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Cafe Sao Nicolau

Rua Nova Alfandega 37, Porto 4050-430, Portugal
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
7 May 2017
“In the heart of it.”
27 May 2016
“Nice and cheap”
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Portuguese, Cafe
Rua Nova Alfandega 37, Porto 4050-430, Portugal
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Quick meal here one night! It's right in the heart of the waterfront just one street back. Outside eating or cosy, busy bar and dining inside! A bit touristy menu, that said it was all fresh and perfect for a night snack or dinner. Very...More

Thank kaz542017
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Close to Ribiera, we had a lunch menu, for 5 € per person rice, salad, pork belly, small beer and soup. Food was quite ok, somrthing you could eat at your grandmas. Waitress did speak English a bit so we could find out what to...More

1  Thank Kukus112
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Can't fault it for a short food stop. Very friendly staff (ask for Dany), food very reasonably priced and good portions. Clean rest room and tables in the sun.

Thank S L
Reviewed 9 December 2015

It was much better then expected. The waiter Nuno was very helpful and friendly. We had the famous A Francesinha and it was really good. There is an amazing sunset view from the place. AS we were seating outside there is a tram that passes...More

Thank LilianRotta
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We had a good an cheap lunch there. Very nice waitress and good service. Good place near the ribeira to go for a lunch. Menue of the day was just 5 Euro.

Thank Stefan S
Reviewed 29 September 2015

After a morning of walking around Porto we stopped for lunch by chance at this restaurant, drawn in mainly by the collection of locals eating there. The waiter a young guy was really nice and attentive even though his English and our Portuguese didn't quiet...More

1  Thank Br0ssac
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

I just ate an absolutely tasteless fish soup. No fish flavor at all. Actually I couldn't get any flavor there. My husband's francinha was not inviting either.

Thank Monica F
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This was my first Francesinha so I don't have anything to compare it to but it was definitely a great sandwich. There was no shortage of toppings so it was very filling. The service was excellent and the food was made fresh. This place was...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The specialty is Francesinha. But they serve other Portuguese things. The sauce is very good. But all the rest (bread, steak, sausage, cheese etc.) is of the very best quality and very well prepared. A popular, not expensive restaurant with wonderful quality.

1  Thank Francisco M
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We walked in at lunchtime; delighted to see so many locals. All were enjoying their francesinha. It's a decadent, tasty grilled sandwich with a unique sauce that is typical of Porto. Every other place claims theirs is the best, but here it was definitely excellent....More

Thank Hk K
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:30
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nova Alfandega 37, Porto 4050-430, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: 222059553
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