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Cafe Piolho D'Ouro

) #204 of 1,481 Restaurants in Porto £ , Cafe, European
Praca Parada Leitao, Porto 4050-456, Portugal
+351 22 200 3749
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Cafe, European, Portuguese
Praca Parada Leitao, Porto 4050-456, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, food, coffee, people. Perfect location. Great at night with social and nice local people ****

Thank AnaPinheiroTorres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting the Igreja do Carmo with the Igreja dos Carmelitas and decided to have lunch in the square; we chose Cafe Piolho D'Ouro. The service was very slow due to the place being somewhat full. We took 1 meat patty and 1 shrimp...More

Thank Freddy_on_trips
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The "Café Piolho" (The Louse Cffe, in english) is the meeting place for all university students in Porto. At the end of the day it is here that they often meet and it is from here that they go out to the parties. It is...More

Thank ameireis
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have strolled around in this neighborhood a while and I became thirsty; I needed a port wine and I saw this restaurant and went in for a port wine. Cozy atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank leffex
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We were waiting almost 30 minutes, and nobody even came to our table. Restaurant was full and busy, but this is anyway unacceptable! We also mentioned, that we were not only one, they also ignored other tables..

Thank Erika Š
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The food at this restaurant is mediocre and not memorable. What really makes the place stand out is the horrendous service. My husband and I went here for lunch. The restaurant doesn't seat you, you have to grab whatever seat is available. The tables take...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

one of the last traditional coffee shops, with students and people of different ages and social conditions. nice waiters, newspapers and old furniture.

Thank helenaamaro75
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It seems this place caters for locals and tourists alike. Service is efficient and the food is adequate for what you pay. We ate lunch here and the clientele was quite varied with students, businessmen, tourists, locals etc. We passed by a few nights later...More

Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

It is nice place, especialy outside, but food wasn't good. Very fatty covered in oil. Service was nice! Go there for a drink!

1  Thank Asia L
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The food was mostly cold, including soggy tepid fries that were virtually inedible. Grim tapas, with one exception (very nice pork belly pieces). Not particularly cheap or friendly. One to avoid.

Thank robw178
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Parada Leitao, Porto 4050-456, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 3749
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