Suggestion of the best restaurants and coffee shops to visit.
- The Yeatman
With two Michelin stars, the hotel restaurant The Yeatman offers a unique enogastronomic experience, overlooking the Douro River and Oporto's historic center.
- Casa de Chá da Boa Nova
Guided by chef Rui Paula, it is one of the best restaurants in Porto. Above the cliffs and just two meters from the sea, is the true meeting point between sophistication and warmth, between rustic and modern. In 2016 it earned its first Michelin star. The uniqueness of the building that houses the restaurant is the result of Pritzker Siza Vieira's architectural genius.
- Pedro Lemos
The Michelin-starred restaurant owes its success to the chef that gives it its name. The tasting menus creatively recreate traditional Portuguese dishes.
- Euskalduna Studio
It has an open kitchen and a menu that varies according to season and customers. It is an excellent tasting experience, consisting of ten moments. It was considered one of the 100 best restaurants in Europe, according to a ranking made by Opinionated About Dining.
A stone's throw from the sea, it is a successful restaurant in the city. It is in a century-old building in Foz do Douro, but the space is modern and improved. The décor is elegant and there is a lot of art in between, either by painting or by musical selection. The cuisine combines French cuisine with traditional Portuguese. The menu includes scallops with chives and white beans in aromatic broth and hake stuffed with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes and creamy chive rice.
Distinguished by the Michelin Guide, it is located in the old Port Wine Manor, in Quinta da Macieirinha. There you can choose à la carte or choose from one of three tasting menus: Organic, Essence or Sensory Essays.
- Cantinho do Avillez
With the signature of one of the most recognized national chefs, starring José Avillez, he has conquered Oporto since 2014. It is warm and relaxed, the result of the interior design work of Ana Anahory and Felipa Almeida. The cuisine focuses on the chef's successful dishes, such as the Peixinhos da Horta with tartar sauce or the sautéed chicken livers with onion jam.
It's chef Rui Paula's restaurant in his hometown of Porto. Installed at Palácio das Artes - Fábrica de Talentos, the DOP restaurant has two distinct and complementary spaces: a show cooking, where you can see all the restaurant entrances, and a more traditional but simultaneously innovative kitchen and living room.
- Casa d' oro
It is a true reference of Italian cuisine in the city, being a fusion of restaurant and pizzeria. It presents a unique landscape to the river, giving those who enter the illusion of vow in its waters.
- Adega São Nicolau
It is one of the best restaurants of traditional Portuguese food in the city, where the dishes are made with the skill and love of heretofore. The kind service, the esplanade on the stairs of São Nicolau and the proximity to the river are some of the reasons for the restaurant's success. The specialties are the codfish balls, the octopus fillets with rice and the famous pea-stewed cow tongue.
Cardosas Palace is today the Astoria restaurant, which the British chain InterContinental has turned into a charming hotel. Traditional but sophisticated, the letter asserts itself as Mediterranean, but does not reject some international influences. It also offers tasting menus, whose refinement is matched by the elegant décor of the room and the panoramic view of Porto's center.
It is one of the favorite terraces of Oporto people and tourists for a drink at the end of the day, which often goes on into the night.
- II Pizzaiolo
The pizzas occupy much of the Il Pizzaiolo menu in downtown of the city. There you can find mashed risotto, caprese pie and pear and cinnamon sangria, making the customer travel without leaving the table.
The Gull is by the river, with an impressive terrace overlooking the Douro river and the city. On the first floor there is a bar with room for dancing and drinking, and a restaurant on top. Christian Oliveira is the service sushiman, since the bet is Japanese food. However, the letter also includes Chef José Fernandes's Mediterranean food.
Majestic is a historic coffee located on Santa Catarina Street. Its relevance derives as much from the cultural ambience that surrounds it, namely the tradition of the café tertúlia, where were several personalities of the cultural and artistic life of the city, as well as its Art Nouveau identity architecture.
Very busy to start the day with their tasty pancakes. They are one of the best in town, and the customer can customize the pancake according to their like.
- Leitaria da Quinta do Paço
It is one of Oporto's best known pastries, due to its great eclairs. Every day 2500 eclairs are made and the number doubles on the weekend. Born in 1920, in Paços de Ferreira, as a dairy factory and nowadays continues to respect the tradition.
- Padaria Ribeiro
The history of this bakery began to be written in 1878, in the old Bread Square, in the city of Porto. At the time the quality of the products and the tradition were essential, characteristics that the bakery still has today. This is still a reference in Oporto pastry and bakery.