Top ChoiceGastronomy in Guimarães

A Cozinha

Awarded a Michelin star in November 2018 after only two years in business, António Loureiro's intimate restaurant is Guimarães' newest go-to address. The parade of artfully presented amuse-bouches, market-fresh...

Top ChoiceTapas in Guimarães


The upstairs restaurant and the downstairs bar are equally inviting at this newcomer opposite one of Guimarães prettiest squares. Feast on tapas or grilled meat on the 1st-floor terrace or sip drinks in the...

Vegetarian in Guimarães

Cor de Tangerina

This charming restaurant whips up a good selection of cuisine you won’t find elsewhere in Guimarães. Changing art exhibitions decorate the walls, while the garden (with tangerine tree) produces many of the herbs...

Portuguese in Guimarães

Histórico by Papaboa

The setting – in a medieval fort with breezy courtyard seating and glassed-in stone dining room – is tremendous. Service is top-notch and the fare is dressed-up yet traditional, such as black pork with prawns and...

Portuguese in Guimarães

Solar do Arco

With a handsomely panelled dining room under a graceful arcade, this refined choice serves Portuguese classics made with straight-from-the-market ingredients. The location, smack in Guimarães historic centre,...

Portuguese in Guimarães

Restaurante-Café Oriental

With tall windows gazing out over Largo do Toural, this historic restaurant under a soaring ornamental stucco ceiling serves the full range of Portuguese classics, including fabulous arroz de mariscos (rice and...

Burgers in Guimarães

Dan's Finger Food & Drinks

A young crowd queues up nightly at this trendy burger joint that does picanha (steak) burgers and tasty finger food like chicken and fish nuggets, all accompanied by great craft beer.

Portuguese in Guimarães

Tapas e Manias

Tasty tapas-style Portuguese dishes with a twist are served at this cosy restaurant on Praça de Santiago, with alfresco tables tended to by friendly staff.

Portuguese in Guimarães

Le Babachris

The decor of this long and narrow two-floor restaurant is so simple and unassuming that you wouldn't expect such top-notch food to come out of its tiny kitchen. But top-notch it is – inventive, seasonal and...

Portuguese in Guimarães

Adega dos Caquinhos

Run by a dynamic duo of elderly Portuguese women, this backstreet tavern serves a small menu of two to three home-style dishes daily. Whatever is fresh at the market you'll get served on your plate in this...

Cafe in Guimarães

Danúbio Bar

This corner kiosk draws a local crowd for its delicious pregos (steak sandwiches), along with other simple but tasty snacks at low prices. Wash them down with beer either inside or on the tiny cobblestone square...

Bakery in Guimarães

Pastelaria Clarinha

Since 1953 Guimarães’ best pastry shop has filled its window with fresh-baked tarts and cakes to tempt passers-by. There are a few pavement tables and a heavenly toucinho do ceu (almond cake).