Jul 2019

The best places to eat in Comporta

restaurants comporta

The discreet and wild peninsula of Comporta is full of delicious restaurants that deserve to be visited for a lunch with your feet in the sand or a charming dinner in town.

Beach restaurants are recommended for lunch to enjoy delicious fresh grilled fish and fresh seafood. We take our time by observing surfers and fishermen. We enjoy a magnificent view of the most beautiful beaches of the region. The atmosphere is relaxed and the children play in the sand, everything is gathered to have a pleasant time.

For dinner, it is very pleasant to go to the heart of the villages. We enjoy the atmosphere on the terrace where everyone talks to each other to start the evening with a glass of white sangria, then dinner can continue in one of Comporta’s excellent restaurants. Tapas evening, street food, romantic dinner or sophisticated cuisine, the choice is great! Here is a selection of restaurants in Comporta that deserve your visit:

Restaurants in the heart of the villages

Cavalariça Comporta

Cavalariça is the trendy restaurant in the village of Comporta. This former stable has been transformed into an elegant and beautifully decorated restaurant. The atmosphere is relaxed and warm, you can dine in a box or on one of the large central wooden tables. Chef Caseiro prepares tasty and inventive dishes to share with a Portuguese and Brazilian accent. The cocktails are sharp, original and very tasty, undeniably the best in Comporta.

Cavalariça – Rua do Secador, 9 – Comporta village

Gomes Casa de Vinhos & Petiscos

A sunny terrace for summer, a fireplace for winter, this cosy restaurant is open all year round. Delicious Portuguese tapas are on offer: cheese boards and grilled sausages to share, fresh salads and traditional dishes in small portions. The wine is also carefully chosen.
Ask Adrien for the date of the next fado evening, an authentic and wonderful moment not to be missed.

Gomes Casa de Vinhos & Petiscos – Largo Luis de Camões – Comporta village

Quinta da Comporta Restaurant

The magnificent restaurant of Hotel Quinta da Comporta offers a splendid view of the rice fields of Comporta. The decor is grandiose and warm. Wood is in the spotlight and blends nicely with the green of the earthenware and rice fields. Chef João Sousa offers a Mediterranean and international cuisine, made up of fresh, natural and regional products. The dishes are original and very tasty. A place particularly suitable for a romantic evening or a birthday dinner.

Quinta da Comporta – Rua Alto de Pina, 2 – Carvalhal village

Food Circle – Hôtel Sublime Comporta

The Food Circle is located in the middle of the large organic garden of the Sublime Comporta Hotel. Every evening, 6 to 12 lucky people gather in an open-air pavilion to enjoy a unique menu, based on the vegetables and herbs available in the garden that day. The sustainably farmed fish and pasture meats are sourced from local suppliers. The chefs only use ancestral cooking methods.

Food Circle, Hotel Sublime Comporta – EN 261-1 – Muda, Grandola

Sem Porta

The main restaurant of the Sublime Comporta hotel benefits from a refined décor combining wood with colours and natural materials, such as leather or linen. The room is majestic and the lights are dimmed. Chef David João offers a regional, modern and inventive cuisine. The herbs and vegetables come from the hotel’s large organic garden. The Alentejo wines on the menu are carefully selected.

Sem Porta, Hotel Sublime Comporta – EN 261-1 – Muda, Grândola

São João

São João is the perfect place to discover Comporta’s traditional and family cuisine. Generous dishes based on fresh fish, local seafood and rice are in the spotlight. This Comporta restaurant is particularly popular with locals, so it is advisable to book a few days in advance.

São João – Rua 24 de Junho – Comporta village

Dona Bia

Dona Bia represents Portuguese cuisine par excellence. Grilled fish, granulated potatoes, fresh prawns in juice… it is a real paradise for lovers of seafood and family stews. This restaurant in Comporta is a must that you will find on the EN 261 towards the exit “Praia Torre”.

Dona Bia – E.N. 261 – Torre, Comporta

Be Comporta

A colourful café / restaurant with a terrace at the end of a charming dead end at the entrance to the village of Comporta. Dishes, snacks and breakfasts are fresh and balanced, and pastries are delicious.

Be Comporta – Rua Dom Afonso Henriques – Comporta

Museu do Arroz

If you visit the Museu do Arroz, you must stop at the restaurant next to the museum. It is one of the oldest in Comporta. Located at the entrance to the village, it offers a panoramic view of the rice fields. Rice dishes are of course the specialities of this essential place. Enjoy the delicious fish rice croquettes as an aperitif with a glass of wine from the Herdade da Comporta estate located just next to the restaurant.

Museu do Arroz – Estrada Nacional 253 – Comporta village

5 Sentidos

For breakfast or a meal, you will feel at home here. The welcome is pleasant and the dishes are Portuguese and regional.

5 Sentidos – Av 18 Dezembro 45A – Carvalhal village

Tascas & Churrasqueiras

O Gervásio

O Gervásio is a rustic Portuguese tasca lost on the edge of the rice fields of Brejos. The locals gather there to play table football and enjoy the best fried chocolate in Comporta.
The welcome is friendly and the dishes of grilled fish and traditional stew are generous and tasty.

O Gervásio – Brejos da Carregueira de Baixo, Comporta

Ti Gloria

Ti Gloria is THE “churrasqueira” of Comporta! Known mainly to the inhabitants, do not hesitate to order the tasty marinated chickens from Gloria and her granddaughter that are grilled on the barbecue. To be enjoyed on site, in a village canteen mode, or to take to the beach.

Ti Gloria – Brejos, Comporta 

Street food

Sal Burger

The Sal Burger is halfway between the food truck and the picnic. Located on a large plot of land in the village of Carvalhal, Sal Burger is a delicious, juicy and tasty burger cooked in the truck, which is served on large wooden outdoor tables. As a bonus on football nights, a giant screen broadcasts the game!

Sal Burger – Avenida 18 de Dezembro – Carvalhal village

Jardin Minerva

The Minerva garden is located in the heart of the village of Comporta. Wooden tables and benches, as well as swings, occupy this garden to the delight of children and adults alike.
The two Belgian owners serve there breakfasts, hamburgers, fruit juices, cocktails and beers. Everything is cooked on site with the products of local farmers.

Jardin Minerva – Rua do Secador – Comporta village

Piadinas Zanotta

Next to the Minerva Garden is the Piadinas Zanotta. This is a yellow food truck from London, which has been rebuilt to accommodate on site. Salty and sweet piadinas, Italian specialities, are cooked in this truck. With ham, arugula, pesto or goat cheese and nuts, there is something for everyone! They are to be eaten on site in the garden or taken away.

Piadinas Zanotta – Largo de São João – Comporta village

Pizza Rua

In summer this pizza truck is parked in the centre of the village of Comporta and offers delicious pizzas. It is ideal to take away or to enjoy as an aperitif in the street.

Largo de São João – Comporta village

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