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Local cuisine, Bar, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Tapas & Wine bar / Portuguese Restaurant
US$10 - US$18
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Seating, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 7 September 2020

Eat here on a busy friday night. Service was good and food good too. We had three plates which was enough. Even though it was busy they was no rush and waiters look after us well.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 August 2020

Decent lunch spot near Calem. We had a simple cheese plate, seafood empanada, and iberico ham sandwich. Our waitress seemed surly at first but I think that was part of her shtick since she was calling us baby and was flirty my husband. Either way...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 4 August 2020

Great food. Great service. Great decoration. Absolute recommendation! BEST LOCAL FOOD PLACE IN PORTO!!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 30 July 2020

Nice place, very good food, high quality and great price. Nice staff, but they have so many customers that they run from one table to another. It can happen that you have to wait to get a table.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 10 July 2020 via mobile

We actually went 3 times to this family owned restaurant whilst on our two week holiday. The good value food was well prepared and the staff were always really friendly. Paulo, the manager, served us 2 of the 3 times and was great at making...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

We had only stopped here for a beer and search for where to have lunch when we spotted the dishes coming out of the kitchen. My husband and I ordered the veal cheeks and the clams - both delicious washed down with a glass of...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

Very good tapas food with a great view over the river. Good service from the waiter. We ordered a mixture of bits and all were tasty.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

Taberinha do Manel is a perfect spot to enjoy a nice lunch during a sunny day and to admire the colourful building of the old district of Porto across the water. My meal here was some goat cheese as a starter (very strong taste) and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 10 February 2020

I visited probably the best place in Porto From the food to the service gave by Philipo and the good chat and tips from the manager Paolo all was great. A must restaurant to visit,I will return.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020 via mobile

The best Taberninha of villa nova de gaia. Very nice place and pretty good typical dishes of Portuguese cuisine. Kindly staff and special thanks to Filippo for the great suggestions he gave us. We will come back of course the next times. Recommended!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Daphna A
12 May 2015|
Response from paulof40 | Reviewed this property |
Usually in Portugal at 19:00, but I think you don't need a reservation, just seat and wait to be served.
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Taberninha Do Manel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5