Want to discover some great Portuguese food? Explore the menu at Sagres Restaurant in Fall River, Massachusetts.
Some of their most popular dishes are their shrimp dishes.
Camaroa Alhinjo (“camaroa” is Portuguese for shrimp (at about $10) is sautéed in garlic, white wine sauce and picante sauce, and the other, shrimp Mocambique (also at about $10) is cooked in butter, olive oil and onions, and flavored with mouth watering spices...
At this point the choice of wines must be mentioned. A glass per person or a full bottle of a classic Portuguese Vino Verde (literally “green wine”) should be ordered with the appetizers. This is a light fruity wine and will go extremely well with the shrimp...
The main courses, and there are almost two dozen, include seafood, pork, beef and chicken dishes.
The menu opens to a page of over forty different wines.
Their house wines, available by the glass or bottle, are Foxbrook Cabinet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and white Zinfandel at $4 a glass or $17 a bottle. In addition, Sagres has an excellent selection of Classic Ports.
To complete your meal, you’ll be tempted by traditional Portuguese Custard and Bean Pudding Cake, or perhaps Tiramisu, Vanilla Cheesecake, Chocolate Mousse and Passion Fruit Pudding.
And then there’s the classic Portuguese dessert, a Pudin Bolacha de Maria made from cookies and cream.
Sagres is located on the slopes of Columbia Street on the east side of the Taunton River. It is not too steep, but when you get into Sagres you will see that the restaurant has three levels.
Sagres is a bit like being transported back to Lisbon where the food is terrific and delicious, the entertainment authentic and wonderful, and the traditional Portuguese atmosphere friendly and warm.
Sagres is located at 177 Columbia St, Fall River, MA 02721, just three blocks up from Broadway and three blocks down from Washington Boulevard. Phone 508-675-7018, as reservations are recommended, especially on weekends and holidays.
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