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5 restaurants you must try if you´re in Porto for a conference

If you have a trip planned to Porto to participate in a conference, save some time in your schedule to visit some of the city’s restaurants, whenever the event program allows.

Like other cities in Portugal, gastronomy is very rich in Porto and in the North region, with several specialities that are nationally and globally appreciated.  

Anyone coming to Porto for a meeting or a conference can use their free time to discover must-visit restaurants.

In Porto, every excuse is a good one for sitting down and tasting the city’s gastronomy, a mix of generous flavours that invites you to savour slowly. In case you were wondering, there are vegetarian options all over the city!

T&C Restaurant


Take note of the places where you must go and try the food

1 T&C
Can you imagine having dinner inside a wine barrel? In T&C it is possible! Located in the cultural quarter of WOW (World of Wine), in Vila Nova de Gaia, here you can taste the best of Portuguese cuisine, with traditional francesinha on the menu, as well as francesinha with Port wine sauce. An unforgettable experience of flavors and the atmosphere of a Port wine cellar.
Address: R. do Choupelo 39, Vila Nova de Gaia

2 Vinum Restaurant & Wine Bar
With incredible views over the Douro River and the interior of the 1890 Graham’s cellars, Vinum presents modern interpretations of traditional Portuguese dishes, such as the best traditions of the Douro, Trás-os-Montes, Minho and the Atlantic that bathes Portugal. All of the restaurant’s dishes were created especially to pair with Douro DOC and Porto wines.
Address: R. do Agro, 141, Vila Nova de Gaia

3 Nogueira’s
If you like grilled meat, you really have to try Nogueira’s, a giant steakhouse, with two floors, located in downtown. Although the menu includes fish and vegetarian options, at Nogueira’s the star is the meat, with a wide range of dishes.
Address: R. de Ceuta, 23, Porto

4 Flow
Located in downtown Porto, Flow is a historic building that combines restaurant, bar and terrace, offering three different environments with different flavours each. The menu is distinguished by the creative and bold proposals, with unlikely combinations of meat, fish and Italian specialties.
Address: R. da Conceição, 63, Porto

5 Armazém do Peixe
Built from the ruins of an old fishing net warehouse, Armazém do Peixe is a modern restaurant that pays homage to local traditions. A must-visit for lovers of fresh grilled fish and seafood, although the menu also has meat options. Some popular fish options include cod, sardines, sea bass, sea bream, octopus and shrimp.
Address: R. 27 de Fevereiro, 311, Vila Nova de Gaia


In short: if you are in Porto to attend a meeting, a congress, a conference or a professional event, you really have to try our gastronomic specialties.