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 […]

Our Ultimate Guide To The Best Breakfast In Lisbon

best breakfast in Lisbon

This blog post was originally posted on November 7, 2018 and was updated on October 16, 2020.  The best breakfast in Lisbon isn’t particularly flashy, but it is undeniably comforting and delicious. When it comes to breakfast, the Portuguese do it right. Until the last couple of years, the best breakfast in Lisbon generally consisted of the […]

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. […]

The Best Brunch in Lisbon: Our Top 6 Picks For an Epic Morning Meal

Heim Café's delicious pancakes, pictured, might just be the best brunch in Lisbon.

This blog post was originally posted on November 29, 2018 and was updated on September 17, 2020.  These six spots for the best brunch in Lisbon combine classic treats with some unique Portuguese twists. At Devour Lisbon, we’re all about tradition—and we’re the first to admit that a big, hearty mid-morning meal is not among Portugal’s […]

Top 6 Places for the Best Cataplana in Lisbon

Seafood cataplana at Aqui Há Peixe in Lisbon

There’s nothing like a steaming seafood stew to raise your spirits—and that’s exactly what this traditional dish does. Here’s where to get the best cataplana in Lisbon! If you’ve ever been to a traditional Portuguese restaurant or eaten with a Portuguese family, you know how much this country loves seafood. It’s no wonder; much of […]

8 Best Places for Afternoon Tea in Lisbon

Scones and cup of tea

Did you know that tea plays a starring role in Portuguese history? Enjoy this traditional drink at the top spots for afternoon tea in Lisbon! When you think of tea, what country comes to mind?  If it’s England, we don’t blame you. Not many people know that Great Britain actually owes its tea obsession to […]

Top 7 Places for the Best Chocolate in Lisbon

The famous chocolate cake at Landeau in Lisbon

Portugal may be known for its pastries, but it’s also a chocolate lover’s paradise. Here’s our guide to the best chocolate in Lisbon! If you’ve got a sweet tooth, Portugal’s capital is the place for you. From the ubiquitous pastéis de nata to lesser-known local delicacies, Lisbon certainly isn’t lacking when it comes to dessert—or […]

Port Wine Tasting in Lisbon: 6 Places Where You Can Drink It

Port tasting with chouriço assado sausage

So, you’re looking for a Port tasting in Lisbon? This delicious fortified wine is originally from Porto, but if you’re sticking to the capital, these bars will happily pour you a glass (or two). Even if you’re just getting started with Portuguese wine, odds are you’ve heard of Port, or Vinho do Porto. Hailing from […]

5 Best Wine Shops in Lisbon Locals Love (And So Will You)

Estado d'Alma wine shop in Lisbon

In a country where wine is practically a basic need, finding a good bottle is not hard (and not as expensive as you might think). There’s a Portuguese saying that roughly translates into “good wine needs no advertisement.” That’s partially true because you still need to know where to find it. We put together this […]

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 […]

Where to Drink & Buy Natural Wine in Lisbon

Bottles of wine on a rack

Natural wine in Lisbon is on the rise as local winemakers are returning to their craft’s ancient roots and catering to a new generation of eco-conscious drinkers. More than a trend, natural wine is a return to the past. Per definition, wine is nothing more than “fermented grape juice,” and that’s pretty much what it […]

How to Read a Portuguese Wine Label in 6 Easy Steps

Port wine and chocolate

Got your eye on the wine shelf, but not sure what to grab? This guide will teach you how to read a Portuguese wine label so you can get home faster and pour yourself a glass. For some people, Portuguese wine is still unknown territory. There are around 14 wine regions in Portugal and more […]

Where to Eat for New Year’s in Lisbon

Restaurant at the PortoBay Liberdade hotel in Lisbon

A new year is dawning. Here’s where to eat, drink and celebrate if you’re spending New Year’s in Lisbon! The Portuguese capital may be known for sunny summer weather, but it’s also a great spot to spend the winter holidays—especially New Year’s. On December 31, bars and restaurants across the city will pull out all […]

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 […]