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Cafe Embaixador

Rua Sampaio Bruno 5-11, Porto 4000-440, Portugal
+351 22 205 4182
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“francesinha” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
“bacalhau” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Portuguese
Rua Sampaio Bruno 5-11, Porto 4000-440, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mainly serving local food. There are photos depicting each item which is lovely for tourists... i went in here by accident as it was raining very heavily... staff members friendly .. and acomodating when i told them i cannt finish the food. Portions were rather...More

Thank TrailsOfAnne
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I used to have lunch at Embaixador but stopped doing that since I realised that one day that was a bank holiday they changed their menu and added abou 6 euros per plate. I find this attitude discusting as it obviously wants to take in...More

Thank Ana T
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We dropped in for dinner on a wet Porto evening, the restaurant seeming quite full and not just with tourists. The food we ordered was of reasonable quality and came in generous quantity. The cod was fresh and tasty as was the slightly tough steak....More

Thank Phi01
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

There are many options in Porto. But this cafe is well located , the service is very good and the food quite tasty. Will return

Thank PepePitMD
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A real pleasure to be seated quickly and served quickly! This is a place the locals eat at and we had a nice dinner here - and returned the next morning for breakfast. Service lightening fast and €4 for a half-sized bottle of good wine...More

Thank JonPgh206
Reviewed 7 August 2017

As a local, until I was about 18 years old, I had never tasted the incredible Francesinha. Until my friends dragged me out of my home, into this place and made me eat one. I can assure you, I have no regrets about agreeing to...More

1  Thank FredericoCReis
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is the place where i eat for the first time Francesinha + caldo verde. It is popular for tourist and for local people also. The location is perfect. The atmosphere is like in all other self services restaurants. The staff is not rigid or...More

Thank Vlad V
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The cafe served tasty francesinha. The sauce had just the right amount of salt and spice. The portion was generous and two of us shared one. They divided for us into two plates. The fresh orange juice was sweet. A very satisfying snack or light...More

Thank MayL2012
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This place was recommended to us as a good place to try the local dish, Francesinhas. Their menu is in several languages and the service was very good and friendly too. The portion size of the dish is generous and very filling. the sauce is...More

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I want to give a shout out for the Embaixador. In a tourist part of town it resolutely serves no frills food for people, including staff from nearby shops and offices. For those of a certain age, the decor takes us straight back 50 years...More

1  Thank charlestownboy
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maria elisa M
11 January 2017|
Response from FrankWirral | Reviewed this property |
Honestly cannot remember. May be better contacting the café directly. Do they have their own website?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Sampaio Bruno 5-11, Porto 4000-440, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 205 4182
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