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A Despensa

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Fri, 4/19
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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About
Italian restaurant with a spanish influence with passion and curiosity for all the world great dishes.. A place with a warm atmosphere and a unique concept
PRICE RANGE
$17 - $34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, International, Mediterranean, European, Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (1,035)
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All reviews pasta fusilli tiramisu croquetas truffle beef bread italian food husband and wife team service was great lovely evening main course beautiful restaurant home made side street amazing food olive oil
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I believe the owner was the one serving our table, and he was incredible. I've been to Italy and this was still the best pesto pasta I've eaten in my life. Pair it with an Aperol Spritz and a tiramisu for dessert and it'll be...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank allisonnne
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I just just had the delightful experience of dining at A Despensa not once, but twice, during our brief stay in Porto. I am not exaggerating when I tell you that both times, they were the best meals we had the whole...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank StacyMcD
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really a good place. Good italian food Portugese friendliness Superbe local wines What more do you need when you travel. But make a reservation. It’s a busy place ;-). That says enough. When I’m back in Porto I will pass here for sure.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank koenb934
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous find in Porto. We were a large group of 14, with vegetarians and coeliacs amongst us! We were made very welcome by the lovely staff and they were able to easily accommodate all of our needs and provide us with absolutely fabulous...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Grace G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As we were a party of 8 we booked well ahead. We were warmly greeted and food options were well explained. We shared 5 starters and all were delicious - the burrata was Devine. Pork was delicious and all the pasta dishes were memorable -...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank F5176VLkathrynm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived around 8:30pm on a Sunday evening, and had already tried to get into another restaurant that was full. We tried A despensa based on its nearby location and reviews on TripAdvisor. We were informed they were full but the Maitre D’ would check...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lee P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good Italian food in the heart of Porto. Service was very good although we did have to wait quite a bit for the dishes to arrive.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank taligai
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A really lovely restaurant. The friendly and attentive staff fell over themselves to make us welcome, even though we hadn’t booked on a busy Saturday night. Delicious food, especially the starters of tasty arancini and a gorgeous soft cheese wrapped in crispy Parma ham. Lovely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 2cityboyz
Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious food served in a well run establishment . Great advice provided on speciality dishes and accompanying wine . Highly recommended. The staff were all well trained ,friendly , professional and most courteous. Warm , friendly atmosphere . The menu offered Italian, Portuguese and Continental...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank huddersfieldranger
Reviewed 1 week ago

delicious food verry attended service good wine nice desserts correct pricing when going for primo & secundo plato, they offer you half a portion of primo plato (1/2 price)

Date of visit: April 2019
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pmaher10
December 5, 2018|
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Response from A_Despensa | Property representative |
Dear, One week before Will Be more thank enough. :) Are you soon
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September 21, 2018|
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Hi, you just have to click on the reservation button on the TripAdvisor webpage and then follow the website instruction. All the beat
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