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Top Choice Seafood in Ericeira

Mar à Vista

Crustaceans of every kind are on display at this hearty frill-free local place known for its shellfish. (No fish. No meat.) Order simple doses of oysters, clams or garlic shrimp accompanied by beer on tap, indulge i…
Top Choice Seafood in Ericeira

Esplanada Furnas

As close to the sea as you can get without a boat, Furnas is all about freshly caught fish and spectacular ocean views. They’ll show you the catch of the day and then barbecue your choice on the spot. The per-kilogr…
International in Ericeira

Tik Tak

On a picturesque corner in the pedestrian zone, Tik Tak draws plenty of tourists and hip young locals to its open kitchen, jazzy music and tastefully eclectic interior. The varied menu offers a break for those unmov…
Cafe in Ericeira


Kfé is pronounced ca-fay (coffee) – get it? You will understand perfectly once you taste the brews from this cafe that's barely larger than a hole-in-the-wall. Its mission is to bring international-quality coffee to…
Seafood in Ericeira

Mar d’Areia

They keep the decor simple – blue-checked tablecloths and tile designs of fish in nets à la the 1960s – and let the excellent grilled fish do the talking at this locally popular, family-friendly seafood eatery adjac…
Seafood in Ericeira

A Canastra

This reliable option specialises in grilled fish and caldeiradas (seafood stews). Eat inside or grab one of the alluring sidewalk tables overlooking the ocean just across the street.
Tapas in Ericeira

Tik Tapas

Decked out with orange walls, colourful wooden tables and a glowing blue bar, this place sells really tasty meat, fish and vegie tapas, full meals, sangria and draught beer.
Bar in Ericeira


Popular among the twenty- to thirty-somethings, this post-surf bar spills out onto the street. There's live music every Wednesday and in summer from 10pm a DJ sets the mood.
Club in Ericeira


One of Portugal’s oldest discos, catering to night owls of all ages, with a mix of pop, dance, oldies and dance-floor standards.
Bar in Ericeira


This laid-back little spot specialises in jazz, blues and soul. They are known for mixing a decent cocktail.