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A Capoeira

Esplanada Castelo 63 | Foz do Douro, Porto 4150-196, Portugal
+351 22 618 1589
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
6 Oct 2017
“Homely food served with love”
4 Oct 2017
“Some problems”
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Esplanada Castelo 63 | Foz do Douro, Porto 4150-196, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Good homely food served by guys who clearly care a lot about the food the serve and their customers. Lots of locals seem to eat there which is a good sign. Desserts are not their strong point.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Fairly good food, but took over 1 hour to arrive, and there were only 5 people in the restaurant when we arrived! The veal was almost cold, and came with rice that we said we didn't want. The Sea Bass was quite small, and various...More

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I walked in here without a reservation and was lucky to get a table immediately. But I recommend to make a reservation just in case, the place is quite small. Cozy and clean, nice treatment and large plates of good traditional food.

Thank Trotamoon
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

It's worth to go there ! Food was delicious and the service there is very nice. For starter, main course and dessert with espresso we paid +/- 40Euro.

Thank Witold K
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Totally average restaurant. Nothing special. Only the grilled calamari was excellent. We could not find anything in the menu which is recommended,like octopus or liver. The small fish was nice and very generously portioned ,but it became soggy with the black rice's liquids which was...More

Thank ADELİNA S
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Offers a simple, rustic, menu. The restaurant is compact and sparsely furnished which adds to the sense of history of both the building and its location. Very friendly staff, attentive with food delivered with pride. Highly recommend the Calem 10-year old Port, a fabulous way...More

Thank Iain M
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Small and comfortable restaurant, with a simple but tasty menu. Whether if you go for meat or for fish, it will taste you like home-made cooking. Service is very welcoming and efficient. Always a place to return.

Thank Tripeirinho
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We came here by Tripadvisor and had high expatations but came out and were disapointed. Food was fat, service was bad, not fresh food .. we didn't taste the passion for the food. We had to pay for things we didn't order. I wouldn't recommend...More

Thank Sprokkel
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Most of the other reviews tell it all. We enjoyed the meal and certainly recommend it to others. Not all of the staff speak English, but that wasn't a problem as another waiter came to our rescue.

Thank PaulARLowe
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This is a cosy little place that filled up early on the night we went and by the time we finished we could see why. Chorizo and black pudding (morcella) to start was followed by Bacalhau a bras and steak. A great portion of Bacalhau...More

Thank Derek R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanada Castelo 63 | Foz do Douro, Porto 4150-196, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 618 1589
  • E-mail
Description
First opened in the first half of the last century as a joint that only served chicken. In the late 60s it went on to a traditional Portuguese cuisine restaurant, remaining true to its roots.
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