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Restaurante Farol Da Boa Nova

Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
+351 22 200 6086
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible24%
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“linguine” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife & I visited this riverside restaurant in the evening and managed to get a table, although it was very busy. A great location on the busy river side. Service ok, if a little slow with the food ok but nothing special. Cod dish...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The waiter was not very Friendly, the duck rice was very oily, but the taste was nice. the views are astounding

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Found Farol Da Boa Nova by chance on a wet evening and we were not disappointed. Determined to sample Portuguese fare, we chose fried prawns followed by Bacalhau com Natas (cod baked in béchamel sauce with potatoes) which had been recommended to us. Really enjoyed...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This restaruant has a great view and a nice location, we ate here because our friends recomended, the Bacalhau was a bit oily, but tasted very good.

Thank Andrezanella
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We had a very enjoyable meal. the service was exceptional and the waiter was really friendly and attentive. we were given bread and fish balls when we arrived which were included in the cover. my friend is gluten free, the waiter recommended dishes for her...More

Thank nicolawhittaker69
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Myself & my boyfriend had our first meal out here in porto. We choose this restaurant because of its location with such a lovely view over looking the river. The waiter who served us was polite & also brought us some breads along with some...More

Thank DaisyMae_225
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Okay, Friday lunchtime on a sunny day is always going to be busy plus we were a party of nine (split over two tables) but an order of only main courses should not be beyond the whit of man to provide. We had a bit...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It was my first night in Porto after an overnight flight from Philadelphia to Madrid and a delayed flight to Porto. I wanted a good restaurant not far from my hotel because I was exhausted. We liked the location above the river walk with a...More

Thank DDMHaddonfield_NJ
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This restaurant is in an excellent location and if you're lucky enough you can get a table overlooking the Douro river. The menu also looked appetising but unfortunately on our first night we weren't able to get a table, second night we thought we were...More

Thank Haylow
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The dorado died in vain! The worst service in Porto ... but lovely location....what a shame ... What more can I say? Totally disappointed.

Thank Liz W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 6086
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