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Restaurante Bufete Fase

Rua de Santa Catarina 1147, Porto, Portugal
222052118
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Ranked #146 of 910 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $22
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for: Local cuisine
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Good for: Local cuisine
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I am always suspicious of restaurants with large menus, and it's great to see bufete fase do one thing only because they do it well. You have two choices here, what to drink and whether you want your francesinha spicy or not, other than that you get what you're given. Go out of main eating hours or be prepared for... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The only thing they know how to cook is Francesinha. That´s why they prepare it and serve it so well. Which they do it with all their love. Bufete Fase is a very tiny small restaurant in Santa Catarina St., where you have to go early to find a free table out of the only four they have. And only... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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82 reviews 82 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

"Francesinha": the most traditional dish from Porto. The discussion about what is the best one is always open!!! "Bufete fase" is a place full of tradition that maintain the awesome quality from approximately 30 years, when it opened. A peculiarity about this restaurant is that it only had 4 small tables that could fit 8 to a maximum of 9... More 

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Florence, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

excelent francesinhas yes but very poor service. Very few drinks. Long wait 30 min to eat. Too hot inside. No ventilation. No other dishes than francesinha. Just that. Very little space. No desserts. No starts. Go there just if you like francesinha. Don't expect more.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Francesinha is one of the most traditional dishes from Porto and the discussion about what is the best one could take hours or days. I decided to talk about BUFETE FASE because it is a unique spot full of tradition and to respect the tradition they keep the structure of the business always small, just to maintain the awesome quality... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had for 11€ one francesinha, one beer and some French fries. It was very delicious! The whole dish is enough for 2 people ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went there early as I read there would be a lineup. There was. It's a cool place to try out the classic Porto dish Francesinha and to visit a different part of town. It's also kind of cool to feel like you're part of a secret handshake club. Recommended!

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Porto, Portugal
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80 reviews 80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The best francesinha of Porto. The place is tiny, not too many tables, but it has a very familiar atmosphere. And the francesinha is the best of the best!

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Vila do Conde, Portugal
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is simply one of the best francesinhas you can find anywhere. If you live in Porto or if you're just visiting don't miss it.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I went to this restaurant in March 2014 with my friends, one of them from Porto. He insisted that this place has the best Francesinha and that we could not left without this experience. The line to dinner seemed to have no end but in the end, the service, the atmosphere and flavor of the dish offset a lot! Do... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurante Bufete Fase

Address: Rua de Santa Catarina 1147, Porto, Portugal
Phone Number: 222052118
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 22

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