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Cafe Santiago

Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
+351 22 205 5797
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“francesinha” (311 reviews)
“sandwich” (95 reviews)
“fries” (48 reviews)
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Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had heard about this restaurant from some of the local people. Their speciality is the Francesinha which is a local sandwich with many layers covered with sauce and an egg. It was delicious. Unless you are very hungry it is best to split one...More

Thank tomnnancys
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were recommended to try here by the owner of the apartment where we were staying. The restaurant was full with every person having the francesinha, (we also shared a caldo verde which was also good) if you are in the need of a Francesinha...More

Thank SimonW-England
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband really liked francezinha. The service was fast. Its visited not only by turists but also by locals. The place is full all the time.

Thank Julija Ž
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there with my boyfriend to find the best francesinha in the town. We are not dissapointed. A pleace is a tipical portuguese restaurant/bar - forget about fancy design. Tables, paper tablecloth, bar, noise ....still it was a very good experience and our francesinha...More

Thank MagdaWod
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A regional treat...heavy, satisfying "sandwich" that is a must try. We were seated at the counter and got to watch the process of creating them and interacting with the entertaining staff. Reminded us a bit of poutine from home! Fast, friendly service!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a walking tour in Porto and our tour guide recommended we try the Francesinha in café Santiago. My wife and I enjoyed the Francesinha and the service was great. The owner was celebrating his birthday and we got to sing happy birthday in Portugese...More

Thank pr-virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe was highly recommended by fellow travellers so my husband & I decided to go for dinner. I had roast rabbit which was dryish & salty. My husband was happy with his turkey steak. I had a glass of port which was ok. Unfortunately...More

Thank LaToner
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come to Porto you have to taste the famous francesinha! It is really a shot of flavours and it is really a special experience. It is a kind of sandwich but a very special one. You may ask it with or without fries.And...More

Thank mmonteiro_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

The café Santiago is the best place to try the Francesinha, typical dish in the region. The atmosphere is very relaxed, the service (almost non-stop) is very good with friendly and helpful staff. A must for your stay in Porto !

Thank MathieuC75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, fast done and fair prices. Enjoyed it very much there! Many locals came there during lunch break to eat.

Thank sandroveiga
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Response from Olivér M | Reviewed this property |
Public parking on the street
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Passos Manuel, 226, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 205 5797
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Family Café/Restaurant, open since 1959, typical from Porto, which serves the most appreciated by locals citizens Francesinha, the famous and multi awarded Francesinha Santiago(R)
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