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Restaurante Farol Da Boa Nova

Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
+351 22 200 6086
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible25%
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“linguine” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

This restaruant has a great view and a nice location, we ate here because our friends recomended, the Bacalhau was a bit oily, but tasted very good.

Thank Andrezanella
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We had a very enjoyable meal. the service was exceptional and the waiter was really friendly and attentive. we were given bread and fish balls when we arrived which were included in the cover. my friend is gluten free, the waiter recommended dishes for her...More

Thank nicolawhittaker69
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Myself & my boyfriend had our first meal out here in porto. We choose this restaurant because of its location with such a lovely view over looking the river. The waiter who served us was polite & also brought us some breads along with some...More

Thank DaisyMae_225
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Okay, Friday lunchtime on a sunny day is always going to be busy plus we were a party of nine (split over two tables) but an order of only main courses should not be beyond the whit of man to provide. We had a bit...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It was my first night in Porto after an overnight flight from Philadelphia to Madrid and a delayed flight to Porto. I wanted a good restaurant not far from my hotel because I was exhausted. We liked the location above the river walk with a...More

Thank DDMHaddonfield_NJ
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This restaurant is in an excellent location and if you're lucky enough you can get a table overlooking the Douro river. The menu also looked appetising but unfortunately on our first night we weren't able to get a table, second night we thought we were...More

Thank Haylow
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The dorado died in vain! The worst service in Porto ... but lovely location....what a shame ... What more can I say? Totally disappointed.

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The restaurant is located by the Douro River with nice views from the terrace. The food was quite average. My steak was chewy. Beware the extra items brought to the table. They are not free.

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Nice outlook and a good place to stop and recuperate. Food is average but nothing to rave about. They bring you out starters you didn't order, and we thought they were complimentry, but they are not. Beware. After we questioned bill, waiters attitude changed for...More

Thank Ric T
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Lunch OK. Not that keen on the Portuguese dish Franceshino. Looks good but steak was a little too chewy. Be careful of anything bought to the table you haven't ordered. They will give you bread and other dish you think complimentary and charge you later...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muro dos Bacalhoeiros 115, Porto 4050-080, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 6086
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