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Jimao Tapas e Vinhos

Praca Ribeira 11 | S. Nicolau, Porto 4050-513, Portugal
+351 22 092 4660
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“black pasta” (46 reviews)
“tapas” (406 reviews)
“octopus” (104 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Praca Ribeira 11 | S. Nicolau, Porto 4050-513, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very funny service with amazing combination of food and best tuna tartare I’ve ever had. Cozy atmosphere and also well recommended wine.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jesika S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant after walking along the Ribeira. They weren’t yet open but accommodated us anyhow. The new waiter was not too familiar with the menu but regardless, each dish we ordered was delicious. Lovely bread and wine too. Great choice of tapas...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DepartureLounge11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch on our first day in Porto. The food was excellent, as was the wine and the service. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TheBennetts82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just up the street from Praça da Ribeira, this wonderful restaurant combines excellent service with high quality food and wine. The tapas are varied and excellent; their octopus on black pasta is possibly one of the best things I have ever eaten. Our total bill...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leptoglossus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A recommendation from our tour guide we launched at this restaurant today. Sardines on a toast with finely sliced peppers, the most delicious chioizo with garlic and honey, ( I hope I can reproduce that one) pork cheek with mashed potato and very nice salmon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VirginiaRoss
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We booked and went to Jimao after reading the nice reviews. Nice authentic restaurant, good food, but the service ruined our evening... 20 mins for menu's, 40 mins wait for bread (after we specifically requested it, because we were starving), 20 mins wait for the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Andreea_Cl
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant just back from the riverfront cafes, offers a full cold and hot Tapas menu. Unlike some who claim tapas but only have 4-5 offerings, Jimao has 15 of each. You the still have the option of soups & entrees. We did two...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ChrisM839
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Marvelous tapes and good selection of wine - Great service. Reservations required due the small location. Right near the water - great location.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bobbypu
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Couldn't get a table the first night as hadn't booked, but did the next night. Very nice service, great atmosphere, and nice range of tapas. We had a lovely evening here.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan123Derbyshire
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely late Sunday lunch at this little place in such a touristy area of Porto. Bearing in mind the location this place is exceptional. Lovely service. Great local ambience. High quality Portuguese food. Excellent wines by the glass. None too expensive. When we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 969jonathand
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16 August 2018|
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Response from TravelingJiya | Reviewed this property |
it's a nice restaurant but def good to bring kids / toddler / baby. they were all more than accomodating w everything.
Lisa B
3 May 2018|
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Response from Carmen S | Property representative |
Hello Lisa, Reservations are always recommended. While some people might be allocated a table due to a cancelation it is more often that I have to, sadly, turn people away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 23 - US$ 34
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:15 PM
12:00 AM - 10:15 PM
12:00 AM - 10:15 PM
12:00 AM - 10:15 PM
12:00 AM - 10:15 PM
12:00 AM - 10:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Ribeira 11 | S. Nicolau, Porto 4050-513, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 092 4660
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The Jimao is a restaurant that combines the best of Portuguese cuisine and offering tapas dishes with carefully chosen by our chef
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