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O Antigo Carteiro Restaurante

Rua Senhor da Boa Morte 55 | By the River, Porto 4150-686, Portugal
+351 937 317 523
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Senhor da Boa Morte 55 | By the River, Porto 4150-686, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

This place was recommended to us by a Latvian wine producer. Excellent recommondation. Great dishes from appetizers to main dishes and desserts. Wines are devine. Sublime service by people with food passion!

Thank vrancken2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out for a solo dinner I relied on tripadvisor to come to this restaurant. And it was certainly worthwhile. In a residential area, away from the crowded places, one finds this restaurant with minimalist decoration but even so, cozy. The service is extremely friendly and...More

Thank Gosto_de_comentar
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner in this very cosy restaurant. The food was excellent: genuine ingredients wisely combined presented in simple manner! We loved everything from the octopus to the many delicious dessert. The staff was also great and played a role into making it an incredible...More

Thank Matteosch85
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I went to this restaurant after I did the bridge climb. So happy to find this special restaurant. The owner of the restaurant is very friendly and he explained the menu to us clearly. There're so many good dishes on the menu which I hope...More

Thank angieyca
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Showed up around 7:15, which is early by Porto's standards and had the whole restaurant to ourselves for dinner. The owner was there to meet us and was there to explain the whole menu and made wonderful wine recommendations. Not a huge menu, but fairly...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I had known this restaurant under a previous management and was very pleasantly surprised on my last visit at how a place which was already interesting could evolve further into such a fabulous restaurant. The new design is very welcoming, comfortable and full of warm...More

1  Thank 364,567
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at this restaurant with my family. First thing, waiter said come to have dinner at 10pm and we decided to wait as it looked promising but ended up having dinner at 11.30am. Food wise, make sure you don't offer meat. It was the...More

1  Thank BeatrizRG
Hélder S, Owner at O Antigo Carteiro Restaurante, responded to this review

Dear madam. You spoke with me and I am the responsible for the restaurant. I told you what was obvious that night: we had no place for you and that it would take too long to serve you. Never before 22:30 or later. You told...More

Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I chose this place because I came late to the hotell and the restaurant was close by. Orderd 3 courses with wine and coffee. I liked the concept and that it was a small place. Very pleasant straff and eager to get feedback. I tell...More

Thank KjellFredrik
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

When we travel, we prefer to enjoy the local food and eat at "neighborhood" restaurants versus tourist spots. If this is the type of experience that interests you, this is a great spot. Food is local, authentic and really tasty. Service is fantastic- warm, friendly...More

Thank ChrisSeattle_wa
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went here on strength of great reviews stressing quality and value for money. Yes the quality was nice and the service extremely attentive but given that it is well away from Porto centre it is rather overpriced. For example a standard plate of side salad...More

Thank StAlbanstwo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Senhor da Boa Morte 55 | By the River, Porto 4150-686, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 937 317 523
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