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Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS)

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Acrescentar ao nome do restaurante: (OPÇÕES NÃO VEGETARIANAS) Passando então a: Essência Restaurante Vegetariano (COM OPÇÕES NÃO VEGETARIANAS) Muito obrigada
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Deli
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews seitan risotto filo pastry steak salad pudding soups chocolate cake cod bread vegetarian restaurant non vegetarian meat and fish options great vegetarian main course goat cheese food was wonderful
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We chose here because I am vegetarian - my boyfriend is not, but he still enjoyed the meal. I struggled to choose what to eat because the menu had so much vegetarian options! It is a good complaint. My boyfriend had the vegetarian sausage for...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank YvonnePollard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at Essencia, the service was excellent and so was the food. They have an extensive menu to chose the most delicious vegetarian dishes from and serve great wines from the Douro Region. We took a taxi to get there, which...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank MarkvanKesteren
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are all very happy with your positive review. Thank you so much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend ate here for lunch and it was sooooooo good!!! The menu for lunch time is really cheap and the quality of the food is really really good! They have options for meat eaters and for vegans! So everyone is happy :)...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sarahkiiii
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wonderfull!! Thank you very much for your excelente review and recomendation!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this gem on our first evening in Porto, and what a find! Excellent service from all the staff, great choice of dishes (veggie and vegan), and chef is creative without compromising in taste and flavour! We love to try new...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Praful888
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

UAU! So good for us to know you had yor goal in Essencia and would like to come back. It will be a great pleasure for us to have you here again! Thanl's a lot.

Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

It's not easy to find a vegan restaurant in Porto. This one is amazing. The location is pretty cool, the service is good and the food is super tasteful. Althought the quality is good, the check is more than fair! Loved this lunch break.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Michi1095
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2019

Thank you very much for your excelente review and we are very happy thar you had a pleasant moment in Essencia!

Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Great vegetarian restaurant. The menu had three main courses (one vegetarian, another vegan and the last one, meat friendly). We had the vegetables' strudel with sweet-sour sauce which was tasty but what really did the trick were the amazing deserts. From the vegan mango mousse...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank linhas2019
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Great! We are very happy with your review. Thank's a lot.

Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

I am so happy I comeback after 3 years. The food is still delicious and service is even nicer, very fast.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 200isabelc
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Thank you so much IsabelC, we are also very happy that you came to visit us again!

Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Trying to find anywhere in Portugal that caters for vegetarians is always a struggle but this place represents above and beyond the best of veg. The service was exceptional and I absolutely love that the menu is vegetarian with a section for meat and fish...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jessica S
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2019

We were very happy to know you had your goal in Essencia and apreciated our concept . Thank you very much for sharing your experience here and for your recomendation !!

Reviewed April 18, 2019

We absolutely loved the truly wonderful vegetarian dishes in this restaurant. The staff were friendly and helped us decide on the best combination of dishes, including the best most reasonably priced wine we had in Portugal. Thank you so much and we hope to return...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rdudhia211
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2019

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We will be very happy to welcome you again on your next visit to Portugal!

Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

I am from porto and have been to a lot of local restaurants and can honestly say this is one of my favourite and best vegan place. I have come here a number of ocasions and have always encounter great service, great food and fair...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank HugoSAzevedo
Essencia R, Manager at Essencia Restaurante Vegetariano (OPCOES NAO VEGETARIANAS), responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

We were very happy to read your review! We will try to do our best allways and hope to see you many times here. Thank's a lot!!

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lehavi
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Lehavi, Only picked this message up today, sorry. Wouldn't know the answer anyway but I hope you enjoyed it. C
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297rajivs
June 23, 2018|
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Response from poultrums | Reviewed this property |
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sineadobm
May 2, 2018|
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Response from Essencia R | Property representative |
Sorry but we only saw your question now. We are open everyday except sundays and holidays. At lunch we only accept reservations fron the fork on saturdays. Thank you very much.
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