Vegetarian in Braga

Anjo Verde

Braga’s vegetarian offering serves generous, elegantly presented plates in a lovely, airy dining room. Vegetarian lasagne, risotto and vegetable tarts are among the choices. Mains can be bland, but the spiced chocol…
Tearoom in Braga

Salão de Chá Lusitana

Next to sweet-smelling Jardim de Santa Bárbara, this sunny, well-preserved art-deco tearoom is a local favourite with all, but especially ladies who lunch.
Portuguese in Braga

Félix Taberna

Savour terrific Portuguese dishes in this attractive country-style tavern with two cosy dining rooms showcasing lots of bric-a-brac. The menu is small but dishes are delicious, including breaded sardines, duck rice …
Market in Braga

Mercado Municipal

The mercado municipal buzzes on weekdays and Saturday mornings, and is ideal for self-caterers.
Cafe in Braga

Livraria Centésima Página

Tucked inside Centésima Página, an absolutely splendid bookshop with foreign-language titles, this charming cafe serves a rotating selection of tasty quiches along with salads and desserts, and has outdoor tables in…
Portuguese in Braga

Cozinha da Sé

Contemporary artwork hangs from the exposed stone walls at this intimate, cheery place. Traditional standouts include baked bacalhau (dried salt-cod) and açorda de marisco (seafood stew in a bread bowl).
Portuguese in Braga

Copo e Meio

This swanky, gourmet tapas bar-restaurant with two cute upstairs stone dining rooms and a streetside deck gets packed with local moneyed types. Come for the tapas and wine.
Cafe in Braga

Frigideiras do Cantinho

Set on a sweet, quiet plaza, with pleasant indoor and outdoor seating, this humble cafe is favoured by loyal locals for its frigideiras (€1.50 per pop): meat pies with pork and veal, a tradition dating from 1796.
Portuguese in Braga


A cosy little spot in the shadow of Torre de Menagem, this has a narrow glass-enclosed interior with a counter and a few tables outside. The well-prepared dishes change daily and include duck rice, rolled veal and a…
Cafe in Braga

Mercado da Saudade

A colourful little grocery store-cafe, with a few storefront and sidewalk tables, where you can buy a variety of Portuguese products – from cork items, shoes and soaps to edibles such as chocolates and sardines. Its…