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Restaurante O Gaveto

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Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
+351 22 937 8796
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Tavira, Portugal
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sunday lunch time but we got there early without a reservation . A nice waiter ushered us to a table without any fuss, to probably the only table that had not been reserved. The menu and wine list (very important) were delivered with speed and we ordered a bottle of the most delicious Passadouro white wine. Food took the form... More 

Thank gaynorstapleton
Tel Aviv, Israel
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81 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here after a week in Portugal from Lisbon to Porto - in all places ate in restaurants recommended by locals. This was by far the best one. We had for main sea bream in salt with potatoes, fried potatoes and spinach. This was an amazing dish. To start we had sea food platter that was great. A local... More 

Thank MrFiodie
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267 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to try a different and more casual restaurant in Matosnhos than we experienced the night before. Gaveto fit the bill perfectly. Do not expect luxury here. In fact, when you first enter, the counters look like a diner. The back room has tables and is a bit nicer. It is a family run business that really cares about... More 

Thank firstclass-TRIP
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A good restaurant for those who enjoy seafood. Acceptable prices for good quality meals. The restaurant inside deserved a remodel. The service is very friendly and attentive.

1 Thank João R
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks. We hope you choose to dine at O Gaveto again the next time you visit the Matosinhos area. More 

Summit, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were brought here for dinner by a local winemaker who humbly stated "for me, this is the best restaurant in Portugal." If you're looking for top quality seafood, ultra fresh and prepared in authentic and simple ways this is the place to be. The staff is friendly and efficient, and the wine list is well curated with a strong... More 

1 Thank MikeBene
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this review

Thank you for your kindest remarks. We are, in fact, visited by tourists quite often, as the reviews show, and we love to have them over. We'd also be happy to see you back the next time you're in the area, and appreciate it if you pass the recommendation you were given along to friends. More 

Kent, UK
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were so lucky to get a table for Sunday lunch as the restaurant was full. What a treat it was - fantastic seafood. We were led by our knowledgeable waiter who helped us navigate the huge menu. We settled on a seafood platter as a starter - some of the best crab we've ever eaten. A grouper simply grilled... More 

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Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot. Delish food, fresh fish and seafood and a great wine list. If you haven't had percebes - order it and a bottle of Alvarinho match made in heaven.

2 Thank Magnus R
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We walked in and couldn't decide what to get, so the kind man said he'd bring us a few things and we could see what we liked. Well, they were all absolutely delicious, as was the dessert, the wine, and the port. Delicious food and such friendly service.

Thank Elizabeth M
1 review
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Everything was delicious and our waiter was so kind... One of my favorite experiences in Porto. We asked our waiter what he recommended and he in turn brought us a platter of food he thought we might like. Did not disappoint!

Thank Susan N
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful seafood, perfect service, traditional location, expect 50-80 eur/person, worth the price. Lobster at it's best.

Thank Niki K

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 38
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Matosinhos
  • Phone Number: +351 22 937 8796

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