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Confeitaria do Bolhao

Rua Formosa 339, Porto 4000-252, Portugal
+351 22 339 5220
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (15 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Cafe, Delicatessen, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Rua Formosa 339, Porto 4000-252, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The range of pastries, bread and custard vehicles is amazing in Porto and this cafe seemed to have pretty much all of them. It opens at 6, we went at 7 before a flight home and even then it was bustling. Really friendly and charming...More

Thank akfm_12
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Confeitaria do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you again during your next visit to Oporto.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a visit to the historic Mercado Bolhau opposite this cafe mix with the locals and have eggs / toast , omelettes , great strong coffee and the obligatory pastel de nata ( creme brulee in a pastry case , delicious) Really authentic feel about...More

Thank graham w
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Confeitaria do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back at Confeitaria do Bolhão so that you can enjoy our pastel de nata once more.

Reviewed 2 December 2017

The girl serving us must have been having a bad day. She took ages to give us menus and did so without any cheer or eye contact or even a greeting. She then didn't return. She was attentive to people near by but had no...More

Thank John_Blake_Jr
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Confeitaria do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comment. We are sorry for the experience you had during your visit to Confeitaria do Bolhão, for which we would like to apologize, as it is our goal to provide a high quality service to each and every one of our...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The choice of foods in this place is vast compared to other eateries we’ve been to. Breakfast/ Brunch time was smooth running, no waiting times. The girl that served us, despite speaking little English (our Portuguese being utterly nonexistent) did a sterling job of explaining...More

Thank WarlKicken
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The pastries are very attractive and there are too many to choose from. The building is very beautiful and the service is very good.

Thank Ckhappydays
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Very traditional and lovely restaurant and bakery, had lunch in here, price was reasonable and sandwiches were lovely, enjoyed the opportunity to be able to get a sit and eat where most locals eat, nice and enjoyed our meal.

Thank Lei A
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Saw this place as we were about to enter Mercado Bolhao. The atmosphere here is great, with the vintage designs, and the locals are having breakfast. Had the crossiont, and the ham & cheese sandwich. The price is good, and it's a really good place...More

Thank DawnKoh
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

If our waistlines had allowed we could have spent many happy hours sampling the sweet treats on offer. We only sampled a few! The main menu was translated into English but no such luck at the bakery counter. Never mind, whatever we tried was very...More

Thank thebooths19
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were lucky to arrive just before a tour bus! Service is busy but friendly- be seated and they will come and you can order. Best to take some pictures of the food in the front window to help you order! Lovely pastries, croissants, muffins...More

Thank taolxd
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Enjoyed a lot.... fresh and nice and reasonable price. Tuna pate recommended.. Only one thing bit disappointed thing was using too much artificial colour in macaron and tart.. Apart from that was good..

Thank Jenice K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Formosa 339, Porto 4000-252, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 339 5220
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