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Food scene in Porto

Coffee Shop
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“This the most beautiful cafe in Porto. Actually, it’s on the Top 10 of the most beautiful cafes in the world. It dates back to 1921 under the name of Elite. It’s located on Santa Catarina Street, the main pedestrian walkway in the city. You can’t miss it. The façade is gorgeous but as you go inside your mouth opens and the sound “UAU” comes out! ”
247 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Wonder around the tiny streets or grab a drink during the afternoon and chill with a beautiful view to the Douro river. Lots of animation ”
206 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This owes its planning to the visionary spirit of the Almadas whose restoration work brought a new brightness to the city of Porto in the second half of the 18th Century. The road was extended as far as Alameda da Aguardente, today's Praça Marquês de Pombal. Its imposing façades house some fine examples of the Art Nouveau style. Over 1500 metres long, the Rua de Santa Catarina, part of which has been pedestrianised, is the busiest shopping street in the city centre with clothing stores, haberdashery, shoe shops, the Via Catarina shopping mall and countless street vendors, less or more legal and carts selling handicrafts and jewelry.”
153 locals recommend
Bar
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“The street where the magic happens - all the good bars and disco's join together.”
181 locals recommend
Food Court
“Market with all sorts of restaurants inside for every taste! On saturdays, there's live music so make sure you go early to save a table”
115 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Typical for its simple yet delicious sandwiches of piglet and portuguese cheese. Sometimes the waiting line goes down the road!”
146 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“One of the best places to try the famous Francesinha in Porto. Get ready to wait for a long time if you get there late (be there before midday)”
149 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Very cool bar.. one of the first to open in Porto city center...and also where I started dating Ana..hehe”
103 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Have a coffee and read a book! Café Candelabro is a special cafe-bookshop in downtown Porto. Why so special? Because it’s cosy, artsy and you can find books on the shelves. Some of them, you can actually buy. Others you can take with you to the table and enjoy them. Most of the books are about photography and cinema. Rua da Conceição, 3 Porto (Baixa - Porto) PHONE: 966 984 250”
76 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Rua da Flores is certainly one of the most touristic streets in the city of Porto. It wasn’t always like this. This street, that crosses São Bento Station and São Domingos Square, was the old street of merchants and aristocrats. Crossing Rua das Flores is not always an easy task, given the amount of people entering and leaving the shops, grocery stores, and cafes, on the terraces. Until today, the street has maintained its original profile and architecture of the XVII, XVIII e XIX centuries, and this is where one of the most emblematic baroque façades of Porto can be seen, the Misericordia Church (1749-1750), rebuilt by the architect Nicolau Nasoni.”
57 locals recommend
Bar
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“Galerias Bar has an international atmosphere, as it is very popular among tourists. It plays all sorts of music, but predominantly hits, danceable rock and 80's music. People do mingle and socialize quite easily here. There is live music until 1 AM. Cheap drinks!”
40 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“Abadia is a traditional restaurant with a privileged regional cuisine like Oporto’s trip and monkfish rice and prawns. Abadia was founded in 1939. It is said that the name originates in the abbeys, where the pilgrims, who demanded of Santiago de Compostela, rested a few hours, sleeping and eating before to embark ”
50 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Industrial-chic meets boho at this delightfully laid-back haunt, with its walls of polished concrete, mismatched crockery, verdant plants, and vintage knick-knacks ranging from a bicycle to an old typewriter. The menu is just as informal – petiscos such as pica-pau steak (bite-sized pieces of steak in a garlic-white-wine sauce), quail egg croquettes, and cheesecake served in a flower pot reveal a pinch of creativity. Rua das Flores 32 222 039 069 Visit website: http://www.cantina32.com/ Hours 12.30-3pm & 6.30-10.30pm Mon-Sat Price petiscos €3.50-20”
41 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Fantastic "Francesinha", fantastic atmosphere, fantastic decor and fantastic service. Good choice of beers also.”
40 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“In terms of environment, the Cantinho do Avillez in Porto is also a friendly, welcoming and relaxed space. How could it not be, quality is a priority. As in the Cantinho de Lisboa, the cuisine is inspiring with influences of travel. The menu offers some of the Cantinho's successful dishes like the Peixinhos da Horta with Tartar Sauce; Scallops marinated with avocado; Sautéed Chicken Livers with onion compote and Port; Cod slivers, loose crumbs, BT egg and explosive olives; the Risotto Portobello mushrooms with smoked bacon, parmesan and basil; the Barrosa PDO burger with onions, foie gras and fries; the Hazel 3; ... ”
33 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“Traditional, cozy and familiar. Food is very tipical and the prices are low. Great place to enjoy the city's vibe.”
57 locals recommend