Cafes, Pastries & chocolate Shops
Here you will experience an amazing speciality coffee. Here they believe that coffee is more than just a drink, it is their passion. They select origins from around the world, toasting with the utmost care and rigor to bring out the best in each coffee. Their mission is to seek high quality green coffee, create unique flavors and experiences for their customers.
Café A Brasileira
Café A Brasileira is one of the most emblematic cafés in the city of Porto. With a remarkable facade, it is one of the most prestigious historic cafes in the city, having been the coffee of writers, artists, politicians, journalists and bohemians throughout the last century, who gathered there to drink coffee and discuss the most current topics in life. cultural, social and political aspects of the city of Porto and the country.
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Open: Monday to Saturday
Restaurant service available
Languages: PT, ENG, ES
Founded in 1933, this café named in honor of the Guarani Indian tribe of the Amazon Jungle better known as the musicians cafe, stands out for having a very special atmosphere, the result of the blend between tradition, quality of service and the artistic spirit that guided its existence from an early age. It has always been a space for socializing, gatherings and culture.
This amazing historical café continues to live up to its name with a wonderful Belle Epoque atmosphere in its main room and attractive winter garden which have guaranteed it a spot in every café-themed coffee table book.
There are several spaces within this cozy space, to be relaxed alone or in socializing to share a simple coffee or cocktail, following the current trend of upgrading the traditional "café" space where you immediately feel that it was created with great care, noting the attention to the interior design and the delicious details.
Casa das Bôlas
The famous cakes from Pastelaria da Sé de Lamego, have a house in Boavista where it is possible to find the famous delicacy in thin and well-filled strips, in various versions, such as "the house", ham and cured ham, cod or sardine. Also noteworthy are the conventual sweets and delicious traditional cookies.
The batches are always coming out. The whole process is done in front of the customers and everything starts with the preparation of the puff pastry, which is then placed in the molds, and also of the cream, with the mixture of eggs and milk. Only then does it go through the oven and later on they come into the showcase crispy and both hot and cold. Each cream can be accompanied with powdered sugar or cinnamon.
Contrary to what the name seems to indicate, Chá Clube, is not a private club, it is an ex-libris of tea houses. The classic and cozy decor, so much to the English taste, pleases everyone who knows how to appreciate a different and careful service. Chá Clube is open daily for lunch and snack. In the evening, it opens for group dinners, where the exclusivity of the room, background music and parking is guaranteed.
This chocolate store is focused on the quality of the cocoa and on the rehabilitation of the varieties that were, originally, brought by the Portuguese from the Amazon to the island of S. Tomé e Príncipe around 1850.
Their cocoa, mostly Amelonado variety, has a complex aromatic richness and a unique sensorial profile, specific of this variety and terroir and it's mixed with other delicious dry fruits, spices and liquors.
Arcádia's chocolates are carefully thought out and confectioned since 1933. Each one is unique and special and crafted with care since one of Arcádia's best kept secrets is their choice of raw materials, a selection of premium ingredients and an artisanal, centenary method of production. Only by doing so its possible to ensure both visual coherence and distinguishing flavour.
This confectionery follows a tradition of recipes, maintaining the quality that has characterized its products since the beginning in the 1970s. The "bolo-rei", which they make throughout the year, is one of the specialties. But there are others, such as Hungarians, (a typical portuguese biscuit) snacks and pies. There is also a grocery store where there is no shortage of wines, chocolates, pasta and so on.
Gelataria La Copa
If you are addicted to ice cream or just a fan of the occasional scoop, this place is a mandatory visit. From the simplest ice cream cups to the sugary gaufres, not to mention the delicious crepes, they serve the most incredible and decadent range of delights or you to sample.
Leitaria da Quinta do Paço
Leitaria da Quinta do Paço is a handmade pastry that keeps its recipes unchanged since its origin. Its history began with the production of milk and its derivatives, some of them with a long tradition such as butter, cheese and whipped cream.
The Pavlova is a popular dessert downunder. It is said to have been created in honor of Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, during her tour of New Zealand and Australia in the 1920's. Typically, a Pavlova is a meringue cake with a crisp crust and a soft, light interior. It is topped with whipped cream, and often an assortment of goodies, like chocolate or fruit. The best one of Porto is found here!
Considered in the 30s of the 20th century as one of the most luxurious in the Iberian Peninsula, due to the details of the decoration and the permanent animation, with two orchestras, this historic cafe is remarkable for its grandeur, luxury and for being part of the most luxurious "Palace Hotels" in the city from Porto.
This historical bakery is more than one hundred years old and one of the most famous of Porto. Known by its pastries, biscuits and salty delicacies, this old bakery was converted into a café where now its possible to enjoy all the tasty suggestions in the heart of Porto.
Tavi Confeitaria da Foz
In this confectionery with lounge terrace, it is possible to enjoy from an early breakfast, to a leisure or business lunch, a refreshing snack at the end of the day or even some well-watered tapas to anticipate dinner. Specializing in pastries, chocolates, cafeteria, creperie, ice cream parlor, gourmet space, this house welcomes you in detail and offers a breathtaking view over the Atlantic.