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O Caracas

Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
+351 22 201 7179
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (19 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Portuguese
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LOCATION
Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here our first night in Porto and couldn’t have been happier. It’s a quaint family run, traditional Portuguese restaurant. There’s a set menu of a few items that varies each night. We got Seabass for two with rice, veggies and potatoes, with lime...More

Thank Casey R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, fantastic food and amazing hosts. Two sisters and their mother who makes the fresh cheese I wish I had for desert as well as my cheesecake. There's no menu just a choice of a meat or fish main, whatever was fresh in the market...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled into this place a couple of years ago as it was buzzing and it proved to be a great find. Very fresh sea bass today and the family rapport adds to the experience - kind and helpful (not sure what Mother - the chef...More

Thank Francis F
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Caraças is only for real food lovers! They serve only 2 options, and they depends on what the cook bought that day. Therefore, you can rest assured you're eating fresh food, and they're fast. They basically decide what to put on the table, so no...More

Thank ellecee2015
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This place offers two menu choices, nothing more. The menu depends on what the cook buys that day. Our options were a beef stew with fried potatoes pan fried fish with boiled potatoes and olive oil. Both dishes were great. The family that run the...More

Thank John_Blake_Jr
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Here you can only choose between two meals, often fish or meat. Starter is bread with butter and some cheese. The main course is accompanied by chips, salad and rice. Our fish dish was served with some sort of fish paste instead of the rice...More

Thank ChanielB
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Restaurant without menu card, run by twin sisters and their mom.. Mom came often to the table and checked if guests like the food she made. Even though she only speaks Portuguese 😉 Exciting to try with trainable price!! And thinking about back to try...More

Thank James K H C
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We are four people from Taiwan and we love the taste of food here very much! Its definitely recommended! We ordered grilled codfish and Iberian pork steak, and the Crispy polestar with tomato sauce. They are excellently cooked and the favor were perfect. Especially the...More

Thank 佳盈 呂
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We could smell the wood smoke from the balcony of our Airbnb so decided to check this restaurant out for dinner. Walked in without reservations and were welcomed by the staff to sit at the bar and have a glass of wine until a table...More

Thank UnendingWanderlust
Reviewed 19 October 2017

O Caracas is a real jem - beware that they are not open on Sundays or Tuesdays - very informal to say the least Menu is what they happened to have - generally a choice of meat or fish all of which is lovely -...More

Thank Noel2013
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Jessica I
25 July 2016|
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Response from Mienal H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes they are open on Sundays. Sorry for the late response. I am not so sure about the reservation, I just walked in both the times I frequented the place.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Taipas 27, Porto, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 201 7179
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