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Cafe do Cais

#988 of 1,567 Restaurants in Porto}
€€ - €€€, Cafe, Mediterranean
Cais Estiva, Porto 4050-243, Portugal
+351 913 098 331
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible21%
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Cais Estiva, Porto 4050-243, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in here for a quick drink to break up the sight seeing. There are a lot of tables outside under cover with fantastic views of the waterfront. We didn't eat so can't comment on the food, but the service was friendly and prompt.

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I liked the restaurant. Good location, great views and good food. I had shrimp sautéed in garlic and french fries. The french fries were excellent.

Thank mariatpalacios
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came there for lunches and dinners during our stay. Always had great service and food. Grilled octopus and prawn linguine were amazing. Wine list is something to recommend as well.

Thank m8w
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Not a particularly busy day on the waterfront in Porto. Nevertheless, the waiting-on team managed to avoid eye contact for ages. Eventually we decided to go and corner a waiter. It was the only way we were going to have our order taken.It didn't take...More

Thank thebooths19
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It was a rainy day so part of the tables outside were all wet and the other part was full of people. They only had several tables for dinner so because of the good location and the view to the river we decided to risk....More

Thank Julija Ž
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The best thing about this place is of course fantastic view of the bridge and the Douro river. Café do Cais is always overcrowded due to that view. You have to wait long time to be served. Food is not bad, but could be better....More

Thank Paulina A
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Sitting outside, but in the shade, I could indulge in watching people and boats... and view the Louis I bridge and, a little further down, the Do Infante bridge. Often places such as this make money by attracting clients due to the location and then...More

Thank 9500JMJ
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The first night we arrived to Porto we went to have a dinner to this cafe. Besides its location it turned out we really enjoyed our food as well. I had a steak with a garlic sauce which was absolutely so delicious and we had...More

Thank banuyollarda
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I stopped off here due to the lovely setting overlooking the river. I waited to be seated and the waitress asked if I was eating... As it was NO, she lost interest and told me to sit over the far side. I sat and waited...More

Thank Manxie1974
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Nice location right by the river Douro. Nice, helpful staff. (Thank you Isabel.) Good food. Lovely large Sangrias. Do try some port wine with cheese and look out onto the river.

Thank MonicaK66
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Dave G
28 May 2017|
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Response from Steve-and-Andie | Reviewed this property |
Our tour guide told us to keep away from riverside bars apart from having a drink. I feel your pain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cais Estiva, Porto 4050-243, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 913 098 331
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