Restaurants

Top Choice Portuguese in Campo do Gerês

O Abocanhado

This beautifully situated restaurant is a temple to the finest ingredients that the surrounding countryside has to offer, including javali (wild boar), veado (venison) and coelho (rabbit), as well as beef and goat r…
Top Choice Fusion in Braga

Casa de Pasto das Carvalheiras

This funky eatery with lots of colourful details and a long bar serves up flavourful fusion food served as pratinhos (small plates). The menus change weekly and feature dishes like salmon ceviche, alheira (a light g…
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…
Top Choice Cafe in Braga

Livraria Centésima Página

Tucked inside Centésima Página, an absolutely splendid bookshop with foreign-language titles, this charming cafe serves a rotating selection of tasty quiches along with salads and desserts, and has outdoor tables in…
Portuguese in Viana do Castelo

À Moda Antiga

Right on the waterfront opposite the Jardim Marginal, this retro market and bistro serves great weekday lunch menus for just €6, as well as all-day dishes such as handmade burgers. The industrial space has high ceil…
Portuguese in Serra do Soajo

Casa do Videira

Locals rave about Videira’s authentic regional smoked meats and sausage and the homemade mainstays. The shady, arched patio of this family-run tavern is outfitted with sturdy, polished wooden tables. Most of the por…
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…
Cafe in Braga

Mercado da Saudade

A colourful little grocery store-cafe, with a few storefront and sidewalk tables, where you can buy a variety of Portuguese products – from cork items, shoes and soaps to edibles such as chocolates and sardines. Its…
Portuguese in Braga

Brac

Braga's gourmet hotspot offers tasty petiscos (tapas) at the backlit bar and more elaborate dishes like prawn curry and roasted black pork in the swank dining room with stone columns and exposed stone walls. Happy h…
Portuguese in Braga

Félix Taberna

Savour terrific Portuguese dishes in this attractive country-style tavern with two cosy dining rooms showcasing lots of bric-a-brac. The menu is small but dishes are delicious, including breaded sardines, duck rice …