Bica di Sapato is a restaurant project of several hosts, Lisbons avant-garde expert Manuel Reis, and Hollywood actor John Malkovich. They have developed a stylish restaurant in the glam of the 70′s. The glass facade offers a nice view to the Tejo river. There is a sushi bar on the first floor. Bica di Sapato is maybe one of the most exclusive restaurants of Lisbon.
Excellent Chinese dishes can be found in the restaurant called “Estoril Mandarim“. It belongs to the Asian gambling king Stanley Ho from Macao. Of course there is also a casino included. Sometimes the restaurant is the host of jazz and pop concerts.
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Faz Figura is the classic restaurant of Lisbon. The culinaric attraction offers a wonderful view over the Tejo river. Fat Figura is very popular among Lisbons families, and has excellent and original cuisine from Portugal.
Since more than 20 years Pap’Acorda is one of the most popular restaurants in the city. Excellent quality and friendly service are the two trade marks of the locality. Pap’Acorda is the perfect place if you want to try the true taste of Portuguese home cooking.
A Travessa belongs to a Belgian and a Portuguese cook. The delicate dishes attract a lot of celebrities. During summer A Travessa delights with open air dining.
The restaurant with the poetic name “Virgula” is located directly next to the Tejo river. Virgula is a popular meeting place for Lisbons high society. The restaurant offers a great view on the river, and a modern and stylish furnishing.
Lisbon travellers recommend Atira-Te Ao Rio as the perfect place to enjoy the sunset. One more restaurant which is located directly next to the Tejo river. The cuisine is characterized by Brazilian influences.
If you like your dishes country-style, you should visit Bota Alta. The great food usually always cause a huge crowd.
O Cantinha da Paz offers dishes from Portugals former Indian colony Goa, and can be found in Rua da Paz 4.
Casa da Morna is a restaurant with a lot of music from the Cape Verde Islands. It’s also possible to taste the national dish of Cape Verde Islands. This is a stew of beans, corns, and meat, called “Cachupa”.
Italian cuisine in Lisbon can be found in Rue da Rosa. The restaurant called “Casanostra” is a popular meeting point for young people from the medias.
Lisbons most important beer restaurant is known as Cervejaria da Trindade in Rua Nova da Trindade 20c. In former time the locality was part of a monastery. Cervejaria da Trindade offers great snacks and dishes, and of course a lot of beer as well.
Mercado do Peixe is specialized on seafoods, and can be found in Caramao da Ajuda.
Another popular restaurant for the celebrities of Portugal is the place called Santo Antonio in Beco de Sao Miguel 7, in the district of Alfama.
Vegetarian dishes can be enjoyed in Os Tibetanos, which is accommodated in a Tibetan meditation center. There is a calm atmosphere, and a nice view to the castle “Castelo de Sao Jorge”.
The best steaks of Lisbon can be found in XL. A restaurant in Calcada Estrela 57A. XL is very popular among businessmen and politicans.
Searching for a cheap lunch in Lisbon? Maybe Alfandega is able to fulfil your desire. Take a look in Rua de Alfandega 98.
Antigo 1° de Maio is the location for traditional Portuguese home cooking. Rua da Atalaia 8.
Vegetarian dishes for reasonable prices? Jardim dos Sentidos is the place to go. Rua Mae d’Agua 3.
Open air barbecue is offered in Pateo 13. The dishes are simple but delicious. The perfect place to fill an empty stomach.