Restaurants

Market in Boavista

Mercado Bom Sucesso

For a snapshot of local life and a bite to eat, nip into Boavista's revamped Mercado Bom Sucesso. A complete architectural overhaul has brought this late 1940s market hall bang up to date. Now bright, modern and flo…
Portuguese in Boavista

Casa Agrícola

Abutting a chapel, this beautifully restored, 18th-century rural house is a splash of historic charm in an otherwise modern neighbourhood. The 1st-floor restaurant exudes old-world sophistication, with its polished-…
Cafe in Boavista

Urban Cicle Café

A hip hang-out in central Boavista, this cycle cafe has bikes dangling from the ceiling and terrific brunches (€14) until 3pm, with omelettes, homemade cakes and tarts, Greek yoghurt with granola – the works.
Vegetarian in Boavista

Essência

This bright, modern brasserie is famous Porto-wide for its generous vegetarian (and nonvegetarian!) dishes, stretching from wholesome soups and salads to curries, pasta dishes, risotto and feijoada (pork and bean ca…
Cafe in Boavista

Ponto Dois

Join the white-collar crowd from Porto’s financial district for a quick lunch or pastry in this sleek and modern cafe. There’s plenty of room for everyone to pack into the industrial-style interior, or bag yourself …
International in Boavista

Porto Novo

One for special occasions, this refined, modern restaurant in the Sheraton sets the scene with high-back caramel chairs, pristine white tablecloths and ceramic lights. The vibe is sophisticated, the service attentiv…
International in Boavista

Restaurante Casa da Música

This restaurant on the 7th floor of the Casa da Música opens onto a black-and-white tiled terrace granting superlative views of the cityscape. Clever backlit art and lofty ceilings create a slick, urban backdrop for…
Cafe in Boavista

Casinha Boutique Café

All pretty pastel shades and hidden garden alcoves, this cafe lodged in a restored 19th-century town house is a sweet deal, despite the rather indifferent service. Wholesome, locally sourced ingredients go into fres…
Vegetarian in Boavista

Em Carne Viva

An elegant stucco-adorned parlour and a romantic garden set the scene for creative takes on vegetarian and vegan dishes – including the francesinha reinterpreted to chunky bean burgers with fries – all served on bea…
Cafe in Boavista

Casa do Bu

Stone walls, clean lines and a funky modern fireplace create a contemporary look at this new urban cafe. Tank up on vitamins with a freshly made juice or salad, or opt for petiscos (Portuguese-style tapas). Lunch (s…