10 Places to Have Breakfast & Brunch in Porto

Portugal is a country rich in gastronomy. Food is amazing. You don't want to miss, some of the best places to have breakfast & brunch in Porto...

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The north of Portugal has some of the most appreciated food in the world. To have breakfast & brunch in Porto you will have plenty of choices. 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. Where you can find 10 places to have breakfast & brunch in Porto.

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Amarelo Torrada

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Label 'the best toast in town' where 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.

Diplomata

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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

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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 lover, 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 other cities of Portugal like Lisbon.

Casinha Boutique café

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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.

The various menu will make it difficult to choose.

Tavi

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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 of 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.

Majestic

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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." Its 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

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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.

Maria Bola

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Located in one of the calmest parts of the city, in the area of Cedofeita are this adorable Victorian-style café and bakery.

In the interior, an elegant lounge area with tiled black & white corridor makes this a cosy place to eat. You can either head upstairs or to the cute outdoor terrace.

This place has a unique pastry from the Lamego region, called ‘bolas de Lamego’ (a loaf baked in the oven with smoked ham).

Order a cuppa with a slice of homemade cake or some kind of salted delicacies. At weekends you can enjoy a lovely brunch in this casual welcoming atmosphere with good music.

Miss’ Oporto

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Don't miss this cool restaurant/bar in the maze of alleyways up from the Ribeira. It’s almost a shame this absolute gem of a restaurant/bar wasn’t so much visit like another place to eat breakfast & brunch in Porto.

This place runs a minimalist clothes store in the back and there is the guest house too, which is designed in the same atmosphere of the restaurant; grey industrial walls and minimalistic wooden bed.

The restaurant/bar with chalk-smeared concrete walls, an eclectic collection of wooden antique furniture and equally charming staff, Miss’Opo exalts coolness.

The menu changes daily and is read to diners individually by the server. Open for Sunday brunch.

Noshi Coffee

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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.

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 favourite place? If not, you must visit Porto and go to one of these places, they are so delicious.

It's easy to visit Porto nowadays, just pick a flight with Momondo to Sá Carneiro Airport and book your hotel with Agoda (Win a 30% discount here).

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. 

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17 Comments

  1. Bee

    Great post! these places all look amazing and they seem to offer amazing eating experiences The pancake house is a must for me. I’l bookmark this when i plan my visit to Portugal.

    1. Tiago Ferreira

      Thanks Bee, yes the Diplomata is one of our favorites. The pancakes are so good. When visiting Porto give us a call, we are glad to help.

  2. Janine Thomas

    What a fabulous post. I love having brunch. I like the look of Tavi. The view is spectacular.

  3. Indranil Chowdhury

    All the food look so good! A hearty breakfast is one of our favourite meals while traveling :)

  4. Megan

    What a delicious post! The view at Tavi, and the architecture at The Majestic both look so amazing. Have to save this post to go check them out when we are in Porto! :-D

    1. Tiago Ferreira

      Thanks, Megan. Give us a call when visiting Porto. We are glad to help.

  5. Danik

    I love visiting Porto and having breakfast on a balcony of my hotel overlooking the city. Looking at all this food wants me to go back there and explore this amazing city. Love the wine here also.

    1. Tiago Ferreira

      Porto has such amazing places to eat and they are cheap. You don’t have to spend your meals in the hotel. Portuguese wine is one of the best in the world. Give us a call when visiting Porto

  6. Shannon | Our Taste of Travel

    Firstly, brunch is hands down the best meal of the day. Secondly, your photography is excellent and making me hungry. I’m currently in Indonesia and while the food is very good, brunch doesn’t exist. So now I am jealous, too.

    1. Tiago Ferreira

      You must visit Portugal if you are a food lover. Porto is now one of the most trendings cities in Europe for Cultural and Gastronomic tourism. Give us a call when planning to visit Porto.

  7. Orsi

    Hii! I am sorry to say this but this post was a torture hahaha I just had breakfast and I still cried over each and every of these pictures and maybe (just maybe) drooled a little too. haha I am from Europe but I have never been to Portugal yet (unfortunately). Great photography, and wonderful places. I hope one day I get to experience these in person!!!!! <3

    1. Tiago Ferreira

      Hi Orsi, thanks for the love. As our hometown, we can only say good things about Porto and our food is amazing. In the past years, Porto have developed tourism really well and now you can find so much amazing things to do and places to eat, Porto is the best European destination for cultural and food tourism. You will enjoy it for sure. When you come to Porto give us a call and we are glad to help you.

  8. Adrenaline Romance

    Ah, Porto will be paradise for us! We are breakfast people, and we can eat breakfast food all day! Tavi seems to be great—a breakfast with a view!

  9. Lena from fouronaworldtrip

    oh that is funny; i was JUST (like in 5 minutes ago) talking to my husband about that we really should visit Porto haha :D Thank you for giving even more reason to get there soon :) I really like the portuguese sweet treats :)

    1. Tiago Ferreira

      Glad to hear that from you. If you need some help planning your visit to Porto, feel free to contact us and we help in anything we can. We also have a post about the best things to do in Porto, you should check it. Hope to see you soon in Porto.

  10. Suma

    Wow, such a delicious post this is! Every place looks so tempting and perfect for brunch. My choice would be Diplomata for its yummy pancakes and Tavi for its beachside view, both seem incredible

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