PORTUGAL, JC PORTUGAL DMC
Mr Julio de Sousa
Recommended restaurants in Portugal
Portugal has a wide selection of restaurants with a varied service and atmosphere, presenting a rich gastronomic offer. Each visitor can find its own favorite restaurant: from the most exquisite one, awarded by Michelin, to the family-run “tascas” (typical small restaurants with homemade food).
Stylish, cosmopolitan,sophisticated, traditional,vintage, contemporaneous and gourmet restaurantsand even international fast food chains, everything can be found around the country.
Not to be missed are the Fado Restaurants,in the city’s old quarters.Here,the delightful sound, symbol of Portugal Traditional music by excellence – Fado - can be heard. The effect is beautiful, moving and captivating.
Special places to enjoy a meal; which give the opportunity to sense a wide range of flavours and to experience the most different ambiances.
. Restaurants in LISBON:
CASA DO LEÃO - LISBOA
Restaurant located inside the Castle of Sao Jorge, has one of the most beautiful views of the city, the river and the surrounding areas.
Address:Castelo de São Jorge
Phone: +351218 875 962
KAIS – LISBOA
Restaurant Kais is housed in a late XIX century old warehouse, by the riverside, which was used to genarate energy for Portuguese trams that still work in our days. The warehouse was fully recovered and is now one of the most beautiful restaurants you will ever see.
Address: Cais da Viscondessa - Rua da Cintura - Santos
1200 - 109 LISBON - PORTUGAL
Phone: +351 21 393 2930
SR. VINHO RESTAURANT
This is the most reputable, authentic, and sophisticated of all the Fado Houses, owned by one of the country's top Fado performers, Maria da Fé. Several singers perform during the course of the evening and the food is excellent.
Address : Rua do Meio à Lapa 18
Phone +351 213 972 681
SOLAR DOS PRESUNTOS
One of the keys to their long success in Lisbon is their dedication to providing only hearty and delicious food in their restaurant. The menu at the Solar dos Presuntos is literally a historic document, in and of itself, with a listing of regional specialties from all over Portugal, including some well-loved family favorites from ages past. Not surprisingly, the most popular cuisine on the menu is from northern region of Portugal, the land of the renowned Vinho Verde.
Address : R. das Portas de Santo Antão 150
Phone : +351213 424 253
This 19th century beer house-restaurant is renowned as much for its traditional Portuguese cuisine as for its lovely tile panels depicting the seasons and the elements.
It is very popular with both locals and tourists, who quickly fill the dining room and outside patio.
Address : . Nova da Trindade 20C
Phone : + 351 213 423 506
CLARA GARDEN RESTAURANT
On a hillside, in the old section of villas and city squares, in a green-tile building which was the stable in a 18th Century mansion, there is a restaurant that is an oasis of calm amidst the frantic pace of ebullient Lisbon. Clara Restaurant, easily accessible from the downtown and the business sections, located at the verdant Campo Mártires da Pátria, is a splendid convergence of the traditional and modern worlds.
The luxury restaurant offers a rich and selective cuisine at moderate prices.
Address : Campo dos Mártires da Pàtria nº 49
Phone : +351 218 853 053
. Restaurants in OPORTO
CHEZ LAPIN – OPORTO
Typical restaurant in Porto, located in the historic Ribeira. The best restaurant in town to sample the best of national cuisine.
It has three rooms, each decorated with its own distinctive ambience and, depending on whether you want a more lively atmosphere or reserved.
We highlight the VIP room with a fabulous view over the Douro River.
Address: Rua dos Canastreiros 40/42
Phone: +351 222 006 418
D’Oliva Al Forno Restaurant - Matosinhos
In a large, comfortable and well-decorated space, you can taste the 'Al Forno' brand pastas and also some suggestions of Portuguese cuisine.
Address: Rua Brito e Cunha 354
Phone: +351 229 351 005
CASA DE CHÁ BOA NOVA – LEÇA DA PALMEIRA (MATOSINHOS)
Regardless of the attractive dining that are very recognized, the visit to this restaurant is worth because of its architecture and landscape. The project is from the architect Alvaro Siza Vieira and is classified as a National Monument since 2006. Born among the rocks, this tea house / restaurant overlooking the sea with large glass windows, is considered as a paradigm of inclusion and integration of architecture on the site.
Address:Rua Boa Nova
Phone: +351 229 951 785
. Restaurant in VILA NOVA GAIA
DOM TONHO – VILA NOVA DE GAIA
D. Tonho is a reference in the art of cooking. National cooking recipes are available from all regions of the country and the same applies to the wine list.
Address:Avenida Diogo Leite
4400-111 VILA NOVA DE GAIA
Phone: +351 223 744 835
. Restaurant in FÁTIMA
Apart from the religious, there are other reasons to go on pilgrimage to Fatima. A sanctuary for regional food with a menu devoted to quality Portuguese specialties, with the careful touch of homemade cooking. The atmosphere is rustic but the decor is modern and this contrast is a nice feature. The decor adds some notes of design ( as with the chandeliers of white cloth hanging from the ceiling in contrast to the stone walls), offering charisma to the ambience. It is difficult to forget the name of this house, as it was borrowed from the cook: Tia Alice.
Address: Rua do Adro
Phone: +351 249 531 737
. Restaurant in ALENTEJO
O FIALHO – ÉVORA
The restaurant Fialho began as a chop-house, founded by Manuel Fialho in 1948, with the help of their children Amor, Gabriel and Manuel. The current owner, Gabriel, who is the kitchen manager, and Amor, responsible for public relations, continue the work of his father.
Fialho began to serve snacks and some traditional food dishes from Alentejo, with a simple but careful preparation and a reasonable wine list.
The "Fialho" committed itself to extend and improve the quality of supply, through the collection of regional traditional dishes, some virtually disappeared as the "Favada Real de Caça”, served by King D. Carlos of Portugal to his guests after the hunt, the "Sopa de Beldroegas", "Migas Gata", "Poejada de Bacalhau” and others delicacies from Alentejo.
Address: Travessa dos Mascarenhas, 16
Phone: +351 266 703 079
. Restaurant in Algarve
ADEGA DA MARINA – LAGOS
When great quality joins together with great prices, the success is usually guaranteed, and this case is no exception.
The menu is simple, mainly charcoll grilles, but the traditional hand that runs the kitchen, the very competitive prices, the large area, the relaxed environment and the services quality makes Adega da Marina, an election winner restaurant, by the thousands guests we receive yearly.
The best really is to sit at a table, and check it yourself.
Address: Avenida dos Descobrimentos, 35
Phone: + (351) 282 764 284