Chic Comporta, Portugal’s gem of a coastal resort, is having a big moment in the sun as the secret’s coming out — this exclusive haven is on every discerning traveller’s hotlist. Fashion designer Lucie Marquis shares her tips for five of the best restaurants in Comporta, reviewed during her time spent in the resort.

Best Restaurants in Comporta

Comporta’s culinary delights

Dubbed the coolest place in Portugal, Comporta’s sophisticated low-rise architecture, its high style points for food to fashion and laid-back vibe make it a honeypot for an international band of artists and jetsetters with an appetite for understated elegance. This beachside idyll is where ‘quiet luxury’ and ‘slow travel’ meet, and Comporta’s restaurant scene is a key part of the mix.  

While the white sands of Comporta are undeniably stunning, the big allure for serious foodies and those in the know, lies in the sophisticated culinary and cultural scene that distinguishes it as one of the most refined in all of Portugal.

People gravitate towards this region for its seductive blend of upmarket and casual barefoot dining venues and seaside bars offering a feast of Portuguese cuisine, as well as the enchanting villas in Comporta that offer private retreats in the heart of the action.

5 of the Best Restaurants in Comporta

Five of the best restaurants in Comporta

Alongside our guide to the best beaches and beach club recommendations, this pick of some of the best restaurants in Comporta is designed to elevate your dining experience whilst staying at one of our luxury villas in Comporta.


‘Cavalariça’ in Portuguese means stables and this former horse house in the heart of Comporta village has been transformed into a trendy restaurant, marrying rustic charm with sophistication. Former horse stalls now serve as private booths, calçada tiles line the floor, and barn-style shutters frame the windows, creating a unique ambiance. Cavalariça is a distinctive restaurant boasting inimitable style. Through its innovative cuisine and use of organic products, the chef introduces a unique concept centred around sharing an array of vibrant specialities.

Cavalariça, Comporta


The renowned Sublime Comporta brand, featured in our beach club guide, extended its presence this summer with a more diverse and international outpost. The design embodies a bohemian fusion inspired by Bahia, Brazil, while Jacaré da Comporta’s menu focuses on Mediterranean flavours, incorporating imported Italian ingredients and highlighting traditional Italian pizzas from its wood-burning oven.

Jacaré, Comporta


For traditional Portuguese cuisine, a visit to ALMO Café is essential when in Comporta. This all-day restaurant and wine bar specialises in contemporary Portuguese cuisine. Its passion for using seasonal ingredients locally sourced from independent growers, small-scale farms, and producers make it one of the best restaurants in Comporta for sustainable dining.

ALMO Café, Comporta


A roadside eatery near the beach, Dona Bia offers unmissable traditional Portuguese cuisine in a warm, laid back, casual atmosphere. With a focus on regional rice dishes, grilled or fried fish, seafood, and stews, the menu captures the essence of local flavours. The rustic beachy décor adds to the welcoming charm of this delightful spot.

Dona Bia, Comporta

GOMES – Casa de Vinhos & Petiscos

Situated in the heart of Comporta Village, Gomes Casa de Vinhos & Petiscos is a family-run restaurant that caters for all seasons. Whether you take a table on its sunny terrace that extends to outdoor tables nestled in a charming garden in summer, or by the cosy fireplace for winter, the ambiance is always warm and inviting. Known for serving delectable petiscos (Portuguese-style tapas), the restaurant also offers an excellent selection of wines, creating a delightful dining experience for visitors throughout the year.

Gomes Casa de Vinhos & Petiscos, Comporta


Ideal for after-dinner drinks, Colmo Bar is described as the “mighty tiny bar of Comporta” and offers a diverse range of offerings, including breakfast, healthy juices, summer lunches, local wines, and sunset cocktails. And it’s a popular haunt for a night cap.

Colmo Bar, Comporta

Discover captivating Comporta

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