This restaurant is a true leader when it comes to traditional Portuguese cuisine. With a varied and extensive menu to choose from, every taste is satisfied. The delicacies prepared here are vast. You can sample dishes of squid, lobster and bread stew, Avozinha-style roasted codfish, and for meat lovers, Amarantine-style steer barbecue. With a large dining area, the restaurant can host up to 90 guests at any given time.
This is an ideal restaurant for those who want to taste traditional Italian while in Portugal. The trattoria uses ingredients which come from Italy every week, ensuring authenticity. The wine list is also excellent, with a good selection of Portuguese and Italian wines. The menu features a whopping 171 items. In 1999, Trattoria Romana was considered by the Tourism Association to be the best Italian restaurant in the country.
Founded in 1921, and first called the Elite Café, the Majestic became the most luxurious and elegant café frequented by the city's artists and aristocracy. Today it is no longer so hoity-toity, but it retains some of its bohemian counter-culture with the decor. A first among cafes in Porto, a place where the history can be witnessed throughout the establishment.
Rota do Cha is a tea-lover's delight. Located near downtown Oporto, the place is small but easy to find. You can smell the intoxicating aroma of tea right from the entrance. The decor is bright and colorful with wooden frames and hanging paper lanterns. The interiors are very Indian-inspired and everything from motifs to table mats and dark furniture exudes oriental charm. Grab a cup of wonderfully blended tea with the right amount of ingredients and lose yourself in the tranquility of the place. There is a Moroccon-inspired patio garden, where you can read a book or just have a peaceful conversation while enjoying your tea.
Located southeast to the city centre, Muu Steakhouse is a popular choice among the locals looking forward to treat themselves to authentic Portuguese delicacies. Specializing in serving decadent steak flavours, dishes like Rosti Potato Tomahawk Steak, Ribeye Steak and more are served here. The dishes here are cooked fresh daily, using the finest of the local ingredients and are always served hot. You can pair you delicacies with a glass of wine from their extensive collection of drinks. Feel free to coordinate with the staff here as they are attentive and quite friendly. In operation since 2017, Muu Steakhouse operates every six days a week.