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Restaurante Pedro dos Frangos

#81 of 1,462 Restaurants in Porto
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Rua do Bonjardim 223, Porto 4000-124, Portugal
+351 22 200 8522
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
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18:30 - 22:00
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Cork, Ireland
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Good food, cooked on a barbecue in front of you, quick service and super cheap. Jackpot for backpackers and deservedly so. Other Portuguese staples (bacalao, tripe, calamari) are also on the menu if you are willing to wait and a surprisingly decent wine list. It isn't the fanciest of places but what do you expect for a place called 'Chicken... More 

1 Thank Jer D
Billericay, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I stumbled upon this restaurant during a torrential downpour in Porto last Saturday afternoon. The row upon row of spit roasting chickens caught my attention and I also liked the fact that the clientele appeared not to made up of tourists. This restaurant is not far from Aliados square but is slightly tucked away in a narrow side-street. I ate... More 

1 Thank Covtony
London, UK
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Two beers and chicken and chips for two with a salad set us back 16€. Not the most atmospheric of places (think strip lighting and paper tablecloths) but great for having a cheap, authentic dinner.

Thank Josh S
ontario, canada
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104 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

After downing more than our fair share of fish during our week in Porto, we turned to Tripadvisor for advice on where to get some nice chicken, which where we come from is the stereotypical Portuguese food that you see everywhere. We were directed to Pedro dos Frangos, which was just a 15 minute walk from our hotel. We ate... More 

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Katwijk, The Netherlands
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251 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you like grilled chicken, this is the place. Very large portions , fast service, best chicken I've had in a long time. And for a very good price. We planned to go there once more , but we had to abandon our trip. So if I ever go to Porto again off to Pedro

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St Albans
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205 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

We choose this from the Lonely Planet guide as my teenage daughter doesn't really like fish which is drawback in Portugal. The chicken and chips was delicious, as were the grilled sardines. The waiters were helpful. I probably wouldn,'t have braved it without reading reviews as downstairs there was a row of men eating at the bar. Upstairs is the... More 

1 Thank fromstalbans
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 June 2014

During our short holiday we were in restaurant 2 times. Both of times the food was very tasty. And price for 2 people with fish/meat with potatoes, salad and drinks was around 15 euro. The service is also quite nice. Mostly people don\t speak english but they are always opened to help. I can just advice this place to visit.

1 Thank Volha D
Porto, Portugal
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140 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Only here you can eat genuine Portuguese cuisine in a typical setting and at a price low by the standards of the city center. The specialty is roast chicken but all the dishes are excellent. Choose the suggestions of the day (different every day) and go play it safe. The waiters, apparently gruff, are in reality very helpful (and if... More 

2 Thank Federico P
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Visited this restaurant in May with friends. I used the 'around me' app off my iphone to find a chicken piri piri restaurant and was not disappointed! At street level you walk up and there is a long bar with stools and it was full of people eating and the restaurant itself was upstairs. As we sat down another English... More 

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East Mids, UK
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Couldn't resist going here after spotting it by chance on last day of our stay. Early morning staff clearing out remains of charcoal ash from the huge grill by the window intrigued us. Going back at lunch time we found the narrow ground floor packed with men eating at the counter and thought we'd never get in. Sent to dining... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Bonjardim 223, Porto 4000-124, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 8522

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?