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.

Palato Restaurante

Rua Herois de Franca 487, Matosinhos 4450-159, Portugal
+351 918 121 446
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (6 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Grill, Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua Herois de Franca 487, Matosinhos 4450-159, Portugal
Write a Review
Reviews (233)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We choose thar restaurant to luck and we had a good surprise. Good care, the food is very good, fresh, good place to go, know and have a meal.

Thank danielhs_12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

we went here twice in 2 days it was that good, 2 plates of sardines, salad, potatoes and a huge of sangria for less than 40 euro. Jose on the bbq has the mad skills. warning the squid and prawn skewer is 95% squid, not...More

Thank uberteeb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Meal and service was good, however, seems unusual practice not to bring the fish out before cooking if the price is going to vary (felt like a bit of a tourist trap to bump up the price massively e.g. Small sea bass = €10, Large...More

Thank Zach B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went into the restaurant without knowing what we were going to find, and we ended up having one of the best meals in our trip. They have an agreement with a parking nearby so it was very comfortable. The food is very good and...More

Thank Alejandra C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by our taxi driver one night, when we asked where we should go for the best fish. Or rather we were recommended to the street in which it was, he said it doesn't matter which one you tryas they are...More

Thank Guy L
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

After looking for a high rated place for a business dinner party of 15pax, i decided to go with Palato. It was the absolutely perfect decision! The service was great and nice, the reservation went easy and even changing number of persons was uncomplicated. We...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

At this restaurant you can choose from a variety of fresh fish which is prepared on a charcoal grill especially the sardines and grilled seabarse is delicious. Friendly owner and staff

Thank Koos1958
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was probably some of the best seafood and fish that we've ever eaten, prepared very simply over a charcoal grill to release all the flavours of the food. The owners and staff were really friendly, and made us feel very welcome. Would highly recommend...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

As soon as the staff realized we are tourist he recommended a fish of the menu that said price per kilo and when we asked he didn't tell us how much it would cost and at the end we were very suprised to pay 40...More

Thank Usama A
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great place located on that famous street in Matosinhos. Food was just fantastic. I had an octopus & prawns skewer and my girlfriend ordered a seabass fish. The octopus salad was delightful, very good experience. And the price is very good considering the high quality...More

Thank Jakub C
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurante Lage do Senhor do Padrao
382 reviews
.03 km away
S. Valentim
367 reviews
.15 km away
Restaurante Salta o Muro
290 reviews
.10 km away
Casa Serrao
447 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Matosinhos Beach
614 reviews
.60 km away
Hudi Surf Bar
28 reviews
.96 km away
Bom Jesus de Matosinhos Church
62 reviews
.99 km away
Escultura De Rede De Janet Echelman
35 reviews
1.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Palato Restaurante staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$34
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Herois de Franca 487, Matosinhos 4450-159, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Matosinhos
  • Phone Number: +351 918 121 446
  • E-mail
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