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O Forno

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Rua Doutor Farinhote 740 | Moreira, Maia 4470-602, Portugal
+351 22 948 7076
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Lisbon, Portugal
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Friendly staff with excellent food. the beaf we eat was big, tender, juicy, and tasty. a place to repeat.

Thank Rodrigo_Oliveira
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016

the atmosphere is much cozy . It has 2 floors. I usually always stay down . we can see the cooks and the oven is always on. when we sit down soon we serve us a delicious cheese. I recommend the dish costelao.

Thank Liliana A
Porto, Portugal
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Good food, good wine, good desserts, good bagaço. Reasonable good service. Warm atmosphere. Parking facilities.

Thank Manimao
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47 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

great traditional Portuguese food! very nice staff too and really good prices. parking available across the road.

1 Thank Joana S
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

The O Forno was the first place we dined when arriving in Portugal, and what a fantastic experience it was, the menu was full of choices and the people extremely nice. I wish I'd got the name of the lady that greeted me, she was so every happy to see us, I don't think they get many tourist, it's a... More 

Thank SwissyFaye
Lisbon, Portugal
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Friendly staff. Good quality food and well served (avid eaters will be happy). Private parking. If you want a flavour of typical Portuguese food, this is the perfect place to go.

Thank Bruno S
Albany, New York
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

Everything was very expensive and the prices were very high. Everyone in my party ordered something different and only 1 person out of 15 really enjoyed their food.

Thank Jack M
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

i found this restaurant via Trip advisor as I travel to work in Maia on a regular basis and needed somewhere new to eat. Having read the earlier reviews - we founf this via sat-nav and had a lovely evening. Fortunately we did have a spanish speaker in our group of three which greatly helped but one of the staff... More 

2 Thank banditmike
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

This is a very typical Portugeese restaurants, I was told, with a lot of portugeese inhabitans eating there. And that is a very good sign. We ordered calf steak from the wooden fired grill. We got many steaks on a plate to cheer. But first they put many different starters on the table automatically. You only pay for the starters... More 

1 Thank MrArve
Matosinhos, Portugal
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Excellent restaurant if you want to try traditional Portuguese food in a very typical atmosphere. Very friendly service.

Thank rpribeiro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Farinhote 740 | Moreira, Maia 4470-602, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Maia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 948 7076

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?