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Restaurante O Gaveto

Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
+351 22 937 8796
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (19 reviews)
“fresh oysters” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
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Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with a suggestion of the local taxi driver. Arroz de lagosto was pure heaven. Professional place with excellent food

Thank Arnoldski
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

O Gaveto is an amazing place that you shouldn’t miss. Perfectly fresh seafood prepared to perfection. But what impressed me most was the service. On the surface it seems a bit old school, but this means they know what they are doing. As inexperienced seafood...More

Thank mschr
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, great service. The lobster is supreme, try it. It worth the travel from Porto to Matosinhios. Carlos the waitress is very kind.

Thank diegogrinblat
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Very nice restaurant with a nice location and a marvelous dish of lamprey, parking available nearby, great service!

Thank 743fernandot
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Fantastic service, very good food, I advise the rice of lavagante and the lamprey to the bordalesa style. Atendimento fantástico, comida muito boa, aconselho o arroz de lavagante e a lampreia à bordalesa

Thank Vitorvcosta
João S, Gerente at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018
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Obrigado pelo comentário, Até breve.

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We enjoy very good meal.appetizer ham and Shrimps rice.The staff very sympathetic The installations are new design

Thank José S
João S, Gerente at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you, We are glad trat you like our food. Se you sono.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great food, excellent wines and a superb service at an affordable price. What more could you ask for?

Thank Miguelalmeida68
João S, Gerente at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you, we hope to ser you sono again.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We had lobster rice, clam and lemon and one desert here, all three of them are fantastic! The lobster rice is creamy and full of seafood flavour, clam is zesty, sweet and fresh, the desert is something similar to custard it is to die for....More

1  Thank Ooolongtea
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Even in this temporary space, the quality of food, wine list and service are exemplay and O Gaveto remains a "local's favorite" dining destination. The freshest seafood you can hope for is brought from boats to the restaurant and with the Matosinhos seafood market within...More

1  Thank RoyHersh
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I was referred here by a local after performing a Port Wine Tour at Graham's. Reviews seemed to indicate that this would hold up to the expectations. I'll start by saying that the location (even though they are at a temporary site due to renovations)...More

1  Thank Rick_Tavares
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Response from JohnnyTbravo | Reviewed this property |
Its really easy to get there, just take the bus #500 heading towards Mercado Matosinhos (a few meters away from S. Nicolau's church) and you'll reach it in +- 30min. Additionally you'll enjoy a nice ride along the river and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Matosinhos
  • Phone Number: +351 22 937 8796
  • E-mail
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