Looking to try something new? Why not check out one of these authentic Portuguese restaurants? Vancouver used to have tons of thriving Portuguese neighbourhoods, and there are still a few hidden restaurants around.
Chefe Daniel Flavours of Portugal is located at 2268 Kingsway. This authentic Portuguese restaurant serves prawns piri piri with rice, snapper, seafood platters, paella, and tons of other yummy dishes. If you love Portuguese food, be sure to stop by here!
Casa Verde is located at 3532 Commercial Street. Some of their most popular dishes include piri piri chicken wings, caldo verde soup, and a pork and clam dish. If you’re looking for more of a home cooked meal, definitely check this place out.
Café Algarve is located at 1693 East 12th Avenue. This little café sells everything. Half is a little grocery store, and the other half sells Portuguese pastries and coffee. Stop by and chat with a few of the regulars, and maybe even learn some Portuguese.
Nando’s Flame Grilled Chicken has tons of locations all over Vancouver. They have a wide variety of options, including peri peri chicken, sandwiches, wraps, and tons of sides. Nando’s is a pretty classic choice if you’re looking for great Portuguese inspired food.
Sagres Restaurant is located at 100-22550 Dewdney Truck Road in Maple Ridge. Visit this charming restaurant for a real taste of Portugal. Their menu consists of tons of Portuguese dishes, including Portuguese sardines, steak and tiger prawns, paella, and many more.
Portuguese Club of Vancouver is located at 1144 Commercial Drive. If you’re craving a good Portuguese meal, this is the restaurant for you. The PCOV has been around for years, and is more of a “club” for the local Portuguese population. Stop by if you want authentic Portuguese cooking. (Image via yelp)
Union Food Market is located at 810 Union Street. This Portuguese run neighbourhood market is chalk full of delicious Portuguese baked goods. Make sure you try their egg and custard tarts! In addition to baked goods, they also have fried chicken and many other specialty Portuguese imports.
Seen any other Portuguese restaurants around? Let us know where they are!