Although it is not the oldest Fado House in town, Mal Cozinhado has the merit of being the one that has been operating uninterruptedly for the longest time. It has always been a family owned and run business and is considered the ex libris of the Fado Houses in Porto.
It is open Monday through Saturday from 8:00 PM to 11:30 PM. For dinner you can choose to consume à la carte or an economical menu that costs 35€.
What to Expect
Mal Cozinhado is one of the most original places to listen to Fado in Porto. It is a historic building next to the Douro River, with granite walls and floor and a ceiling with wooden beams that are more than 6 centuries old.
It is a large space with granite arches where you will hear a Fado show divided into several parts during dinner. As is usual in Casas de Fado, you can always count on a female voice and a male voice.
Where is it?
It is located at R. do Outeirinho 13, 4050-450 Porto, in Ribeira do Porto.
Is this Fado experience for me?
If you want to listen to Fado during dinner in Porto, this is the best option if you value being in a really different space from the others, where you will feel like you have traveled back in time.
However, if you are looking for a more economical option or without food, click here to know the places with Fado concerts without dinner.
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