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O Caracas

Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
+351 22 201 7179
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (17 reviews)
“veal stew” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Portuguese
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Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

O Caracas is a real jem - beware that they are not open on Sundays or Tuesdays - very informal to say the least Menu is what they happened to have - generally a choice of meat or fish all of which is lovely -...More

Thank Noel2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to try this place on our first night, except this place was close due to holidays. Read a lot on Tripadvisor about this place being family run and only offer meat or fish for main course, and with very affordable price, so we came...More

Thank bslcheuk
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Very authentic, serve 2 dishes only, but it's all you need to try in Porto - tasty, fresh, family owned and very friendly:)

Thank 210irinam
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived late - @ 21:00 for Portugal - but they managed to welcome us. Restaurant is simple, with only 2 choices of the day: Fish or meat. Plate is huge - for hungry one - an food is prepared by the local Mama, who...More

Thank Franck S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We arrived fifteen minutes before the opening time which was just as well because once we were seated the place filled up within thirty minutes.It is real ingredient led cookery honest and rustic.The staff tell you what the menu is verbally and though we had...More

Thank varsityboydublin
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We had fish and beef, that was on the menu that day, and both were delicious. The house wine went good with the food and the prices were perfect for our budget trip. Recommended!

Thank LaraSustar
Reviewed 1 July 2017

What surprised me more was that the restaurant had more foreigner than portuguese people. Don't know why. Cosy environment. Difficult to park nearby. But park anywhere near Passeio das virtudes and enjoy the sunset while having a glass of pink Port wine. Trust me! We...More

Thank Bruno M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived approx 2200hrs and there were limitations on the menu selection. Had the beef and rice dish. Beef was tender. The house wine was reasonably priced and suitable.

Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We've found the location based on a blog recommendation that ranked this place as a favorite among locals. Where you can try to what the Portuguese are eating really. The place is very popular, if there is a possibility worth reserving a forward table. The...More

Thank Dreadyman
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We only had some drinks there but the atmosphere was really nice and the service was great. We will definitely come back!

Thank Sarah D
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Jessica I
25 July 2016|
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Response from Mienal H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they are open on Sundays. Sorry for the late response. I am not so sure about the reservation, I just walked in both the times I frequented the place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 201 7179
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