Best Restaurants in Lisbon
These are the Best Restaurants in Lisbon!
We selected the Best Restaurants in Lisbon. Don’t worry. We tested the services before, and we recommend them!
- Solar dos Presuntos
We advise you to book your table in advance, with three floors, five rooms, and more than 200 seats. Lisbon is the best place for those looking for grilled fish and meat and traditional Portuguese dishes (mainly from the North), all paired with good wine.
- A Valenciana
There’s only one reason to go to A Valenciana – Piri-Piri Chicken. When correctly done, as it is here, the chicken will be moist inside with crispy skin. Wonderful!
- Time Out Market Lisbon
Time Out Lisbon transformed one of the oldest markets in the city into a food court and gastronomic shopping destination. You have different options: soup, pizza, Portuguese dishes, Chinese dishes, etc.
- Peixaria do Rossio
It is located in the heart of Lisbon’s downtown, Baixa, with views of D. Pedro IV Square (Rossio). Peixaria is a fishmonger.
- Martinho da Arcada
The famous Martinho da Arcada opened in 1782, which makes it the oldest café in Lisbon. It is known to have been attended by poets, including Fernando Pessoa, Amadeo de Souza Cardoso, and Cesário Verde.
- The Sandeman Chiado
Since 1790 Sandeman produce wine.
- Sommelier Lisbon
Combines haute cuisine with the tasting of the most excellent wines, allowing you to make a custom choice from over 80 nectars. Not only the best restaurant, but Sommelier Lisbon is also a Home for Wine Lovers.
- By The Wine
At By The Wine, you can enjoy José Maria da Fonseca, a historical wine producer, by the glass or bottle, accompanied by something to eat.
- Café A Brasileira
Brasileira is the most famous café. It has been popular since the Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa was known to have his bica (coffee–expresso). And, that’s the reason why you can find him immortalized sitting outside. The café opened its doors in 1905. And, it owes its name to the fact it imported its coffee beans from Brazil.
This is the best place in Chiado where you can buy a pastel de nata.
- O Policia
The restaurant opened its doors in 1900, behind Museum Calouste Gulbenkian.
- Laurentina, O Rei do Bacalhau
Behind Museum Calouste Gulbenkian.
Fado Singer – Thursday @08h00 p.m.
- Oasis Vegetarian Restaurant
Behind Museum Calouste Gulbenkian.
- Tasca do Chico, Bairro Alto, Lisbon.
Tapas & fado performances.
Restaurants in Lisbon, Cascais & Sintra According to Michelin
These are the Michelin starred restaurants.
- Eleven (Lisboa, chef Joachim Koerper).
- Feitoria (Lisboa, chef João Rodrigues).
- Loco (Lisboa, chef Alexandre Silva).
- Alma (Lisboa, chef Henrique Sá Pessoa).
- Belcanto (Lisboa, chef José Avillez).
- Eneko Lisboa (Lisboa, chefs Eneko Atxa e Lucas Bernardes) – novidade
- Epur (Lisboa, chef Vincent Farges)
- Fifty Seconds by Martín Berasategui (Lisboa, chef Filipe Carvalho)
- Fortaleza do Guincho (Cascais, chef Gil Fernandes)
- LAB by Sergi Arola (Sintra, chef Sergi Arola e Vlademir Veiga)
- Loco (Lisboa, chef Alexandre Silva)
- Midori (Sintra, chef Pedro Almeida)
If you want to eat in these restaurants, we advise you to book in advance your table.
The Best Fado Restaurants in Lisbon
Classified as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco since 2011. Much more than just a song. Fado is a musical manifestation of feeling Portuguese. It is always accompanied by the solemn and melancholy chords of the Portuguese guitar.
Don’t forget! Whenever the lights are dimmed in a Fado House, and someone says: “Silence! Fado is being sung.” This is not just a ritual that is being performed. We stay silent for respect for the singer because the singer is talking about love, longing, and loss.
Fado Houses – Where to hear Fado in Lisbon
- Sr Vinho
- Clube do fado
- O Faia (Bairro Alto)
- Café Luso
Located in the heart of Alfama, the neighborhood most associated with this iconic song. The Fado Museum houses a unique collection in the world. The Fado Museum opened on 25 September 1998. The museum, which mainly came about thanks to donations from performers and their families, has a vast collection, paying homage to Lisbon’s traditional form of song and its creators. That is one cheap place to listen to fado and learn its history.
Casa Museu Amalia Rodrigues
At number 193 of Rua de S. Bento, in Lisbon, we live the essence of Fado, in the house where Amalia Rodrigues lived for 44 years. The best places to listen to Fado in Lisbon – Only on Saturday.
Where to buy wine in Lisbon
- Garrafeira Nacional is perhaps Lisbon’s most iconic Portuguese wine retailer. Garrafeira Nacional’s friendly staff is well versed in their portfolio. They also have an impressive Port and Madeira selection, with several wines dating back to the 1800s. If you have difficulty with Portuguese, don’t worry! Garrafeira Nacional is accustomed to clients from all over the world. And, you’ll likely find its employees can help you in English.
Tipping in Lisbon Portugal
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