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Rabelos Restaurante Bar

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Italian, International, European, Spanish, Portuguese
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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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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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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    Very good
  • 32
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Portuguese Food

Good typical food. Bacalhau (Cod Fish), bolinhos and fried calamary. They have a very good sangria, try it. It is river front and the view is very good

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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The Woodlands, Texas
Good for:
  • Romantic
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  • French first
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  • Japanese first
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Tel Aviv
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

As other reviewers have stated this is an excellent high class restaurant - with an emphasis on local seafood/fish dishes. Everything was great - Seafood pasta, Salmon, Bachalau and Franschia Sandwich (crazy high calorie and meats local dish) Go for it, you won't be disappointed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

All dishes were excellent, from the fish, pasta meat risotto and desserts . Francisca sandwich is an amazing cholesterol bomb. Seafood pasta and risotto were rich and tasty

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We would Highly recommend the fish stew with rice. It's enormous and absolutely awesome value. Would feed 3 comfortably.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Our first taste of the Portugal's famous Francesinha - the special sandwich with layers of different meats and sausages covered by melted cheese and swimming in a tasty sauce. We had this at another place also but the one here at Rabelos was definitely the winner. Friendly and good service. Recommended

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The Woodlands, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Good typical food. Bacalhau (Cod Fish), bolinhos and fried calamary. They have a very good sangria, try it. It is river front and the view is very good

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Along the Gaia waterfront there is no shortage of restaurants taking advantage of the great location and views across the Douro to Porto. Competition is fierce with lots of touts hassling for trade and in turn being hassled by their bosses to hassle for trade. We picked Rabelos because their tout was probably the most restrained of those we encountered.... More 

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Malnate, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

As always in Portugal, small apetizers not requested but billed. They are always welcome anyway. Very good in attention. My wife is allergic and they pay very professional attention to suggest the right meals. Food was good and served very well. The charm of the terrace is perfect. Definitely recommend

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We had dinner there. The service was good even though we ate there at night (some restaurants are very good for lunch but terrible serving dinner). The food was ok, nothing especial, but it was not bad!!

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Isla Mujeres, Mexico
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103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very pleasantly surprised by this restaurant, from the street nothing to look at but inside and especially on the top floor very good in deed. We had pasta for lunchand it was very good along with good wine recommended by the waiter. Good value for money very good service an enjoyable experience.

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Espinho, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Excellent Service, great food, magnificent scenario with a great view to Douro River. They have a great rooftop balcony were you can have a nice view of the river and to watch one of the best sunsets. Food is excellent - the octopus and the codfish is excellent

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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, European, Spanish, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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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