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Rua Vasco da Gama, 18 | Afurada, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400, Portugal
22 781 30 77
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Still my favorite

Best seafood restaurant around. I always try to come here when I am in Porto or Gaia. The portions are so huge that you can easily share them by two or the stews even by three. The service is very good and fast. The fish is grill freshly directly on the street in front if the restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
Bernd K
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  • Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Best seafood restaurant around. I always try to come here when I am in Porto or Gaia. The portions are so huge that you can easily share them by two or the stews even by three. The service is very good and fast. The fish is grill freshly directly on the street in front if the restaurant.

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Aveiro
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A large dining hall cheered up with photos alluding to fishermen and local characters, decorative elements about fishing and table blue tablecloths. Fast and efficient service, with nice mood and friendliness. Moderate sound level. I recomend the cod fritters "pataniscas de bacalhau" freshly made, and the amazing seafood rice. For drink the "sangria". In short, a good relation price quality... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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155 reviews 155 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is one of the places with best value for money ratio I’ve ever visited. Serving mostly fish and seafood dishes, a pot of seafood rice goes for about 16 € and easily serves 3 or 4 people. I saw many reviews saying that employees are rude but I have visited for many times and never have I been mistreated,... More 

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Lunch was great, good friendly service. Take the small Ferry to the other side of the Rio Douro near Ponte Arrabida from Secil tram number 1 stop;worth it!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We ate lunch outside so we got to see them cooking what we had ordered. The octopus and clams were excellent. The staff was also great. Very nice place to visit when you're in Porto.

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Porto, Portugal
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I always love to return to Casa do Pescador, as the food is cheap and GOOD. You can take a 1/2 portion of seafood rice and it will be enough for 4 people. Seriously! Love it.

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Budapest, Hungary
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were here with 10 friend's. Somewhere difficult to manage 10 person, but here everything was perfect. Simple the very good, family style restaurant with lot of local guests. Friendly staff, big portion of fresh fishes and seafood’s, with very competitive prices. Higly recomend it!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We went there with some friends from Porto, we wanted to go to other place and my friends told me to meet him there, so we did the portions are really huge typical from Porto regions style, in the north of Portugal is kind if a culture to make sure you eat till you can't handle anymore to the point... More 

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Romeno, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

It's quite a home coocking restaurant, with fresh ocean's fish and big portions. Be careful, as everywhere in Porto's restaurant, to orders on your account bill. Everything went very well and the food was excellent.

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Genoa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Great little family owned place with fresh fresh fresh sea food in Huge quantity and great taste .We will be there tomorrow again for dinner . GREAT JOB owners .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Vasco da Gama, 18 | Afurada, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: 22 781 30 77

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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