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 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 […]

Pastéis de Nata: Authentic Portuguese Custard Tarts Recipe

Portuguese custard tarts

Few pastries have won over as many hearts (and tastebuds) as Portuguese custard tarts. Visitors line up outside popular bakeries for them. Locals have strong opinions about which places make the best. The treats in question are Portuguese custard tarts, or pastéis de nata. What came about as a result of some 18th-century monks doing […]

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 […]

How to Plan the Perfect Estoril Day Trip from Lisbon

Forte da Cruz and Praia do Tamariz beach, Estoril, Portugal

One of Portugal’s most luxurious locales is right down the coast from Lisbon. Discover its charm on an Estoril day trip! Just a few miles west of Lisbon, you’ll find a stretch of coastline unlike any other. It’s known as the Portuguese Riviera, thanks to its storied past and famous residents—not to mention high property […]

The Ultimate Guide to Solo Travel in Lisbon

If you're visiting Lisbon on a budget, plan your trip for low season. There are much less tourists around!

Headed to Lisbon alone? Check out our top tips for solo travel in Lisbon, from accommodation and activities to culture and cuisine. It’s safe to say that solo travel is in style. More and more people of all ages and interests are taking the leap to travel alone—and discovering all its advantages along the way. […]

Top 5 Spots for Luggage Storage in Lisbon

Tour group at Praça de Figueira in Lisbon

Want to discover the city without the (literal) burden of baggage? Check out the best places for luggage storage in Lisbon! No one likes lugging their bags around Lisbon. This city’s endless hills may lead to incredible views, but they also make it especially exhausting to carry around a suitcase. Not to mention the fact […]

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