Restaurants in Portugal

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100 Maneiras was one of the first restaurants in Lisbon to embrace local ingredients and traditions in a gourmet experience. Serbian chef Ljubomir... Read More

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... Read More

Locals converge on this Belgian-influenced restaurant in a former 17th-century convent for lambic, abbey, and Trappist ales, and for the bull-steak... Read More

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... Read More

Celebrity chef Henrique Sá Pessoa's Alma is a major player in Lisbon's fine-dining renaissance. Amid inviting hardwood surroundings, Pessoa's charred... Read More

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... Read More

The latest chapter in the Chiado culinary empire of José Avillez (his Belcanto is the city's only restaurant with two Michelin stars) is a multi-space... Read More

Lisbon's only Michelin-two-stared restaurant is the pinnacle of chef José Avillez's culinary empire in Chiado, the city's chicest district. Refined and... Read More

Lisbon’s hippest restaurant—located at the docks and partly owned by actor John Malkovich—serves contemporary twists on Portuguese... Read More

Chef Alexandre Silva polishes up rustic Portuguese classics; a fresh risotto layered with crayfish ceviche is a standout. Read More

Stop by this 88-year-old spot for traditional rabanadas (mini French toast). Read More

Simplicity is the key here: Pluck the freshest shellfish possible from surrounding waters, slap it on the grill with modest seasonings (salt, pepper,... Read More

An extensive wine list accompanies chef Rui Paula’s modern Portuguese menu. Order the smoked duck breast with requeijão cheese and a glass... Read More

A popular restaurant that specializes in regional cuisine and wines from boutique vineyards. Lunch for two $70. Read More

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

Chef João Rodrigues runs Belém's Michelin-starred Feitoria, the most exciting and interesting of the city's starred brigade. Tasting menus ($90 to $152)... Read More

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

Housed in a brick, 19th-century cable car depot overlooking the Tagus River, the Kais restaurant has retained much of its warehouse style, with high... Read More

As the story goes, Sofia Landeau's chocolate cake was so distractingly good at her previous restaurant of employ, Café Vertigo, that it became the main... Read More

A suspended olive tree greets guests at the entrance of Portugal Top Chef alum Alessandre Silva's Loco, the boldest new restaurant in Lisbon. The... Read More

In the mostly commercial Uptown district of Lisbon is Luca, a contemporary, whitewashed dining space that uses Portuguese ingredients like black pork... Read More

Hobnob with impeccably turned-out locals over thin-crust pizzas. The space manages to feel intimate despite its warehouse-like dimensions. Read More

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... Read More

Its name refers to a traditional cilantro-rich bread-and-shellfish stew, just one example of the Portuguese soul food this minimalist restaurant serves.... Read More

Since 1837, customers have been lining up outside the pastelaria next to the Heironymite monastery in Belem waiting for their pastel de Belem — a... Read More

Don’t head back to Lisbon without stocking up on the local queijada pastry (made with goat cheese). Read More

The tiles of the Pastelaria-Padaria Sao Roque claim it is the "Cathedral of Bread", but the bakery also serves up delicious sweets and savories as well.... Read More

At this casual steak house the water laps right up to your table. Read More

A sleek space in the Amaliá Rodrigues garden of Parque and Michelin-starred chef Joachim Koerper’s ambitious Mediterranean menu cemented... Read More

Tucked away up the stairs from the Travessa Terreiro do Trigo and down the San Miguel alley is the restaurant Santo Antonio de Alfama. The three-floored... Read More

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

Head to this new spot for pan-Mediterranean fare, like linguine with local Serpa cheese and roasted walnuts. Read More

Senhor Vinho, in Lapa, is owned by well-known fadista Maria da Fe; as such, it is an ideal restaurant for hearing Lisbon's unique fado music. The ... Read More

Hurry up and wait at this intimate bohemian tavern in Chiado—its no-reservations culture is no deterrent to determined diners, who flock here for the... Read More

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

Time Out magazine turned Lisbon's standard 122-year-old urban market into a gourmet food court in 2014. Today, it's an overwhelming foodie free-for-all... Read More

For traditional Portuguese cuisine, this favorite on a wee street off the main drag, serves fresh grilled Portuguese river trout stuffed with bacon. Read More

Regional dishes are served on the patio, which has views of the Aquapura hotel’s vineyards.Lunch for two $125. Read More

Fill up on goat casserole at the Varanda do Alentejo lunch counter. Read More

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

The savory crêpes are generously sized, the hummus is house-made, and the jewelry in the clever wall-mounted cases is for sale. Read More

Order a traditional Portuguese dinner of grilled fish with fresh vegetables. Read More

The restaurant features modern interiors (Saarinen chairs; graphic wallpaper) and whisper-thin carpaccios. Read More

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