Ribeira restaurants

Top Choice Portuguese in Ribeira

Cantina 32

Industrial-chic meets boho at this delightfully laid-back haunt, with its walls of polished concrete, mismatched crockery, verdant plants, and vintage knick-knacks ranging from a bicycle to an old typewriter. The me…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Ribeira

DOP

Housed in a grand edifice, DOP is one of Porto's most stylish addresses, with its high ceilings and slick, monochrome interior. Much-feted chef Rui Paula puts a creative, seasonal twist on outstanding ingredients, w…
Mediterranean in Ribeira

Puro 4050

This chic Mediterranean-style restaurant and mozzarella bar is located in Porto’s swanky dining precinct, and as a high ranker in the popularity stakes it usually requires prebooking. Bring your buddies along, as th…
Portuguese in Ribeira

Taberna dos Mercadores

The chefs run a tight ship in the open kitchen at this curvaceous, softly lit, bottle-lined tavern, sizzling, stirring and delivering superb Portuguese grub with a smile from noon to night. On the menu are spot-on d…
Gastronomy in Ribeira

Cantinho do Avillez

Rock star chef José Avillez' latest venture is a welcome fixture on Porto's gastro scene. A bright, contemporary bistro with a retro spin, Cantinho keeps the mood casual and buzzy. On the menu are seasonal Portugues…
Portuguese in Ribeira

Taberna do Largo

Lit by wine-bottle lights, this sweet grocery store, deli and tavern is run with passion by Joana and Sofia. Tour Portugal with your taste buds with their superb array of hand-picked wines, which go brilliantly with…
Tapas in Ribeira

Jimão

Many of the restaurants on Praça da Ribeira are tourist central, but Jimão is the real deal. Service is genuinely friendly, the upstairs dining room has a cracking view of Ribeira, and the tapas – garlicky gambas (p…
Modern European in Ribeira

LSD

Nothing to do with mind-bending drugs, this slick, contemporary bistro sets the scene with soft lighting and lemon and grey hues. The chef cooks clean, bright flavours with a unique touch, be it free-range chicken s…
Portuguese in Ribeira

Traça

Happening Traça is tucked in a 17th-century building that once housed a pharmacy. Its retro-cool interior nods to its rustic Portuguese roots in the form of azulejos, wood panelling and mounted stag antlers. It's bi…
Cafe in Ribeira

Mercador Café

Mercador is a cute and cosy pit stop smack bang in the middle of one of Porto’s prettiest streets, Rua das Flores. Browse the sweets cabinet for homemade cakes and pastries, settle for a simple toastie or order a tr…