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Taberna dos Mercadores

Rua dos Mercadores 36 38, Porto 4050-373, Portugal
+351 22 201 0510
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea bass” (44 reviews)
“clams” (42 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua dos Mercadores 36 38, Porto 4050-373, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were lucky enough to get a reservation at the very small (8 tables) fantastic restaurant. Miguel and Katia are very cordial and extremely helpful. But it’s the stunningly delicious food that is the most memorable. I eat octopus all over the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank wclegends
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mother and I visited this place when we were in Porto. It is absolutely amazing. The food is authentic and fresh. We were looking for something warm and Portuguese on our first night and found this on TripAdvisor. We were blown away. My mother...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 160anndream
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a late reservation at Taberna Dos Mercadores and the tiny restaurant was still packed. We were seated very close to the couple beside us who recommended the fish special, which we ordered. It was wonderful and prepared tableside as it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peter T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can't go wrong with this place except be prepared to not get a seat if you don't book it gets really busy. We have had 2 dining experiences here with friends and enjoyed it both times, The service is great, the food honest and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were successful on a booking for a family of five. What a great experience A small restaurant with only place for 16people. The veal dish with sausage rice was excellent, aided by a recommended DAO wine. The fish soup was as great. Well hosted...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wlategan
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was recommended to us but we were told that you needed to book as it only seats 16 and is extremely popular. It is situated in a small back street down by the harbour and easily missed as the doors are shut. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank ireneLiverpool
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Be sure to make reservations for this restaurant as there are only about 12 seaters. Ordered the seafood rice for 2 and is filled with piping hot rice, fresh prawns, mussels & clams. Absolutely fresh! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Pinkmartini88
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We ordered the fish soup, the clams, shrimp, salt crusted sea bass and salt cod. What a delicious meal! The cooking was fresh, simple and wholesome. Tabernas dos Mercadores is a small restaurant. Staff was warm. Mix of locals (family) and tourists (couples, friends) in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank chill_bee
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

One of the best in Porto. We are sicilian and We loved the fish dishes!!! Thank you for everything !! Beautiful restaurant

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank italyeat
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Very good, excellent food and nice environment. Friendly staff. Make sure you book in advance. It can be difficult to get a table, but worth the wait.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank PerBreivik
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22 August 2018|
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Response from sylvestp | Reviewed this property |
You must call them - it’s the only way to make a reservation.
13 July 2018|
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Response from Aidirock | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know but you can ask them, they are super nice and maybe they will cook something for you.
10 June 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Mercadores 36 38, Porto 4050-373, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 201 0510
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