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Ora Viva Restaurante


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#159 of 1,853 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were 3 couples, food was superb and plentiful. Price was surprisingly cheaper than expected. Ordered a platter of meats for 2 for 17 euros only, well cooked and enough for 4 people. Definitely go back again.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

Excellent octopus and calamari dishes, prepared in a special and tasty way, very nice staff. Very recommended!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at Ora Viva in Porto. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was very good. Highly recommend, I would return with no hesitation!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Polinettee
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

I can say without any doubt this is the best restaurant I have ever tried a Polvo a La Gareiro and a Bacalhau! Amazing environment, friendly owner and waiters and the BEST FOOD IN PORTUGAL, if not the world! I 100% recommend this tiny and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 66Etz
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

I stumbled upon this hidden gem looking for a glass of wine. I ended up staying over an hour for the amazing food. I was lucky I got in while I did since a line formed not long after. I got a bottle of wine...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank MeganInTokyo
Reviewed July 11, 2019

Small, local restaurant and the food is great. You need to book, we were lucky they had a spare table when we were there. Definitely very authentic and worth a visit.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Kathryn S
Reviewed July 9, 2019

We stumbled upon this little restaurant while visiting the Ribiera district of Porto and booked a table for later the evening. Booking was a good idea as the restaurant was fully booked by locals and tourists. We decided to try the Cataplana, which is a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Christof L
Reviewed June 23, 2019

It is a hidden gem located in a small street in old Porto, a small, cozy restaurant which serves best local food. The owner/waiters very friendly, helpful. We had sardines, octopus, bacalhau com natas. Everything was perfectly cooked. The wine that was suggested by our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DevrimG-06
Reviewed June 11, 2019

I found this restaurant using yelp and couldn't have been more pleased. We were looking for an authentic experience and wanted a delicious seafood meal. First the server/owners were so pleasant and could communicate very well in English as well as several other languages. They...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Lovetoexplore16
Reviewed May 28, 2019

When we went the place was full with a queue and you can see why. The food was excellent, at a reasonable price given its location and the staff were so friendly. As tourists we were made to feel like locals which is quite an...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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