Santarém restaurants

Top Choice Portuguese in Santarém

Taberna do Quinzena

The theme of this fabulous, atmospheric neighbourhood hang-out is forcadeiros (Portuguese bullfighters) and it celebrates these through its posters, photos and paraphernalia. But as far as the cuisine goes – look at…
Portuguese in Santarém

Taberna O Balcão

This place has the flavour of Ribatejo, from traditional Portugal recipes to modern dishes such as a Black Angus beef hamburger. The decor – a mix of modern and old – is done with flair: marble-topped tables, cerami…
Tapas in Santarém

Tascá

Bright, fun and contemporary, this loosely Spanish-themed bar attracts a trendy, younger crowd. It does innovative petiscos (tapas), high on presentation and taste from its open kitchen. Most of the socialising goes…
Portuguese in Santarém

Pigalle

Informal and cosy, this is Santarém's most foodie-friendly restaurant, where Chef Andre churns out jazzed up petiscos (tapas) and heavier plates based on traditional recipes but with a more gourmand focus alongside …
Portuguese in Santarém

Taberna e Mercearia Sebastião

This 19th-century grocer's shop has had a sympathetic modern refit and now presents a cool, characterful, intimate space. You can eat well here – good three-pepper steak, octopus à lagareiro (with olive oil, garlic …
Portuguese in Santarém

O Saloio

This cosy, tiled, family-friendly tasca (tavern) is a neighbourhood favourite thanks to its simple and authentic Portuguese dishes. Drop your inhibitions and discover the local specialities, best eaten in the lovely…