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Taberninha Do Manel

Avenida Diogo Leite 308, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
+351 22 375 3549
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“empanadas” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (30 reviews)
“francesinha” (31 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Diogo Leite 308, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
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Reviewed today

It helps when you see tables filled with locals enjoying the food. The waiter/owner was really friendly and made good recommendations for a light tapas dinner. One of the few places on the water front that offers independently owned ports rather than the big port...More

Thank JulieAmira
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They have a good mix of portugese food and also food that may be a little less daunting for a traveller! Really good food and also super reasonable :)

Thank Kirby W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re at Cais de Gaia, that’s probably the best choice you’re gonna have for food. Rissois were delicious, especially the one with pig and cheese (try it!). We went for the burger as the main and it was very simple, tasty and fresh. To...More

Thank Mauricio M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place on our first night and returned twice more in the week we were here. Friendly and helpful staff and tapas was extremely tasty, authentic tasting and good choice. We had the prawns, bean stew and cheeses. Also had lunch here and...More

Thank Hayley_Chiba
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Taberninha do Manel for dinner during the only night we had in Porto and we were amazed by the quality of the food and service. The absolute best meal we had in our 9 day visit to Spain and Portugal. The waiters...More

Thank pbraza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fab find - a recommendation from our local friend at our accommodation - and we were treated with exceptional kindness and loveliness from owner Andreas and waiter Philippe. The food is exceptional - especially the grilled prawns and green octopus. The wines so...More

Thank Danae70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We accidentally went to this restaurant. Our host had recommended another restaurant nearby and we mistook this one for it. Well, I am glad that we did. It was our first night in Porto. We were starved after getting off the flight. We ordered 2...More

Thank Paul05274
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend found this place completely by coincidence while seeking for a shelter under the rain, and it turned out to be an amazing experience. The serving is excellent, the setting is cozy, the food is delicious. Chocolate mousse and chorizo are highly...More

Thank Candost A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great stop during a leisurely day in Porto along the river...had the Sangria which was delicious and was treated to great service by a wonderful lady server!

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is just woow, the staff is wooow, Andre & Felipe are woooow and after there is the aunt wooooow. I have no words to describe this place u dont eat a lunch or a dinner, you make a life experience. A must for...More

1  Thank Klajd
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Daphna A
May 12, 2015|
Response from Paulo F | Reviewed this property |
Usually in Portugal at 19:00, but I think you don't need a reservation, just seat and wait to be served.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Diogo Leite 308, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 375 3549
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Tapas & Wine bar / Portuguese Restaurant
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