Tavira Restaurant

Chevy Chase

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Owner & chef Duarte Rebolo pays homage to his upbringing in Madeira with menu that fuses Portuguese & Mediterranean influences

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  • For $15, you get $30 worth of Mediterranean fare during dinner.
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Tavira owner and seasoned chef Duarte Rebolo, who has close to 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry, pays homage to his upbringing in Madeira with a toothsome menu that fuses Portuguese and Mediterranean influences. Pan-seared beef medallions in a red-wine sauce ($17.95 for lunch; $22.95 for dinner) award obedient mouths for not biting the mailman, and salted cod quells tummy grumbles with the help of clams, chourico, and collard greens ($24.95, dinner only). Frango à piri piri sets palates ablaze with chicken slathered in a spicy pepper sauce ($15.95 for lunch; $19.95 for dinner), and Portuguese-style bife da casa tops seared steak with a fried egg ($17.95 for lunch; $23.95 for dinner). Midday diners can match their appetites against a selection of sandwiches arriving to tables on french bread and flanked by french fries ($8.95–$9.95).

A spacious dining room surrounds diners with beige walls, sweeping archways, and dramatic floral arrangements, and two exclusive rooms play host to private events such as birthday parties and thumb-war victory banquets. While guests dine among painted murals and Portuguese pottery, famished ear canals feast on the classical tunes performed by a live musician.

Tavira

Head Chef Duarte Rebolo‘s career began on his native island of Maderia, where he cooked for tourists before embarking on a journey that saw him creating luxurious dinners on Celebrity Cruise Lines and working with world-renowned chefs at the Watergate. Today, Rebolo recreates the authentic tastes of Portugal with Tavira’s menu of fresh seafood, goat-cheese-stuffed peppers, and colorful pasta. Music from a live classical guitarist mingles with the scents of mussels, steaks, and warm apple tatins. Diners sip fine wine at the full-service bar, or dine on lunchtime sandwiches of marinated lamb or dinners of grilled chicken in spicy piri-piri sauce. The bill of fare celebrates Portugal’s rich maritime history with ample selections of salted cod, salmon, and shrimp, as well as a pop-up book insert detailing all the fish that got away from Prince Henry the Navigator.

Customer Reviews

739 Ratings

Everything was very good -- food, service, ambiance. The dining room is a formal, white table cloth setting. Unlike many popular restaurants now, it is quiet and ideal for conversation. The whole Dorado was outstanding, grilled perfectly.
Otis M. · 7 days ago
Food is great and food design is very nice too , service is not very good .
Yi L. · November 28, 2016
Ambience and food impeccable. Waitstaff very congenial and helpful in navigating through an unfamiliar menu and cuisine. Will return again for a delectable experience.
Robert C. · November 14, 2016
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    Chevy Chase

    8401 Connecticut Ave.

    Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

    301-652-8684

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