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Cafe Santiago

Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
+351 22 205 5797
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“francesinha” (370 reviews)
“sandwich” (103 reviews)
“fries” (49 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there after hearing so much about it from friends that visited Porto and it did not dissapoint . We ordered the franchisinha (1 is enough for 2 people ) and we could hardly walk afterwards . Very good and will recommend everyone to try...More

1  Thank Jen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Because the restaurant is always busy, they go too quick on the preparation: the white part of the egg on top wasn't cooked at all! We asked a drink to the barman, he pointed us one of his colleagues without saying any word (rude!). Finally...More

1  Thank lgvr2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time to have two sandwiches in Porto, try the Francesinha at Cafe Santiago. It’s nice. If you have time for only one sandwich, please go to Casa Guedes, get a pork and cheese. It is down the street and AMAZING. A way...More

1  Thank Audrey H
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Service is efficient and staff were very friendly. We were so glad that we ordered 1 Francesinha for 2 to share. It is a very heavy type of food that most will need to share. The menu in the restaurant is very extensive so we...More

Thank Genesis89
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Went with a friend and had a great meal. Francesinha with a very tasty sauce, well done and served with a nice cold beer. Francesinha, always.

Thank Alexandra F
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Very good beer and and sandwiches. Staff was really friendly and fast! Best place to eat in Porto for sure

1  Thank Kristina T
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Mainly tourists here, but none the worse for it. The Francesca Sinha (probably spelled wrong) is a heart attack on a plate, that just has to be eaten.

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed 2 December 2017

only one word: AMAZING i have been logging for a good francesinha for ages and this on is trully amazing. It costs around 9 euros and it will make you full for a day. the restaurant is situated in central porto close to the Coliseu....More

1  Thank rmcc83
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Our walking tour guide told us about the local sandwich, a Francesinha - do not look at the calorie count. It is a sandwich like no other, made with bread, ham, linguiça, fresh sausage, roast meat and covered with melted cheese and a hot thick...More

1  Thank David Q
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to try their famous sandwich. It’s okay but I’m not sure if we would order another one again. The place is a diner ... good for lunch.

Thank Kinalat
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Public parking on the street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 205 5797
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Family Café/Restaurant, open since 1959, typical from Porto, which serves the most appreciated by locals citizens Francesinha, the famous and multi awarded Francesinha Santiago(R)
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