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Restaurante O Gaveto

Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
+351 22 937 8796
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster rice” (4 reviews)
“percebes” (3 reviews)
“gambas” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was recommended this restaurant by a local Porto gentleman so I decided to try it. I went early in the evening and wanted a crab; unfortunately the 'normal' crabs were all very big so the waiter highly recommended the Santohla crab which weighed one...More

Thank BaghdadSuzanne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant with very attentive service. Seafood is fresh and cooked well. Good choice of wines and the hosts are very knowledgeable about Portuguese wines!! Thanks a lot!!!

Thank Oleg O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expectations were high seen the reviews and other feedback we received. We travelled Portugal before and had this style of food more often. Where here to have a celebration. It was also with a referral from a common acquaintance and yet we felt like another...More

Thank Peter-op-trip
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us and we are so glad that we went. This place is devine. Excellent giant scampi, stuffend crab, seabass in saltcrust and wine.

Thank vrancken2015
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Sunday lunch time but we got there early without a reservation . A nice waiter ushered us to a table without any fuss, to probably the only table that had not been reserved. The menu and wine list (very important) were delivered with speed and...More

Thank gaynorstapleton
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We came here after a week in Portugal from Lisbon to Porto - in all places ate in restaurants recommended by locals. This was by far the best one. We had for main sea bream in salt with potatoes, fried potatoes and spinach. This was...More

Thank MrFiodie
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We wanted to try a different and more casual restaurant in Matosnhos than we experienced the night before. Gaveto fit the bill perfectly. Do not expect luxury here. In fact, when you first enter, the counters look like a diner. The back room has tables...More

Thank firstclass-TRIP
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A good restaurant for those who enjoy seafood. Acceptable prices for good quality meals. The restaurant inside deserved a remodel. The service is very friendly and attentive.

1  Thank João R
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you for your kind remarks. We hope you choose to dine at O Gaveto again the next time you visit the Matosinhos area.

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were brought here for dinner by a local winemaker who humbly stated "for me, this is the best restaurant in Portugal." If you're looking for top quality seafood, ultra fresh and prepared in authentic and simple ways this is the place to be. The...More

1  Thank MikeBene
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you for your kindest remarks. We are, in fact, visited by tourists quite often, as the reviews show, and we love to have them over. We'd also be happy to see you back the next time you're in the area, and appreciate it if...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

We were so lucky to get a table for Sunday lunch as the restaurant was full. What a treat it was - fantastic seafood. We were led by our knowledgeable waiter who helped us navigate the huge menu. We settled on a seafood platter as...More

Thank ThriftyOnes
Arkiscom, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Restaurante O Gaveto, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon!

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martine12
How far from Praca de Ribeira is this restaurant and is it easy to travel ro it
24 February 2016|
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Response from JohnnyTbravo | Reviewed this property |
Its really easy to get there, just take the bus #500 heading towards Mercado Matosinhos (a few meters away from S. Nicolau's church) and you'll reach it in +- 30min. Additionally you'll enjoy a nice ride along the river and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$38
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Roberto Ivens 826, Matosinhos 4450-250, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Matosinhos
  • Phone Number: +351 22 937 8796
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