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The Wine Box - Vinhos & Tapas

Rua dos Mercadores 72, Porto 4050-374, Portugal
+351 22 203 4100
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (162 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua dos Mercadores 72, Porto 4050-374, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this gem of a place for dinner and was not dissipointed. The food was soooo good and they have a huge wine list! Also the staff were really polite and friendly. I would defiantly recommend this to anyone visiting this beautiful city.

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was mediocre. Took the sardines bruschetta (which was the only quality item), pork (bifana), bacalhau tapas, and octopus bruschetta. Nothing was that good, as the past reviewers had claimed, but what was most terrible was the octopus. We complained about the odor, because it...More

1  Thank Aaron Jay R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this place very much. Staff is extremely friendly and welcoming. Wine and food is also very delicious. And I visited it during happy hour and got another wine for free :)) I highly recommend this place to everyone.

Thank Mariam S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and great service but food was overpriced and not very impressive. We had ham, cheese plate, shrimp, cod and octopus and most plates were ok, not very tasteful or special. Dinner for two with a lot of food and one sangria 80 euros.

Thank Rubens B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had only once before had tapas and that was in Australia and not a very good experience. Since we were in Portugal we wanted somewhat of an authentic tapas experience and found The Wine Box. This experience was certainly different from our first. The...More

Thank molletts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like good food and good wine in a trendy place, it’s an OK place to start, but you can find so much better elsewhere. Not to mention the ‘lack’ of service. We had to chase them to get port wine after our meal...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose The Wine Box for dinner based on all the great reviews and we really wanted to like it... but we just couldn’t... On the positive note the ambiance was nice, it’s small and cozy and our waiter was very nice. As far as...More

Thank Alexandra B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were treated to a very special evening. We only popped in for a drink but saw the food on the next table and decided to order some. It was awesome and I loved the way that the wines and ports were matched to the...More

Thank JulianOld
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Stopped for lunch here. Nice tapas, not amazing, but good enough. Service was good, very attentive. Made one little mistake with the order and bless them, kept saying sorry, was really not a big deal. Liked the drinks.

Thank nastikm
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This restaurant made our experience in Porto fantastic despite the heavy rain outside. The tapas were fantastic, the wine recommendations were a nice touch to learn about new wines, and the ambiance covered in a wine box theme was cute. Everything we ordered there was...More

Thank Megan R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
3:00 PM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Mercadores 72, Porto 4050-374, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Porto
  • Phone Number: +351 22 203 4100
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