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O Afonso Restaurante

Rua Torrinha 219, Porto 4050-612, Portugal
+351 22 200 0395
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Rua Torrinha 219, Porto 4050-612, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found out about this place thanks to a local’s recommendation, which revealed essential: the place got full before 01:00 PM on Friday and that speaks books about its quality. We were almost the only foreign customers, which means that is a place local people...More

Thank Juan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, Francesinhas may not be the most healthy food on this planet. It's loads of meat, cheese and spices. But forget the theory. What you get here is happiness on a plate. The portions are immense but if you want to experience the heart of...More

Thank matthiasbusse1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on recommendations from a local and were not disappointed (unless you’re a vegan). The Francesinhas were just as described and definitely a must do while in Porto, the boys in particular loved it (of course with the 5 meats!) The service was...More

Thank Sonny441
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Local restaurant which you should visit if you look for the typical meal Francesinha! Very tasty, interior of the restaurant is very interesting. You can watch there sport match in TV :-).

1  Thank IRKR1416
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Well, I never had francesinhas before, and since I was first time to Porto, i had to give it a go. We entered O Afonso 15 minutes before closing time, and hoped we wont be kicked out :)) we were actually quickly seated and served....More

Thank Dina H
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Avoid at all cost. The Francesinha is small and very expensive, the sauce has a weird flavour, tastes too much to liquor. They serve 1,5 lt bottle cola in a glass and you pay 1,70€ for that. The ingredients of the Francesinha including the French...More

Thank DiegoD4314
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

The “francesinhas” (a local delicacy, sort of a like a sandwich overstuffed with all sorts of meat, grilled, covered in melted cheese and in a pool of sauce) were terrific. We sat down and straight away we were brought the house appetizers (pay only if...More

Thank Lucas L
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This place is famous for its Francesinhas, which are really good there without a doubt. I had the basic Francesinha with a lot of meat, cheese and sauce, which is killing you if you had anything else to eat on that same day. I won't...More

1  Thank JJ B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Anthony Bourdain was taken there, when he was shooting an episode of parts unknown for CNN, for a reason. This a typical Oporto snack bar, with a lot of charisma and a very good Francesinha! Everyone should just go and try it - it entered...More

1  Thank Vítor C
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I came here brought by such an High review rating. It was a big disappointment though. The Place is very small, dirty and with a bad smell. Our intention was to try this famous "best francesinha of portugal". Point is It was drowned in a...More

1  Thank Fedele C
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Torrinha 219, Porto 4050-612, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 200 0395
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The Francesinha , is undoubtedly one of the most typical dishes of the city of Porto. Here in Afonso Restaurant , we can find this delicacy Porto with many years experience , coming from the late Cafe Luso times.
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