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O Buraco

Rua Bolhao 95, Porto 4000-112, Portugal
+351 22 200 6717
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Portuguese
Rua Bolhao 95, Porto 4000-112, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Genuine, with grandma's kitchen feel. Very good value for money, recommended for those who want to eat with the locals

Thank Lana A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is the real deal. At first we were sceptical, having arrived early for dinner, it was quite empty and some rissoles we did not order were put on the table right away (many places in Portugal do that - it is annoying). I...More

Thank Falcs2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for lunch because it was right next to the hotel we stayed in. This little family restaurant is a place that is not only visited by tourists but we could see that lots of locals eat there as well. We ordered a soup,...More

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my wife chose O Buraco for dinner based on TripAdvisor reviews. Unfortunately we didn't manage to try the food. They had a line at the door (which seems to be the norm in Porto for restaurants reviewed on TripAdvisor), so I asked the...More

Thank Pedroghirotti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place to be excellent. The grilled fish is fresh and if you know your fresh fish then you will appreciate it here. If you are a ‘modern/hipster diner’ who wants to have staff tripping over you then this place won’t massage your...More

Thank khunter127
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited as part of a food tour and REALLY enjoyed the cod cakes + tomato rice. Presentation doesn't look like anything special, but the taste was awesome.

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We were recommended this place by our Portuguese host as a great place loved by locals. Even around 19:00 it was quite crowded mainly by English and French speaking tourists. There were few signs that should have warned us: starter and the bottle of wine...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner there last night. The service is so efficient and the food was excellent. We loved the fried sardines and duck with rice. Highly recommended!

Thank Jianyuan
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This was recommended in a nearby upmarket deli. We were warned to go early otherwise would need to wait. Got there after 1915, by 1945 it was full and queue forming at the door. Excellent local food at low cost. Very drinkable wine also at...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Uncaring waiters, lack of englis communication. Other wise cheap food, frequently visited by locals.

Thank Sradi P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Bolhao 95, Porto 4000-112, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 6717
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