Lisboa is full of restaurants with varying prices, producing international to regional cuisine. There are also several in the Docas area and the Parque das Nações. The shopping centres – Vasco da Gama, Colombo, Amoreiras, also have a variety of restaurants. Menus with prices are posted outside every restaurant door which makes it easier to choose according to your budget. We have mentioned some restaurants here, which you may wish to try, from reasonably priced to the well-known ones – expensive or above average (by Portuguese standards!).
Portuguese cuisine. Rua Atalaia, 57 Tel: +351-21-3464811. Closed Sunday/Monday.
- CANTINHO DO BEM-ESTAR:
Cuisine of the Alentejo. Rua do Norte, 46 Tel: +351-21-3464265. Closed: Monday.
- CASA TRANSMONTANA:
Cuisine of northern Portugal. Calçada do Duque, 39 Tel: +351-21-3420300 Closed: Sunday lunch.
- VELA LATINA:
Overlooks the river and boats in Belém. Doca do Bom Sucesso Tel: +351-21-3017118. Closed: Sunday.
Specialising in seafood/game.Rua dos Sapateiros, 226, 1º Tel: +351-21-3474484. Open all week.
- CASA DA COMIDA:
French/Portuguese cuisine. Pricey.Tv. Amoreiras, 1 Tel: +351-21-3685376. Closed: Saturday lunchtime / Sunday.
- CASA DO LEÃO:
Spacious restaurant in St. George’s Castle, in the Alfama Tel: +351-21-8875962.
- CASA DO ALENTEJO:
Cuisine from the Alentejo region. Rua das Portas de Santo Antão, 58 Tel: +351-21-3469231.
- MARTINHO DA ARCADA:
Portuguese cuisine. Praça do Comércio, 3. Tel: +351-21-8879259.
- A TRAVESSA:
International cuisine. Pricey. Closed Sat. lunch/Sun. Trav. Inglesinhas, 28.Tel: +351-21-3902034.
International cuisine. Pricey. Rua Portas de S. Antão, 25. Tel: +351-21-3421466.
- TAVARES RICO:
International cuisine. Pricey. Closed Sat/Sun. lunch. Rua da Misericórdia, 37. Tel: +351-21-3421112.
Portuguese cuisine. Stylish decor. Sophisticated delicious menu. Rua Serpa Pinto, 10A, Chiado.Tel: +351-213477225.
- O GUARDA-MOR:
Portuguese cuisine. Rua do Guarda-Mor, 8. Tel: +3513978663.
- The Docas area has a variety of restaurants.
- PARQUE DAS NAÇÕES – PARK OF NATIONS:
Located where the Expo 1998 was held this area includes one of Lisboa’s best attractions the Oceanarium. The whole area was redeveloped and today it is one of main venues in Lisboa with restaurants, places for concerts and other entertainment provided throughout the year. Cable cars take you from one end to the other where you can enjoy the view from above or you can walk along the river. The Parque das Nações becomes lively on weekends and holidays. Concerts are held with local as well as international singers and groups. There are several restaurants with a variety of cuisines. The Teatro Camões holds ballet, theatre and other events. The easiest way to get there is by the Metro – the Oriente station. This takes you through the Vasco da Gama shopping centre and here you can also find restaurants and bars.