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…
Grill in Viana do Castelo

Zefa Carqueja

Barbecue aficionados should find this grill house for some of the best barbecue chicken and ribs in northern Portugal. You can also get barbecued seafood – including lobster. Dine in or line up at the grill and take…
Portuguese in Viana do Castelo

Casa de Pasto Maria de Perre

A convivial two-floor restaurant with exposed stone walls in a tiny side street off the waterfront, it gets very busy at lunchtime. The focus is on daily specials featuring fresh fish dishes and also hearty meat opt…
Seafood in Viana do Castelo

Taberna do Valentim

This bright and buzzing seafood restaurant serves fresh grilled fish by the kilo and rich seafood stews – arroz de tamboril (monkfish rice) and caldeirada (fish stew).
Bakery in Viana do Castelo

Confeitaria Natário

This popular bakery is the place to try delicious bolas de Berlim (cream-filled doughnuts), which are so good that you may have to wait in line to get some.
Seafood in Viana do Castelo

O Pescador

A simple, friendly, family-run restaurant admired by locals for its good seafood, and tasty lunch specials (from €6.50).
Pizza in Viana do Castelo

Dolce Vianna

This popular pizzeria buzzes for lunch, when there's a special weekday menu for €5.50 and a range of cheesy thick-crust pizzas churned out of the wood-burning oven in the corner. Service can be spotty.
Portuguese in Viana do Castelo

O Marques

A tremendous backstreet find, this place is absolutely jammed with locals for the platos do dia (plates of the day; €5.50). Think baked cod with white beans or roasted turkey leg with potatoes and salad. It’s a frie…
Cafe in Viana do Castelo

Casinha Boutique Café

This swank cafeteria-style cafe serves up tasty sandwiches, crêpes, quiches and salads in an airy light-flooded space with exposed stone walls and on a sweet little stone courtyard in the back. It also has brunch me…