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“Iconic Francesinha ”
Review of Cafe Santiago

Cafe Santiago
Ranked #205 of 2,236 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $15
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Family Café/Restaurant, open since 1959, typical from Porto, which serves the most appreciated by locals citizens Francesinha, the famous and multi awarded Francesinha Santiago(R)
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Not my normal choice of food, but we had heard of this cafe on TV and through reviews. Other food is available. Speedy service but definitely worth trying the Francesinha. Sandwich of ham beef smothered in cheese and topped with fried egg. Surrounded by thin, tasty sauce. And chips!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

If you are able to eat something so heavy and fat you have to go there. Clearly the most interesting Francesinha in Porto.
From the bread to the ham you can feel every taste. The price is good too.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lukedmax
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Popular local spot for the famous francesinha sandwich. I found it bland. Tastes like campbell’s tomato soup poured on a grilled cheese samdwich.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank bianca11s
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

Everywhere we have asked where to eat the famous francesinha, Santiago was suggested and we tried it once. Well it was the only one we tried so I do not know if it was, but I loved it. The place was crowded and queued. I just wish I had been there at lunch instead of dinner cause that is really a huge sandwich

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank melonkoli
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Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

If you want a great francesinha then this is the place to be. It's just under 10 euros each but damn they're good! It's full of locals who order the same thing which must say something and people were queuing out the door. The staff are friendly and service was very quick. Definitely recommend it with a beer which is only 2.6 euros a pint!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank alexbO8106IV
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