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Rua Monchique 23 24, Porto 4050-394, Portugal
+351 22 200 0204
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Rua Monchique 23 24, Porto 4050-394, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just 10 minutes walk from Porto city center you could find this typical Portuguese restaurant. Sharing and big portion are at the center of this great restaurant. Please do not go there if you intend to do a diet. Nice welcoming from the owner and...More

Thank Julien B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is a short walk downhill from the Torel Avantgarde, where we were staying. This was our first dinner in Porto, and the owner was very friendly and accommodating, despite our limited Portuguese. His English was passable and he had a great sense of...More

Thank NavyCJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Portuguese restaurant in a tourist district of Porto. It`is run by a family. Small restaurant, usually full house of tourists. The family is very kind and useful, however we felt forgotten in the end of the meal. The food, is reasonable, the veal bone...More

Thank tripwalk
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

we visited papavinnos after reading the rather great reviews on this site. despite numerous phone calls to book ahead the phone was never answered. so we wondered down one evening. we were greeted warmly in arrival and given menus. I found the menu a little...More

Thank skaybee
Reviewed 18 April 2018

a crescendo of flavors, pampered by the very nice owner of the restaurant and his wife, a sublime chef

1  Thank Roghellas
Reviewed 17 April 2018

On our first night we went to Papavinhos for dinner. The service very friendly and chatty. There were mostly tourists in the restaurant and we were given a lot of good information. I had grilled octopus which was delicious.

Thank Gerda W
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

As we were walking to another restaurant we passed this one. Such is its popularity that it is necessary to knock the door to enter. We were lucky to get a table even though we hadn’t booked. It is a small family run business. The...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 22 March 2018

If you are in Porto, don't miss out this cosy and friendly restaurant. The owner himself had arranged for our extra takeaway (and homemade by his lovely mother herself!) desserts and attended to all our needs. The meals weren't drowned in an excessive amount of...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Outstanding food, well cooked, lovely staff! Had a great time with my family in a rainy day at Pavavinhos.

Thank Mauricio F
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

In Europe, I have hard time finding the restaurant I pick out from TA as they are typically small with not much of a signage. This place was no exception and the taxi driver had hard time finding it. If you are going, look for...More

Thank suepark268
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Questions & Answers
25 November 2016|
Response from Kevin S | Reviewed this property |
Excellent choice for lunch in Porto! I'd recommend phoning them to make a reservation (+351 22 200 0204) and ask for a table by the windows upstairs (lovely view of the river). Papavinhos is about 30 minutes gentle stroll... More
25 November 2016|
Response from 009Mrs_S | Reviewed this property |
i did see 2 big tables so im sure they can accommodate but id strongly recommend that you contact the restaurant directly to book
Ronald R
10 May 2015|
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Response from ColoradoCoach | Reviewed this property |
The dress code was casual, they were locals just out for dinner. I 'm sure you can order gluten free, meat and vegetables. Get a card translated in Portuguese to explain your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Monchique 23 24, Porto 4050-394, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 0204
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