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 […]

4 Essential Restaurants in Sintra You Can’t Skip

Tascantiga is one of the best restaurants in Sintra for fabulous petiscos.

This blog post was originally posted on June 19, 2019 and was updated on October 28, 2020.  Walking the green hills of Sintra always works up an appetite—but luckily, you don’t have to head far from the city center to find the perfect restaurant. To truly enjoy a Sintra day trip, you’ll want to leave Lisbon […]

The Essential Guide to Lisbon Street Food: What to Eat & Where to Get It

Croquetes are one of the many salgados (savoury treats) that you can try in Lisbon.

This blog post was originally posted on November 7, 2018 and was updated on October 21, 2020.  Lisbon street food doesn’t typically come on wheels from trendy food trucks, but rather in long-standing establishments and revamped indoor markets. When we think of street food, we think of street carts, food trucks, and hot dogs in buns. […]

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. […]

Top 7 Best Restaurants for Lunch in Lisbon

Steak and wine at Sala de Corte in Lisbon

From juicy steaks and grilled fish at Portuguese family tascas to affordable dining at a Michelin-star restaurant, here are the best spots for lunch in Lisbon. A typical Portuguese lunch begins at noon and stretches for as long as your schedule allows. During the week, restaurants put up signs announcing cheap lunch deals, and locals […]

Top 5 Places to Take a Cooking Class in Lisbon

Compadre cooking class in Lisbon

Want to go behind the scenes of Portuguese cuisine? Sign up for a cooking class in Lisbon to learn all the local culinary secrets! If you love Portuguese food as much as we do, you know it only takes one meal to get obsessed. But what if you’re only in Lisbon for a few days? […]