Top Choice Portuguese in Bragança

Don Roberto

It's worth catching a cab out to this traditional roadside tavern 7km from town, in the village of Gimonde en route to Montesinho. The ambience is down-home rural – think wooden beams and smoked hams hanging off the…
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A traditional roadside restaurant a little outside town on the EN2 towards Chaves, convivial Chaxoila serves up great daily specials such as cabrito (kid goat) and açorda (bread and shellfish stew) from the open-pla…
Portuguese in Bragança

Solar Bragançano

Upstairs in a manor house opposite the cathedral square, this elegant eatery boasts oak-panelled rooms, chandeliers, wide plank floors, a leafy and sun-dappled outdoor terrace and a seasonal menu weighted towards lo…
Portuguese in Bragança

O Geadas

The unassuming roadside exterior can be deceptive, but the food is stellar at this traditional restaurant with a spacious dining room. Run by the same family as the Pousada, it has a long family tradition of food an…
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São Pedro

This spacious restaurant, just in from the main old-town gate, serves up a fine posta á São Pedro (grilled veal steak dressed with garlic and olive oil). The €11 tourist menu comes with soup, main, dessert, wine and…
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A Lareira

This recommended restaurant offers outstanding local beef, veal and mushrooms grilled on an open fireplace by the French-trained proprietor. The small, well-equipped rooms upstairs (single/double €25/30) are also ex…
Portuguese in Miranda do Douro

Capa d’Honras

Named after the sinister-looking cape that is traditional to the region, this upmarket place just inside the old town gates serves local specialities such as posta (veal steak) as well as very good bacalhau.
Portuguese in Bragança

O Abel

Well-known for top-notch barbecues prepared by Mr Abel himself, locals from all over the region flock to this simple restaurant for the delicious veal steaks and other grilled meats.
Portuguese in Chaves


Carvalho’s top-notch regional dishes have earned recognition as some of Portugal’s best. It is hidden away amid the cluster of parkside cafes opposite the Jardim do Tabolado.
Portuguese in Chaves

Paprika & Cacau

Right at the historic heart of Chaves, with views of the castle, this quaint restaurant serves up Portuguese dishes with a twist. The daily lunch specials are a steal.