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O Buraco

Rua Bolhao 95, Porto 4000-112, Portugal
+351 22 200 6717
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, Portuguese
Rua Bolhao 95, Porto 4000-112, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thanks to other positive Trip Advisor reviews we decided to give O Buraco a go as it was nearby. It looks very unassuming from the outside and it's pretty unlikely we'd have chosen it without having seen the reviews beforehand, but the place was bustling...More

Thank foodieang
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place was near my accomodation and I am always in a hunt for places where locals go. O Buraco didn't dissappoint us. The people were friendly and stopped us by ordering too much. The white wine of the house is good but the price...More

1  Thank Matrapick
Reviewed 6 days ago

When I am downtown for lunch I find myself at O Buraco most of the times. The service is simple and fast, the food is excellent, and exactly as you remember from when you first went there with your grandparents. Fried fish is a lunch...More

Thank Nuno d
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always visit more than one time while visiting Porto. almost every lunch i had is in Buraco. Amazing <3

Thank sy0f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I wanted some traditional Portuguese food- and this did not disappoint. From the outside, it does not look like much. However, the food is genuine and delicious. Nothing in the menu is in English and our waiter did not speak any English...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was very very good! The prise is very low, but the meal was excellent, the staff was patient...and fast!

Thank István D
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Without recomendation I will never go ther,becouse from the outside it look no so welcome,but the magic isnhapoen inside. Me nd my frinde try to eat several meal and all ofnthem was great. Service is o very good level. Good prices. Totally recomendet

Thank Monika W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Surprised how little time we had to wait for our lunch order and we chose of the extensive menu.Very efficient and everything ordered was cooked to perfection,a mixed grill of meats and starter of pasteis de bacalao.Fellow diners also received quick service but they were...More

Thank ibervalia
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner on our first night, and went back for dinner on our last. The fish dishes are superbly cooked, and the cheese of the day is a must. Everything is very reasonable and unfussy. Dinner for two with wine for under...More

Thank David_B186361
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Our hotel recommended it, and it is cheap, but we found the fish overcooked and a bit dry. I suppose you get what you pay for. Be prepared to queue up. We paid 30 euro per couple for dinner which included a very simple starter,...More

Thank sian t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Bolhao 95, Porto 4000-112, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 6717
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