The north of Portugal especially Porto has some of the most appreciated food in the world. No one does traditional food really well as the Portuguese, but on the other hand, they’re not afraid to embrace the new trends. Every corner in Porto has a good smell of coffee or some delicious cake. Get up and come explore the city. Dow below, you can find some of the best places to have breakfast & brunch in Porto.
Porto is nowadays a city that you can enjoy good food, see so many interesting places and even benefit from the numerous events all weekends. If you are visiting this city don't miss 7 things to do in Porto.
Now, let's start this amazing list with some of the best places in Porto to have breakfast & brunch.
Zenith is one of the most respected places in Porto. No wonder it is always full of people. We recommended you to call there before going.
They serve breakfast all day! So, people came were mostly because of this. Actually, there isn’t a predefined menu. You can choose whatever you want. This is so cool!
The combination of healthy and tasty are the main goal of this place. From the classic french toast, banana bread or eggs benedict. To drink, choose from refreshing juices or speciality coffee. Any one of these is so good.
However, the most famous of Zenith is the smoothie bowls. Is a must have it if you are going there. Zenith seems to be a place not only visited by tourists but, also by locals.
The place is well established in Porto food and drink scene.
Label 'the best toast in town', here you can eat a different kind of toasts all of them delicious. In traditional bread, chapatti, cereal, walnut or hazelnut, there are several options to try and prove if it is even so.
But there isn’t only toast there, you can choose between scones, pies and homemade cakes or salads and wraps.
The interior decor is really charming, very clean, high ceilings light and airy. The space with a retro decoration in light tones is created the romantic and cosy atmosphere that invites to be and enjoy a light meal.
You can enjoy the terrace on the hottest days, this tea house is to be reckoned for a very enjoyable breakfast, lunch or snack.
If you are a pancake lover like me this is a paradise. In Diplomata, pancakes are a key plank of all four brunch menus (from €6), served with butter and honey.
As well as the house speciality, you can order scrambled eggs with bacon, açaí cups, beans with tomato and mushrooms and hot or cold drinks. Here you can have breakfast & brunch and be satisfied at the end.
The place is not so big, but they usually have some tables outside when the weather is good. Prepare yourself to be patient because most of the time they have lots of people so you have to wait for a little for your turn.
Leitaria da Quinta do Paço
Leitaria da Quinta do Paço is well known by sweet lovers because of their artisanal Eclairs with whipped cream. Also, it can be a great place to have breakfast & brunch in Porto.
They serve croissants, toasts with butter and jams, bread, coffee, fresh juices, fruits and yoghurts. You can choose breakfast menus that go from 3€ to 6€, not too expensive and delicious.
For the sweet lovers, they have 8 different flavours of Eclairs that you can enjoy with a cup of coffee. The Leitaria da Quinta do Paço opening recently other shops in others cities of Portugal like Lisbon.
Casinha Boutique café
In Casinha Boutique Café you will feel like home, the light colours in the interior contrast with the fresh patio outside. The all-day brunch here democratically treats the annoyingly early risers and slugabeds equally. This place although isn't in the center of the city, but it's one of the best places to have breakfast & brunch in Porto for a cheap price.
This place although isn't in the center of the city, but it's one of the best places to have breakfast & brunch in Porto for a cheap price.
From €9.90 you can tuck into a croissant or muffin, soup or Greek yoghurt with raspberries, a sandwich or scrambled eggs with ham, and also a slice of cheesecake, apple pie or chocolate cake.
The various menu will make it difficult to choose.
Tavi has the best view from all places mentioned, it’s located near the ocean in the Foz neighbourhood. The location and view make this place a little more expensive but it’s one the best places to have breakfast & brunch in Porto.
Tavi is a great place to relax and enjoy a weekend breakfast or brunch, they serve delicious plates with fresh ingredients and healthy choices, from the famous scrambled eggs, different kinds of bread, salads, sandwiches, pasta and well know Portuguese appetizers.
This is the place if you intend to spend some time enjoying the view and the food, it’s far away from Porto centre but it’s worth the visit.
This Oporto landmark is considered one of the most beautiful cafés in the world. The locals call it Porto’s crown jewel. This historical coffeehouse opened in 1921, with a belle époque architecture and it was the place where artists met up.
This historical coffeehouse opened in 1921, with a belle époque architecture and it was the place where artists met up.
The initial name was "Elite," which was soon changed to "Majestic." It's beautiful decoration justifies the second name: mirrors, cherubs, chandeliers, marble, and wood. Entered here it almost feels like going back in time.
If you are heading to Porto you can’t miss out this place, have a delicious breakfast & brunch. Most of the people came here to drink coffee and eat the traditional pastel de nata. If you want to know more about the menu of Majestic visit the website.
The bird is considered the intersection of art, food, and drink. They have a very cute sunny little garden with relaxing music playing.
They usually offer crafted beverages and a unique take on wine varietals. The price is fair, 12 € for the brunch menu and there’s nothing better than refuelling with a fine meal at a nice place in the Foz district.
The scrumptious scones are great with fruit jam and so are the fruit juices or tasty tea.
Noshi is a speciality hip and healthy cafe with a welcoming atmosphere.
The concept is linked to nature, where an interior pátio with a hanging garden stands out, with a small spout with running water and several hanging pots to reinforce the green philosophy.
You’ll find a good coffee selection, including cappuccinos (€2.20), soy lattes, 100% Arábica espressos and filter coffees. The food menu includes open toasties topped with combos like pear, chèvre cheese, honey and nuts, or avocado, mozzarella and dried chilli.
You will love the chia pudding, oatmeal all prepared with vegetable milk, açai with fruits, yoghurt, honey, and granola or a simple pancake.
There are also salads and pasta, plus gluten-free options. You should come to Noshi it is for sure one of the top places to have breakfast & brunch in Porto.
Miss Pavlova counts with some history in Porto food scene. Created in 2013, when the owner, Ana Maia become unemployed. At the time she sold deserts through her Facebook page. The business went well and she opens the first physic place. Now, there are 3 different spaces for Miss Pavlova.
The menu includes delicious food for all kinds of visitors. But pavlovas are the most asked for. We sure don’t know the secret of the recipe but, they are absolutely mouth-watering.
At brunch or any other time, the menu has the most various kind of eggs. Pancakes are always welcome and, with these one’s you will be very happy. The pancake dough is super light and fluffy.
We love it. If you are really hungry, just choose one of the toasts in the menu. They are big so it is a good option for the most starving people. To drink the choice is difficult from teas, coffee or smoothies. In the Almada 13 concept store, where the first store of Miss Pavlova is located you don’t have only food.
Clothes from anonymous brands, tableware and handicraft pieces. You can shop for some goodies and have an amazing brunch.
Miss Pavlova is a very popular place. So, normally you will have to wait to get a table. Totally worth it.
After this delicious post, you must be salivating. Porto is a must to visit for food lovers.
Have you experienced a breakfast & brunch in Porto?
If so, can you tell us what your favorite place? If not, you must visit Porto and go to one of this places, they are so delicious.
For moving around you can use Porto public transports or rent-a-car if you need more autonomy.
You will never regret to visit this beautiful city.