With the explosion of tourism in the city of Porto, the wine Cellar Douro River went, also, to be spoken in various international languages.
Integrates the most varied itineraries of the Invicta, was referred to in various publications, accumulates selfies (with the owner Piedade Rodrigues on the side of famous and anonymous), justifying, therefore, a fame almost global. Still, the Winery, the Douro River (Rua do Ouro, 223, Porto, portugal. Tel. 226 170 206) has not lost its essence.
There are pastelões of sardines (€0,60), codfish pastries, caldo verde, stomach stew, moelas and livers of cebolada among other proposals, with highlight to the sandwich of squid (€1,50) and for the sandwich of marmalade (€1,10). Drinking wine to the cup (each penalty costs €0.75) and, to the terrace, you see the Douro river, which gives it its name, running slow. There are those who take advantage of the wall in the front to rest and to enjoy the best the famous sandwiches, bait of cod (€1,50), touted as the best in the north of the country. At lunch there are always dishes of the day, the pecos economic (€3,50), such as tripas à moda do Porto and the popes of sarrabulho.
These days, the Winery, the Douro River, with more than 30 years of open door, already in its second generation, being also known in the area as the “House of Mercy” or the “Tavern of Mercy”, because of the owner, Piedade Rodrigues, who with the daughter, Alice, takes account of the space. Every Tuesday and Saturday, from 16h00 to 19h30, there is fado, a bum, sung in the small room, where they join the amateurs and tourists to try not to de-tune. Fado is also evoked with shawls black, guitars and photos of singers scattered along the walls.
Guide “Bars and Snacks”
The local identified in this article integrates the guide “Bars and Snacks” by Boa cama Boa Mesa”, which is for sale, with the Express, since Saturday, November 18, for €9,95. A bilingual edition (Portuguese and English), the guide “Bars and bites” features more than 350 suggestions of places where you can drink a glass of wine and savor the best snacks national. Above all, this guide is divided into seven regions (North, Porto, Central, Lisbon, Southern, Madeira and the Azores) is a tribute to all that keeps alive the tradition of the snack and conviviality. The guide “Bars and Snacks” can also be purchased in the Shop Press, with discounts for subscribers, and free shipping.
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