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Restaurante Almeja

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Thu, 6/27
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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner

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Casual Fine dining restaurant working with the best ingredients according to the seasons. Menus change according to product availability. Warm and cosy environment.
$23 - $63
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Portuguese
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very yummy and pleasant food. Flavorful and the waitress was very nice and knowledgeable. She offered samples of wine and extra tastings of new flavors we hadn’t experienced before.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank amandasG3396XA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely lunch at Almeja. The food was delicious and the staff were kind and attentive. The atmosphere of the restaurant is soothing and serene--a lovely break from touring the city. We both loved the fresh bread they served with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jamiepdx
Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

We parked up in Oporto, after a long drive from Salamanca, hungry!! We just wandered into this really lovely restaurant nervously looking for a vegetarian lunch. The service was immediate and attentive. We had a sublime vegetable soup with home made bread followed by a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 218DerekB
Reviewed May 14, 2019

We came to Almeja on our first night of a long weekend in Porto and it was a culinary highlight for us. The menu is quite succinct that couples some classics with more adventurous ingredients. We ordered the pork and the pigeon and were blown...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Beth F
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

What an excellent restaurant this is! We went for lunch, sitting outside on a beautiful May Day. The staff were extremely helpful and we chose the tasting menu and Douro wines. Very good food. The dishes, which seemed to flow nicely one after the other...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank RHouse69
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

We cannot say enough about this gem of a restaurant in old town Porto! The food, chef, service, and wine pairings were all exquisite! We have enjoyed superb restaurants in London, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, and LA and this small jewel compares to the best...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank GeorgeOscarBolt
Reviewed April 25, 2019

Although there is a school of thought to suggest the most authentic Portuguese food is very simple, we enjoyed a rather more sophisticated tasting menu at Almeja. There were some unusual flavours and combinations but they worked brilliantly! The wine pairings were interesting and the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Apart from the delicious supper my friend and I enjoyed what really made our meal so enjoyable was the owners whole approach. Upon arrival we were greeted with a glass of wine as if we had just arrived at a friends home rather than a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank 538jacquic
Reviewed April 4, 2019

I ate here a couple of weeks ago with 6 friends and had a great meal. The staff were very helpful. The hostess emailed me the menu in advance which was helpful. The tasting menu from the snacks to the dessert were well thought out...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank jamesc511
Reviewed April 4, 2019

My wife and I had dinner at the Almeja, and chose the tasting menu. Each course was absolutely delicious with many different flavours, supplemented by port and wine at a reasonable price. We were looked after by a delightful waitress who explained each course in...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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