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Mercado Beira-Rio

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Trendy cosy market in Vila Nova district

We walked in Vila Nova district and among wineries and restaurants unexpectedly found modern food... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Siauliai, Lithuania
Order the Suckling Pig at Forno Do Leitao do Ze

A great spot for lunch when across the river from Porto and out hitting the Port wine houses. Many... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rochester, NY
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  • Average7%
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“pork sandwich”(2 reviews)
This is the market of our days. Located in the heart of the historical center of Vila Nova de Gaia, the Mercado Beira-Rio (food market) aims to be a pole of attraction for the locals and tourists.
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Avenida Ramos Pinto 148, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-266, Portugal
+351 930 415 404
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked in Vila Nova district and among wineries and restaurants unexpectedly found modern food market. It is more modern, trendy, than very traditional. But you can find traditional food, also modern European, big beer bar (couldn't understood how to use it), deserts, vegetables and...More

Thank Sugaredsalt
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great spot for lunch when across the river from Porto and out hitting the Port wine houses. Many good choices for lunch and for drinks - a full range of restaurants to select from. A big plus if you are in a hurry since...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disgusting toilets that are an insult to your customers. Filthy and broken.The place is overpriced and totally lacking in care or character.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were all the family walking in Gaya. The marcado is small and the oppurtunitis is low. nice place but not more then that/ maybe it was beacause it is the end of a season but we were disapointed

Thank משה ג
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best leitao sandwich can be found here and some delicious desserts before or after your wine cave tour!

Thank Jbap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice, 20+ vendors from sushi, cakes, vegan, wine, burgers everyone catered for ! Good good at value prices. Central tables plus exterior dinning at the back. Must goto when son south bank and visiting the port cellars.

Thank abtaruss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many kinds of local cuisine in one place. We went there quite few times and our favourite was Bacalhau do Porto. Also deserts from Miss Pavlova are worth testing.

Thank Hana M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I are spending our first visit to Porto and accidentally discovered the mercado whilst walking along the river. It has an amazing variety of foods and we enjoyed the 2 for 1 happy hour drinks!! Really a live place on a Friday...More

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were based on the south side of the river and this market was the perfect find for lunch. Good food from a range of trendy stalls. Only the cafes aren’t open in the morning before 12, but if you find yourself wandering around early...More

Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 8 September 2018

The market had for years been run down and seedy. Just a couple of fish stalls and a grocers. The redevelopment is superb. An eclectic collection of eateries including not only Portuguese, but world cuisines. All are well priced and the portions look reasonable. Stalls...More

Thank HighWycombeCouple
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