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Palato Restaurante

Rua Herois de Franca 487, Matosinhos 4450-159, Portugal
+351 22 935 0936
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
“sardines” (10 reviews)
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Grill, Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua Herois de Franca 487, Matosinhos 4450-159, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The best seafood place we had occasion to visit in Portugal at convenient pricing with very warm and friendly staff. We had delicious grilled (on the other side of the tiny road next to tables outside) Dorada fish to share for two. It came with...More

Thank Ieva Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The seafood at Palato is excellent! We had a lovely dinner of sardinhas and squid, expertly grilled on the BBQ across the street. The fish was really fresh and delicious. It's well worth the trip!

Thank Gudrun D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place. My boyfriend is a fan of Seabass and I love sardines. The staff was so nice to me, that knowing that I would only return to Portugal for Xmas, grilled 4 sardines for me as a starter so we could share...More

Thank elphaabba
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having noted this is a highly rated eaterie, is near the path to the beach and the bbq grills are across the road and so billowing smoke is less obtrusive than some of the other restaurants along the main fish restaurant road we grabbed a...More

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good fish but watch out for the price, it's unpriced in the menu and may cost you a lot of money. The food is very good.

Thank kristiano r
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is nice, well decorated and with curtains that fade the noise of the surrounding tables without creating a dark atmosphere. The food is very good, especially the cod, at a correct price and portions are really big, so be careful when ordering or...More

Thank Manel N
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Really enjoyed our lunchtime here in Palato Restaurante, if we are hones, all places are good on this stretch as they have to be as its got lots, we chose this one as the guy started talking to us, we very nice indeed. See Bream...More

Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Tasty seafood dishes, nice service however watch out for unpriced fish, as they may cost you a fortune. To me too expensive.

Thank plombos
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect real atmosphere, delicious seafood made on street by chef. For sure we will return to taste other tipe of fish.

Thank Dace B
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We took the train to Matsinhos for Sunday lunch. Lots of tourists and locals enjoying the beach. This restaurant is in a row of about 6 which were all busy and we waited a bit to sit outside. We chose the local dishes and watched...More

Thank Clare L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$54
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Herois de Franca 487, Matosinhos 4450-159, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Matosinhos
  • Phone Number: +351 22 935 0936
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