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Santa Francesinha

Praca Poveiros N0 72, Porto 4000-393, Portugal
+351 22 326 0363
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“francesinha” (78 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Praca Poveiros N0 72, Porto 4000-393, Portugal
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

We choose the specialty - Francesinha. It's a little rich for lunch but you have to do it. At night, it could be hard to digest. We had a table outside (sidewalk). The service was fast et ok.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jerry L
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

The service was friendly and excellent and the food was good. Of course you have to have the franceshina, but the mustard steak was good as well. Portions are huge and I dare you to finish everything!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChuckD09
Reviewed October 17, 2018

What a great little restaurant serving one of Porto's most iconic meals. We each had a Francesinha. It was really good, generous portion of sandwich and fries we definitely left satisfied. Must do if you are a foodie. They have a couple different versions of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Steffus
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Odd but tasty sandwich... ultimate comfort food. It would be great for a bad hangover. But I did enjoy it even though sober. Thumb up for table service - a fast food place with professional service and good wine - €2.5 per glass. In London...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank ale_loves_tea
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We arrived in Porto, hoping against hope that somehow - we can get our hands on the local Porto cuisine - Francesinha. Made vegetarian/vegan way. And why not - the locals really romantecise it. All places - cheap eats to fine dining offer their version...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank aparnap2013
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Fab little place.. Much recommended. Franchesinha was recommended as a. Must try food from Porto. Glad I tried it, couldn't eat a whole one. Tasty, and lovely. Fresh chips. Friendly service .. Even cut up our Franchesinha into pieces for us to share. Sauce was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rooffio
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We arrived here after somebody recommended us to go there to try the famous "francesinha", but we ended quite disappointed. The restaurant itself is ok, and the waiters were very friendly, but we did not like the francesinha that they served us. Since I have...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JlemMad
Reviewed June 20, 2018

This was the second Francesinha we tried in Porto, and it was definitely the better restaurant. The service was okay, but we really enjoyed the food. Very good portions size for the price too.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank zsmoph
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We went on first night in Porto - not high expectations, but looking for reasonable 'quick bite'...staff we met not interested, food horribly overcooked (2× steaks), salad not fresh, frites soggy...plenty to chose from here, so best avoid this one place...

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Hugo_Vtripad
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Cheep, cheerful and veggie friendly. Bring your stretchy pants as the portions are large. Great staff- very friendly and helpful. A good meal with local beer. What’s not to like.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Poveiros N0 72, Porto 4000-393, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 326 0363
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