On the road to Foia:
'TERESINHA': Popular stop for bus-tours. Chicken Piri-Piri ,
'O LUAR': Nice restaurant warm in the Winter and with a terrace in Summer, very good local food, Map
'JARDIM DOS OLIVEIRAS': Converted farm, very good typical Monchique food. Nice to sit outside in Summer, cozy in Winter, Map
'RAMPA': Our favorite restaurant for chicken Piri-Piri; also good eels; terrace, map
'PARAISO DA MONTANHA': Long established chicken restaurant; Touristy. Map
'ESTALAGEM DE SANTO ANTONIO': The restaurant on top of Foia...
'A CHARETTE': Near town hall, very popular at lunch time; local dishes at their best.Map
'A NORA': Snack-bar on main square; Very touristy but pleasant for a drink.
'O PARQUE': Busy cafe on the way out of town; good cheap dish of the day.
In Caldas de Monchique:
ROUXINOL: Lovely restaurant serving a mixture of Scandinavian and Portuguese dishes. Very cozy, and a nice terrace. Excellent service.
LONGEVITY: Chef Olivier's restaurant in the new hotel in Caldas; Well worth the extra money for the great food and service. For a special evening!Map