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Bar Ponte Pensil

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Rua Doutor Porto Feliz, Porto 4350-016, Portugal
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Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My family enjoyed a drink here at the end of a busy day in Porto. Situated under the Ponte Luis Bridge, it has great views of the river and is a lovely place to relax overlooking the bright lights of the city. Friendly staff, good prices and recommended.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

If you like a good view and a beer this is the place but don't thing about ordering a meal. Service not great either. Small beer €2,5 but the views are worth it.

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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372 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fabulous location on the pier of the bridge looking along the Douro river. Music by a very good singer / pianist early evening and again late at night. Drinks reasonable prices. Waiter will ask you to pay for drinks on delivery until he gets to know you.

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Thank jikoku
UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location, but that's all that is good. Waiter took ages to bring menu, ages to take order and ages to bring drinks - only 2 cold drinks, one in a can and the other beer. Got bill and paid, but didn't have correct money......waiter didn't bring change as he said he would. We left. Pointless waiting, as we had... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has one of if not the best locations on the Douro River. Great views along both banks, you can sit with a beer and watch the boys jump from the bridge. The big let down today was the very slow service and waiting staff fighting with kitchen staff for all the customers to hear and watch.

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Thank Brattyhands
London, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely the best location for the bar/restaurant in Porto. We relaxed here every day after long walks. Drinks and deserts were good,staff very nice. We will go back!

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Thank DaisyM777
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Even though it was a cold winter's night in Porto, the Ponte Luis' lights that reflected on the Douro river made for a spectacular sight! The restuarant's food wasn't amazing, let's be honest, but the view made up for it. We had a luke warm soup and some red wine, but fell in love with that amazing bridge towering above... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped right after walking across the lower bridge. Had a very nice salad. Cool breeze, great view and good food. I recommend.

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Thank Twwhit72
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We came here for a pre-dinner drink as the sun was going down. Can't fault the location - gorgeous views of the bridge and over the river and along Ribeira. We sat on the terrace and it was a bit chilly so were grateful for blankets on offer! Apart from location not a great deal to say - we only... More 

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Thank Laura W
Loule, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The location is second to none and feels like you are sitting in the river. Super place for just sitting with a coffee and watching the world go by. Good attentive staff but you do pay for the location.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Porto Feliz, Porto 4350-016, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto

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