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Pastéis de Belém

Bakery | €

Whether it’s to carry energy before a Lisbon tour or to recover energy after a visit to the Jeronimos Monastery and the Torre de Belém, a stop at the Confeitaria dos Pastéis de Belém is mandatory.…

  • Belém
  • Pastry Shop

Solar dos Presuntos

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Located near the famous Avenida da Liberdade, Solar dos Presuntos has immortalized the legitimate Minho cuisine specialities for over 40 years. A place where “Whoever enters this House enters his House” and trust that here good eating and serving…

  • Avenida & Marquês
  • Portuguese Cuisine

Cervejaria Ramiro

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Cervejaria Ramiro was born in 1956 by the hand of Mr. Ramiro's father as a small "pasture house", a business that gradually evolved and gained notoriety. Today it is a very obligatory and mythical place in Lisbon to eat seafood, where quality is…

  • Intendente
  • Fish & Seafood

Solar 31

Restaurant | €-€€€

If Portugal is known for its good fish and seafood, Solar 31 Da Calçada is known for offering customers the best of the sea. Located on Calçada Garcia 31, the restaurant has never gone unnoticed for its high-quality fresh fish and live seafood…

  • Baixa
  • Fish & Seafood

Terroir

Restaurant | €-€€

Savour Portugal and the world in an unforgettable restaurant, downtown Lisbon, where excellent food and wines combine with signature cuisine with a contemporary link. Terroir is not only a restaurant, but a real gastronomic atelier experience, where…

  • Baixa
  • International

100 Maneiras Restaurante

Restaurant | €€€

The "100 Maneiras", located in Bairro Alto, is the new home of Chef Ljubomir Stanisic. The kitchen came by accident, after going through the war in Yugoslavia, his home country. Experience in renowned restaurants formed the man he is today. In 2011,…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Fine Dining

Kanazawa Restaurante

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Established in the Algés area, 1km away from Torre de Belém, the Orient gains expression through the most exclusive Japanese restaurant in Lisbon, Kanazawa. A space with no decoration, typical of Japanese minimalism, with only eight seats at the…

  • Belém
  • Asian

Frade dos Mares Restaurante

Restaurant | €-€€

The "Frade dos Mares" restaurant is a must for lovers of traditional Portuguese food. The welcoming atmosphere and homemade food make this restaurant one of the most popular in downtown Lisbon.…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Portuguese Cuisine

Café São Bento

Restaurant | €-€€€

With more than three decades of existence, next to the Assembly of the Republic, Café de São Bento is a meeting point of excellence in the city.…

  • Estrela
  • Steakhouse

Ao 26 Restaurante

Restaurant | €€-€€€

"Ao 26 - Vegan Food Project" was inaugurated by Catarina Gonçalves with the intention of presenting the tradition of traditional Portuguese cuisine through vegan and vegetarian dishes. …

  • Baixa
  • Portuguese Cuisine

Saraiva’s

Restaurant | €-€€

With Parque Eduardo VII as its neighbour, Saraiva's won for two consecutive years, in 2020 and 2021, the Bib Gourmand in the Michelin Guide for the best restaurant and the best quality/price ratio. How? The difference lies in the details that combine…

  • São Sebastião
  • European

A Licorista e O Bacalhoeiro

Restaurant | €-€€

Considered one of the unique corners of Lisbon, the Licorista was one of the favorite places of Fernando Pessoa to drink a liquor or a ‘ginjinha’. Founded in 1920, a photograph of the writer to drink, recreated in a tile panel, is still visible…

  • Baixa
  • Traditional

Oven Lisboa

Restaurant | €-€€€

First, the idea arises, then the dream is born, and from the gastronomic experience the signature cuisine emerges. Finally, through Chef Hari Chapagain, the exceptional and authentic Nepalese restaurant, downtown Lisbon, opens. Oven Lisboa presents…

  • Baixa
  • Indian

Arkhe

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Arkhe, like its meaning, the beginning of everything, brings us a new principle of celebrating life in a restaurant of high standard vegetable cuisine located in Santos. Awarded “Restaurante Destaque do Ano 2020” by Mesa Marcada, the restaurant…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Vegetarian

Organi Chiado

Restaurant | €€-€€€

In a very Lisbon atmosphere, but as a response to an alternative to traditional food, Organi, awarded the best vegetarian restaurant in Lisbon in 2019 by Tripadvisor, emphasizes respect and harmony for the land, being an organic, sustainable, and…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Vegetarian

Peixola

Restaurant | €-€€

Anchored in the heart of Lisbon, it is in Rua do Alecrim that we indulge in the gastronomic wave of Peixola, a beerhall that only serves fish. With a contemporary “spine” and counter service, the space keeps eternal memories of the maritime…

  • Cais do Sodré
  • Fish & Seafood

Sala de Corte Restaurante

Restaurant | €€€

Chef Luís Gaspar is the mentor of the concept of the restaurant "Sala de Corte", a steakhouse that enhances the essence of each piece of meat, combining the cooking process with the perfect cut and maturation. …

  • Cais do Sodré
  • Steakhouse

Gelato Davvero

Ice Cream Shop | €

Santos neighbourhood has a first-rate and sopraffino way of providing happy moments. At Gelato Davvero, they try to serve the best ice cream in Lisbon and its surroundings! …

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Ice Creams & Crepes

Manteigaria Silva - Time Out Market

Restaurant | €-€€

For over 125 years, Manteigaria Silva has been serving generations of Portuguese, being a pearl of traditional Portuguese trade. From monarchy to republic, with the same quality, the brand has opened a new space.…

  • Cais do Sodré
  • Wine & Tapas

Quintal das Docas

Restaurant | €€-€€€

“Quintal das Docas” is a paradise for meat lovers. In this steakhouse in downtown Lisbon, it is possible to find meats matured for a period between one and five weeks, which makes it more tender and juicy. The Rump and Tenderloin cuts, available…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Steakhouse

Restaurante Tágide

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Restaurant Tágide placed in Lisbon, it’s a space of constrast between the traditional and the modernity, presents the new autumn menu, with the Chef’s Nuno Diniz signature, which will bring to the visitor’s table the best national products.…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • European

Lisboa é Linda

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Located in Travessa de S. Paulo, next to Mercado da Ribeira, the "Lisboa é Linda" restaurant, presents itself as a cozy space with a touch of modernity, based in a typical Lisbon neighbourhood that invites its guests to enjoy tapas and national…

  • Cais do Sodré
  • Wine & Tapas

Sála Restaurante

Restaurant | €€€

The restaurant "Sála", in the heart of Lisbon, is the new space inaugurated by Chef João Sá. His passion for Portuguese cuisine has led him to travel and work with some big names in the Michelin guide, both in Portugal and Spain. In 2018, "Sála"…

  • Baixa
  • Fine Dining

Epur Restaurante

Restaurant | €€€

Epur, situated in Chiado, is the home of renowned French Chef Vincent Farges. Influenced by Portuguese, Asian, and French cuisine, the dishes show his passion for gastronomy. In 2019, the Michelin guide awarded the Epur with its first star.…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Fine Dining

Restaurante O Frade

Restaurant | €-€€€

In Belém, at the restaurant "O Frade" the pot food, made in clay pots, delights the Portuguese and foreigners. …

  • Belém
  • Portuguese Cuisine

Palácio Chiado

Restaurant | €-€€

Between banquets and unusual artworks, 1781 was marked by the history and customs of bons vivants in an unprecedented Palace, which has now become a restaurant, bar, and art center. A space with historical narrative and a tribute to traditional…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • International

Come Prima

Restaurant | €€-€€€

In the surroundings of the Ancient Art Museum, the yellow walls covered in purple flowers bougainvillea highlight the Come Prima restaurant within the neighbourhood. Inside it, the chef, Tanka Sapkot, prepares typical dishes of the Italian Cuisine,…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Italian

Chapitô à Mesa

Restaurant | €-€€€

“Chapitô à Mesa” is a branch of the non-governmental organization with the same name, which aims to promote circus and performing arts in Portugal. …

  • Alfama & Castelo

As Bifanas do Afonso

Restaurant | €-€€

Although its origin is unknown, bifana is one of the best known and most requested dishes in Portugal. Whether as a main dish or just as a snack, it leaves no one indifferent. …

  • Baixa
  • Traditional

Taberna Sal Grosso

Restaurant | €-€€

In the heart of Lisbon, Taberna Sal Grosso maintains the tradition of Portuguese cuisine with mouth-watering snacks.…

  • Xabregas & Marvila
  • Portuguese Cuisine

Invicta Madragoa Restaurante

Restaurant | €€€

Located just 10 minutes' walk from Docas de Santos, "Invicta Madragoa" is the ideal restaurant for visitors who prefer cosy spaces and food made with soul.…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Portuguese Cuisine

Eneko Lisboa

Restaurant | €€€

Eneko Lisboa is the latest project by Chef Eneko Atxa, born in the Basque Country and honoured with six Michelin stars, one of them in the same space. In partnership with Penha Longa Resort, Eneko Lisboa combines industrial architecture with…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Fine Dining

Gelataria Portuguesa

Ice Cream Shop | €

In Rua Santa Cruz do Castelo, an unforgettable experience awaits you. With "its doors open to the world," Gelataria Portuguesa shares the passion and knowledge of handmade ice cream art with traditional Portuguese flavours. A minimalist ice cream…

  • Alfama & Castelo
  • Ice Creams & Crepes

Boa-Bao

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Located in Chiado, the Boa-Bao restaurant presents a unique concept in Portugal, providing a true sensory experience in Asia. Open since April 2017, it is a casual and elegant place that surprises with its pan-Asian cuisine concept. With a singular…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Asian

Nivà - Alcântara

Ice Cream Shop | €-€€

Famous in Turin and Cannes, now in Lisbon too, Nivà is not just any ice cream parlour! In addition to gelataria tradizionale, Nivà is a creamery, too, by the consistency of the ice creams, similar to cold mousse, a process needing Italian expertise…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Ice Creams & Crepes

O Faia

Restaurant

Founded in 1947 by the bookseller Alfredo de Almeida and by the fado singer Lucília Carmo, parents of the fado singer Carlos do Carmo, O Faia remains to this day as a reference on Lisbon night.This is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Fado

Santelmo

Restaurant | €-€€€

Located in Poço dos Negros, a place that has been reborn due to the opening of new projects, Santelmo is a restaurant that makes an ode to Portuguese customs. This way, it is especially appealing to tourists, as they find in a single space various…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Fish & Seafood

Alcântara 50 Restaurante

Restaurant | €-€€

The relaxed family atmosphere is the hallmark of "Alcântara 50". Visitors are presented with a rustic decoration that transports them back in time to a typical Lisbon house in the 1950s.…

  • Santos & Alcântara
  • Wine & Tapas

Tantura

Restaurant | €-€€

From Tantura to Lisbon, a love story was born, as the restaurant is the result of a cooking passion and the memories lived at grandparents’. If Tantura was a port city, it is in Bairro Alto that this port of Middle East origin is situated, a haven…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Middle East

Frutaria Café

Restaurant | €

Lisbon's downtown has got a very fresh and juicy vibe with Frutaria Café. What do you expect? A tropical place of healthy food, spectacular to have breakfast and read a book on the comfortable sofas. The strong colours and the scent of fresh fruit…

  • Baixa
  • Brunch

Legumi Sushi Vegan

Restaurant | €-€€

A few steps from Santa Catarina Viewpoint, Legumi Sushi Vegan provides a healthy and environmentally sustainable alternative to traditional sushi. Here, vegan and vegetarian food combine with Japanese cuisine in an explosion of colours, flavours, and…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Vegetarian

The Artinn Rooftop Bar & Dinner

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Located in downtown Lisbon, the ARTINN Rooftop offers one of the best views over Lisbon, becoming the ideal place for a delicious dinner or the celebration of a successful event. The space has a lounge, snack bar and restaurant with a unique concept…

  • Baixa
  • Italian

A Taberna do Mar Restaurante

Restaurant | €€-€€€

A short distance from Miradouro da Graça, and less than 500 metres from S. Jorge Castle, it is possible to find the restaurant "A Taberna do Mar". …

  • Alfama & Castelo
  • Fusion

Valdo Gatti

Restaurant | €-€€

In the heart of Bairro Alto, Valdo Gatti reveals the real traditional Italian gastronomic experience and is one of the best pizzerias in Lisbon.…

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Pizzaria

M’arrecreo Pizzeria

Restaurant | €-€€

Neapolitan pride and Italian cuisine gain new forms of expression in Bairro Alto, in front of Elevador da Glória, framed in the classic and ancient Lisbon environment. …

  • Bairro Alto & Chiado
  • Pizzaria

Nannarella

Ice Cream Shop | €

In Rua Nova da Piedade, true Italian ice cream comes to life in a piccolo shop where everything is made hand-to-hand with love. …

  • Estrela
  • Ice Creams & Crepes

Loco Restaurante

Restaurant | €€€

The "Loco" restaurant, located a few steps from Basílica da Estrela, was opened by Chef Alexandre Silva, known to the Portuguese for his victory in the Top Chef programme in 2012. The gastronomic background, of an exclusively Portuguese team, shines…

  • Estrela
  • Fine Dining

Nivà - Principe Real

Ice Cream Shop | €-€€

Famous in Turin and Cannes, now in Lisbon too, Nivà is not just any ice cream parlour! In addition to gelataria tradizionale, Nivà is a creamery, too, by the consistency of the ice creams, similar to cold mousse, a process needing Italian expertise…

  • Príncipe Real
  • Ice Creams & Crepes

Zazah

Restaurant | €€€

Located in Príncipe Real, with a “Rio de Janeiro” style, Zazah invades Lisbon in cultural and gastronomic recognition. Good things happen here, such as food, celebrations, art and music. Zazah is where you toast, eat, appreciate art and dance.…

  • Príncipe Real
  • International

Zenith

Restaurant | €

Next to Avenida da Liberdade, Zenith deserves your attention, as it claims to be the most instagrammable restaurant in the world! Zenith is an avant-garde and cosmopolitan place that stands out for its industrial decorative details, inviting…

  • Avenida & Marquês
  • Brunch

Os Tibetanos

Restaurant

Located next to the Botanical Garden and founded in 1980, Os Tibetanos is a vegetarian restaurant that reflects in all its splendor the Tibetan vibrancy and culture. Located on the ground floor and garden, it was the first vegetarian restaurant in…

  • Príncipe Real
  • Vegetarian

Sr. Lisboa

Restaurant | €-€€

Located near Avenida da Liberdade, Sr.Lisboa is a modern snack bar as prominent as the avenue. Here, the traditional flavours of Portuguese cuisine celebrate good food and sharing among food lovers. The experience raises the bar, a comfort whether…

  • Avenida & Marquês
  • Portuguese Cuisine

K.O.B.

Restaurant | €€-€€€

The K.O.B restaurant (initials of Knowledge Of Beef) is a sophisticated steakhouse of mature meats, well in the style of Chef Olivier. The origin, the cut and the quality of the meat are key elements for a varied and organized letter by countries and…

  • Príncipe Real
  • Steakhouse

Guilty by Olivier

Restaurant | €€-€€€

With a privileged location near Avenida da Liberdade, the restaurant "Guilty by Olivier" embodies the concept of "casual food with a twist". Here you can taste the best burgers in Lisbon, as well as the famous pizzas and the most delicious pastas and…

  • Avenida & Marquês
  • Burgers & Sandwiches

Psi

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Inserted in a splendid garden with a waterfall and a water lily pond inaugurated by Dalai Lama, on one of his visits to Lisbon, Psi is one of the oldest vegetarian restaurants in the capital, with doors open since 2001.…

  • Avenida & Marquês
  • Vegetarian

Yakuza

Restaurant | €€€

Located in the first swim of the old Royal Seda Factory, next to Largo do Rato, the Yakuza First Floor opened in November 2015 by the hand of Chief Olivier. Sushi is your main business card, featuring unique creations that surprise you with what is…

  • Príncipe Real
  • Sushi

Brick Café Lisboa

Restaurant | €-€€

Anjos is a trendy, young, and alternative neighbourhood, just like the Brick Café, the urban and artistic space for the new generation. The creativity of the decoration creates "a cool" atmosphere by joining modern elements that contrast with the…

  • Anjos & Arroios
  • Brunch

Unique Sushi Lab

Restaurant | €-€€€

In 2017, Lisbon hosted Chef Johnny Keep's new restaurant, specialising in traditional Japanese cuisine. The Unique Sushi Lab was born from the desire to recreate the hospitality and flavours of the Far East, fusing them with western cuisine. …

  • Avenida & Marquês
  • Asian

A Casa do Bacalhau

Restaurant | €-€€

Casa do Bacalhau is a setting from the 18th century, currently located in the former stables of Palácio do Duque de Lafões, next to Convento do Beato. The restaurant preserves the original roof of the building and praises O Rei Bacalhau (King…

  • Xabregas & Marvila
  • Traditional

Ajitama - Ramen Bistro

Restaurant | €-€€

Ajitama's story begins in late 2015, with two longtime friends, António Carvalhão and João Azevedo Ferreira, who had lived in Asia and spent a lot of time in Japanese lands, where they ended up falling in love with the most popular dish in Japan:…

  • Picoas & Saldanha
  • Asian

LucDuc Gelataria

Ice Cream Shop | €-€€

From Vicenza in Italy to Campolide in Portugal, a new laboratory of artisanal ice cream is born, produced with authentic Italian techniques and quality. …

  • Campo de Ourique & Campolide
  • Ice Creams & Crepes

Restaurante Eleven

Restaurant | €€€

Located in Jardim Amália Rodrigues, Eleven is a space for culture and art, both at the table and outside. A restaurant that follows the metamorphosis of the day through large glass windows overlooking the capital and the Tagus, vibrating in the sun…

  • Avenida & Marquês
  • Fine Dining

Cave Real

Restaurant | €-€€

Located in the Lisbon center, in the emblematic Saldanha area, the Cave Real restaurant offers the best of traditional Portuguese cuisine, traditionally prepared in a cozy and harmonious space. Realizing the name, this place is below the street…

  • Picoas & Saldanha
  • Traditional

BYF Steakhouse Restaurante

Restaurant | €-€€

BYF Steakhouse, located in the heart of Lisbon, is the ideal place for meat lovers. …

  • Avenida & Marquês
  • Steakhouse

Laurentina

Restaurant | €-€€

The modernity of the Gulbenkian surroundings meets tradition at Laurentina, O Rei do Bacalhau (The King of Codfish). For more than four decades, the restaurant has been dedicated to the secrets of typical Portuguese cuisine, through the sharing of…

  • São Sebastião
  • Traditional

Nómada Avenidas Novas

Restaurant | €€-€€€

From the friendship between Rui de Oliveira and Chef Francisco Bessone, the concept Nómada Avenidas Novas was born. In this restaurant, the flavours of traditional Asian cuisine and sushi merge with Portuguese cuisine.…

  • Campo Pequeno
  • Asian

Casa Nepalesa

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Casa Nepalesa is the restaurant where Chef Tank Sapkota, born in Nepal, recreates the dishes that marked his childhood, cooked by his mother and grandparents.…

  • Campo Pequeno
  • Asian

Júlio dos Caracóis

Restaurant | €-€€

Since 1958, “Júlio dos Caracóis” has been a Lisbon reference for local and foreign visitors looking for traditional snacks and delicacies, being snails the main attraction.…

  • Xabregas & Marvila
  • Traditional

Petisco Saloio

Restaurant | €-€€

“Petisco Saloio”, located in Campo Pequeno, is the home of traditional Portuguese petiscos, in which country flavours are the centre of attention. …

  • Campo Pequeno
  • Wine & Tapas

Gelados Conchanata

Ice Cream Shop | €

Since 1945, Alvalade is where the Tarlattini family has lived and continued the passion for making and selling traditional Italian ice creams. Conchanata needs no introduction, as its fame is based on the merit of the recipe secrets passed down over…

  • Campo Grande & Alvalade
  • Ice Creams & Crepes

Honest Greens

Restaurant | €-€€€

Will it be possible to eat without worries? Honest Greens assures us yes! At a price accessible to everyone, this innovative concept project brought, at the same time, healthy and tasty food in every meal and cooking techniques used in haute cuisine.…

  • Parque das Nações
  • Vegetarian

Tacho do Pescador

Restaurant | €-€€

Located in Parque das Nações, Tacho do Pescador is a traditional Lisbon restaurant specializing in fish and seafood dishes, which seeks to recreate the atmosphere of the oldest breweries in Lisbon. With a modern decoration, elegant and comfortable,…

  • Parque das Nações
  • Fish & Seafood

Jockey

Restaurant | €-€€

Located in Campo Grande and inserted in the Hippodrome, Jockey is a unique restaurant, nice and quiet, where we can find the good traditional Portuguese cuisine. With an equestrian atmosphere, the space is characterized by its rustic and picturesque…

  • Campo Grande & Alvalade
  • Portuguese Cuisine

L'origine Restaurante

Restaurant | €-€€€

In the restaurant “L’origine” the renowned Chef Chakall gives wings to his creativity, demonstrating the Italian ancestry. In this space, Italian cuisine is reinvented by the Argentinian chef, in which the pasta goes through a slow maturation…

  • Parque das Nações
  • Italian

Fifty Seconds

Restaurant | €€€

Dining at Fifty Seconds is an unforgettable dining experience. At the top of Torre Vasco da Gama, with the Tagus River on the horizon, Spanish Chef Martín Berasategui presents unexpected, unknown, and irreverent flavours.…

  • Parque das Nações
  • Fine Dining

Tayybeh

Restaurant | €-€€

From the city of Damascus to Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, Tayybeh opens the door and invites you to the Syrian Culture through a gastronomic journey to homemade food from the Middle East. Located in Moscavide, Tayybeh is the second stage of a…

  • Parque das Nações
  • Middle East

Volver de Carne y Alma Restaurante

Restaurant | €€-€€€

The restaurant "Volver de Carne y Alma", known for its meats matured for 20 and 40 days, exalts the essence of each cut by presenting a menu of steaks to share. Among the main courses, it is possible to find the famous Welligton steak, the sirloin…

  • Campo Grande & Alvalade
  • Steakhouse

Gardens

Restaurant | €€-€€€

Benefiting from a privileged location, in the Golf Club of Paço do Lumiar, in Quinta dos Alcoutins (near the Traje Museum), the Gardens Restaurant presents a renewed concept, allowing a typical Portuguese gastronomic experience with a touch of chef.…

  • Campo Grande & Alvalade
  • Portuguese Cuisine