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O Caracas

Rua das Taipas 27, Porto 4050-599, Portugal
+351 22 201 7179
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Portuguese
Rua das Taipas 27, Porto 4050-599, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we just stumbled upon this place by accident while trying to go to another place for dinner which was full.We were seated on the back patio with a lovely view of Porto and ate sardines and drank wine and port...doesnt get much better than homecooked...More

Thank steph107
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This seems to be a well oiled place: offers a very limited menu of local home cooked produce at a very reasonable set price. No refinement in the presentation or quality but tables well laid out & just good local food on offer. It's obviously...More

Thank hilaryb53317
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This place was amazing! Super simple menu: meat or fish. Both options were terrific on our visit. It was €12 for each plate which is incredible. Staff is so nice and quick due to the set menu. The view on the outer terrace of the...More

1  Thank jonathancW4047UC
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch today. Service was fast and food was very fresh. We had a full fish grilled which was nice, but it had absolutely no seasoning. It was served with boiled potatoes, tomatoes and plain salad. Nothing had any dressing, salt or pepper in...More

Thank Melnlee27
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Simple traditional food; quality products; familiar service. A must go when visiting Porto. Beautiful garden with view over the city.

Thank CesariaM1
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Our hotel recommended this place and it was brilliant. Ate here 3 out of 4 nights in Porto. Only 2 choices of food which is good as what they cook is fresh and tasty. Chocolate mousse is excellent. Very good value. Run by an efficient...More

Thank _ann_pigott
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We just passed by chance and found this very cosy rerestaurant with a rear garden with an amazing view over the city. They cook only 2 types of dishes every day with fresh ingredients, which I really like as I don't have to chose. The...More

Thank Skerdi M
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a family business with a family environment. The meat and fish dishes today were very well served and tasty

1  Thank Arlindo M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The highlights of this traditional, family-run restaurant are the very warm welcome and the very fresh fish, served in a straight-forward manner with minimal fuss. The energetic owner takes special pride in demonstrating how to debone the whole grilled fish--at your table. Very reasonable. Reservations...More

1  Thank LoveProvence2
Reviewed 4 July 2018

They had a set menu with three options - all fresh fresh fresh - we sat out on a terrace balcony overlooking the city. The food was traditional simple and delicious . Absolutely recommend a visit.

1  Thank Vanessa F
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Jessica I
25 July 2016|
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Response from MienalH | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they are open on Sundays. Sorry for the late response. I am not so sure about the reservation, I just walked in both the times I frequented the place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Taipas 27, Porto 4050-599, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 201 7179
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