Top ChoiceViewpoint in Ericeira

Miradouro Ribeira d'Ilhas

If you dropped dead of a heart attack a moment after ogling this jaw-dropping view above Ribeira d'Ilhas and Alibabá beaches – and the surfers tackling the waves of the Ericeira World Surfing Reserve – you'd die...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Ericeira

Mar à Vista

Crustaceans of every kind are on display at this hearty frill-free local marisqueira known for its shellfish (no fish, no meat). Phenomenal crabs (both santola and sapateira) are eaten from the shell, while...

Top ChoiceSeafood in Ericeira

Clube Naval Praia da Assenta

Hidden down a steeply zigzagging road clinging to sea cliffs 14km north of Ericeira, this low-key find was opened by a family of fisher-folk in 1998. Punters line up for simply but fantastically prepared fresh...

Cafe in Ericeira

Casa das Três

This barely larger than a hole-in-the-wall cafe is hyper-focused on its mission of bringing third wave java – single-origin Panamanian, Ethiopian, Costa Rican speciality coffees – to Ericeira, roasted by 7g near...

Portuguese in Ericeira

Mar das Latas

Ericeira's happening happy hour goes down on the sidewalk at this sophisticated bistro, which does well-curated wines and tapas with sunset sea views from the bar; and worthwhile, creatively approached Portuguese...

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. It’ll show you the catch of the day right as you enter and then barbecue your choice on the...

Seafood in Ericeira

Mar d’Areia

It keeps the decor simple – blue-checked tablecloths with starfish and lighthouses and tile designs of fish in nets à la the 1960s – and let the excellent grilled fish do the talking at this locally popular,...

Bar in Ericeira


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

Pastries in Ericeira

Casa da Fernanda

For a sweet little treat, pop into this simple pastelaria for Ericeira's best ouriço – a small, muffin-like almond cake with a crusty top that hails from here. €0.95 well spent!

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 blasts '80s alternative music (with occasional live music). It is known for mixing a decent cocktail.

Portuguese 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 Portuguese menu offers a break...

Craft Beer in Ericeira

Mean Sardine Beer Corner

You could do worse than knocking back a fresh pint from Ericeira's own Mean Sardine Brewery on the sea-view terrace at Santa Marta – Lounge Café inside Parque de Santa Marta, but its four taps here (and full...

Brazilian in Ericeira

Restaurante Prim

This casual but bright spot with outdoor seating dishes up high-quality, Brazilian-style grilled meats that smell of the wood stove, and potent caipirinhas. Side dishes such as rice and black beans make welcome...

Bar in Ericeira

Sunset Bamboo

This casual place is almost summed up by its name. It offers a relaxed beach-town vibe and is a perfect spot for an afternoon drink, whether a fruit juice or a cocktail. There's a light menu of sandwiches and...

Bar in Ericeira


This otherwise unexciting bar offers Ericeira's best selection of local craft beer, including a wealth of bottles from local suds house Mean Sardine and Lisbon's best, Dois Corvos, and two draught choices.

Clothing in Ericeira

Ericeira Surf & Skate

Gear up on surf, skate and streetwear at the original location of this now Portugal-wide surf shop. In addition to its own brand, you'll find internationally known labels such as Billabong as well.

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.