One of several low-key adegas (wine taverns) along the river's south bank, Quelha is a good place to sample regional delicacies such as Amarante’s fine smoked meats and cheeses.
Boasting a peaceful, shaded terrace overlooking the bridge, this traditional bakery has the best ambience for enjoying Amarante’s famous pastries and eggy custards.
Northern Portuguese fare is served in an elegant country-style dining room or on a verandah with idyllic views of the moistero (monastery) and the bridge. Top picks here include duck rice and grilled goat. Weekday l…
This three-floor hotspot has daytime drinks and snacks, such as sandwiches and burgers, plus an alfresco terrace at the top. The crowd is young, the decor contemporary and the TV screen huge.
Roasted veal, stewed tripe and roasted kid goat are the house specialities at this traditional Portuguese restaurant with a pretty riverside terrace.
You can get picnic supplies at Amarante's municipal market.