This charming canteen is part diner, part social initiative and home to the Civil Servants’ Retired Association dining room, which is open to the public and popular with both the young and the young-at-heart. Drop by for hearty homestyle Macanese fare and a menu of all-time favourites like oxtail stew, grilled prawns, stingray stew and roast chicken.
49B Avenida de Sidonio Pais, Macao; (853) 2852 4325
Whether comparing Michelin stars or the cities’ food scenes in general, Macao often comes across as the poor relation compared to Hong Kong. But the truth is, our sister SAR is full of great eateries – you just have to know where to find them. We sidestep the entertainment complexes and present the best places to eat like a local in Macao.