Porto Tasty: The 5 best confectioneries in Porto

The 5 best confectioneries in Porto

Sweets are an essential part of the Portuguese gastronomy. This week Porto Tasty recommends five confectioneries that are a must stop on anyone's gastronomic route.

Padaria Ribeiro

photo by: Diana Tinoco / Jornal I
Padaria Ribeiro opened its doors in 1878 at Praça Guilherme Gomes Fernandes, in downtown Porto, which was known as Praça do Pão (bread square). Since the begining this bakery is known for its always fresh products. Here you can find various types of bread and pastries. In addition to being located in downtown Porto, Padaria Ribeiro has shops in Ermesinde, Matosinhos, Foz and Maia.

Average price for two people: 12 €  (aproximately)*
Schedule: Monday to Saturday: 07:00 a.m - 08:00 p.m | Closed on Sunday
Address: Praça Guilherme Gomes Fernandes 21, 4050-159 Porto 
Contacts: 222 005 067 | ribeirobaixa@padariaribeiro.com

Tavi - Confeitaria da Foz

photo by: Rui Oliveira / Global Images
Tavi is one of the oldest confectioneries in Foz, inaugurated in 1935 and acquired by the Paiva family in 2006. Tavi adds to traditional pastries new recipes. The terrace has a panoramic view over Foz.

Average price for two people: 8 € (aproximately)*
Schedule: Monday to Sunday: 08:30 a.m. - 08:00 p.m.
Address: Rua Sra. da Luz, 363 Porto 
Contacts: 226 180 152 | clientes@tavi.pt

Confeitaria Petúlia

photo by: João Manuel Ribeiro / Global Images
Located in Rua Júlio Dinis this confectionery has been in existence since 1972. It has a very good reputation. During festive seasons, namely Christmas and Easter, Petúlia is much sought after. Here you will find a great variety of products from sweets to cheese, delicatessen and wines.

Average price for two people: 15 € (aproximately)*
Schedule: Monday to Sunday: 08:00 a.m. - 12.00 a.m.
Address: Rua Júlio Dinis Nº 775 Porto
Contacts: 22 606 6181

Confeitaria do Bolhão

photo by: Pieces Of Elsewhere
This century-old house opened its doors in 1896, was closed between 1985 and 1995 and it was acquired by the current management. The establishment was remodeled, but the unique features that characterize it were kept. It is a confectionery that sells fresh baked goods all day long. 

Average price for two people: 8 € (aproximately) | lunch menu - 18€ (aproximately)*
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 06:00 a.m. - 08:00 a.m. | Saturday: 07:00 a.m. - 07:00 p.m. | Closed on Sundays
Address: Rua Formosa nº339 Porto
Contacts: 22 339 5220

Leitaria da Quinta do Paço

photo by: Leitaria da Quinta do Paço
Located since 1920 in downtown Porto, Leitaria da Quinta do Paço is a handmade pastry shop that has keept its recipes from the beginning. This bakery has several shops from Matosinhos, Boavista and Vila do Conde to Lisbon. It is much sought after by its éclairs stuffed with whipped cream. In addition to the classic chocolate here you can find various sizes and flavors of éclairs.

Average price for two people: 12 € (aproximately)*
Schedule: Monday to Sunday: 08:45 a.m. - 08:00 p.m. 
Address: Praça Guilherme Gomes Fernandes, 47/51, 4050 -293 Porto 
Contacts: 222 084 696 | geral@leitariadaquintadopaco.com

* prices withdrawn from the website Zomato

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