Lisbon on a Budget: Our Top 6 Cheap Eats in Lisbon

Zé da Mouraria is one of the Lisbon restaurants where locals eat traditional Portuguese food.

This blog post was originally posted on November 21, 2018 and was updated on October 28, 2020.  No need to dig deep into your pockets to eat well—we’re here to share the best cheap eats Lisbon has to offer! On the whole, Lisbon is a cheap city. But like most European capitals, it’s also packed with […]

Our Top 5 Authentic Fado Restaurants In Lisbon

fado restaurants in Lisbon A Severa

This blog post was originally posted on November 25, 2018 and was updated on September 29, 2020.  Give your senses a treat and visit a fado restaurant in Lisbon. It doesn’t matter if you go alone. You can also call some friends and head out in a group. Regardless, the chatting stops once the lights dim. […]

Where to Eat on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day in Lisbon

Maxime is one of the best restaurants open for Christmas in Lisbon

Whether you’re celebrating with family or friends—or with or without bacalhau—head to one of these restaurants open for Christmas in Lisbon for an unforgettable holiday meal. In Portugal, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meals are still a family affair. But today, there’s not as much need to spend hours selecting the perfect piece of salted […]

3 Brazilian Restaurants in Lisbon You Can’t Miss

typical Brazilian dish in Bahia called acarajé

Portugal and Brazil don’t just share a language and a history. The mix of flavors and influences created one of the most diverse cuisines in the world. To say that Brazilian cuisine is complex is an understatement. That mix of flavors and cultural influences is what makes it so hard to define it, but we […]

5 Places to Eat Churros in Lisbon All Year Long

You definitely need to enjoy churros in Lisbon at Guilty by Olivier!

You’re never too old to eat churros in Lisbon. This delicious pastry is usually a summertime treat, but if you’re craving them now, we’ve got you covered! Spanish or Portuguese—the jury is still out on who invented churros. One thing is certain: we both love eating them! In Spain, it’s perfectly acceptable to eat churros […]

Michelin Star Restaurants in Lisbon: To Go or Not to Go

Japanese and Portuguese flavors come together elegantly at Midori, one of our absolute favorite Michelin star restaurants in Lisbon.

Our answer is, yes, go for it! Fine dining at one of Lisbon’s Michelin-starred restaurants is a great way to experience a different side of the city’s food scene. Grazing or feasting on street food will always be a great way to get to know a city. But in Lisbon, the high-end restaurants that have […]

Top 10 Lisbon Restaurants with a View

When it comes to Lisbon restaurants with a view, you can't get much better than Lumi, both as far as food and views go.

With its golden sunlight, sparkling river and many hilltops, Lisbon is full of beautiful views. Here’s where to enjoy them along with top-notch food. Portugal’s capital is almost achingly lovely. After years of living here, we still find our breath taken away when we turn certain corners or come upon certain views. And the city’s […]

Top 10 Lisbon Restaurants You Need To Try

Lisbon is fortunate. When it comes to food, this city has the best of both worlds: land, and sea. It’s hard to get bored of Portuguese cuisine. Starting with the petiscos. These small dishes cover all types of seafood, like salt cod to clams, and a few meat dishes like the pica-pau. As tourism grows in […]