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Ora Viva Restaurante

Rua Fonte Taurina 83, Porto 4050-270, Portugal
+351 22 205 2033
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“swordfish” (17 reviews)
“potatoes” (25 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua Fonte Taurina 83, Porto 4050-270, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The small restaurant is located in the heart of Porto just a few steps away from the douro river. Outdoors you will find only two tables on the little car free road. Inside nice decorated with seats for around 30 people. Please make a reservation....More

Thank A4419PXthomass
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our party of three seniors was really looking forward to Ora Viva based on the excellent reviews on Tripadvisor and recommendation by our travel agent, Portugaltrails. So we patiently waited for 45 minutes to get seated, right next to the door that was left wide...More

Thank ButterballBurlington
Reviewed 3 days ago

A cosy small restaurant with stone walls tucked away in a narrow street just behind the Ribeira, we were lucky to get the last table. Alle the other tables seemed to be occupied by Portuguese, with more queuing outside... always a good sign. Good basic...More

Thank G Douglas S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must in Porto!! We highly recommend the shellfish stew!! Heaps of seafood and the taste is amazing! The grilled/roasted octopus was also amazing. Go early as they are very popular

Thank Katehannah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’d heard this was a good restaurant so booked for early dinner. We’d gone in for Cataplana however waiter recommended Seafood Stew & it was delicious, paired with bottle of Vino Verde, we couldn’t go wrong. Reasonably priced too.

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this fine restaurant for lunch and we ordered sea bass and portuguese sword fish. Fish was fresh as a very fresh thing and exceptionally tasty. Puddings were lovely, especially their pear soaked in some sort of alcohol which is called drunken pear on the...More

Thank Tigerboyzee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch and we were lucky to get seated at once. We shared a half-bottle of wine and a one pot 'rice and fish' meal. The food was great and was more than enough for the two of us. Waiters were efficient and were...More

Thank georgecI2056SR
Reviewed April 3, 2018

The service seemed a bit cold at first, but once I started talking and asking more things the waiter started to warm up a bit. But that is very Portuguese anyway, they are not very warm from the start. But then he was super helpful...More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

The food was really good, worth the wait! We ordered typical food. Lovely atmosphere and good customer servicd

Thank Daniela O
Reviewed March 15, 2018

The restaurant is located close to the Duro river. The food is excellent and the service by the owners very friendly. Prices are moderate. Highly recommended!

Thank Sfaxien
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Fonte Taurina 83, Porto 4050-270, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 205 2033
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