We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cheap-Real Portuguese Food :)

Izmir, Turkey
Level Contributor
48 posts
1 review
Save Topic
Cheap-Real Portuguese Food :)

The best way to understand a place is to taste its food, in my opinion.

So, I look for restaurants which are cheap and serve real, typical Portuguese food. They may be hidden restaurants, maybe not many people know it.

Dou you have any recommendation?

Porto, Portugal
Level Contributor
418 posts
77 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Cheap-Real Portuguese Food :)

Hi there! You are totally right!

I would recommend you:

- Restaurante Cufra Grill at Edifício Transparente with a view over the sea which serves typical portuguese dishes as well as the famous "Francesinha", an Oporto's speciality;

- Restaurante Abadia ( this last is not so cheap) which serves the best of portugueses cuisine

- and then try "A margem" near Afurada (on the other side of river) where you can choice the best fish and shellfish specialities;

- For a gourmet cheap experience go to Restaurante Casa da Música which has a 10,50 euros menu at lunch!

Hope you have a great time!

Antwerpen, Belgium
Level Contributor
2,760 posts
239 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Cheap-Real Portuguese Food :)

Ze Bota, Travessa do Carmo 16/20

A Grade, Rua de S. Nicolau, 9

are two restaurants that we liked a lot.

Porto, Portugal
Level Contributor
587 posts
12 reviews
Save Reply
3. Re: Cheap-Real Portuguese Food :)

Don't worry, you will have plenty of choice.

When walking around, look out for the many small cafés offering "Prato do Dia" or "Dish of the Day" - this will normally be a cheap basic meal for as little as four euro.

Or for sometyhing more specific, Take the metro to Mercado station in Matosinhos and look for the area around Rua Herois de França which had dozens of restaurants doing fresh fish on the barbeque. You won't get more authentic than that.

Porto, Portugal
Level Contributor
176 posts
22 reviews
Save Reply
4. Re: Cheap-Real Portuguese Food :)

Cheap real portuguese food? 'O Buraco' without a doubt...

Rua do Bolhão 95

Porto

5. Re: Cheap-Real Portuguese Food :)

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 17 October 2012, 13:16
Get answers to your questions about Porto