Adega Vila Meã

“Adega Vila Meã” a family run restaurant that is considered one of the few “Casas Centenarias” Century houses (open for more than a century)…

A Tasquinha

Tasquinha meaning small tavern was the name given by the original owners of the restaurant, it has been open since 1949. After several ownerships…

Restaurante Casa Nanda

“Restaurante Casa Nanda” has been open for 37 years, during all this period the owners have been the same. Dona Fernanda and Jose Canelas,…

Conga

“Conga” Was started in 1976 and has always been in the same family. Sr. Manuel Oliveira spent 30 years in Angola (ex-Portuguese colony) and…

Casa Aleixo

“Casa Aleixo” is one of the oldest restaurants in Porto, it has been open for more than 100 years. The current owners are not…

Restaurante Antunes

Antunes Restaurant is a traditional Portuguese diner that was inaugurated in 1965. It has always been kept in the same family. It was originally…

A Cantarinha Cafe

A Cantarinha Café is a modest café/restaurant close to the art district of the centre of town. It has been owned for the last…

Confeitaria do Bolhão

“Confeitaria do Bolhão” Bolhão Bakery is a traditional pastry shop that has been open since 1896. The owner Jose Rodrigues bought the place through…

Comme Ça

“Comme Ça” is a French expression that means “like this”, but it is also a play on words in Portuguese, if you take the…

Salta-Ó-Muro

“Salta-O-Muro” jump the wall, is a family owned restaurant that has been open since 1982 as a grocery shop. It was not only until…

Tia Orlanda

“Tia Orlanda” Aunt Orlanda is the only Mozambican restaurant in Porto and even though it has only been open for less than 3 years, it…

Adega – Viseu no Porto

“Viseu No Porto”, “Viseu” in Porto is a traditional snack-bar/restaurant that has been open for 25 years now. Sr. Antonio Monteiro was a waiter…

O Golfinho

“O Golfinho” The Dolphin has been open since 1998 and used to be called “Casa Armando”. Sr. Silva, the current owner worked for 19…

Adega Do Carregal

“Adega do Carregal” the “Carregal” Tavern is named after the road in which it is on and has been in operation for over 18…

Casa Do Pescador

“Casa do Pescador” the house of the fisherman is a family owned fish grill-house that has been open for 40+ years. There are two…

Escondidinho do Barredo

“Escondidnho do Barredo” also known as “Tasca da Cremilda” is a family owned restaurant that has been open for 65+ years now. The name…

Café Progresso

“Café Progresso” Progress Café is one of the oldest cafés in Porto. It was inaugurated September 24th 1899, even before the foundation of the…

Flor do Parque

“Flor do Parque” Flower of the park, formally known as “Adega Sousa” Sousa’s wine cellar has been open since 1945. This place is a…

Cafeteria Fernanda Dias

“Cafetaria Fernanda Dias” Fernanda Dias Cafeteria is located in the centre of “Bolhão” the most central food market in Porto. This family owned restaurant…

Restaurante Irmãos Linos

“Restaurante Irmãos Linos” The Linos Brothers Restaurant is a traditional restaurant with a long history in the city of Porto, this establishment has existed…

Nabos da Púcara

“Nabos da Púcara” Turnips in a Tea Cup is a modern restaurant that has only been open for one year and 4 months now,…

A Loja dos Pastéis de Chaves

“A Loja dos Pastéis de Chaves” The “Chaves” Pastry store is a place that specializes in a puff pastry speciality from the city of…

Casa Costa

“Casa Costa” Costa’s House is a restaurant that has been open for more than 100 years, and over 3 generations it has always been…

Pedro dos Frangos

“Pedro dos Frangos” Pedro of the Chickens is a traditional Portuguese “churrascaria” barbecue house that specializes in grilled chicken. There are two restaurants that…

Casa Ferreira

“Casa Ferreira” Ferreira House is a typical family owned restaurant. It has been open for over 75 years and has always had the same…

Casa Viuva

“Casa Viuva” The House of The Widow, is a traditional restaurant that has been open for the last 70 years. It has always been…

Adega Do Olho

“Adega do Olho” The Cellar of the Eye, is a traditional lunch-time restaurant. They are open from 8:30 until 18:30 and they only offer…

Solar Moinho de Vento

“Moinho de Vento” The Windmill is a traditionalist restaurant that has been in existence for more than 100 years. You can capture snippets of…

Casa Marlindo

As a lunch time spot during the week “Casa Marlindo” house of the beautiful sea (literal translation) is a recently opened restaurant (August 2014)…

Capa Cana Verde

“Capa Cana Verde” Green Cover Cane literally translated is an authentic Portuguese lunch time restaurant; if you ask for directions don’t mention the name…

Paderia Ribeiro

“Paderia Ribeiro” is in my opinion the best bakery in the city of Porto. The oldest of the stores has been around for  150+…

Adega Alfredo Portista

“Adega Alfredo Portista” Alfredo´s FC. Porto Cellar represents the true love people from Porto have for the football team FC. Porto. As they say…

Rei dos Galos de Amarante

“Rei dos Galos de Amarante” The king of cocks from “Amarante” is a family owned restaurant that has been maintaining its tradition for over…

Flor dos Congregados

“Flor dos Congregados” the flower of the congregated (Literal Translation) is one of the oldest restaurants in Porto. It has been maintained for three…

Nelson Dos leitões

“Nelson dos Leitões” Nelson of the suckling pig is a traditional family restaurant that has been open for over 26 years and only serves…

Casa Louro

“Casa do Louro” the house of the bay leaf, named after the founder “Sr. Louro”, a huge man who had a big space in…

Casa Expresso

“Casa Expresso” the Express House is a traditional family owned “Tasca” where the wife works in the kitchen and the owner behind the bar….

O Buraquinho

“O Buraquinho” the little hole is a traditional “tasca” that has been maintaining its rituals for 80 years, always with the same ownership being…

Casa das Iscas

“Casa das Iscas” means the “house of the Fish cakes”, as you can tell from the name the speciality is the Cod fish cakes…

Venham mais 5

“Venham mais 5” meaning “bring me another 5” executes one thing really well, they are known for their “Prego em Pão”, steak sandwich, which…

O Buraco

“O Buraco” meaning “The Hole” is a landmark restaurant in Porto. Their authentic cuisine coupled with the northern hospitality, have guaranteed them steady business…

O Ernesto

“O Ernesto” is a modern version of a Portuguese family restaurant, it exists since 1938 and today the owner is the son of the…

Taberna Santo Antonio

Taberna Santo Antonio is one of the best value for money family restaurants in Porto. The matriarch of the restaurant is called “Dona. Herminia”…

Cervejaria Gazela

Gazela is unsurprisingly one of those tiny places where the name gives you no clue what they serve, but the aroma in the air…

Casa Guedes

This landmark almost doesn’t need an introduction, just thinking about it makes my mouth water. Casa Guedes, known as “o Guedes” is the cornerstone…

Tasca da Badalhoca

The name “A Badalhoca” meaning dirty/slutty woman, seems like a deterrent for clients, but it is actually a play on words which has made…