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A Grade

#71 of 1,464 Restaurants in Porto
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Rua Sao Nicolau 9, Porto 4050-298, Portugal
+351 22 332 1130
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Boulder, Colorado
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a cute family restaurant. It was very small with dinners cooked to order. The seafood was very fresh. Our waiter was able to explain the choices and make recommendations. A very nice dining experience.

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East Amherst, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've used Rick Steves' books for many trips, and this restaurant is mentioned on pg.312 of the 8th edition [Portugal]. Seek this one out. It is very small and tucked away on a narrow street off the Ribeira. I went for lunch and sat on the covered patio. Had the baked/roasted Octopus and was very pleased with the flavor and... More 

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Thank MaryTheresePaul
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102 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner at this restaurant, its small and have a few tables outside. Its nice to sit outside, had the grilled shrimps and they came with a pot of delicious tomatoes with rice. Good wine. Friendly staff and good service. Reasonable price. It was a lovely meal. Do book in advance in avoidance of disappointment.

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Thank SylviaFab
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant outside of the main streets in Porto is a great choice. We had bacalhao A grade and Camarao Grelhado, both simply great, specially the bacalhao, with a perfect texture and just the right saltiness. The house white wine was nice too, all for 20 € per person with coffee.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

upon recommendation we tried this little restaurant and loved it. Great portugies hospitality, friendly and helpful ,good bacalhau, excellent steak, good wine, small prices.

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Thank guzui
Montreal
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very good, owner very accommodating, service very friendly, very small and always oacked, good value for money.

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Thomastown, Ireland
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little place in a side street, just back from the riverside. Good and helpful service, accompanied by simple, no frills, well cooked food. The oven baked octopus is delicious if rustic! grilled shrimps perfect. Not fine dining but very authentic.

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Thank sally5407
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the food at this small restaurant being ran by very kind and helpful portuguese people. They speak English. I loved pork cheeks and octopus salad. Very recommendable!

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Thank Jakub C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First day for us to stay at Porto, we went to the restaurant, the waiter has the excellent attitude.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away up a small street this small family restaurant has been there 35 years. Solid home style Portuguese cooking. Four of us really enjoyed a three course meal with a decent bottle of red and complimentary port for 128 euros. My seafood pasta was excellent and packed with fresh shellfish, but I still got food envy when wife's 6... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Sao Nicolau 9, Porto 4050-298, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 332 1130

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