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Rua da Picaria 26, Porto 4050-477, Portugal
+351 22 201 1807
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus salad” (10 reviews)
“bifana” (6 reviews)
“ham” (7 reviews)
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12:00 - 02:00 Hours
Bar, European, Portuguese, Soups
Rua da Picaria 26, Porto 4050-477, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was our first stop after arriving in porto by train from lisbon. 7 in our group. we got there around 4:30pm so there was plenty of seating available. we mostly had several variations on pork sandwiches and nice cold beers. food was delicious and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank oots412
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Yeah, can't get more portuguese than this. Wanna feel like a true portuguese? Order some Papas de Sarrabulho, a ham bread, some linguiça and a mug of wine. You are welcome!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gustavo S
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I had been looking for a place like that since arriving in Porto which serves food for the soul. YES, simple yet tasty Portuguese culinary povera at its best. Octopus salad, great Orelheira, the cows ears had a healthy bite and were swimming in onions...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Horst B
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Very good food and for a good price : nice little sandwich with ham, cheese, egg... I recommend the Slow cooked pork, very tasty.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kittles74
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Found this place during a walk and stopped in for a snack. We tried the octopus salad and it did not disappoint. It was very fresh and came served mixed in a lettuce salad, heavy on the octopus! We also sampled the Espadal. This is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CityGirl079
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Taxca serves wonderful comfort food and the fine staff assisted in making our night very enjoyable. Thank you.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We stopped here for a drink and a snack in the early evening but ate enough for dinner. It’s a cool industrial style bar in the wonderful neighborhood we are staying in but serve fabulous sandwiches... roasted pork, ham, sausage and good salads and soups....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Marti N
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely place to visit for a nice dinner time tapas. Enjoyed it very much. Mafalda behind the bar is amassing. Very welcoming and caring. Felt like I belong here..

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ricardo F
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Taxca is an excellent eatery that you, besides the main location, will find all over town in the various “mercado’s” scattered about. Focusing on the pig you will find different types of sandwiches; let me recommend the basic sandwich with the equivalent to pata negra...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mschr
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We tried the octopus salad and a couple of Bifana sandwiches. I also had a bottle of Super Bock lager. Our total bill for two was about 11Euros. The Bifanas were lovely- thinly sliced pork dipped in a spicy piri-piri like sauce! Understated brilliance. Highly...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ajayp226
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Picaria 26, Porto 4050-477, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 201 1807
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