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Tipico o Fado

Largo de Sao Joao Novo 16 - 16 A, Porto 4050, Portugal
+351 22 202 6937
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Largo de Sao Joao Novo 16 - 16 A, Porto 4050, Portugal
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Reviewed June 28, 2016

We spent a wonderful evening with Fado music. In contrast to the tourist destinations here are fond of music and musicians. This creates a club atmosphere of sincere followers fado style. Good wine menu, excellent service.

Thank 708Valentina
Reviewed May 25, 2016

The food were excellent, service were brilliant and i would recommend anyone thats visiting to go here and eat. Top notch. Si.

1  Thank rockeguden
Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner on our last night in Portugal. The food is good, but we really went here for the Fado. They didn't have a vegetarian main course, but since my husband called ahead, they prepared something special for me. It's a platter...More

1  Thank Francisca R
RestauranteoFado, Proprietário at Tipico o Fado, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2016

Hello Frances! Thanks for your comment that in joy and brings us more responsibility to receive our customers with all the professionalism, but also with the emotional heat that characterizes us. We hope to see you again at the Fado. Arthur Almeida

Reviewed March 22, 2016

I went here with my 81 year old mom and she loved it. The food was excellent and the music wasn't too overbearing. The food was excellent and the service was attentive. There are glitzier fado productions, but this one was very low key and...More

Thank Winstonthedog
RestauranteoFado, Gerente at Tipico o Fado, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2016

Hello! Thank you for your assessment, it was a pleasure to welcome you in a typical Fado Restaurant. The way he assessed our service, let us happy to know that we are on the right path and makes us evolve even more. Thank you for...More

Reviewed February 25, 2016

Went on recommendation of hotel on first night (Valentines Day). As a result there was a special menu and 2 Fado singers plus 2 guitarists. The music and singers were excellent and you have the opportunity to buy their CD's! Food was expensive for what...More

1  Thank simon0
Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Excellent, full of emotions concert of Fado performance by a man and a women acompanied by guitarists.

Thank Adam S
Reviewed October 19, 2015

I only can reccomend this restaurant if you want to know the Fado (tipical portuguese music). Very good and tipical food, very romantic

1  Thank Inês M
Reviewed October 16, 2015

My wife, myself and my two grown daughters had dinner at the restaurant. The menu is rather extensive but some of the dishes we ordered were not that good, particularly the chorizo appetizer which we found hard to eat stay away from this dish. There...More

Thank Allen h
Reviewed September 23, 2015

The restaurant is very small but we really had a great evening. The food was excellent and the music, which starts at the end of the diner was good. There were 2 singers, I myself preffered 1 over the other but the overall experience was...More

1  Thank Lieke K
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Our hotel recommend us this tiny, romantic, family-owned restaurant as being one of the best ways to get acquainted to Portugal's best known musical tradition in Porto. The hotel was nice enough to make our booking. We were welcomed at night by the restaurant manager,...More

2  Thank Diederik K
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Rathna N
April 21, 2017|
Response from Thrushwood | Reviewed this property |
As someone who visited recently I don't think there is a Fado show at lunchtime. There were no entry fee or extra charges. I would definitely pre-book. I hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo de Sao Joao Novo 16 - 16 A, Porto 4050, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 202 6937
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