We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Avenida Diogo Leite 64, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
+351 22 375 6959
Website
Today
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

355 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 97: English reviews
Thionville, France
Level Contributor
149 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to stop at this place for enjoying the happy hour! The staff was friendly and we spent good time with a nice view of Porto.

Helpful?
Thank Dref-57
Level Contributor
29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time we had Portuguese food in Porto and is lovely place and great experience! I would recommend to anyone for a nice Portugal experience!

Helpful?
Thank David R
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Good food. We ordered a little bit of everything and everything was great. The only thing was we waited about half an hour for a single desert after the mains. Apart from that all food. Friendly staff.

Helpful?
Thank juststar
Level Contributor
59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely little cafe on the Doro River serving traditional Portuguese food. Had a simple lunch of Pan fried sardines which where sensational worth a try.

Helpful?
Thank Michael H
Annandale VA
Level Contributor
51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Small, but very inexpensive and a great value. The francesinha sandwich is not only a great value, it's really delicious - something to try if you've never had one before. I ordered it because I always order what I've never seen before - you won't be disappointed.

Helpful?
Thank vanative1609
La Rochelle, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had a nice 3-course evening meal + drinks & coffee, all for 14€! Nice friendly staff, pavement terrace with nice view of the river & the Cais de Ribeira across. Only drawback is traffic driving past but no big deal. So much better value for money than all the eating places across the river.

Helpful?
Thank thefourflemings
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had lunch at this restaurant last week and chose the tourist menu meal. This consisted of a starter, main course, sweet and a bottle of wine. Everything was very tasty and all for 14 euros. The staff were friendly,efficient and all spoke good English. There was a guy playing his guitar on the pavement outside which made for a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bryan C
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We (6) were in a bit of a hurry to visit some port wine cellar, so we wanted a fast solution for lunch and the location in front of the river was really convenient. However, although it was nearly empty inside, and only half full in the terrace it took long to get served and food was half-ways satisfactory. Tuna... More 

Helpful?
Thank edm209
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

These people made up for our day that started with a lot of misfortune. The tourist- and the sardinemenu were better than we ever had. Really good food, very worth while crossing the bridge (if that wasn't for the view already). The staff is very polite, friendly and their English is good so we had a great time.

Helpful?
Thank Rolannelie
Level Contributor
63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had lunch in this restaurant guided by the wonderfull views nearby. Family lunch we found a "short menu" with little options for the Portuguese very rich quality of food. The chicken we choose for the kids was poor and also deserts. The service was not good waiting long time in a 40% capacity restaurant. service not professional

Helpful?
Thank sempreaconsiderar

Travellers who viewed Beira Rio also viewed

Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto District
Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto District
 
Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto District
Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto District
 

Been to Beira Rio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Diogo Leite 64, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-111, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 375 6959

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Beira Rio and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Beira Rio staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?