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Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano

Rua de Pedro Hispano 1196, Porto 4250-365, Portugal
+351 22 830 1813
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seitan” (23 reviews)
“risotto” (37 reviews)
“tofu” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua de Pedro Hispano 1196, Porto 4250-365, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The restaurant was full from the moment we arrived to the moment we left, which is always a good sign. Theres a great selection of vegetarian options, as well as non-veggy options. I went for one of the risottos which was amazing. Portions are nicely...More

1  Thank Rodrigo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well yesterday was my first time in this cozy restaurant. I have loved the space, the food, everything. On my next trip to Porto I will definitely try it again. This time I did not had time for dessert but on a next time I...More

1  Thank Luzia C
Essencia R, Gestor at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We feel very happy that you enjoied !! Thank you very much and hope to see you again...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for dinner with a group of friends. The restaurant has a great atmosphere, with comfortable lighting, and a intuitive layout. The food was very fresh, and the staff was very attentive and professional.

1  Thank Baukus19
essencia2015, Gerente at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It's allways a great pleasure for us to know you had your goal in Essencia!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are not strict vegetarians although both our children are so we know the limitations that can cause when we have been on holiday with them in the past. We are also keen to cut down on our meat intake for health and environmental concerns....More

1  Thank TheMarsBars
essencia2015, Gerente at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's wonderful that you liked our concept ! Thank you very much for all your review and recomendation . We apologise for the delate that day on the service because one person in the kitchen had to went home... Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It can be hard to find filling, nutritional vegetarian food in Portugal. Look no further in Porto! Stumbled upon this place and ate here for dinner 2 nights in a row. The atmosphere is lovely, the wait staff is very attentive, prices are reasonable, and...More

1  Thank Brittany W
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Britanny, it was with great pleasure that we read your wonderful review. Many thanks from all the team

Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the vegetarian food but there’s also other good options with fish and meat at the menu! The restaurant is very cozy and the staff very friendly. I will come back for sure!

1  Thank Catarina S
essencia2015, Gerente at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

THANKS A LOT !!! Waiting for your next visit...

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Not being a vegetarian I took some of the reviews I saw with a pinch of salt but I needn’t have done. Although there are meat and fish options we both went for vegetarian options (purely because they sounded so nice) and both had amazing...More

1  Thank Sam W
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

All the staff are very pleased with your review . Hope to see you again and thank you very much for the recomendation !

Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Searching in TA for a good vegan I found this restaurant and we reserved a table. A bit difficult to find but it was worth the visit. The dishes delicious dishes ,very fresh ingredients and very tasty.Really good sophisticated combination of ingredients. I had a...More

1  Thank Sandrajohann
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

We are delighted with your review. The whole team thanks you. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you soon again. Warm greetings from all of us

Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is an inclusive vegetarian restaurant. It also provides options for non-vegetarians. The atmosphere is quite warm and welcoming and so are the waiters there. We were very well received and taken care of. The experience was extremely enjoyable. I had the mushroom risotto and...More

1  Thank Aveiroworld
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

What a" great" review !! It was a big pleasure to have you with us. Hope to see you again...

Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

I have been there 4 times as a non vegetarian and I always loved it. Great soups and salads, risottos, lasagna and also great non vegetarian food for people like me. And with good weather it has a very nice terrace.

1  Thank Christian B
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Thank's a lot for your "fantastic" review!! We hope to see you again...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $38
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Pedro Hispano 1196, Porto 4250-365, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 830 1813
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