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Lado B Cafe

#57 of 1,482 Restaurants in Porto
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Rua de Passos Manuel 190-192 | Frente ao Coliseu do Porto, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
+351 22 201 4269
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I wanted to try francesinha but without meat, I thought it would be a mission inposible to find that in Porto. So i was quite happy when we stumbled into Lado B. Vegeterian version was really good and a portion was big and enough for late afternoon brunch.

Thank Betty M
Sarnia, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our lunch experience at Lado B cafe. My husband is a vegetarian and I am not so when we stumbled across this cafe we had to try the food. It was so tasty!! The restaurant is modern and very clean. Our waiter was very polite. I would definitely recommend Lado B Cafe!

Thank Linda C
Torfaen, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here on a recommendation because they offer vegetarian francesinha. We got there around 7ish before the dinner rush thankfully! as the place does get extremely busy and there are queues outside the door!. But I can understand why! The vegetarian francesinha was fantastic! Really enjoyed it, the fries where good too. My boyfriend really enjoyed his normal meat... More 

Thank Jessica_DSC
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The vegetarian francesinha is the best! The staff super sweet and kind with us and our baby! A place to visit again!

Thank Suely G
Rome, Italy
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

the food is not good, the francesinha is not at all the best of Porto and it exspensive. It is a trap for doofus tourists...

Thank AndreaScriboni
arturribeiro, Proprietário at Lado B Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your rating. We noticed he rated 3 neighboring restaurants, of which he said two bad, we are not sure if he visited them all the same day. As for the quality and price, we will not even discuss this subject, as we would counteract all the thousands of customers who left here satisfied and many of them... More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Nice environment. We eat "Francesinha", the best in the world they say. To be honest, I didn't like the "linguiça" they've put on it. It was raw. The bread was a little hard after they've put it to burn. Waiters are nice but lacking a smile on their faces. Speaking loudly to each other.

Thank SaraRaquelSilva
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I admit I have not tried many places. But I can tell this one is better than the francesinha in cafe santiago (next door). Staff super friendly. Do not forget to ask for extra sauce!

Thank Gigi_Danuku
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nice bar which offers probably the best franchesina in Porto. It's very tender, huge amount and tasty. However I'm not an expert. We have been served by Pedro and he was very nice and friendly.

Thank Tania V
Brno, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Me and my sister went to have lunch in this lovely restaurant and it was very good because I could eat the normal Francesinha and she ate the Veg one. Both of Francesinhas were very good. The staff is very nice as well.

Thank Ana Ester V
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for lunch around 1pm on a Monday afternoon as they were closed on Sunday when I tried to go. The place was packed around 1.30pm people were queuing outside. The Francesinha is the best in Porto 😁 and to wash it down have a pineapple Sumol.

Thank Ellington09

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$12 - US$15
Steakhouse, Bar, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Passos Manuel 190-192 | Frente ao Coliseu do Porto, Porto 4000-382, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 201 4269
Betting on the brewery, where the francesinha "crunchy" is assumed as one of the best in the city, also salads, burgers with pineapple, The Best Chocolate Cake in the World, already make the delight of the patrons. At the bar will parade the caipirinhas, the long-drinks, the mojitos, a varied selection of gins, sangria and beer and foreign, especially the popular Super Bock, Chimay, Franziskaner and Erdinger.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?