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Praca Carlos Alberto 83, Porto 4050-158, Portugal
+351 937 493 557
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Praca Carlos Alberto 83, Porto 4050-158, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems that the main room of this restaurant is being remodelled so that they only have six tables (2 for 3 people) at the moment and serve small tapas like plates. Those plates are great though and the octopus is the best I have...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Simon O
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Went there as per the recommendation from our host and got disappointed.Service was awful,black beer was over,despite the fact that they were just opened,food was disgusting(don’t recommend this place!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Gunay A
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Loved the dinner at Camafeu! The food was excellent, the service impeccable (the lady who served spoke so good French too), and the place quaint and nice!

Date of visit: November 2017
2  Thank ZmeuraA
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The space is cozy, intimate and well decorated. Service is personal and friendly. The true star comes from the food. One of of best meals in Portugal! Highly recommended

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Macovox88
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Small family run business with great food tapas style. Husband & I shared 5 or so dishes for dinner, all lovely. Don’t be in a hurry as one waiter so service is bit slow but well worth it. We booked and glad we did, people...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank leightbs
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This small restaurants is a perfect dining experience and we were totally blown away with the quality & ambience. The staff are very friendly & knowledgeable about the food & wine they are serving. This is a small dining room and more suitable for couples...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank DrDebaser
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Intimate, candle lit tables, crystal glasses. Very few tables as upstairs being renovated. We went twice because the food was so good. Small plates (we had 3 between 2 people as very rich and satisfying) and a pudding each, cold white port by the glass...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sophiep121
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Unfortunately we found this gem of a restaurant late in our holiday otherwise I would have visited more often! I had the cod dish which was utterly delicious, it was bursting with flavours and tasted gorgeous and was beautifully presented. The wine was superb, the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank realtoggalway
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Great typical food and friendly service. Price is within the average practiced in a tourist zone. I recommend. 5 *

Date of visit: June 2018
3  Thank johncron997
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We had a fantastic meal here. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and the service was super. The food was a delight and I had what seemed very traditional Portuguese food served in a modern way. The portions were large and the seafood...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank Mark and Wils B
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September 8, 2016|
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Response from Richard762 | Reviewed this property |
My memory is that I had to phone them, but I did contact them through their facebook page as well, so I would phone to be sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $34
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Carlos Alberto 83, Porto 4050-158, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 937 493 557
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On the first floor of a historical site in Porto's downtown, recently opened a small quiet restaurant, called Camafeu. Go back to the times where you had a meal at your grandparent's place, where the decor was romantic but eclectic and where you can indulge yourself on mouth-watering but not-pretentious food.At dinner time, you are invited to stay for a late drink and enjoy, through the big windows, the scenery of the square bellow (Praca Carlos Alberto, named after our late King). We invite you to try the tender Sirloin steak or the Duck with figg jam, or the Prawn porridge among other fabulous appetizers and main-courses. Everybody will love our home-made desserts. Don't forget to ask for the famous Portuguese wine from the Douro region, either it's Port, White or Red..
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