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Palco

Rua de Sa da Bandeira 84, Porto 4000 -427, Portugal (Formerly Hotel Teatro)
+351 220 409 620
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Ranked #12 of 786 restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated on the main floor of Hotel Teatro, the restaurant is the center of exotic and contemporary sensations, with the delicious production brought to you by a perfectly attuned cast of tastes.
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated on the main floor of Hotel Teatro, the restaurant is the center of exotic and contemporary sensations, with the delicious production brought to you by a perfectly attuned cast of tastes.
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Montebello, NY
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a first class Foodie Restaurant. Jorge Soares, the Food and Beverage Manager, is absolutely first class as is the Chef. I hope that the food and wine scene in Porto catchs up to the quality of this Restaurant. It is located in the Hotel Teatro, but aside from the entry they have taken over the area for the... More

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DC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed at the hotel and had dinner here one night. We did the 5 course with wine. Wonderful. Excellent amuse bouce, too. We agree with all the raving reviews. Try it before it gets too popular..

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Two weeks travelling in Spain, Portugal and France and we wonder if we have just had the best meal of our holiday? Undoubtedly fine dining at a very high level, presented in an exceptional way Restaurant Palco in Hotel Teatro succeeds wher many others do not. From the moment you arrive outside yo wonder what lies within. An ultra modern... More

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Recommended by our B&B, Palco was an exceptional dining experience. Food, wine, service and presentation were all first rate. The dining room is an architectural work of art. Easily the best restaurant we found in Portugal. Thanks to Jorge Soares for making us feel welcome.

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Ghent, Belgium
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This restaurant is worth a michelin star. The cuisine is creative and very good. The wine selection was also excellent.

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Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

It was my birthday so I had read the reviews and wanted to eat somewhere special while I was on holidays. First impressions, the decor is on the dark side but I don't think it suffered for it as it was very stylish. At 8 there were only a handful of the tables occupied but it quickly got busier. We... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I'm out of words to describe the finesse and complexity of the food here. A true (and affordable) gastronomic experience in the heart of Porto. This is michelin 1 star material, without a doubt.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I decided to go to Palco as the reviews I read on Tripadvisor were very positive and I had nothing planned for the weekend. And I certainly was not disappointed. The atmosphere was a bit dark but veyr well decorated with a lot of care for details. The staff was always professinal and willing to assist you when needed (be... More

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guernsey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We ate here on our first night in Porto. We ate the tasting menu, which didn't disappoint. The staff were attentive, but not in your face. No single course was a failure, they all managed to tickle the taste buds deliciously. We had the wine to accompany each course. This was a great accompaniment to food, well chosen and described... More

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went on our last night in Portugal and it was by far the best meal we had. The restaurant is gorgeous, quiet with refined and careful service. We had the tasting Dinner menu which was not overpriced at €44 for 6 small dishes, 2 seafood, 2 meat at 2 desserts. Everything was delicious and beautifully presented. Wine price was... More

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