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Restaurante O Gaveto

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Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
+351 22 937 8796
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good restaurant for those who enjoy seafood. Acceptable prices for good quality meals. The restaurant inside deserved a remodel. The service is very friendly and attentive.

1 Thank João R
Summit, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were brought here for dinner by a local winemaker who humbly stated "for me, this is the best restaurant in Portugal." If you're looking for top quality seafood, ultra fresh and prepared in authentic and simple ways this is the place to be. The staff is friendly and efficient, and the wine list is well curated with a strong... More 

1 Thank MikeBene
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this review

Thank you for your kindest remarks. We are, in fact, visited by tourists quite often, as the reviews show, and we love to have them over. We'd also be happy to see you back the next time you're in the area, and appreciate it if you pass the recommendation you were given along to friends. More 

Kent, UK
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were so lucky to get a table for Sunday lunch as the restaurant was full. What a treat it was - fantastic seafood. We were led by our knowledgeable waiter who helped us navigate the huge menu. We settled on a seafood platter as a starter - some of the best crab we've ever eaten. A grouper simply grilled... More 

Thank ThriftyOnes
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot. Delish food, fresh fish and seafood and a great wine list. If you haven't had percebes - order it and a bottle of Alvarinho match made in heaven.

2 Thank Magnus R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We walked in and couldn't decide what to get, so the kind man said he'd bring us a few things and we could see what we liked. Well, they were all absolutely delicious, as was the dessert, the wine, and the port. Delicious food and such friendly service.

Thank Elizabeth M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Everything was delicious and our waiter was so kind... One of my favorite experiences in Porto. We asked our waiter what he recommended and he in turn brought us a platter of food he thought we might like. Did not disappoint!

Thank Susan N
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful seafood, perfect service, traditional location, expect 50-80 eur/person, worth the price. Lobster at it's best.

Thank Niki K
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We were recommended to visit O Gaveto by a local wine maker who said it was his favourite place. The restaurant is a local place in Matusinhos well know for seafood - not far away in a taxi. It has a front bar area with lots of tanks of fresh seafood and further on is the dining room - very... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner in this great place - seafood platter with crab and shrimp, and clams with lovely bread. The wine waiter was incredibly knowledgeable and picked us out a lovely red to accompany everything. Not a place for veggies, but they also do a mean steak!

1 Thank Jan B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Everything was excellent - personnel and food! Sea food was delicious! Salads were extremely tasty and the wine as well. Be aware of the taxi drivers! And prices, they gonna f... you up!

Thank Indrek P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$38
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
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

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