Restaurants in Portugal
Regional dishes are served on the patio, which has views of the Aquapura hotel’s vineyards.Lunch for two $125.
Hobnob with impeccably turned-out locals over thin-crust pizzas. The space manages to feel intimate despite its warehouse-like dimensions.
Stop by this 88-year-old spot for traditional rabanadas (mini French toast).
In the mostly commercial Uptown district of Lisbon is Luca, a contemporary, whitewashed dining space that uses Portuguese ingredients like black pork cheeks and prawns in traditional Italian pastas and risottos.
Head to this new spot for pan-Mediterranean fare, like linguine with local Serpa cheese and roasted walnuts.
Lisbon’s hippest restaurant—located at the docks and partly owned by actor John Malkovich—serves contemporary twists on Portuguese classics, such as codfish salad with chickpea ice cream. The retro-modern space is well suited to the forward-thinking food.
Don’t head back to Lisbon without stocking up on the local queijada pastry (made with goat cheese).
Tucked away up the stairs from the Travessa Terreiro do Trigo and down the San Miguel alley is the restaurant Santo Antonio de Alfama.
Since 1837, customers have been lining up outside the pastelaria next to the Heironymite monastery in Belem waiting for their pastel de Belem — a custard tart made with filo dough and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar.
A popular restaurant that specializes in regional cuisine and wines from boutique vineyards. Lunch for two $70.