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“Try the tasting menu”
Review of bbGourmet Maiorca

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Ranked #306 of 1,709 Restaurants in Porto
Price range: US$18 - US$35
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Try the tasting menu”
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Excellent informal restaurant, a bit away from the centre of Porto. If you want to get away from the ubiquitous "bacalhau" then try the tasting menu which is excellent value at 15 Euros a head and a very good fusion of Portuguese and other flavours.
So good, in fact, that we went to its sister establishment on BoaVista where we had the equally good Tapas tasting menu.

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
Porto, Portugal
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great place for a dessert”
Reviewed 6 June 2013

bbgourmet is an excellent place for a cup a tea and a dessert. Unfortunately service is not very professional and a bit slow. The desserts are flawless!

  • Visited October 2012
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Porto, Portugal
Level 6 Contributor
207 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Nice spot in Porto”
Reviewed 8 May 2013

I went with a friend for lunch. The food is not fantastic, but keep in mind that BBG is not a Michelin star. The service is professional. The local has a simple decoration with a very good atmosphere. Good restaurant to go for a quick meal with a fair price.

  • Visited May 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“great brunch”
Reviewed 13 February 2013

This restaurant offers a great brunch! It serves from 12am, it has a great variety of choices, and homemade food. and you can still choose a hot dish, i recommend the pancakes with maple syrup!
The teas are great, but they could serve more warm drinks, specially in winter!

Visited February 2013
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Thank Pdess
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London
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Nice food and setting - appalling service”
Reviewed 1 February 2013

Really enjoyed the menu, and the place to sit... but it was a good job we felt so comfortable because it was SO slow. There were only a few tables in the restaurant but we just didn't seem to see a waiter for long periods of the meal... so we didn't get our wine, we sat with dirty crockery in front of us for about half an hour, the waiter left us with desert menus for another good 25 minutes. by which time the restaurant had emptied out so we didn't want to sit and eat alone with empty glasses. We had to go to the bar to pay because still no one came. None of these things are the end of the world but it is a real shame because it completely ruined what would have been a nice meal.

Visited January 2013
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Jorge S, Manager at bbGourmet Maiorca, responded to this review, 2 February 2013
Good morning, I am this place manager and read carefully Your comments. I am very desappointed with what You described. I am very sorry Our service did stand at the level it should. Would You be so kind to tell me when exactly You did visit us ? Many thanks, Jorge Santos
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