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Mediterranean, European, Healthy, Portuguese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Excellent dinner and great service. Location is very good, just a few steps from the Douro river. The host was very welcoming and friendly, and at the end of the dinner offered us a glass of superb Porto!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Delicious food with great choice and value, very friendly staff and aesthetics felt very homey and family run, would go again just to see them let alone the amazing food

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just had such a nice experience here with our kids. The owner was so kind, and even thought to bring the kids blankets in case they were chilly eating outdoors. The cheese board was beautiful and filled with local cheeses. The stuffed mushrooms were...delicious, and the cheesecake was a perfect ending. We only got to eat here because someone else didn’t show up for their reservation, and we felt so lucky! Make a reservation here and enjoy!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner, near the river, with kind full hospitality of the owner. The food is fresh, unique, and vert tasty. Also recommended for gluten-free options. We’ll be back!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice steak, very friendly staff, service is fast, would definitely recommend! The tonic port is a fantastic drink too!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was so delicious and the view was lovely. We liked it so much, we ate lunch and dinner there the same day!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went for a dinner, reservation is recommendable, very good food, excellent service, upstairs near balcony is a perfect place, we can recommend with no worries

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and cosy place near the Duoro. My tuna steak was cooked perfectly and the Lime cake i ordered provided fine closure to the dinig experience. The owner was friendly and made sure that we had fantastic night. Would highly recommend for everybody who spends...the night in Porto.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was tasty, service really kind and welcoming, the atmosphere cosy. Cheesecake to die for. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Knowing how busy it would be in Porto on a Saturday night peak season, we booked this restaurant a week in advance to make sure we had somewhere good to eat and have a relaxing no stress evening after travelling all day. Shame they didn’t...bother opening……More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Filipe Silva, Marketing at Ribeira Square, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi We are very sorry for the inconvenience. Last evening we could not open due to a technical problem in our premises. We contacted all clients which were registered in our reservation book in order to cancel the reservations. Please tell us how did you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and excellent service from our lovely host Monica. We had the traditional Francesinha, Cod dumplings and padron peppers.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and extremely friendly service. We had grilled cod and prawns/shrimp on skewers. Both were delicious.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very kind and helpful host. The food was very tasty and had a great quality. Would definitely recommend. Tourist friendly

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere, fantastic view. Definitely worth seeing if you are in Porto. You feel lively and energetic. The atmosphere takes you away. Take lots of photos. Enjoy the restaurants and wine all around.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived an hour before closing and was seated. A little wait but she was accommodating and talked to us while we waited. We had bread with tuna pâté, olive oil and cream basalmic vinegar, and olives. The bread was nice and the dips lovely. We...then had some prawns which was also nice, the sauce was a bit heavy but enjoyable. For our mains we had tuna steak with baby carrots and mashed sweet potato and sirloin steak with chips, stir fried veg and a peppercorn sauce. Overall the both steaks were moist, juicy and prepared VERY well. The sweet potato mash was a little cold and the peppercorn sauce had too many peppercorns but this could be because of the time we came. Overall was a lovely birthday dinner and would come back just for the service and the steaks!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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30 June 2022|
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Hi Thank you for your message. We accept reservations for 19:00. Kind regards
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Response from FilipeSilva010569 | Property representative |
Hi We accept reservations for 19:00 only and for groups under six person. For two persons, a couple of days shall be enough. For more persons we advise 4 or 5 days. Kind regards
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Response from 160anndream | Reviewed this property |
Hi John, I had called during my stay in Porto. It was a rainy day so they had informed me that I didn’t really need a reservation as due to the bad weather they weren’t expecting many people. I suggest you give them a... More
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Ribeira Square is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5