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Mercado Beira-Rio

Open Now: 10:00 - 23:00
Open today: 10:00 - 23:00
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Top lunch spot

With so many stalls to choose from it was a really great find across the river from Porto. After... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Viseu, Portugal
via mobile
Great atmosphere and excellent range of food and drink

We visited the market numerous times during our stay. Whilst we went often to the Porto side of the... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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“food stalls”(6 reviews)
“suckling pig”(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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With so many stalls to choose from it was a really great find across the river from Porto. After looking at lots of port along the river bank we were hungry and stumbled in here by accident looking for toilets. There is so much to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 466willl
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We visited the market numerous times during our stay. Whilst we went often to the Porto side of the river our apartment was in Vila Nova so this was an easy place to access. It's also near the bottom end of the telerifico. As other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JohnF030
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is great food hall located a short walk from the bottom station of the cable car on the south shore of the River there are a wide collection fo different food stalls, bars and wine stalls, I personally selected the suckling pig which was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting Hall with different food outlets around the perimeter. It has a hustle, bustle feel about it and the choices of different outlets make it difficult to choose. The food I bought was scrummy and lovely and I would certainly call again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dannykimweed
Reviewed 13 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sugaredsalt
Reviewed 11 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 6 October 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank משה ג
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jbap
Reviewed 23 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank abtaruss
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