Pubs and Bars in Matosinhos
Alongside tradition, modern cooking has recently come to Matosinhos – a little later and slower to take off than Lisbon’s culinary revolution, but now rapidly gaining pace. Every month brings another new restaurant serving sensibly modest portions on beautifully arranged plates, still based on those great ingredients, with traditional themes tweaked. Blink, and a new bar appears, selling wine by the glass and petiscos – Portugal’s answer to tapas. The Japanese have also spotted that fresh fish – there’s good sushi to be had in Porto.
It says that pubs help to provide a strong social network that improves happiness and overall health. While people who regularly go to large pubs tend to have a larger social circle, they have fewer close friends than drinkers that frequent small local pubs, they found.
Inspired by history, that of all of us that is the one of each, Taberna Lusitana have gathered experiences, Travel scents, unique sites, small sites they have visited. Wines, cheeses, jams but also the knowledges and flavors, the ancestral secrets that now incorporate tapas, snacks and specialties of the house to savor on a visit. Because we believe that the words do not go so far as to describe the aromas and flavors that invade the tavern, that navigate the market and mingle with street-trading and an occasional resident rooster crow.
Vagas is a Restaurant Bar Esplanade located in the beach of Matosinhos. A place of election that has risen after the storm and has the charisma and the unique sympathy of those who idealized it. Here we feel at home, among friends, in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. With a privileged view to the sea, the Vagas is a corner that welcomes us with its characteristic good taste at any time of day and night.