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Ora Viva Restaurante

) #74 of 1,514 Restaurants in Porto ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Rua Fonte Taurina 83, Porto 4050-270, Portugal
+351 22 205 2033
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (23 reviews)
“biscuit cake” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Rua Fonte Taurina 83, Porto 4050-270, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There was a football game on the TV which all the guys 'serving' were far more interested in. They were not rude, just completely disinterested in having any rapport with their customers. I was in a position looking all the way down the restaurant, and...More

Thank mattyandalistair
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These people told me to come back in 15 minutes, they would have a table. I did that ... but when I returned they told me all their tables were reserved!!! They did not want to sit a solo traveler when they could fill the...More

Thank Coffeecup1390
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing little tucked away restaurant. Great service. Food was first class and knowledge of wines were excellent. The octopus is to "die for", so so tender and all meals were generous servings. Very well priced. A must get to, to experience a great meal in...More

Thank SimonandAlana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the octopus and shrimp & calamari rice. The rice was filled with tons of seafood, it was a great portion. The flavor of the broth was very good too. We would have liked more rice though, since it was more soupy than rice....More

Thank jaime w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Remembering Ora Viva just makes me smile. Tucked away between buildings on a quiet lane, it can be hard to find. But it shouldn’t be missed. The menu is made up of tasty, traditional Portuguese food, and the service is warm and welcoming. With quirky...More

Thank Traveler4life59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank god we booked when we saw the line outside yesterday. Two weeks in Portugal and this cool little restaurant presented us with the best dining experience so far. The roasted octopus was outstanding. Don't eat on the river, the prices are outrageous and the...More

Thank maurieh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Typical Portuguese food with a personal "ora viva" touch. Big and delicious portions for an incredible good price. We had grilled codfish and rice, everything was great, specially the potatoes. The waiters are very nice and attentive, they give you honest recommendations. Very curious decoration,...More

Thank LucieLago
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Great dishes for very low prices! We came here twice during our trip to Porto because the food was so delicious, it's a typical portuguese restaurant and the prices were cheap! We ordered the first time the Picanha and the fried cod fish, the second...More

Thank Stijn V
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We were in a group of 20 and our hotel suggested we try Ora Viva for some local culture and great food. They were right! We tried everything and drank until will all had our fill. Notables were: Local Portuguese sheep's cheese, melon with prosciutto,...More

Thank peter l
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great food and excellent view of the Douro river and Ribiera area. Reserve an outside table in order to really enjoy your dinner by the Douro.

Thank bmcjel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Fonte Taurina 83, Porto 4050-270, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 205 2033
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