Restaurants

Portuguese in Ponte de Lima

Açude

A great option right on the riverfront in Arcozelo, a short walk from town, this boat-themed upstairs restaurant clad in wood serves tasty posta a açude steak and great lagareiro octopus (with potates, garic and oli…
Portuguese in Ponte de Lima

A Carvalheira

It's generally agreed that country-style A Carvalheira, a short ride southeast of town, serves the area’s best food. Order ahead if you want the regional favourite – arroz de sarrabulho (stewed rice with pork and po…
Portuguese in Ponte de Lima

Sabores do Lima

A few steps from the river, the inviting Sabores do Lima has exposed stone walls that give a dash of style to its open dining room. The first-rate cooking features grilled meats, cod dishes and a few assorted seafoo…
Portuguese in Ponte de Lima

Manuel Padeiro

The speciality at this simple local tavern with a 60-year tradition is arroz de sarrabulho. Other dishes are well prepared too, including the daily weekday lunch specials, which are a steal.
Portuguese in Ponte de Lima

A Tulha

All dark wood, stone and terracotta tiles inside, this restaurant serves excellent meat and fish dishes with plenty of vegetables. Try the medalhão á Tulha – a thick steak wrapped in bacon.
Portuguese in Ponte de Lima

Muralha

Tucked into an alcove behind one of the town’s old towers, this somewhat divey dining room serves tasty octopus and meat dishes. It brags about its cabrito, too.