With nearly 2.5 million visitors every year, the city of Porto has many assets to offer when you go there. An idyllic setting to spend your vacations, a remarkable architecture with its 6 bridges, and a friendly atmosphere with its very welcoming population.
This is surely the reason why you too should make the trip and discover the little wonders of this incredible city. To start your day in Porto, there is nothing like a good brunch at one of the many places in the city, to appreciate the friendly atmosphere that reigns in the different areas of the city.
What are the best brunches in Porto?
In this article, we will introduce you to the best brunches in Porto, which will give you good addresses to go to every late morning during your stay.
If you want to discover other good places in the city, we recommend you to check our article dedicated to the best restaurants in Porto.
1. Bolhão bbgourmet
Bolhão bbgourmet is known for having good local specialties as classic dishes, but the establishment offers very good burgers for brunch which are very popular.
You will be very well received by the friendly staff, who will not hesitate to help you choose your food and drinks. We recommend this place for a good brunch, which is located at Rua de Fernandes Tomás 764, 4000-213.
2. Mercador Café
If you’re looking for a place that offers good fresh products made on the spot and with delicious homemade sandwiches, Mecadot Café is for you! It’s a nice place to have a good breakfast or brunch with the quality that goes with it.
Whether you are vegetarian or vegan, you will find what you need to start your day. The best advice we can give you is to reserve a table to be sure to eat there when you go. Enjoy your meal at Rua das Flores 180, 4050-266.
3. Nola Kitchen
With a quality and vegetarian cuisine, you won’t regret your visit to Nola Kitchen, which offers brunches with a varied and original menu of tasty dishes. Don’t hesitate to take their lattes with a good banana break or pancake.
Although it is a little more expensive than other establishments, you will not regret your visit, and you will get your money’s worth. A good address to discover located at Praça D. Filipa de Lencastre 25, 4050-259.
4. Esquires Coffee
This is another nice place to have a good brunch in Porto. Very copious and excellent, the dishes offered on the menu of Esquires Coffee are delicious.
This place is perfectly recommendable both for the quality of the products and for the good atmosphere that emerges through its friendly and welcoming staff. We let you discover by yourself the specialty of the coffee, the esquires brunch. The address is in rua de 31 de Janeiro 215, 4000-543.
5. Do Norte cafe
A great experience awaits you at Do Norte cafe, which has a reputation for providing a quality and very pleasant service. Good value for money for delicious dishes offered à la carte, this is the experience that customers have when going there.
We recommend their homemade yoghurt after tasting your very hearty dish. A great experience to live during your vacation in Porto. A good time to spend at Rua do Almada 57/59 4000, 4050-036.
6. Zenith Brunch & Cocktails
If you like the hipster atmosphere and want to eat good fluffy pancakes, Zenith Brunch & Cocktails is a good address to discover. You’ll be treated to generous and well-presented plates, whether you eat savory or sweet dishes.
The plus of this establishment is undoubtedly the relaxed atmosphere in which you can eat. The staff will be available and responsive to serve you. The address is Praça de Carlos Alberto 86, 4050-158.
7. Negra Café Baixa
Negra Café Baixa is a very friendly place with different waiters who know how to keep smiling and serve you in the best way, even in rush periods. The brunches composed of fruit salads are delicious, and we recommend them to fill up with vitamins and energy.
That’s why this place is so cosy and pleasant for you to enjoy your breakfast or brunch, even for vegetarians. A good first meal of the day awaits you at rua Guedes de Azevedo 117, 4000-272.
This very nice little cafe, Traveller, offers a very wide choice for a good breakfast. The food is well served by its very friendly staff. You will eat in a very nice setting and possibly on the terrace, all for an excellent quality/price ratio.
We recommend you the Chai tea with an avocado toast. The address is rua de Passos Manuel 165, 4000-463.
9. O Diplomata
O Diplomata is another very nice place to discover during your vacation in Porto. The breakfasts or brunches offered are real delights. Although you will have to be patient to be served, because of its popularity, you will not regret coming.
All their products are fresh and nicely presented on beautiful wooden tables. Their pancakes are a must-try! Bon appétit at rua de José Falcão 32, 4050-198.
10. Apartamento Cafe & Snack Bar
Let’s finish with Apartamento Cafe & Snack Bar which is a very nice place in the city. You will discover a brunch formula with an excellent quality/price ratio.
The menu is very varied and all the dishes are equal, whether it is their salads, their pancakes, or their famous sweet and salty pancakes, you will be pleasantly satisfied. The address is located at rua de Cedofeita 607, 4050-107
Enjoy your stay in Porto
Now you know the best brunches in Porto to tackle your first real meal of the day. Whether it’s during the week or on the weekend, you’ll enjoy this little culinary moment during your stay in the city.
To enjoy the city even more during your vacation in the city, we recommend one of our articles about the best bars in Porto, which will allow you to meet the locals.