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“Relax and enjoy the view”
Review of Bar Ponte Pensil

Bar Ponte Pensil
Ranked #891 of 1,877 Restaurants in Porto
Cuisines: Deli
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed May 2, 2014

I found the "Bar" to be a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the hawking quay. I stopped by for at least a drink every day of my stay in Porto. I found the service to be good and very friendly - even when it was super busy - and the food was what you would expect from a bar under a bridge - not five stars but a perfectly acceptable snack. And they often have live music which was a nice surprise. It could be easy to miss (or dismiss) but head for the bridge and relax!

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Thank acktom
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

This bar has an excellent location, but apart from that, we left with a terrible impression. The price are high as expected (due to the location), but the food was lousy and the service mediocre (at best).

The soup was was bad (almost sour), the toast was dull and the hot chocolat was neither! The service was pretensious but mediocre.

We do not plan to ever go back to this place! For the view, we just have to go down the "Ribeira" and enjoy the view... a place to avoid!

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Thank Mario G
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Reviewed March 15, 2014

At the end of long days visiting churches, museums, port wine lodges and trips up the Duoro valley we needed a sanctuary and we found it here, so much so that we went back every evening whilst we were in Porto! The location is amazing, the service is very good and the staff were very friendly. If you are in Porto it's a must do!!

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Thank JAG123210
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Stopped here for a beer (or two) and a Tosta Mista. Amazing location beneath the D. Luis bridge. Fantastic people-watching below on the Ribeira. Service is sharp, music is loud.

Thank yaRmoT
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

After walking all over Porto, we decided to have cocktails next to the bridge.
Fabulous location, amazing view right on the river and of the Ponte Luis bridge.
The very best caiprariana cocktails, and super tapas, the speciality of the house!
The service was special and very friendly. We will make a second visit.
A real must in Porto.

Thank Debbie B
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