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Rua de Costa Cabral 2343, Porto 4200-232, Portugal
+351 22 540 0548
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I took a taxi to O Paparico from our hotel (as others have commented it is in the suburbs of Oporto) and found a magical experience unfold before us. The service was impeccable but very friendly and the food was well up to Michelin starred standards: quite why the restaurant has not been so rated is baffling,... More 

Thank john B
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all, this is not traditional portuguese, it's pricey and, for the me worst, pretentious. When you book on the website, they don't state they only have a tasting menu which means minimum 75€/person. When we got there and were surprised with this, I honestly felt like leaving straightaway. The food is not that good for the price and... More 

Thank nuirat
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I ate here on our first night in Porto. The cab driver was very helpful in telling us which door to knock on as the doors remain locked (look for the ornate little knocker). The interiors are traditional and very cozy. The service is excellent. The tasting menus offer A LOT of food. We chose the four... More 

Thank mgpn
Rio de Janeiro
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88 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first visit was in 2010. Now, O Paparico is even better. No more à la carte. Only 3 menu options. We chose a three course menu. Before the first dish, they served 3 amuse-bouches: gazpacho, mussels and liver paté with a slice of a sort of ham. Then, the menu: 1º) Bonito (a fish) with salad; 2º) Calf in... More 

Thank Riowinelover
Moscow, Russia
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The classical selection of starter, main course, dessert for 75 euro with wine pairing for 35 turned into a 3-hr gastronomic delight full of surprises. We absolutely loved it, every course was not only original but delicious as well. A real bargain for 110 euro per person, visit by all means!

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent our first night in Porto here, and chose the restaurant based on the fantastic reviews. We were not disappointed, and this turned out to be the best meal we had during our trip. The service, food and ambiance were just wonderful - and there were plenty of surprises. Have the egg...it is brilliant! We couldn't have chosen a... More 

Thank Crissy S
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant in Porto, my hometown. As a Portuguese living outside the country everytime I come back to my country I want to have all those favours that make me feel at home... and this restaurant has it all the best of the Portuguese food but with a very exquisite revisited touch and with the best portuguese... More 

Thank Jorge M
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, yes, the best I had in Porto. Cosy place with great service makes your dinner even better. The details come when you seat... We asked for a tasting menu, which was a starter, main dish and desert, but in reality it was more. Some connecting dishes amused us and made the dinner even better. The coriander foam with mussels... More 

Thank Antonio A
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a fair bit to travel out, within a suburban area with not much around but well worth it! Email responses were always prompt. Atmosphere was awesome. Service was excellent. Very good attention to detail. Food was amazing. Very well done. We were so full! I asked for a candle on our dessert for my husband's 30th birthday, but... More 

Thank asdf_8
Porto, Portugal
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely one of the best places in Porto. Interesting concept of using traditional Portuguese dishes and introducing new techniques. Been there quite a few times and never been disappointed. Do not skip the starters as some real nice options there. Amazing wine list too. Totally acceptable prices for this level of cuisine.

Thank Paulo_JSP-Portugal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$54 - $109
European, Portuguese
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Costa Cabral 2343, Porto 4200-232, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 540 0548

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?