AVEIRO NOSSO stories 2018-03-05T17:16:50+00:00

AVEIRO NOSSO Stories

Marvel at the unexpected tales of Aveiro streets

AVEIRO NOSSO
Stories

Marvel at the unexpected tales of Aveiro streets

Imofacil
— since 2014 —

Buying a home is a key moment in anyone's life. Today we tell the story of João Fontes and Luís Amaral, owners of Imofácil, in Aveiro, and idel mediators of this rather important process...

Pizzarte
— since 1987 —

April 25, 1987, the inauguration date of Pizzarte, located at Rua Eng. Von Haff, 27, ground floor, in Aveiro, has an interesting curiosity. The day of the Portuguese Revolution, eternally associated with freedom, is also synonymous with freedom for João Castelhano and Jorge Castelhano...

Paula Matos
— since 2008 —

"It is necessary to work with love" is perhaps the best guideline to know the story of Paula Matos, owner of the homonymous hairdressing salon, located in Rua dos Santos Mártires do Alboi, in Aveiro

Trendy Store
— since 2004 —

In the proximity trade there are people who have a certain restlessness, a spirit of constant search for the ideal. Behind the counter of Trendy women's clothing store, located at Rua Dr. Mário Sacramento, 169, in Aveiro, we find Paula Pereira...

Restaurante Palhuça
— since 1985 —

The opening of the original Palhuça is lost in the annals of Aveiro’s history. António gave effectively continuity to the business of the street Antónia Rodrigues, nº 28, that was already in decline and revitalized it to become the famous house that is today...

Mãos Sábias
— since 2018 —

The brand began in Bustos when Susana still taught primary education. Years later, however, she decided to devote herself full time to the business and for that, she decided to open another store, this time, in a more dynamic location...

Restaurante Centenário
— since 1959 —

Certain establishments, due to their quality and longevity, end up becoming the face of a street. Others, can even be the reference point of the whole area. And then we have Centenário, which is unequivocally a reference throughout the city of Aveiro...

Félix Cabeleireiros
— since 2001 —

In the nº 11º of rua da República, in Aveiro, we find José Félix and Madalena Seixas, a nice couple who owns Félix Cabeleireiros. Management-wise, they have two characteristics essential for success: the technical knowledge and the perception of trends, as well as the ability to follow them and even define them...

Picota
— since 1987 —

It is in the most emblematic neighborhood of Aveiro, long nicknamed "Vila Nova", that we immerse in the history of Snack Bar Picota and in experiences of the past. It all started with the Vareiro tavern, more precisely in the old Rua do Vento, today Rua Dr. António Christo...

  • CAIS 3 · AVEIRO NOSSO

Cais 3
— since 2017 —

At Cais do Coco, nº 44, in Aveiro, under the warm blanket of a generous sun, the clients of Cais 3 enjoy their coffee, without haste. In the estuary, the 'moliceiros' …

Pastelaria Santa Joana
— since 1975 —

The house opened doors in 1975 and has had some different managements. Those who have a lot of white hairs will probably remember the predecessor of the Santa Joana pastry shop, the café História...

NoMenu
— since 2008 —

t's time for dinner. The shoes are in their place and the bath is taken, the will to cook, that one is missing. Dinner could be ordered, but there are few restaurants that deliver it. This is a common scenario for a good part of the population and it is precisely this dilemma to which the 'noMenu' service offers a response...

The Best Store
— since 2012 —

The wardrobe screams in agony, with freshness that has never seen the light of day. Such is the tragedy of the new clothes that are left in a corner. Fernanda Costa, owner of The Best Store, at Avenida Dr. Lourenço Peixinho 175A, however, has another outcome for this dilemma, namely offering a second life for all types of clothing...

Abílio Marques Restaurant
— since 1963 —

In 1963, Abílio Marques and his wife, Maria Ratola Coelho, opened a grocery store, at Rua da Capela, No. 182, in Bonsucesso. The business started with a reduced offer, but it was so successful that changed its functioning to coffee...

Baga de Sal Guesthouse
— since 2010 —

n spite of everything, Arminda and Rosa managed to create a unique environment, in a space that is open and inviting. They installed bathrooms in the seven rooms available, renovated the entire electrical installation and removed the wild vegetation from the backyard...

Taberna do Arco
— since 2017 —

Aveiro, city by the sea, city with life, tourism, beach and sun. A city with its doors open to the world, with its customs in the limelight, but also a city of peacefull, hidden places, havens, of those spots that already feel like a second home ... Susana Vieira Ferrão and Jaime Nuno Reis knew how to propagate this spirit in its fullness, through their project, the Taberna do Arco, located in the Arco do Comércio, nº27...

Forum Óptica
— since 1994 —

The passion for optics has lasted in the family for three generations, and the first store in Guarda was founded by his paternal grandfather, Vitaliano Araújo e Castro

Galetos Dourados
— since 1990 —

Galetos Dourados story begins more than half a century ago, when in 1955 the father of Mr. José Manuel de Sousa Vale leaves Penafiel to work in Aveiro in a clothing store.

Ria Café
— since 1969 —

Today we tell the story of Marina Martins and Kais Lauoini and their business, located at Clube dos Galitos Street, number 5. Marina and Kais are psychologists, friends, parents, older siblings, teachers ... Let's summarize. Marina and Kais are owners of the Ria Café and the rest comes naturally.

Licor de Aveiro
— since 2015 —

Ana Martins stired the thick mixture dancing in the pan. She called Rui Martins, her husband, to take care of the pan because she had to bottle the rest of the stock, since customers of the kiosk located on Viana do Castelo street were waiting for the famous Liquor of Aveiro...

Tasca de Sal
— since 2015 —

On February 12, 2015, the Tasca do Café became the Tasca do Sal. The change of name was subtle, but the concept of the house has undergone considerable changes. Lets take a closer look at the mind behind this emergent house in the city of Aveiro, located at nº 15 of the Cais dos Mercantéis.

Pá d’ouro
— since 2004 —

The Alvará 2176 hides a well-kept secret of the Beira Mar’s “Cagaréus”. In Rua do Gravito’s nº5, a few meters from the School, guarded from the persistent wind, there is a quiet terrace in the purest tradition of Aveiro.

Isabel Castro
— since 1987 —

In Rua Conselheiro Luís De Magalhães, Nº1, in a well-known place of the aveirenses, we find the hairdresser Isabel Castro. We are waiting for Nuno Ferreira de Castro, son of Isabel, ready to tell us the history of this family business.

Cafeina nos Arcos
— since 1999 —

In response to the successive extinction of a significant number of coffee houses in the city of Aveiro - many of which would be converted into pastries or tea rooms - on the eve of the new millennium opened a brand new coffee house, “Cafeína Nos Arcos” …

Ferro Restaurant
— since 1982 —

In 1909, a building designed by Francisco Rocha was inaugurated at no. 30 of Tenente Resende Street, in Aveiro, which would become part of the rich heritage of arte nova, so characteristic of the city and which today is known to host Pensão Ferro...

BOM TALHO
— since 1988 —

In September 1988 opened in Aveiro, on Avenida Oita, nº12, the Bom Talho. The building where the butchery is situated had just been built and José Carlos da Silva did not miss the opportunity to open his business

O BURACO
— since 1987 —

At number 31 on Rua Antónia Rodrigues, Alice Conceição, the owner of the Buraco Restaurant, was waiting for the friends in order to show them their table.

Cabeleireiros Grupo Y
— since 1994 —

We were in the 90s in Paris, and as the French's full-bodied hairs and perms gained more adept, democracies were also gaining traction. Rosalina Maria Moreno Pereira finished her training in the prestigious Grupo Y, which in 1990 had already begun to expand its influence...

O Púcaro
— since the 50’s —

Located in the center of Esgueira, the 'O Púcaro' is one of the most renowned takeaway restaurant and takeaway, especially for all the barbecue chicken lovers. But before we talk about the most requested dish...

Talho Basílio
— since 1991 —

In Rua Domingos Carrancho, from the homonymous and illustrious local that brought the public illumination to the city in 1845, there is a butcher house that dates back to the beginning of the 20th century...

Farmácia Central
— since 1959 —

The elders of Beira-Mar say that the cast-iron sill at the entrance to the Farmácia Central existed at the beginning of the 20th century. Mr. Roque, who is already in his seventies, tells us that it was Dr. Augusto Góis who founded the house, maintained by him until the late 70's, when one of the employees bought the space, Mr. Valentim Pereira, father of the current Technical Director, Dr. Mário Pereira.

Bernardete & Dina
— since 2003 —

In 1967, on the first floor of door 29 of Rua José Estêvão, opened for the first time the doors of one of the most mythical halls of Aveiro, the famous Salon Jean, of Hairdresser António Gaspar, also known as Toneca...

Hairtz
— since 1999 —

It was at the turn of the century, 1999, that Hairtz was born, a hairdressing salon that transports the spirit, the attitude and all the strength of the brothers Ana and Alex, passionate about life, people and what they believe in - to grow without limits...

Tasquinha do Leitão
— since 2015 —

If we consider our past as the road left behind, many of us, looking over our shoulder, will see nothing but a dense fog, which voraciously overshadows memories. Activities that pleased us now seem infinitely distant...

Chá e bolachas
— since 2014 —

It is in this fusion of stone and aluminum, in this blend of functionality and decoration that we find Chá e Bolachas, founded on October 14, 2014, a space of light and relaxed personality...

Feitoria do Cacao
— since 2015 —

By itself, swaying someone is not an easy task. To do so only through the emanating aroma, elevates the conquest to a level of merit difficult to match. However, this is exactly what (and should) boast about Susana Tavares and Tomoko Suga. We barely enter the Cacao Factory,...

Convívio
— since 1973 —

In July 1973, Mrs. Maria Luisa and Mr. Manuel Azevedo were issued the license to run an establishment known simply as Café Bilhares. Continuing the entrepreneurial vein of Mr. Manuel's father,

TOC & RETOC
— since 2014 —

Toc & Retoc is an atelier where you can find a little of everything. The decorative arts, painting and restoration are some of the services that the atelier has to satisfy the needs of its clients.

  • MATSURI - AVEIRO NOSSO

Matsuri
— since 2009 —

In good Japanese “Matsuri” is an open chest with friends around the table as one cheerfully declares the generosity and festivity of the meeting …

Milano
— since 2014 —

It was the year 1992 when the Adlertum Dortmund was opened in the German city of Dortmund. At the top of the tower was a boy, son of Portugueses, his gaze locked on the endless view of industrial blocks over the Ruhr Valley,...

  • SABOR E ARTE · AVEIRO NOSSO

Sabor e Arte
— since 2008 —

Located in the historic district of Aveiro, Sabor & Arte accommodates, in addition to various handicrafts, a wide variety of materials and tools, specially for the arts and crafts.

  • MG SPORT · AVEIRONOSSO

MG Sport
— since 2001 —

'The key is for all clothes to shine in the spotlight', explains Pedro Gomes when he speaks of MGSPORT in proud fashion, a multi-brand clothing store founded in 2001, but one that is much more than that: 'it’s a unique concept in Aveiro, in which we offer a true lifestyle.'

Imofacil
— since 2014 —

Buying a home is a key moment in anyone's life. Today we tell the story of João Fontes and Luís Amaral, owners of Imofácil, in Aveiro, and idel mediators of this rather important process...

Pizzarte
— since 1987 —

April 25, 1987, the inauguration date of Pizzarte, located at Rua Eng. Von Haff, 27, ground floor, in Aveiro, has an interesting curiosity. The day of the Portuguese Revolution, eternally associated with freedom, is also synonymous with freedom for João Castelhano and Jorge Castelhano...

Paula Matos
— since 2008 —

"It is necessary to work with love" is perhaps the best guideline to know the story of Paula Matos, owner of the homonymous hairdressing salon, located in Rua dos Santos Mártires do Alboi, in Aveiro

Trendy Store
— since 2004 —

In the proximity trade there are people who have a certain restlessness, a spirit of constant search for the ideal. Behind the counter of Trendy women's clothing store, located at Rua Dr. Mário Sacramento, 169, in Aveiro, we find Paula Pereira...

Restaurante Palhuça
— since 1985 —

The opening of the original Palhuça is lost in the annals of Aveiro’s history. António gave effectively continuity to the business of the street Antónia Rodrigues, nº 28, that was already in decline and revitalized it to become the famous house that is today...

Garrafeira 5 Estrelas
— since 1996 —

Garrafeira was born of a desire of Fernando Paralta to ensure a future for his children, at a time when the Portuguese economic horizon was not very promising...

Ostraveiro – Marinha Passagem
— since 2016 —

It's often said that it is not possible to mix business with pleasure. Sandra and Sandro, the friendly couple, owner of OstrAveiro on Rua da Ria, Pyramids, have good reason to distrust the notion...

Mãos Sábias
— since 2018 —

The brand began in Bustos when Susana still taught primary education. Years later, however, she decided to devote herself full time to the business and for that, she decided to open another store, this time, in a more dynamic location...

Restaurante Centenário
— since 1959 —

Certain establishments, due to their quality and longevity, end up becoming the face of a street. Others, can even be the reference point of the whole area. And then we have Centenário, which is unequivocally a reference throughout the city of Aveiro...

Félix Cabeleireiros
— since 2001 —

In the nº 11º of rua da República, in Aveiro, we find José Félix and Madalena Seixas, a nice couple who owns Félix Cabeleireiros. Management-wise, they have two characteristics essential for success: the technical knowledge and the perception of trends, as well as the ability to follow them and even define them...

Picota
— since 1987 —

It is in the most emblematic neighborhood of Aveiro, long nicknamed "Vila Nova", that we immerse in the history of Snack Bar Picota and in experiences of the past. It all started with the Vareiro tavern, more precisely in the old Rua do Vento, today Rua Dr. António Christo...

  • CAIS 3 · AVEIRO NOSSO

Cais 3
— since 2017 —

At Cais do Coco, nº 44, in Aveiro, under the warm blanket of a generous sun, the clients of Cais 3 enjoy their coffee, without haste. In the estuary, the 'moliceiros' …

Pastelaria Santa Joana
— since 1975 —

The house opened doors in 1975 and has had some different managements. Those who have a lot of white hairs will probably remember the predecessor of the Santa Joana pastry shop, the café História...

NoMenu
— since 2008 —

t's time for dinner. The shoes are in their place and the bath is taken, the will to cook, that one is missing. Dinner could be ordered, but there are few restaurants that deliver it. This is a common scenario for a good part of the population and it is precisely this dilemma to which the 'noMenu' service offers a response...

The Best Store
— since 2012 —

The wardrobe screams in agony, with freshness that has never seen the light of day. Such is the tragedy of the new clothes that are left in a corner. Fernanda Costa, owner of The Best Store, at Avenida Dr. Lourenço Peixinho 175A, however, has another outcome for this dilemma, namely offering a second life for all types of clothing...

Abílio Marques Restaurant
— since 1963 —

In 1963, Abílio Marques and his wife, Maria Ratola Coelho, opened a grocery store, at Rua da Capela, No. 182, in Bonsucesso. The business started with a reduced offer, but it was so successful that changed its functioning to coffee...

Baga de Sal Guesthouse
— since 2010 —

n spite of everything, Arminda and Rosa managed to create a unique environment, in a space that is open and inviting. They installed bathrooms in the seven rooms available, renovated the entire electrical installation and removed the wild vegetation from the backyard...

Taberna do Arco
— since 2017 —

Aveiro, city by the sea, city with life, tourism, beach and sun. A city with its doors open to the world, with its customs in the limelight, but also a city of peacefull, hidden places, havens, of those spots that already feel like a second home ... Susana Vieira Ferrão and Jaime Nuno Reis knew how to propagate this spirit in its fullness, through their project, the Taberna do Arco, located in the Arco do Comércio, nº27...

Forum Óptica
— since 1994 —

The passion for optics has lasted in the family for three generations, and the first store in Guarda was founded by his paternal grandfather, Vitaliano Araújo e Castro

Galetos Dourados
— since 1990 —

Galetos Dourados story begins more than half a century ago, when in 1955 the father of Mr. José Manuel de Sousa Vale leaves Penafiel to work in Aveiro in a clothing store.

Ria Café
— since 1969 —

Today we tell the story of Marina Martins and Kais Lauoini and their business, located at Clube dos Galitos Street, number 5. Marina and Kais are psychologists, friends, parents, older siblings, teachers ... Let's summarize. Marina and Kais are owners of the Ria Café and the rest comes naturally.

Licor de Aveiro
— since 2015 —

Ana Martins stired the thick mixture dancing in the pan. She called Rui Martins, her husband, to take care of the pan because she had to bottle the rest of the stock, since customers of the kiosk located on Viana do Castelo street were waiting for the famous Liquor of Aveiro...

Tasca de Sal
— since 2015 —

On February 12, 2015, the Tasca do Café became the Tasca do Sal. The change of name was subtle, but the concept of the house has undergone considerable changes. Lets take a closer look at the mind behind this emergent house in the city of Aveiro, located at nº 15 of the Cais dos Mercantéis.

Pá d’ouro
— since 2004 —

The Alvará 2176 hides a well-kept secret of the Beira Mar’s “Cagaréus”. In Rua do Gravito’s nº5, a few meters from the School, guarded from the persistent wind, there is a quiet terrace in the purest tradition of Aveiro.

Isabel Castro
— since 1987 —

In Rua Conselheiro Luís De Magalhães, Nº1, in a well-known place of the aveirenses, we find the hairdresser Isabel Castro. We are waiting for Nuno Ferreira de Castro, son of Isabel, ready to tell us the history of this family business.

OMB Grupo Óptico
— since 1981 —

In 1982, the paths of Adelino Nogueira Lopes and Vítor Castanheira cross and from this fortuitous encounter OMB is born, with 33 stores spread all over the country...

Cafeina nos Arcos
— since 1999 —

In response to the successive extinction of a significant number of coffee houses in the city of Aveiro - many of which would be converted into pastries or tea rooms - on the eve of the new millennium opened a brand new coffee house, “Cafeína Nos Arcos” …

Ferro Restaurant
— since 1982 —

In 1909, a building designed by Francisco Rocha was inaugurated at no. 30 of Tenente Resende Street, in Aveiro, which would become part of the rich heritage of arte nova, so characteristic of the city and which today is known to host Pensão Ferro...

BOM TALHO
— since 1988 —

In September 1988 opened in Aveiro, on Avenida Oita, nº12, the Bom Talho. The building where the butchery is situated had just been built and José Carlos da Silva did not miss the opportunity to open his business

O BURACO
— since 1987 —

At number 31 on Rua Antónia Rodrigues, Alice Conceição, the owner of the Buraco Restaurant, was waiting for the friends in order to show them their table.

  • TABACARIA 3E · AVEIRO NOSSO

Tabacaria 3e
— since 2014 —

Paulo Senos, owner of the Tabacaria 3E, located at Rua Doctor Mário Sacramento nº3, is what is usually called a man of the 7 occupations …

S. Gonçalo Arts & Crafts
— since 1989 —

Some say that difficulties builds character. Alice Marques and Joaquim Oliveira, grandmothers of Diana Coelho, are a real example of this observation. From door to door, they forged,...

Cabeleireiros Grupo Y
— since 1994 —

We were in the 90s in Paris, and as the French's full-bodied hairs and perms gained more adept, democracies were also gaining traction. Rosalina Maria Moreno Pereira finished her training in the prestigious Grupo Y, which in 1990 had already begun to expand its influence...

Tertúlia Bistro
— since 2015 —

This story begins with Ernesto Tavares, saxophonist of the famous Irmãos Tavares, also known during the sixties as the ‘Beatles da Gafanha da Nazaré.’

O Púcaro
— since the 50’s —

Located in the center of Esgueira, the 'O Púcaro' is one of the most renowned takeaway restaurant and takeaway, especially for all the barbecue chicken lovers. But before we talk about the most requested dish...

Talho Basílio
— since 1991 —

In Rua Domingos Carrancho, from the homonymous and illustrious local that brought the public illumination to the city in 1845, there is a butcher house that dates back to the beginning of the 20th century...

Farmácia Central
— since 1959 —

The elders of Beira-Mar say that the cast-iron sill at the entrance to the Farmácia Central existed at the beginning of the 20th century. Mr. Roque, who is already in his seventies, tells us that it was Dr. Augusto Góis who founded the house, maintained by him until the late 70's, when one of the employees bought the space, Mr. Valentim Pereira, father of the current Technical Director, Dr. Mário Pereira.

Bernardete & Dina
— since 2003 —

In 1967, on the first floor of door 29 of Rua José Estêvão, opened for the first time the doors of one of the most mythical halls of Aveiro, the famous Salon Jean, of Hairdresser António Gaspar, also known as Toneca...

Hairtz
— since 1999 —

It was at the turn of the century, 1999, that Hairtz was born, a hairdressing salon that transports the spirit, the attitude and all the strength of the brothers Ana and Alex, passionate about life, people and what they believe in - to grow without limits...

Tasquinha do Leitão
— since 2015 —

If we consider our past as the road left behind, many of us, looking over our shoulder, will see nothing but a dense fog, which voraciously overshadows memories. Activities that pleased us now seem infinitely distant...

Chá e bolachas
— since 2014 —

It is in this fusion of stone and aluminum, in this blend of functionality and decoration that we find Chá e Bolachas, founded on October 14, 2014, a space of light and relaxed personality...

Feitoria do Cacao
— since 2015 —

By itself, swaying someone is not an easy task. To do so only through the emanating aroma, elevates the conquest to a level of merit difficult to match. However, this is exactly what (and should) boast about Susana Tavares and Tomoko Suga. We barely enter the Cacao Factory,...

Convívio
— since 1973 —

In July 1973, Mrs. Maria Luisa and Mr. Manuel Azevedo were issued the license to run an establishment known simply as Café Bilhares. Continuing the entrepreneurial vein of Mr. Manuel's father,

TOC & RETOC
— since 2014 —

Toc & Retoc is an atelier where you can find a little of everything. The decorative arts, painting and restoration are some of the services that the atelier has to satisfy the needs of its clients.

  • MATSURI - AVEIRO NOSSO

Matsuri
— since 2009 —

In good Japanese “Matsuri” is an open chest with friends around the table as one cheerfully declares the generosity and festivity of the meeting …

Zig Zag
— since 1960 —

Zig Zag served as a "refuge" for all those who wanted to "hide", closing doors in the name of freedom that kept eluding the people.

Milano
— since 2014 —

It was the year 1992 when the Adlertum Dortmund was opened in the German city of Dortmund. At the top of the tower was a boy, son of Portugueses, his gaze locked on the endless view of industrial blocks over the Ruhr Valley,...

  • SABOR E ARTE · AVEIRO NOSSO

Sabor e Arte
— since 2008 —

Located in the historic district of Aveiro, Sabor & Arte accommodates, in addition to various handicrafts, a wide variety of materials and tools, specially for the arts and crafts.

  • GIZ · AVEIRO NOSSO

Giz
— since 2009 —

It's like being at home, with no hurry”. This is a promise often made but rarely fulfilled by the catering industry. But when it’s a life motto …

  • MG SPORT · AVEIRONOSSO

MG Sport
— since 2001 —

'The key is for all clothes to shine in the spotlight', explains Pedro Gomes when he speaks of MGSPORT in proud fashion, a multi-brand clothing store founded in 2001, but one that is much more than that: 'it’s a unique concept in Aveiro, in which we offer a true lifestyle.'

BAU-UAU
— since 2003 —

This story mixes friendship, vision and pizza slices. It starts on a table from another city landmark...

  • Paulo Pinheiro TÊZERO · AVEIRONOSSO

Tripas Têzero
— since 2000 —

When passing by the Clube dos Galitos street, right next to TÊZERO’s door, the first sign that something tasty is being made there is its typical smell …