was enough for 3. The service was impeccable and the tables are spaced far enough apart to have a conversation without feeling others were... More

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Manchester
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

There is a reason (actually quite a few) why this restaurant is number 1 on Trip Advisor. It really does take some beating on all fronts: service, food, ambiance. My husband and I ate here whilst visiting Porto and it really was a special evening. The quirkiness of having to knock on the door to enter was great, as was... More

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Colombo Sri Lanka
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Went to this restaurant and it lived up to the comments. Service is out of this world and you are presently surprised as soon as you knock on the door. Bit expensive but definitely worth it.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner in a very beautiful restaurant. It was our best dinner during our trip through the North part of Portugal.... The food, the wines, the staff and not to forget about the timing of the night, absolutely perfect!

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Chestnut Hill
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

O Paparico probably doesn't need one more review giving this restaurant top ratings. But I must. It deserves the Best restaurant in Portugal for 2014 award it received. From the moment we walked intro the beautifully restored 500 year old bar and were personally greeted by Sergio the owner and chef,we knew this was going to be extraordinary dining. Our... More

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Chicago
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had dinner here tonight with a colleague. Outstanding in every respect, one of the top 3 restaurants I have dined in ever -- amazing food, wonderful service, beautiful environment. From the minute you walk in you feel you are in a warm welcoming environment where the staff are excited about what they do and their food and vino. Not at... More

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We visited some time ago on the strength of the Tripadvisor community. As I was travelling with my partner from London I emailed in advance to make the booking and received prompt courteous responses as well as clear instructions on how to find the restaurant and more importantly how to get into it. Upon entering, it was an oasis of... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

the idea of knocking on the door to enter makes you feel home, it's warm and friendly, the service was great, the FOOD is beyond excellent. you experience a special taste and special service. definitely a must go to restaurant

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Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I have nothing bad to say about this restaurant. Everything is made to make you feel comfortable and there are several delicious details from the fact that you have to knock since the door is always closed to the decoration imitating an old Portuguese house. I fully recommend it.

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