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Sai Cao

Rua do Bonjardim 635A, Porto 4000-128, Portugal
+351 22 401 3839
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup” (11 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“rice” (8 reviews)
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European, Portuguese
Rua do Bonjardim 635A, Porto 4000-128, Portugal
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Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

This was by far the best meal I had my whole trip. Full of locals and local food and you can't beat the price. €5. Including two glasses of wine.

Thank Megan K
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Very good Food " nice staff, only portuguese dish ! You wont belive the price !! Higly recomended ! Try Vinho Verde (green Wine). They are fast, and you can see the kitchen from your table!! VERY VERY GOOD Open every day -lunch and dinner-

Thank SousaDebora
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

The best tip we've been given eating here. We went for midday and were practically the first there, within 20 minutes the place wqs full of locals. Luckily my other half is French so he did the communication for us and selected kebab for him...More

Thank RoastBeef90
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Very good value and delicious food and wine. Our daughter is vegetarian and they made a plate specially for her.

Thank Rob_E_Dri
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend arrived at this place after we received a recommendation from a local. We were very hungry but we left with a full stomache. Bread, soup, main dish with delicious meat and a dessert for only 13 euro. The service was really...More

Thank Kristof G
Reviewed November 6, 2015

WOW....after reading other reviews we ate here on our first night and can only say the Staff, Food , Wine and ambience were brilliant and what great value. We ate some local Smoked Meats to start with fresh bread and to follow had two main...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed October 5, 2015

If you like all of the above in the title then visit Sai Cao. If you like a quiet time, with fine dining in an upmarket place then this MAY not be for you. It was recommended by an Irish waiter in a Porto river...More

1  Thank lynsam
Reviewed September 20, 2015

very local. no English spoken [a little french] but they don't mind. they will sort you out a local meal-of-the day, once you decide on beef or fish or chicken etc. busy with locals including a group of 30. lots of atmosphere. we had a...More

1  Thank jackhertfordshire
Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

We rent an apartment near this place, and our host recommend this place for us. I didn't expect a lot, cause it looks very simple. So we got good plate of soup and Huge plate with speak with French fries and rice. That was one...More

1  Thank Margarita P
Reviewed June 29, 2015

They are known for their beef special but the other options are also genuine and authentic. This is not fine dining but the clientele are locals and this is a proper taste of Portugal. It is also very reasonably priced (3 course & wine for...More

Thank JJL353
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Alexandre C
March 30, 2017|
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Response from AVPLeitao | Reviewed this property |
Tem sim. Desde Janeiro que o Sai Cão aceita pagamentos em dinheiro e multibanco. Since January 2017 Sai Cao accepts money payments and visa payments.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Bonjardim 635A, Porto 4000-128, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 401 3839
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