Portuguese in Vila Viçosa

Taverna dos Conjurados

More upmarket than the average taverna, this inviting eatery serves excellent regional cooking. The attentive host is proud of his classic Portuguese dishes, with some recipes going back to the Dukes’ times...

Tapas in Vila Viçosa

Adega 7160

Amid huge wine jars and painted Alentejan ceramics, Adega 7160 serves traditional regional dishes with a modern twist. Start off with roasted pumpkin soup with toasted almonds (or gazpacho in summer) followed by...

Portuguese in Vila Viçosa

Os Cucos

Hidden in the leafy gardens south of the Praça República, this is the pick for quality food and shady location. It has an airy, semicircular interior, and you can eat snacks at garden tables. The changing daily...

Portuguese in Vila Viçosa

Cafe Restauração

Facing the main plaza in town, this local favourite draws a garrulous crowd of young families, old-timers and out-of-towners, who come for drinks and snacks at the well-placed outdoor tables. The food is fairly...

Portuguese in Vila Viçosa


A short stroll from the Paço Ducal, Safari serves a menu of classic Portuguese cooking (pork with clams, oven-baked codfish, seafood rice) as well as ample salads in a cosy, brick-vaulted space.