Restaurants

Top Choice 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 market-f…
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 wild, jazz-washed garden (with tangerine tree) produces muc…
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

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 mu…
Cafe in Guimarães

Danúbio Bar

This corner kiosk draws in a local crowd (of mostly old men) for its simple but tasty snacks at low prices. Try the delicious pregos (meat sandwiches) and pataniscas (fish fritters). Wash them down with beer either …
Portuguese in Guimarães

Adega dos Caquinhos

A family-run tavern with a small menu of two to three dishes daily, prepared the home-style way. Whatever is fresh at the market you'll get served on your plate in this down-home cash-only spot with bits of broken c…
Portuguese in Guimarães

Solar do Arco

With a handsomely panelled dining room under a graceful arcade, this is a top, central choice. Portuguese classics made with straight-from-the-market ingredients add to the allure. Touristy it is though, and hence p…
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).
Burgers in Guimarães

Dan's Finger Food & Drinks

People line out the door at this swank burger joint that does picanha burgers and tasty finger food like chicken and fish nuggets. Great craft beer, too.