Best cafés in Porto Alegre

Check out the top cafés in Porto Alegre, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Restaurante Praia da Luz

1. Restaurante Praia da Luz

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28 local reviews
R. Cel. Raúl Peres, Porto
Closed now
226 173 234
Establishment
Barbara
Hip café, bar, restaurant with outside seating on the beach. Watch the sunset, enjoy a meal, or just hang out …
Sofia
Great Café by the beach
Cristina & John
Restaurant with nice view. This is a calmer area of Porto, away from the rush of the historical area of Porto.
1. Restaurante Praia da Luz

1. Restaurante Praia da Luz

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28 local reviews
R. Cel. Raúl Peres, Porto
Closed now
226 173 234
Barbara
Barbara
Hip café, bar, restaurant with outside seating on the beach. Watch the sunset, enjoy a meal, or just hang out all day long...
Sofia
Sofia
Great Café by the beach
Cristina & John
Cristina & John
Restaurant with nice view. This is a calmer area of Porto, away from the rush of the historical area of Porto.
2. MAJESTIC CAFÉ LDA

2. MAJESTIC CAFÉ LDA

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88 local reviews
MAJESTIC CAFÉ LDA, Oporto
Closed now
222 003 887
Establishment
Flora
The Majestic Café is still one of the most beautiful and meaningful examples of Art Nouveau in Porto. The stri…
Maria Gabriela
The Majestic is a historic café, located on Rua de Santa Catarina, in Porto, Portugal. Its relevance derives …
Tomás & Liliana
Inaugurated on December 1921 and designed by architect João Queirós, it´s a beautiful representation of Art No…
2. MAJESTIC CAFÉ LDA

2. MAJESTIC CAFÉ LDA

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88 local reviews
MAJESTIC CAFÉ LDA, Oporto
Closed now
222 003 887
Flora
Flora
The Majestic Café is still one of the most beautiful and meaningful examples of Art Nouveau in Porto. The striking marble facade, ornamented…
Maria Gabriela
Maria Gabriela
The Majestic is a historic café, located on Rua de Santa Catarina, in Porto, Portugal. Its relevance derives both from the cultural ambienc…
Tomás & Liliana
Tomás & Liliana
Inaugurated on December 1921 and designed by architect João Queirós, it´s a beautiful representation of Art Nouveau. One of the most iconic …
3. R. de Santa Catarina

3. R. de Santa Catarina

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74 local reviews
R. de Santa Catarina, Porto
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Sofia
Santa Catarina street is a must. Located between Coliseu do Porto and Mercado do Bolhão you will find all sort…
Catarina
Santa Catarina Street is a typical Porto street included in many tourist guides, and you won’t want to miss i…
Sofia & Jorge
Is the most famous commercial street in Porto, where "Café Majestic" and "Capela das Almas" are located.
3. R. de Santa Catarina

3. R. de Santa Catarina

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74 local reviews
R. de Santa Catarina, Porto
Sofia
Sofia
Santa Catarina street is a must. Located between Coliseu do Porto and Mercado do Bolhão you will find all sorts of shops from clothing, to s…
Catarina
Catarina
Santa Catarina Street is a typical Porto street included in many tourist guides, and you won’t want to miss it. It’s known as a respected a…
Sofia & Jorge
Sofia & Jorge
Is the most famous commercial street in Porto, where "Café Majestic" and "Capela das Almas" are located.
4. Cais de Gaia

4. Cais de Gaia

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40 local reviews
Cais de Gaia, Vila Nova de Gaia
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Pedro
The views from Cais de Gaia are perhaps the longest-lasting images of Oporto for visitors. It's impossible not…
Eduardo & Gustavo
The views from Cais de Gaia are perhaps the longest-lasting images of Oporto for visitors. It's impossible not…
Natacha
Points of interest: Convent of Corpus Christi; Church of Santa Marinha; Port Wine Cellars; Panoramic Viewpoint…
4. Cais de Gaia

4. Cais de Gaia

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40 local reviews
Cais de Gaia, Vila Nova de Gaia
Pedro
Pedro
The views from Cais de Gaia are perhaps the longest-lasting images of Oporto for visitors. It's impossible not to stand in awe at the city's…
Eduardo & Gustavo
Eduardo & Gustavo
The views from Cais de Gaia are perhaps the longest-lasting images of Oporto for visitors. It's impossible not to stand in awe at the city's…
Natacha
Natacha
Points of interest: Convent of Corpus Christi; Church of Santa Marinha; Port Wine Cellars; Panoramic Viewpoint; River Cruises; esplanades, r…
5. Ribeira

5. Ribeira

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57 local reviews
Transit station
Bruno
The Cais da Ribeira is a romantic spot that comes alive as the sun sets, when the numerous cafés, bars and res…
Joel
Feel the city in the narrow alleys of Ribeira do Porto. Visit the monuments in the historical centre, relax in…
Leonardo
Another historic zone in Porto. Great pictures from the River Douro.
5. Ribeira

5. Ribeira

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57 local reviews
Bruno
Bruno
The Cais da Ribeira is a romantic spot that comes alive as the sun sets, when the numerous cafés, bars and restaurants help bring up the nig…
Joel
Joel
Feel the city in the narrow alleys of Ribeira do Porto. Visit the monuments in the historical centre, relax in a street café along the river…
Leonardo
Leonardo
Another historic zone in Porto. Great pictures from the River Douro.
6. CAFÉ ÂNCORA D`OURO

6. CAFÉ ÂNCORA D`OURO

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11 local reviews
45 Praça de Parada Leitão, Porto
Closed now
222 003 749
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Lorenzo
Best known as Piolho. Is the 2nd most iconic café of Porto with 100+ years. Has a simple decor, being a place…
Joana and Pipas
Café Piolho has been the centre of Porto students' nightlife for over a century. The first cafe to have electr…
Tomás
Café Piolho is probably the most famous caffe in Porto. Although it’s not as charming as Majestic Café,Piolho …
6. CAFÉ ÂNCORA D`OURO

6. CAFÉ ÂNCORA D`OURO

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11 local reviews
45 Praça de Parada Leitão, Porto
Closed now
222 003 749
Lorenzo
Lorenzo
Best known as Piolho. Is the 2nd most iconic café of Porto with 100+ years. Has a simple decor, being a place frequented by college student…
Joana and Pipas
Joana and Pipas
Café Piolho has been the centre of Porto students' nightlife for over a century. The first cafe to have electricity and TV, it's a living pa…
Tomás
Tomás
Café Piolho is probably the most famous caffe in Porto. Although it’s not as charming as Majestic Café,Piolho has been the meeting point for…
7. Café Vitória

7. Café Vitória

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15 local reviews
156 Rua de José Falcão, Porto
Closed now
220 135 538
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Alexandra
Café during the day, bar in the evening, great patio with a garden!
Renato
Quite cool café, with a nice "Winter Garden" in the back...
Luís
Café Vitória is one of those spaces in the city I love to recommend, because, despite its name, it's more than…
7. Café Vitória

7. Café Vitória

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15 local reviews
156 Rua de José Falcão, Porto
Closed now
220 135 538
Alexandra
Alexandra
Café during the day, bar in the evening, great patio with a garden!
Renato
Renato
Quite cool café, with a nice "Winter Garden" in the back...
Luís
Luís
Café Vitória is one of those spaces in the city I love to recommend, because, despite its name, it's more than a coffee in the usual sense o…
8. Galeria de Paris

8. Galeria de Paris

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98 local reviews
Galeria de Paris, Porto
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João
Street bars where you can hear good music and have a drink at Alma, Café au lait,Galleries Paris, Casa do Livr…
Susana
This bar gives the name for the three parallel streets where it is located. Paris Galeries are packed with ama…
Victoria
In this neighborhood, you find the main streets with dozens of bars, clubs and discos. Casa do Livro looks fan…
8. Galeria de Paris

8. Galeria de Paris

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98 local reviews
Galeria de Paris, Porto
João
João
Street bars where you can hear good music and have a drink at Alma, Café au lait,Galleries Paris, Casa do Livro, etc.
Susana
Susana
This bar gives the name for the three parallel streets where it is located. Paris Galeries are packed with amazing bars including Hard Rock …
Victoria
Victoria
In this neighborhood, you find the main streets with dozens of bars, clubs and discos. Casa do Livro looks fancy but pretty cool for a chill…
9. Jardins de São Lázaro

9. Jardins de São Lázaro

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10 local reviews
s/n Passeio de São Lázaro, Porto
Closed now
223 393 472
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Ana
Around the garden you will find the café Duas de Letra that serves home made and vegie meals; the national lib…
Cristina
Many things! A few nice cafés, a meat house in the corner with Poveiros called Guedes.
Joana
It's the first public garden of Porto, opened in the year of 1834. It is common to see students drawing as the…
9. Jardins de São Lázaro

9. Jardins de São Lázaro

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10 local reviews
s/n Passeio de São Lázaro, Porto
Closed now
223 393 472
Ana
Ana
Around the garden you will find the café Duas de Letra that serves home made and vegie meals; the national library & other cafés and bars. N…
Cristina
Cristina
Many things! A few nice cafés, a meat house in the corner with Poveiros called Guedes.
Joana
Joana
It's the first public garden of Porto, opened in the year of 1834. It is common to see students drawing as the Fine Arts College is close by…
10. Guarany

10. Guarany

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12 local reviews
89 Avenida Aliados, Oporto
Closed now
223 321 272
CafeRestaurantFood
Isabel
Guarany Café is located in Avenida dos Aliados, in the city centre of Porto. Part of a surge of coffee shop op…
Jaime
On main square traditional restaurante / café good food good ambiance fare prices.
Pedro
Historical coffe and restaurant at Porto main avenue
10. Guarany

10. Guarany

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12 local reviews
89 Avenida Aliados, Oporto
Closed now
223 321 272
Isabel
Isabel
Guarany Café is located in Avenida dos Aliados, in the city centre of Porto. Part of a surge of coffee shop openings in Porto in the 1930's,…
Jaime
Jaime
On main square traditional restaurante / café good food good ambiance fare prices.
Pedro
Pedro
Historical coffe and restaurant at Porto main avenue
11. Café Velasquez, Lda

11. Café Velasquez, Lda

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3 local reviews
301 Praça Doutor Francisco Sá Carneiro, Oporto
Closed now
225 095 588
CafeFoodEstablishment
sara
You must try de americano coffee "café de Saco" very soft and good, fresh every hour.
Inocencio
Nice café with lovely terrace.
Inocencio
Nice café with lovely terrace.
11. Café Velasquez, Lda

11. Café Velasquez, Lda

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3 local reviews
301 Praça Doutor Francisco Sá Carneiro, Oporto
Closed now
225 095 588
sara
sara
You must try de americano coffee "café de Saco" very soft and good, fresh every hour.
Inocencio
Inocencio
Nice café with lovely terrace.
Inocencio
Inocencio
Nice café with lovely terrace.
12. Café Candelabro Lda

12. Café Candelabro Lda

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29 local reviews
3 Rua Conceição, Oporto
Closed now
966 984 250
Establishment
Susana
Nice café with good music
Marta
It´s since 2009 a café, a library and a bookstore. It´s a place of choice for a relaxed late afternoon in a co…
Ana
Start with "Café con água con Água das Pedras" to jump start your afternoon. Or "fino" in the evenings.
12. Café Candelabro Lda

12. Café Candelabro Lda

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29 local reviews
3 Rua Conceição, Oporto
Closed now
966 984 250
Susana
Susana
Nice café with good music
Marta
Marta
It´s since 2009 a café, a library and a bookstore. It´s a place of choice for a relaxed late afternoon in a cozy atmosphere with quiet music…
Ana
Ana
Start with "Café con água con Água das Pedras" to jump start your afternoon. Or "fino" in the evenings.