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Restaurante Avo Maria

Cais da Ribeira 30, Porto 4050-510, Portugal
+351 22 203 3166
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible24%
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“porto wine” (2 reviews)
“white wine” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Cais da Ribeira 30, Porto 4050-510, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looks are deceiving... The food is well below average, poor service and for premium price. I gave one star because I cpuldnt give zero... utterly disappointing.

Thank Cargs101
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Our big mistake visiting Cais da Ribeira was not to check out the Tripadvisor reviews first., lesson learned! Two of our party had the Chataubriand which was undercooked (not rare!) and smothered in a mayonnaise sauce, the other mains were OK, we didn't stay for...More

Thank Tricky49
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The menu looked good and the decor looked presentable. However the service was not that good nor was the presentation of the food. Seems like they go for quantity over quality.

Thank M V
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came here thinking it would be nice to eat dinner next to the river. His food was inedible and I paid $25 for 3 shrimp which appeared to be much more food because they hid the true amount under a layer...More

Thank comfortandclass
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny restaurant with outside seating. Had a good lunch here. I had the seafood salad which was quite good. Efficient service.

Thank Susannah P
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We got lured in by the staff that told us there was a river view from inside; only one table had a view and it was reserved. We got charged €3 each for some bread, olives and (horrible) fish pate and €7.50 for a cheese...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I came here after taking a look at other restaurant. The price was ok for me. I liked their fish, which tasted fresh. The servers could not be more helpful and attentive. The only issue with me was the starter that was served at the...More

Thank LinkNg
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

While in the Ribeiro district of Portugal, we decided to try this quaint place by the water. While it wasn't as lively as some of its neighbors, we were looking for a nice, quiet dinner indoors. Out of all the places we ate at in...More

Thank jyyanks
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

It was the worst food that I have ever tasted. The prices were high ( even a bar of bread was 3 euros) and the soups were horrible. Thé service was slow and irriterting. I don't recommend this place.

Thank ozgekoz
Reviewed 14 December 2016

This restaurant looks quite impressive from the outside , and of course the view is wonderful overlooking the River , the bridges and on the far side the port houses., lovely table cloth and napkins, service is quite good too but I'm sorry that is...More

Thank Sorrento06
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cais da Ribeira 30, Porto 4050-510, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 203 3166
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