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Restaurante Farol Da Boa Nova

Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
+351 22 200 6086
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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible25%
Travelers talk about
“linguine” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in a great location overlooking the Douro River so we decided to give it a try. I had the steak and my wife and cousin had the fish special. The entire meal was a disappointment. The ‘filet’ that I had was the...More

Thank Bchavez116
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Stopped off for lunch during a day trip to Porto. Really pleasant Restaurant in small square Overlooking Duoro. Dined at an outside table under big umbrellas, never went inside the Restaurant itself. Waiters all smartly dressed and very professional; v good service. We shared a...More

Thank Mojoblue717
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

The service was exceptional. The food was very good. It is rare to find waiters willing to ensure that the dietary needs of the guests are respected. They took the time to make sure a lactose free diet was offered and a dessert was found...More

Thank eric e
Reviewed August 26, 2017

During our visit to Porto he had a lovely late dinner at Farol Da Boa Nova. I would recommend a fish soup and the best ever white sangria! Next day we decided to come back a try some more seafood. This time we could have...More

Thank Dariusz77
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Came here for a drink on a Saturday evening. I cannot speak for the food but the service was great and the waiter was extremely helpful in recommending drinks. Very nice location as well!

Thank Annabel T
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

The location is the only good thing. The rest is awful. Bad food, rude waiters, expensive... and the worst was the dessert!

2  Thank Rafael T
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We should have looked at the TripAdvisor reviews first. It wasn't that the food was horrible....it's just that there are so many places close by that offer much better food at more reasonable prices. The wait staff had an indifferent attitude. The food was average...More

1  Thank LovinEurope
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

You want this restaurant to be be really great with its elevated view over the river on the Porto side but unfortunately whilst the staff are friendly and attentive the food was a little disappointing. We had the cod fillets with bean rice (which was...More

Thank Shaun L
Reviewed July 29, 2017

This is a typical touristy place next to the Duoro river where the promenade is full of restaurants. The duck rice was a bit dry. The chicken salad was OK. The waiters did care too much about the guests, they were always in a hurry....More

1  Thank nagytibi
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This restaurant caters for lovers of traditional Portuguese food - not just seafood but steaks etc also. Excellent views of the river are afforded to the visitor as the restaurant is perched just above the river. The staff are excellent and appropriately attentive. My choice...More

Thank len_green50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 6086
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