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Boa-Bao

Rua da Picaria 61-65 | Baixa, Porto 4050-478, Portugal
+351 910 043 030
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“bao” (15 reviews)
“dim sum” (6 reviews)
“pad thai” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Taiwanese, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua da Picaria 61-65 | Baixa, Porto 4050-478, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is beautifully decked out, trendy and set in a street with other upmarket looking restaurants and bars. Coming from South East Asia, I have high expectations of Asian cuisine. I must give a thumbs up to the Vietnamese beef pho which I had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bingybing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service Grade A+++ Tasteful Food A+++ Pricing for the caliber of food A+++ Wow, when in O Porto, do go to Boa-Bao, it is a must. Asian fusion!!!More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank Cuchopantera
Boa-Bao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cuchopantera, all of your A+++ are everything we could have wished for. Thank you so much for boarding with us on this adventure through Asia and we hope you can come back again very soon! We'll be more than happy to serve you and receive...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing diversity of food, really good quality, brilliant service! Mouthwatering dim sum and malay curry! Beautiful décor and really nice attention to details. Loved the saké and mochis as well!More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank marianN2793ZF
Boa-Bao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mariana, as we said on our previous answer, thank you so much for the amazing compliments you left us and this top score! There's nothing better than to be praised this way :) We can't wait for you to come back and experience all the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Specific menu for people with food intolerances, just ask for it. Staff friendly and efficient. Good variety of Asian foods. Pleasant and welcoming environment. slightly overpriced.More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Lilia P
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Lilia P, thank you so much for your visit and your kind words. Indeed, we do have special menus for vegan, gluten free options and also Allergens. We hope you can come back soon. We would be delighted to receive and serve you again. Thank...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff, great cocktails, amazing food and, dogs allowed, just perfect for an amazing lunch/dinner in the city.

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank joaolavareda
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

joaolavareda, thank you so much for the amazing compliments :) Hope to see you soon! The Boa-Bao team.

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Good deco with a bar area and open kitchen . Alfresco dining but with roof cover . Service can be a bit sow We ordered beef pho noodle soup , wontan soup and chicken satay . Could have tasted betterMore

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Happy258
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Happy258, thank you for the visit and for sharing your feedback. Here, everything we do is to provide the most unforgettable Asian experience ever. From our decor (inspired by 1920’S Saigon markets) to our food (there are more than 50 options, all of them made...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

After having already gone to Boa Bao several times in Lisbon, I decided to try in Porto. And it is almost the same in everything, which is very good, just varies in the interior arrangement of the restaurant, and I particularly like the bar situated...More

Date of visit: November 2018
6  Thank RMRato
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

RMRato, first of all, thank you for already being part of the Boa-Bao family. As a returning guest, there's nothing we appreciate more than your input. To know that Boa-Bao Porto maintains the same quality of food and service is the best compliment we could...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Since the door to the table everything was fantastic. I love this place and the sphere. This time I try a small dish Dim Sum Veg and a Duck Gua Bao, all the flavors that stay in mouth were indescribable. Don't miss this place in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
5  Thank ricbraz
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

WOW, ricbraz! You almost left us speechless with your feedback :) Thank you so much for boarding with us and for the amazing compliments about our environment and food. We hope you can come back, we still have many Asian dishes for you to try!...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This was such an unexpected find. We visited here on our last evening in Porto. The food and service were immaculate. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who is interested in trying great Asian food.More

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank Ghazala Y
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded October 31, 2018

Wow, Ghazala! We believe the best things in life come unexpectedly and there is nothing better than a good surprise, right? We feel so happy to know that you loved this Asian Food Journey :) Thank you so much for the amazing compliments. We hope...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

I visited here last night with friends and the place is amazing. As a picky vegetarian I was very pleased with the Veggie options. Ordering was simple and the food was delicious! Service was great and the ambiance was perfect. The staff coped very well...More

Date of visit: October 2018
5  Thank AaronMK101
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

AaronMK101, wow wow wow! In behalf of all Boa-Bao's team, we thank you for your absolutely amazing review. We work very hard everyday to make sure all our guests have the best experience and when we read comments like yours, it makes us so proud....More

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Jean Y
December 11, 2018|
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Response from Boa-Bao | Property representative |
As our CEO said, we will be open ;) The reservations are possible for the Porto restaurant. Thank you, the Boa-Bao team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Picaria 61-65 | Baixa, Porto 4050-478, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 910 043 030
  • E-mail
Description
Asian Foods, Cocktails and Sphere. Pan-asian cuisine that will take you on a lifetime journey. Our vast variety of food selection is prepared with respect for the authentic recipes and original products and is cooked with the finest fresh ingredients. We invite you to discover the best street food from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Korea, India, Nepal, Japan and China in our dishes. We also have signature cocktails and mocktails, spirits and an array of Asian Beers for our guests to enjoy! All of this in the heart of Porto, in a beautiful setting that recreates the relaxed ambiance of a 1920’s Saigon market in all it´s different divisions, whether you choose the main room, the counter or the bar. Our experience can also be relived in the privacy of your own home using our take-away service..
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