Restaurants in Portugal

A Baiuca is tucked down the cobblestone Rua de Sao Miquel in Alfama. Bottles line the shelves, portraits of singers and vibrant, ceramic fish cover the tiled walls, and strings of light twinkle.

Os Ferreiras, in the city's center, is a fado mainstay, owned by singers Antonio and Maria Helena Ferreira (fado is a genre of Portuguese music). A rotating roster of fadistas, including Artur Batalha and Julia Lopes, perform every Friday and Saturday night after 10 p.m.

A sleek space in the Amaliá Rodrigues garden of Parque and Michelin-starred chef Joachim Koerper’s ambitious Mediterranean menu cemented Eleven’s popularity from the moment it opened.

At this beachside restaurant you’ll find Asian-inflected Portuguese dishes such as crab risotto with avocado ice cream.

An extensive wine list accompanies chef Rui Paula’s modern Portuguese menu. Order the smoked duck breast with requeijão cheese and a glass of tinto as you eat on the waterfront deck. Lunch for two $109.


This restaurant on the water with views across the Tagus River, makes a nod to Mozambique—a former Portuguese colony—with piri-piri prawns and smoky Zambezi curries.

This venue is closed.

The Terra Restaurante Natural, located in Principe Real, serves an extensive vegetarian/vegan buffet filled with choices including Portuguese and International cuisine.

This 2009-opened restaurant is the brainchild of Spanish chef Sergi Arola, and the menu highlights posh tapas (sea bass with Kaffir lime sabayon; black pork with São Jorge cheese).

The restaurant, situated atop the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz—set above Parque Eduardo VII, offers some of the best views of the city.

Join the art students and furniture designers who gather here for exquisitely fresh sashimi at tables set on an under-lit glass floor.

A place to see-and-be-seen, the Alcantara Cafe, in the neighborhood of the same name, is housed in a 600-year-old timber warehouse that was formerly a printing factory.