Setúbal Peninsula restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Sesimbra

Casa Mateus

Upgrade from ubiquitous grilled fish at this cosy dining room drenched in hardwood and old stone. In 2013, husband, wife and son team Carlos, Cristina and Pedro resurrected a 55-year-old family business originally s…
Top Choice Fusion in Comporta

Cavalariça Comporta

Seasonally inspired Cavalariça, in the heart of Comporta village, wins our hearts for bucking tradition in favour of creating a modern, foodie-focused dining experience in a casual atmosphere (most notable for its s…
Top Choice Portuguese in Costa da Caparica

O Mercado

Oozing rustic charm, this savvy Portuguese-fusion gastropub is a pleasant escape from beach-bum Babylon. The select menu ranges from classics (bitoque à portuguesa) to modern takes on beef cheeks and pork belly, wit…
Seafood in Setúbal

O Pescador II

With tables sprawled along a lane a block or two back from the main drag, this simple but immensely authentic seafooder ain't much for manners and pleasantries, but you'd be hard-pressed to find a better deal on sim…
Portuguese in Comporta

Sal

Often touted as one of Portugal's top seaside restaurants, upscale Sal indeed sits on privileged Praia do Pegô real estate with an outstanding direct line of sight across the sands to the sea. Local wines pair memor…
Seafood in Sesimbra

Lobo do Mar

This unassuming seafooder in Porto de Abrigo has outgrown its humble beginnings as a bathing service in 1926 (there's a distinguishable line between its modern expansion and its original old school fisherman's shack…
Supermarket in Comporta

Mercearia Gomes

The old fashioned saloon-style doors at this village grocer leads one to believe this is little more than a pit stop for locals needing to flesh out their pantries, but a closer look reveals an inventory not usually…
Tapas in Costa da Caparica

Clássico Beach Club

One of the best beach bars in São João, stylishly built by a trendy Lisbon chef but taken over by Brazilians who have shaken up the beach food scene with Bahian moquecas (seafood stews), tapioca crepes and croquette…
Thai in Setúbal

Taifa

A nice break from seafood, Taifa is a jazzy little cafe with outdoor tables and an eclectic menu that includes a limited but good menu of pad Thai and red and green curries, Belgian beers and fragrant gin and tonics…
Seafood in Setúbal

Casa do Mar

A standout among myriad seafooders in this warehouse district backing up against the water and a favourite of actual Setubalense. It's a bit pricier than its neighbours but popular dishes like shrimp red curry with …