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Cafe Santiago

#119 of 1,082 Restaurants in Porto
#127 of 1,127 Places to Eat in Porto
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R. Passos Manuel 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
222055797
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Sandwich Meal in portugal

Tão little cafe, restaurantes Close to each other and they serve Amina other things a Sandwich Called a Francisinha, ir hás cheese, f sausage, ham, linguica, etc You must try it to really like it , its outstanding and what a sauce

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Tried the award winning food.. Nice but very unhealthy ... We shared the award winning frachinco sandwich and we couldn't eat it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Excellent ratio between price/quality but in my opinion it is not the best for sure, it has undeserved fame. The place is a little bit noisy and the service is slow. The potatoes are cut at time and do not came from supermarket bags. However for one visit I would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Portuguese sandwich originally from Porto, made with bread, wet-cured ham, linguiça, fresh sausage like chipolata, steak or roast meat and covered with melted cheese and a hot thick tomato and beer sauce served with french fries.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Tão little cafe, restaurantes Close to each other and they serve Amina other things a Sandwich Called a Francisinha, ir hás cheese, f sausage, ham, linguica, etc You must try it to really like it , its outstanding and what a sauce

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went to the restaurant with high hopes thanks to a strong recommendation from our walking tour guide. One usually goes to this place for francesinhas, and that is what we were there for too. Well, the service was brusque and unsatisfactory. The francesinha was lacklustre. It was definitely not the best francesinha we had in town. In my opinion,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My local friend in Porto highly recommended this place, and he was not joking! The sandwich was huge, tasty and unique. I continue to crave it, and cannot wait until my next visit so I can have another! Beyond amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

One of the best places to go to eat francesinha, get there early because the line is long and trust me it is worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

the best francesinhas in Porto !!!! if you to Porto don´t miss this place - I recommended it to everyone. And also near you can found the Casa Guedes with the best "sandes de pernil assado com queijo da ilha"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

After trying a few Francesinhas, I was recommended to go here as others say they make the best ones and they do! The classic Francesinha was not spicy at all and the bread was not too hard. It is completely worth the price and it is very filling. I recommend going early for lunch as they become very busy and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We were told that they have the best francezinha of Porto. We really liked it, but I will give another Francezinha a try. You can eat it everywhere in Porto. Besides of the nice meal, the service was very rude. The staff was very unfriendly. No obrigado, no smile. Eat, pay and get out. When we asked a little moment,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: R. Passos Manuel 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: 222055797

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?