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Avenida Serpa Pinto 322 | 4450-276 MATOSINHOS, Matosinhos 4450-276, Portugal
+351 22 938 2060
12:00 - 23:30
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Den Haag
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Traditional fish dishes, friendly service. Try the starters!! Very affordable and not a tourist trap like the restaurants on the other side of the street.

1 Thank Sejoura
Porto, Portugal
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Good food but extremely uncomfortable pushy service. The staff seemed desperate to maximise the bill rather than respect our wishes for a quiet dinner and allow us to calmly choose what we wanted. A second bottle of wine was opened despite us not requesting it, so we had to refuse it once opened. In general, unclear pricing resulted in a... More 

Thank PhilSusanaPortugal
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Fresh fish, good service and it was affordable. The waiters were welcoming and polite, I would recommend it to anyone

Thank Toni P
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had dinner here on our last night in Porto. It was well worth the Metro ride out there. As soon as we walked in, we were welcomed by the owner and his staff and instantly felt welcome. He presented the fresh seafood and fish of the day. The menu was very flexible and they were eager... More 

Thank Rachel H
Moscow, Russia
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2014 via mobile

We were looking for crab and couldn't find it anywhere, so we chose this place since the reviews said they had very good seafood and we weren't disappointed. When we came in and asked for crab, they waiter said they were all out but said he will go get some at the market (which is very close so the seafood... More 

1 Thank Olga P
Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

Do not hesitate to go to this restaurant if you want to eat perfeçtly fresh seafood served by a pleasant waiter. The boss is a french-speaker who do not hesitate to recommend you not the highest price but the best value for a bottle of wine. For 2 starters, 2 grilled octopusses, 1 bottle of wine, 2 coffees = 60€... More 

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Omer, Israel
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2013

We went two nights in a row, we were THAT happy! Fresh fish and seafood you see and pick before they weigh and prepare, very fast, friendly service, great huge chowder, good inexpensive house wine, not expensive, $25-30 including wine, everything except the dessert was EXCELLENT!!!

Thank West_U_2005_2007
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77 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

Very good atmosphere , fresh fish and excellent wines . The best fish restaurant in Porto and one of the best in the world . Only fresh fish of the day is served

Thank Masterse
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2012

We came here for a Saturday night meal and loved it. The staff took us to their baskets of fresh seafood and we just pointed to everything that we wanted. The food came out very quick, service was great and everything (crab, prawns, octupus, claims, mussels, bread and wine) tasted amazing! As read on TripAdvisor, soup was delicious. For everything,... More 

Thank Alex-Lee-AUS
Porto, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

Very nice restaurant, specializes in see food and they are good at it. You shouldn't miss their see food chowder, it is excellent. The menues are in Portugese but that is no problem. The staff will help you in selecting the fresh fish from the counter andwill prepa a gorgeous meal. It is all very authentic and quite different from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Portuguese, Soups, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Serpa Pinto 322 | 4450-276 MATOSINHOS, Matosinhos 4450-276, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Matosinhos
  • Phone Number: +351 22 938 2060
One of the best fish restaurant in Matosinhos. Amazing octopus and fish soup

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