Aveiro restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Aveiro

A Peixaria

A block back from the waterfront in São Jacinto, this no-frills family restaurant has the best fish in town and, many say, the region. There's always a big variety of Atlantic species, simply and deliciously done – …
Portuguese in Aveiro

Tasca Palhuça

As 'tasca-like' and genuine as they come, this place is largely shielded from travellers due to its side-street location. We think it's great – the type of place where clients have stuck to their (regular) seats lon…
Seafood in Aveiro

Maré Cheia

Maré cheia means ‘high tide’ in Portuguese, but 'cheia' (full) applies equally to this popular seafood eatery, complete with 'meet your meal' fish-tanks. You'll often have to elbow your way through a crowd of locals…
Vegetarian in Aveiro


Vegetarians, your prayers have been answered. This small, vegan-focused spot, tucked away in a street in a quiet part of town, offers a different set plate daily, plus soup and tea. Desserts cost an extra €3. Nothin…
Portuguese in Aveiro

Restaurante Mercado do Peixe

Perched above the city’s homely fish market, this industrial-chic restaurant has large windows overlooking the canal and the adjacent square. The seafood is good, and low-priced lunch specials Monday to Friday inclu…
Portuguese in Aveiro

Adega Típica O Telheiro

A charismatic old-style place with hanging curios and rather nifty stools at the bar for comfier eating (also a great spot to sit if dining solo). The food is reliably tasty, with cheap daily specials and abundant d…
Portuguese in Aveiro

O Batel

This narrow, nautically themed restaurant in a small alley is worth tracking down. Its good-value daily specials (€7.50) are backed up by a great-quality seafood-heavy menu with some innovative touches. Service is p…
Modern Portuguese in Aveiro

O Bairro

The decor artfully blends the traditional and the modern, the formal and the whimsical. At the time of research, a new owner had just taken the reins.