Of course, now that I live in Porto, I do a lot of my grocery shopping at my local supermarket. By that, I mean I often send Ricardo down to the shop.
You can buy local wine and/or beer in pretty much all of these supermarkets for a fair price.
GUIDE TO SUPERMARKETS IN PORTO
GENERAL/CHAIN SUPERMARKETS IN PORTO
Minipreço / Dia
GROCERY STORES IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF PORTO
A handy little section with a list of convenience stores ( to their small size) located in the most central area of the Porto, where most tourist attractions are.
SPAR Passeio das Virtudes
Mercado São Joao
SUPERMARKETS IN PORTO FOR TRADITIONAL/LOCAL PRODUCTS
Lots of teas and dried fruit! Even has dried octopus.
Opening hours: 9am - 7pm Mondays to Fridays / 9am - 1pm Saturdays. Closed Sundays.
A Favorita do Bolhão
Mercearia do Bolhão
Claims to have the best 'bacalhau' in Porto. The name translates literally to 'Christmas House'! It is a family-run business which dates back to 1900.
Opening hours: 9am - 7.30pm Mon-Fri; 9am - 1pm & 230pm - 7pm Saturdays. Closed Sundays.
*Special hours in December: Open every day inclusing Sundays & holidays.
Comer e Chorar Por Mais
BONUS: Casa Diogo
ORGANIC & HEALTH FOOD SUPERMARKETS IN PORTO
ASIAN SUPERMARKETS IN PORTO
OTHER INTERNATIONAL SUPERMARKETS IN PORTO
10am - 8pm Mon-Sat
10am - 7pm Sundays & holidays
Closed for lunch 3pm - 3.30pm during all opening days
Ali Indian Groceries
USEFUL PORTUGUESE WORDS & PHRASES
Leite | Manteiga
Milk | Butter
Fruta | Maça | Laranja | Morango
Fruit | Apple | Orange | Strawberry
Couve | Pepino | Cenoura
Cabbage | Cucumber | Carrot
Carne | Frango | Carne de vaca | Porco
Meat | Chicken | Beef | Pork
Peixe | Marisco
Fish | Seafood