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A Grade

#77 of 1,424 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence
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Rua de S. Nicolau, 9, Porto 4050-298, Portugal
+351 22 332 1130
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really classic Portuguese style restaurant and food, with gracious and very polite host. Super enjoyable and authentic experience to be had here.

Thank George M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is place where you will try real traditional food. Higly recommanded for anyone who wanna eat good close to river.

Thank Kristian U
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Food - 5 out of 5 Service - 5 out of 5 Atmosphere - 4 out of 5 Prices - 5 out of 5 We visited Porto during Christmas 2016 with our family, 4 adults and one baby. We found this tiny restaurant, which is located in a small alley near the river, while we were looking for another, which... More 

Thank Oh_Marie_Berlin
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

This is an old place that lost some of its splendour, but is still a safe and good choice for dining downtown and close to Ribeira. The owners are a couple that has been running this restaurant since the past 30 years and still they offer genuine Portuguese dishes such as oven braised octopus, bacalao and different choices of meet.... More 

Thank ValerioVV
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little family run place just up from the river serving local food with a focus on seafood. All dishes were cooked to perfection and were delicious. The staff were very friendly even though we don't speak Portuguese. Highly recommend.

Thank ElizabethAmy
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

This small restaurant is run by a family who made us feel at home. They serve traditional local cuisine. It is very informal but the food is simply delicious. My husband and I went there twice. The first time we went, I ordered the caldo verde (green broth). This a very traditional soup in Portugal and this is the best... More 

Thank Nerylu F
Palazzolo sull'Oglio, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Very small, but cosy restaurant in the very heart of Porto, close to the touristic Douro bank, but in a quite hidden street. Friendly and multilingual staff, delicious food, good wine. Prices are adequate. Not to be missed! In particular if you want to taste local fish dishes.

Thank FranciPag90
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Very delicious food, big portion and not expensive. I love the grilled octopus and the octopus rice there so much. The staff and their services are really nice. They served a small glass of port wine for free after our dinner. Highly recommend!

Thank lesterter
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Dined here this evening after reading about the string of positive comments on TripAdvisor that were right on. We arrived at about 6pm, without a reservation prior and got a table. The menu was in English and the layout was good. Ordered a potato and cabbage soup, vegetable salad, seafood pasta and grilled sardines. The food was cooked to perfect... More 

Thank Bertrand_Ngim
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Cosy place with nice food and polite staff. We had octopus and fried sardines all excellent soaked in nice house wine. Not cheap, not expensive. A good place for some true authentic Portuguese cuisine.

Thank Alberto1968

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de S. Nicolau, 9, Porto 4050-298, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 332 1130

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?