Top ChoiceFusion in Mértola

Terra Utópica

The most atmospheric place for a meal in the old town, Terra Utópica has two small antique-filled dining rooms (one with a roaring fire on cold nights) and a terrace with magnificent views.

Portuguese in Mértola

Café-Restaurante Alentejo

This attractive place in Moreanes, 10km from Mértola on the way to São Domingos, is almost a museum thanks to its antique exhibits (including the local clients themselves!). It serves great-value, hearty helpings...

Portuguese in Mértola


This welcoming two-room restaurant serves up excellent traditional plates, all made with care. Grilled pork ribs, fried squid with garlic, fava beans with pork and game meat (wild boar, rabbit venison) are among...

Tapas in Mértola

Casa Amarela

This place makes a great spot for inventive Portuguese fare. Outdoor tables on the veranda have magnificent views of Mértola – all of it, since Casa Amarela is across the river in Além Rio. There’s generally live...

Portuguese in Mértola

Restaurante Alengarve

Run by the same family for over 40 years, this place is well loved by locals and extremely consistent for its homestyle Alentejan dishes. There’s outdoor seating on the front patio.

Portuguese in Mértola

O Brasileiro

Set on a hill above Mértola, this pleasant spot serves traditional cuisine. Its known for its game dishes, including javali (wild pig) and migas (meat and bread stew) dishes.