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Praca Carlos Alberto, 83, Porto 4050-158, Portugal
+351 937 493 557
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Ranked #6 of 760 restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $41
Cuisines: European, Portuguese, Eclectic, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: On the first floor of a historical site in Porto's downtown, recently opened a small quiet restaurant, called Camafeu. Go back to the times where you had a meal at your grandparent's place, where the decor was romantic but eclectic and where you can indulge yourself on mouth-watering but not-pretentious food.At dinner time, you are invited to stay for a late drink and enjoy, through the big windows, the scenery of the square bellow (Praca Carlos Alberto, named after our late King). We invite you to try the tender Sirloin steak or the Duck with figg jam, or the Prawn porridge among other fabulous appetizers and main-courses. Everybody will love our home-made desserts. Don't forget to ask for the famous Portuguese wine from the Douro region, either it's Port, White or Red.
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93% Recommend
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

So happy to have found this beautiful little boutique style restaurant on the second floor overlooking a pretty square below. The service was discreet and friendly and of course the food is excellent. ( Recommend the Portuguese cheese gratin with honey, and the pig cheek with favas and vanilla mashed potato.)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My wife & I made a reservation here entirely due to other T/A reviews, so glad we did. Delightful small restaurant on the first floor overlooking a lovely quiet square. Such caring service, wonderful food - try the baked octopus! Lovely wine and sensible prices. We could't fault it, so we went back for a second night, it was probably... More

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Yerevan, Armenia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Found it yesterday by a chance, and loved it so much that came back again tonight. The ambiance, service, and first and foremost, the food is just fantastic! Best restaurant in Porto and not only. Highly recommended.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Best food in Porto. Felt like I was in some friendly family house! Would visit every time I am in Porto! Service was unbelievable!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

I had my special birthday dinner with a group of friends from Australia here. Anita handle my short notice booking and designed a superb set menu for us. From the moment we step in to the restaurant, we are felt welcome and the table setting is elegant, overlooking the square below. All the courses are well balance and of top... More

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Kendal, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We discovered Camafeu on our previous visit to Porto and it was certainly one of the experiences we were most looking forward to on our return. Looking at other reviews the standard has been consistently high and it is clear that the restaurant has now firmly established itself as a major force on the Porto restaurant scene and quite rightly... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

After reading tripadvisor reviews, my fiance and I went for dinner; I was especially looking forward to the veal! It was an early dinner and only one other table was taken. The waiter was nice and I ordered the scallops to start, followed by the veal. The scallops were good and we had a nice bottle of red, which was... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We found this restaurant via TripAdvisor. Beautiful place in the first floor of an old house. The food was excellent. The grilled cheese with honey definitely one of the best ways to eat cheese, I took the duck breast with figs and figs jam. Exquisite! My husband took the pork cheek, also exquisite. And you must definitely try the port... More

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New Orleans
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My husband and I are enjoying our honeymoon throughout Portugal. We started in Lisbon, and had many wonderful meals there, which I will review. But our meal here has been the best thus far. Every aspect of the meal was perfect. The restaurant itself is romantic, comfortable, and charming. Both servers were friendly, efficient, helpful and professional. The salmon tartar... More

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Bern, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The perfect combination of romantic atmosphere and exquisite portuguese food. Excellent ,,sobremesas''

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