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Rabelos Restaurante Bar

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Av. Diogo Leite, Cais de Gaia, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
+351 22 375 5864
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: On the banks of the Douro River and surrounded by the most famous port...
On the banks of the Douro River and surrounded by the most famous port wine cellars comes un combine innovative space that knows very well the cosmopolitan tastes of the modern world ancient architecture, our chef sorprenedera your palate featuring international food up from the Portuguese cod Passing URI yet the author's cuisine, fine wines to your table but deslunbrantes surrounded by the views of the river Douro World Heritage of UNESCO.
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Good for:
Romance

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  • 81
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice for lunch

Stopped here on a rainy day after touring a couple of Port lodges. The service was quick with bread and olives on the table. (remember you are charged only if you eat them) my Paella was excellent as was my wife's ravioli and our daughters Lombinho. Very friendly staff and good food. 43 euro... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
WhiskyVance
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Portland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Beloit, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I have been to Rabelos more than once and have been satisfied with every experience. The staff are friendly, the food is great and the decor is pretty. As a person who has trouble finishing a dish on her own, I love that they give the option to choose a plate for two persons. You can order a bacalhao plate... More 

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Portland
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35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Stopped here on a rainy day after touring a couple of Port lodges. The service was quick with bread and olives on the table. (remember you are charged only if you eat them) my Paella was excellent as was my wife's ravioli and our daughters Lombinho. Very friendly staff and good food. 43 euro for 3 dinners, appitizers and soft... More 

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Cahors
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

There are a large number of restaurants to choose from along the quay in Vila Nova. The Rabelos was welcoming and accommodated us with our dog on a pavement table (they bought water for the pooch as well ) For approx. 13.00€ we had a starter to share, a fish main course-salted Cod and a dessert. Wine was etc approx.... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I've reviewed a few places and always strive to be fair and constructive, so have deliberated for a while over this one... Anyway, this was by far the worst dining experience of our recent trip to the Porto! area. Good quality produce is in abundance in this region of Portugal, so come on guys, just because you are unlikely to... More 

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New York City, New York
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102 reviews 102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

and good Dinner at Rabelos. We never expected such good food in a typical Tourist area. The service was very friendly. The location is beautiful facing the river and the City of Porto. Prices are very reasonable. For two main dishes and some olives and cheese, two large beer we paid Euro 42.75. Indoor and outdoor seating.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great service and location. Food is magnificent and staff is very friendly. Not at all expensive. Pricing is pretty much in line with others in the area. Restaurant is also very nice and well kept. Will definitely return

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Seattle
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Well prepared food with many Portuguese style food. Great location and nice atmosphere. The food is contemporary and traditional. The restaurant has a nice modern feel,

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Frankfurt, Germany
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The staff were very helpful, the food was simple, but very good and good value, with also a decent selection of wines. We started outside, but then the rain forced us inside and the staff were most accommodating. Great place to stop off for lunch.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Loved everything about this place. The view is amazing from upstairs, food was great, very helpful staff and good wine. Totally recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We got lucky with a table upstairs on the balcony and I'm so glad we did! the food was good with good wine but the view really made it nice at sunset!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Diogo Leite, Cais de Gaia, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 375 5864

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, International, Spanish, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance

Description

On the banks of the Douro River and surrounded by the most famous port wine cellars comes un combine innovative space that knows very well the cosmopolitan tastes of the modern world ancient architecture, our chef sorprenedera your palate featuring international food up from the Portuguese cod Passing URI yet the author's cuisine, fine wines to your table but deslunbrantes surrounded by the views of the river Douro World Heritage of UNESCO.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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