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Cais Estiva, Porto 4050-243, Portugal
917404133
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10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Polmont, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to stop for a drink and Porto style Tapas. Service was good and if they are full, ask the staff and they will try to reserve the next table to move/clear for you. Took us 20 mins. They have high bench/tables, normal level dining and also relaxed tables. Very easy and relaxing. Interesting toilet cubicles... with glass roof.... More 

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Thank GraemeSD
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Despite an amazing location, avoid this place! The service is so slow but worse still, the staff are downright rude!! Also €12 for two glasses of red wine is bottally overpriced in Portugal! Porto is such a great city, don't ruin it by going to this place

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Thank Eimear O
Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I completely support the bad ratings of this place. Can't recommend anyone to go there. The waitress Isabel is a harsh lady. Stay away from her! However, a nice place for enjoying the sun in the late afternoon.

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Thank Lene R
County Wicklow, Ireland
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Riverside bar and restaurant which could be nice but very few people get an opportunity to find out as service is appalling. Save yourself the bother and go somewhere else. Counted 21 people without drinks this evening as we strolled past. Waited 25 minutes for service last night.

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Thank GingerS460
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a trap, has one of the best spots in the place, nice views, good location and stuff ... But the food was one of the worst I've tried in a long wile, I order a bacon cheeseburger ( witch is very hard to dislike a burger in my opinion ) the meet was frozen to the next... More 

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Thank Alex R
Miami Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally restaurants with good locations are crap, but this one was a pleasant surprise! The grilled octopus was maybe the best one we ever had!

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Thank Jimmy L
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All we ordered was soup, olives, French fries (no sauce), and a glass of port. The olives came first, no problem very nice, then the port, the soup tool ages and was nearly cold and no sign of French fries. Eventually I asked our guy after trying to get his attention for some time (he was busy chatting with other... More 

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Thank Felicity B
Homburg, Germany
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cafe do Cais is well located directly at the river Douro. Smooth music and tasty drinks. But there a some disadvantages. The food isn't that good and the staff is extremely overwhelmed. We had to wait ages for service. First we waited 10 minutes to order and than an endless amount of time for our drinks and food. Prices... More 

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Thank Phones-17
Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right after seating us, our server appeared with a basket of bread, olive oil, a little bowl of cheese cubes and a little bowl of olives. Since we hadn't ordered any of these, we thought it was complimentary. However, after we asked for the check, we discovered that all those items had been added to our bill: 1 Cesto de... More 

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Thank Roger E
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in Porto for 3 days and been to Cafe do Cais 3 times!!!! It's such a relaxing setting, softly lit and stunning views of the river. The food is cooked to perfection, and genuinely has gotten better each time I have eaten here! The octopus and prawns are a must, as is the Sangria! Highly recommend to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cais Estiva, Porto 4050-243, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: 917404133

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?