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Solar D'Alegria

#329 of 1,447 Restaurants in Porto
Certificate of Excellence
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Rua da Alegria 712, Porto 4000-037, Portugal
+351 22 536 7652
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Montreal, Canada
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

A great find on Rua de Alegria, just a few steps from our rental apartment! Homemade food in a simple setting. A must.

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Thank gmarieeve
Lisbon, Portugal
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

The place was almost full and the waiter wasn't nice at all saying that it would take too long to have a table, basically sending us away. Even though we decided to stay and the food was very good and the prices ok for the good quality. Good selection of different steaks ready to be grilled. Octopus rice was very... More 

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Thank BMSPG
WV
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

We were staying at the hotel across the street and after a full day of walking and port tasting, we did not want to venture far on a chilly evening. So for 22 Euros, we shared a salad, had water and wine , the alheira sausage entree and the salmon special of the day. No room to have dessert. So... More 

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Thank ritabird
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

Solar da Alegria Restaurant is the best homemade food in Porto. Try the incredible grilled octopus, dourada, tuger shrimp, and the filet mignon.....

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1 Thank RonaldoMarzano
UK
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70 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

We had a couple of meals here whilst staying at the Tryp Porto Centro which is just across the road. If you are staying at this hotel and you want to sample some local Portugese fayre at a reasonable price, this restaurant is worth considering. The food was good and the local wine was nice and reasonably priced. As seems... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014

We happened to notice this restaurant (off the beaten path, but conveniently kitty-corner to our Tryp Hotel in Porto). We made a note of the location and have just returned from an amazing dinner there. This restaurant would rate in the upper echelon where I live in Canada. Unfortunately, it is off the beaten path in Porto. Visitors seem to... More 

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Thank 84Traveller84
Wellington, New Zealand
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64 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

Very close to the Tryp Porto Centro Hotel. Friendly and efficient staff, English was limited. Servings were generous and good value for money. Enjoyed the food, best dish on the day was a local fish.

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Thank John T
Bath, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013

ON arrival no smile in fact none of the staff smiled or spoke to us other than take the order and give us the bill. The best part of the meal was the starter which was grilled local sausage tasty.main course was grilled pork with a couple of boiled potatoes pork very dry and tasteless. no homemade sweets. did not... More 

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1 Thank tonyg672
Guimaraes, Portugal
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

Nice restaurant with typical food for a economic price,it was recommend by the Hotel Tryp. The Picanha was the main dish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Alegria 712, Porto 4000-037, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 536 7652

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?