Restaurants

Top Choice International in Figueira da Foz

Wine Bar by Cristal

This lovely bar-restaurant has lifted the quality of Figueira da Foz' local eating and bar scene. Tapas and other dishes are served creatively and with pizzazz. There's a great bar with an extensive wine, cocktail a…
Top Choice Portuguese in Figueira da Foz

Núcleo Sportinguista

Sitting under the awning, surrounded by enthusiastic locals and a sea of tables draped in checked tablecloths, feels a bit like crashing a Portuguese family’s private barbecue. Don your best green and white clothes …
Portuguese in Figueira da Foz

Volta e Meia

It describes itself as an all-in-one restaurant-tasca-teahouse-bar-petisqueira (and more). Indeed, this cosy spot prepares lovely Portuguese plates with a gourmet flair. It's an arty space and a fun place to visit. …
Portuguese in Figueira da Foz

Mar à Vista

Although touristy in summer, this taverna is as simple and genuine as they come, and is the spot for sardinhas assadas (grilled sardines) – as many as you can eat.
Seafood in Figueira da Foz

Restaurante Caçarola I

This popular seafood restaurant has been here for over 40 years and has managed to hang in there. Why? It's a quirky spot where locals belly up to the island bar all day long for good-value combinados do dia balcão …
Cafe in Figueira da Foz

Praça 18

This gorgeous retro-hip cafe is run by young souls. The funky furniture mix reflects the menu that encompasses everything from gourmet hamburgers to salads. Great vegetarian options. You won't want to be in a hurry …
Seafood in Figueira da Foz

Restaurante Marisqueira Rosa Amélia

In Buarcos (within the Hotel Tamargueira complex) in a new, modern eatery, traditional 'fisherwoman' and personality about town, the proud, traditionalist Dona Rosa Amelia, does what she does best: whipping up maris…
Ice Cream in Figueira da Foz

Emanha Geladeria

Although it's a chain (there are three in Figueira da Foz and the company started here), this is Portugal's 'favourite' ice cream (so the locals say) and a rite of passage for any ice-cream licker. It's on the terra…
Portuguese in Figueira da Foz

A Grega

This simple, ultrafriendly neighbourhood restaurant does tasty grilled meats, including an Argentine-style parrillada (mixed grill; €16.50) that two will struggle to finish. There's also toothsome calamari and mixed…
Pizza in Figueira da Foz

Pizzeria Claudio

Good pizzas. Join the lines out the door in summer.