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Filha da Mae Preta

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Cais da Ribeira 39, Porto 4050-510, Portugal
+351 22 205 5515
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09:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:30
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a group of 14 people for work party. The worst restaurant I ever went to, so embarrassing, benign Portuguese myself I recommended different dish which were so awful that most of the food was not touched. I hope someone from the council reads this, the city was really nice but places like this will not help the tourism.... More 

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Palazzolo sull'Oglio, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We had a really negative experience at this restaurant. We kindly asked to sit down inside (it was a cool day and it was going to rain) but they said we couldn't. That was fine, we accepted to sit down outside. Later, a group of people arrived and they were allowed to sit inside. Why? We stayed outside and it... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Awful experience at this place. Food was so bad none of us could finish what they ordered, waiter charged us for a dish we didn't order and then blamed it on us. Wouldn't go back.

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Thank Lilyana D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Food is delicious and they serve quite a lot. Don't hesitate to enter this restaurant if you see nobody inside. Also has a espectacular view of the bridge and Caia. I recommended!

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Thank Boris B
Groningen, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This place was to us nothing more than a tourist trap. We found a place on the terrace outside, and got the menu’s. Before we knew the waiter placed bread on our table (very common, I know) but very sneaky he placed two smaller plate’s with codfish-cookies and different kinds of cheese, butter and pate’s behind the basket of bread.... More 

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Thank JG-and-EG
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Not good food. Not good service. And... you pay much more than it worth. Not to come back !! I will try another restaurant in Ribeira..

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Thank Filipe T
Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely location by the river and among other restaurants but let down by the pushy waiters and poor quality food. Starters were delivered to our table that we neither asked for nor wanted and were reluctantly removed. Something we noticed others diners had trouble with too. The waiter took our food order then immediately walked away to take other... More 

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Thank Rob J
Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

You don't necessarily go to this part of town for gourmet food. It is busy, touristy, but with a magnificent aspect over the Douro to the port bodegas over the river. The food is good, the service friendly and relaxed. Allow 90 minutes for lunch. Stick to salads and fish.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

VERY disappointed with both our meals a classic Prego( bitoque, steak with egg) that was hard like rubber super dry even asking for it mal passado. French fries soggy even asking for them bem passadas and crispy. Ketchup tasted wrong, maybe the expiration date had been rubbed off of the bottle? Rice tasted like sand paper and bland. My husband... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

we went there as it was recommended in the rough guide... Poor choice. Full on tourist restaurant. Even though we went there towards the end of the service, we still had to wait. The waiter tried his best, but the food was terrible. Most dishes were just ok and one of them we did not touch. I expect with the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:30
Thursday
09:00 - 22:30
Friday
09:00 - 22:30
Saturday
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cais da Ribeira 39, Porto 4050-510, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 205 5515

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?