Top ChoicePortuguese in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Tasca do Celso

The choice. Locals and travellers from far and wide rave about the excellent cuisine produced in the kitchen of this charming, ‘upmarket rustic’ blue-and-white building. You’re safe trying anything here, though...

Portuguese in Vila Nova De Milfontes

A Portuguesa

This sunny, handsomely designed cafe is a showcase for high-quality Portuguese produce. You can stop in for light meals (creative salads, sandwiches, cheese and charcuterie boards) or desserts, coffee and wines...

Cafe in Vila Nova De Milfontes

18 e Piques

Everyone's favourite lunch spot, 18 e Piques whips up delicious toasted sandwiches on fabulous freshly baked bread – combos range from goat's cheese, walnuts and honey to smoked salmon, rocket and homemade...

Bakery in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Padaria de Dona Ercília

Bread lovers and those who appreciate traditional culinary practices shouldn’t miss this simple padaria (bakery) in the tiny village of Venda Fria, 4.5km from Vila Nova de Milfontes. Dona Ercília Joaquina has...

Tapas in Vila Nova De Milfontes


With its tall ceilings and colonial-like ambience, Ritual is one of the most atmospheric settings for a meal in town. The eclectic tapas menu features creative combinations like sun-dried tomato hummus, garlic...

Portuguese in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Porto das Barcas

With a wonderful outlook over the water and cliffs, this is a great place to kick back for a seafood lunch. Its light and airy ambience in a dreamy location are winners, and the seafood is first rate. It’s 2.5km...

Cafe in Vila Nova De Milfontes


Famed for its ice cream, Mabi is one of the icons of town, and it serves up creamy rich decadence to an often packed house. This buzzing bakery and dessert spot also offers massive croissants and other snacks.

Seafood in Vila Nova De Milfontes

Restaurante A Fateixa

A Fateixa delivers good grills and seafood dishes – try the tamboril (monkfish) rice for two – and it has breezy outdoor tables. It’s excellent value given its perfect setting down by the river.