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O Paparico

Rua de Costa Cabral 2343, Porto 4200 232, Portugal
+351 22 540 0548
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Rua de Costa Cabral 2343, Porto 4200 232, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was our last night in Porto and we did the best choice to book at Paparico. The restaurant is beautiful, cozy and warm. Staff are very professional and what is very unique is their presentation of the menu, the food, the drinks... they made...More

Thank Nadaabs
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thought the food inventive, the service attentive, and the sommelier, Rui Pinto, listened well and gave us some delicious wines. The Chef's 'surprises' were a delight and everything very beautifully presented in carved wooden boxes etc (see photos)More

Thank Bonesetter
DanielaMartinsSantos, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing about your experience in Paparico. It is very rewarding to know that we have lived up to your expectations. It was a pleasure to welcome you in our home and we hope to welcome you again to be surprised...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had high hopes for this dinner with friends, but we were disappointed. The menu was nice enough, but the staff made a mistake with the dishes, so the sommelier was thrown off his game. When we made an observation about that, he turned ice...More

Thank Alfred V
C-InvHot, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mr. Alfred; Thank you for taking the time to leave your review, which is very much valuable to us. We are happy to know that you and your friends enjoyed the food; and happy to see the great pictures you posted with the review,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

For our anniversary dinner, we were very lucky to get have a reservation here. It was an amazing experience and the main reason that I want to return to Porto. Great food, great wine and excellent service. Top class.More

Thank HonorHeath
DanielaMartinsSantos, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for sharing about your experience in Paparico. It is very rewarding to know that we have lived up to your expectations. It was a pleasure to welcome you in our home and we hope to welcome you again to be surprised...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let my start by saying the only reason they don't fall under terrible is because of their service which was great and their ambience however: This place got a million rave reviews but also many bad ones. While in the minority I must agree with...More

4  Thank Pefac
DanielaMartinsSantos, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Let me start by saying that the only reason we will be answering to this comment without demagogy, (meaning: excusing ourselves or telling you that we will do our best to please you the next time, or that your comments will totally change the way...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was travelling and last minute required a reservation for my birthday - O Paparico were exceptional and fit in our reservation last minute (<24 hours notice) and provided a fantastic experience. The food was incredible, I would recommend the full menu with paired wines...More

Thank Maya_Ventures
DanielaMartinsSantos, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ms. Maya, It was a pleasure for us to welcome you and your friend in our home to celabrate your birthday! We hope to welcome you again to be surprised one more time! Kind regards, Daniela Santos and Paparico Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first meal in Porto. We arrived late in Porto and without luggage. I called the restaurant ahead of time and they were flexible with our arrival time and understanding about our attire. Service was wonderful, the food was sublime and it truly...More

Thank Caitlin F
DanielaMartinsSantos, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ms. Caitlin, Thank you so much for sharing about your experience in Paparico. It is very rewarding to know that we have lived up to your expectations. It was a pleasure to welcome you in our home and we hope to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellence paired with Michelin star presentation and service. Guys, you did a great job. This restaurant is hands down the best in Porto. It's elegant, stylish, modern, but still warm and cozy and inviting. The food is always fresh, the sommelier Rui was extremely helpful...More

Thank monicajanedelaney
DanielaMartinsSantos, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ms. Monica, Thank you so much for sharing about your experience in Paparico. It is very rewarding to know that we have lived up to your expectations. It was a pleasure to welcome you in our home and we hope to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a sublime dinner at O Paparico during our stay in Porto. Daniela was very helpful in communicating by email in advance and helping find a slot for us at the last minute after a recommendation from a friend. We arrived by taxi and...More

Thank UK89Traveller
DanielaMartinsSantos, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing about your experience in Paparico. It is very rewarding to know that we have lived up to your expectations. It was a pleasure to welcome you in our home and we hope to welcome you again to be surprised...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In love with Portugal and it's kitchen - ❤️!At this restaurant put into art. Fine and elegant dining with a personal touch without the snobbism so often seen att restaurants at this level. Golden perfection into the smallest details. The absolut best part beeing the...More

Thank Anna N
DanielaMartinsSantos, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at O Paparico, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Ms. Anna, Thank you so much for sharing about your experience in Paparico. It is very rewarding to know that we have lived up to your expectations. It was a pleasure to welcome you in our home and we hope to welcome you again...More

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priyankagoenka2011
15 May 2017|
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Response from CreaganHoose | Reviewed this property |
for you to get accurate information about any restaurant is to contact the restaurant direct. Asking a guest of that restaurant is not always reliable.
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Tedsimmons355
30 April 2017|
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Response from DanielaMartinsSantos | Property representative |
Dear Mr. Ted, Portugality is what moves us, and it’s through our gastronomy and service, that we express ourselves. We propose a degustation experience that represents Portuguese culture, by a path through our history, our... More
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Philomena W
23 March 2017|
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Response from Nuno P | Reviewed this property |
I am Portuguese and this is my favorite restaurant in town. They are talented and very dedicated to provide the customer the best possible experience. Calling first is a good option to guarantee an excelente vegetarian meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$58 - US$115
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Costa Cabral 2343, Porto 4200 232, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 540 0548
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