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O Buraco

Rua Bolhao 95, Porto 4000-112, Portugal
+351 22 200 6717
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Portuguese
Rua Bolhao 95, Porto 4000-112, Portugal
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I wanted some traditional Portuguese food- and this did not disappoint. From the outside, it does not look like much. However, the food is genuine and delicious. Nothing in the menu is in English and our waiter did not speak any English...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It was very very good! The prise is very low, but the meal was excellent, the staff was patient...and fast!

Thank István D
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Without recomendation I will never go ther,becouse from the outside it look no so welcome,but the magic isnhapoen inside. Me nd my frinde try to eat several meal and all ofnthem was great. Service is o very good level. Good prices. Totally recomendet

Thank Monika W
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Surprised how little time we had to wait for our lunch order and we chose of the extensive menu.Very efficient and everything ordered was cooked to perfection,a mixed grill of meats and starter of pasteis de bacalao.Fellow diners also received quick service but they were...More

Thank Ibervalia
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner on our first night, and went back for dinner on our last. The fish dishes are superbly cooked, and the cheese of the day is a must. Everything is very reasonable and unfussy. Dinner for two with wine for under...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Our hotel recommended it, and it is cheap, but we found the fish overcooked and a bit dry. I suppose you get what you pay for. Be prepared to queue up. We paid 30 euro per couple for dinner which included a very simple starter,...More

Thank sian t
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

A terrific restaurant. Great local food, skilful home cooking and warm hospitality. One of the owners was very happy to assist us with ordering as we have very limited Portuguese language skills. If I return to Porto this would be a 'must visit' restaurant.

Thank sarahQ7370OX
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Ate here twice for lunch and both times had excellent food and wine with helpful and friendly service. It buzzes with people working in the area at lunch time and you get a real sense of being somewhere different and, for Europe, quite foreign! As...More

Thank Cate H
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by a couple of locals. Standing outside it didnt look like much, but dont judge a book by its cover! the food it serves is tasty and seems very very traditional, it was empty plates all round at the end!...More

Thank Transp0nster
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Don't be fooled by the appearance from the outside. The food and service is amazing. It is full of locals and the dishes are traditional. The specials vary daily and the grilled fish/stew are delicious. Recommend

Thank Matt C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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19:00 - 22:00
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19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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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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