Mesa Moreira is a charming, family-owned Portuguese restaurant that takes immense pride in showcasing the vibrant and authentic flavors of Portugal. Nestled in a cozy corner of Downtown York, Mesa Moreira invites you to experience an exceptional dining experience that combines warm hospitality, handcrafted dishes, and the freshest of ingredients.
As soon as you step inside Mesa Moreira, the inviting ambiance greets you with the bright and spacious dining room. The soft glow from dimmed lights create an intimate and cozy atmosphere, perfect for a memorable meal with loved ones.
Led by the Moreira family, passionate about preserving their Portuguese culinary heritage, the team at Mesa Moreira ensures that every dish is prepared with love and attention to detail. Drawing inspiration from the diverse regions of Portugal, the chefs skillfully craft tantalizing plates that encompass Portuguese cuisine's rich history.
The menu showcases an array of delectable options, allowing diners to embark on a culinary journey through Portugal. Start your meal with appetizers like our flaming Chouriço Assado (Portuguese sausage) or Rissóis de Camarão e Pastéis de Bacalhau (our Portuguese croquettes, imported from Portugal). For the main course, indulge in traditional dishes such as Bacalhau a Lagereiro (bone-in codfish, imported from Portugal) or Parrillada de Mariscos (seafood combination), bursting with the flavors of the ocean.
At Mesa Moreira, fresh ingredients take center stage. The restaurant prides itself on sourcing the finest local produce and seafood, resulting in dishes that burst with genuine flavors and authenticity. Each meal is a testament to the dedication of the Moreira family to bringing the true taste of Portugal to their guests.
The warm and attentive staff at Mesa Moreira treat every guest like family, creating a sense of warmth and familiarity that enhances your overall dining experience. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, having a family gathering, or simply enjoying a meal with friends, Mesa Moreira is the ideal destination to savor the genuine flavors of Portugal in an inviting and cozy environment.
Originally from Portugal, Eduardo brings a wealth of culinary expertise to Mesa Moreira. After relocating to Newark, NJ in 2006, Eduardo honed his skills by working in some of the most esteemed locally owned Portuguese restaurants in the area.
Mesa Moreira considers itself fortunate to have Eduardo as part of their team, as his vast culinary experience allows them to introduce South Central Pennsylvania to the authentic flavors of Portuguese cuisine.
Meet Brittany, the dedicated beverage manager and talented mixologist at Mesa Moreira. Her reputation precedes her in Downtown York, where she is well-known for her expertly crafted cocktails that you won't find anywhere else.
Brittany's passion for ensuring we have authentic Portuguese wine and spirits is evident in the thoughtfully curated cocktail menu at Mesa Moreira, designed to tantalize your taste buds and take you on an exciting journey of flavors.