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Tappas Caffe - Madalena

Rua 25 de Abril 95 | Madalena, Vila Nova de Gaia 4405-796, Portugal
+351 22 493 4334
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
7 Jul 2016
“Better then Tappas Caffe Regional !”
27 Jun 2016
“A pretty good Francesinha that's been consistent over long periods”
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European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Rua 25 de Abril 95 | Madalena, Vila Nova de Gaia 4405-796, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have no words to describe this restaurant... It was too bad to believe it was true. I went there in a group of 20 people to celebrate the birthday of a friend of mine. When we arrived at the table I barely had space...More

Thank jandrenf
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

You can't say you're in Porto and didn't try the most famous sandwich. You have too. It's a specialty. Different of other sandwiches, only here you can eat it. You'll no regreat and they do it in a different but very good way. At the...More

Thank Victor V
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I can't compare Francesinah to another restaurant because I ate it only in two restaurant same brand. I like it and after my first experience I want to come again and I did. Be careful because this restaurant is very busy during evening and to...More

1  Thank ZibiKoszalin
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I came to the restaurant with my boyfriend to try francesinhas that seemed to be good quality. However, we had to wait 10 minutes until the waiter brought us the meniu!! He was avoiding to come to our side all the time! Other couple came...More

Thank Gabija B
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I know this place for a long time, from Candal Gaia, where you could eat the best Francesinha in the city. The principle is the same but quality is now on lower standards and the service, for a moment I thought we were being served...More

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 7 July 2016

A few weeks after dinning in Tappas Caffe Regional, located in Cais de Gaia witch i rated ***, i went for dinner in this restaurant of the same owner. The "Francesinha" was as good as in the other restaurant but the starters were better. The...More

Thank Hapoise
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I've visited Tappas many times in the last 6 years and I have never been disappointed in it. The food is consistent, although I'd risk saying it has been better in the earlier years, but still worth the trip. The Francesinha is respected in this...More

Thank Tiago F
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We, group of 8, came a bit late and yet we were served, the staff extremelly polite even with our non portuguese speakers. At the end they served everyone an alcoholic beverage, which was a pleasent supprised.

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Well this is the place you should go for Francesinha. Even saliva is growing on my mouse as I'm writting this review... it is very well prepared and in the end they put it on a coal oven which gives it an excelent taste... you...More

1  Thank Pedro D
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Was not the first time I went to a "Tappas caffé" restaurant, there's a few around Porto city. Although this was the worth experience I had! The service is awful, not polite or friendly, I believe the staff are toothless, they can´t smile! Also super...More

Thank Henrique d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:30 - 21:45
19:30 - 21:45
11:45 - 14:15
11:45 - 14:15
19:30 - 21:45
11:45 - 14:15
19:30 - 21:45
11:45 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:15
11:45 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 25 de Abril 95 | Madalena, Vila Nova de Gaia 4405-796, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Phone Number: +351 22 493 4334
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