Lisbon

All Day

  • Manteigaria – the best dessert in the world – Pasteis de Nata
  • GROM – pretty good gelato
  • Castro – next door to grom, Pasteis
  • Beher Lisboa – solid jamon sandwiches, all day (top five)
  • Bettina & Niccolo Corallo – solid hot chocolate
  • La Boulangerie – solid pastries
  • Bike Bakery – very good tomato brioche

Lunch (usually dinner too)

  • Cova Funda – very good octopus, skip tuna, almost all day
  • Sinal Vermelho – solid, skip octopus, basically all day
  • Taberna da Rua das Flores – sometimes excellent
  • Lupita – pretty good pizza (better than the other place) (top five)
  • Tasca da Esquina – very good lunch/dinner, ask for a lemon wedge
  • Solar dos Presuntos – solid but pretentious spot, get the octopus
  • O Magano – classic lunch/dinner, get the tuna belly for takeout
  • Cantinho do Avillez – solid lunch/dinner – skip scallops, get tuna
  • M’arrecreo Pizzeria – solid pizza, get the panna cotta
  • Forno d’Oro – solid pizza
  • O piteu da graca – solid fish, skip veggies
  • Bistro 100 Manerias – solid food

Dinner Only

  • Tricky’s – surprisingly excellent spot (top five)
  • Omakase Ri – $100 per person but very good (top five)
  • Senhor Uva – popular wine bar with very good food (top five)
  • Essencial – solid
  • A Nossa Casa – solid spot
  • Come Prima – solid truffle pasta (to go options!)
  • Da Noi – solid but skip tuna

Skip

  • O Velho Eurico – solid lunch/dinner, email in advance (food poisoning)

Recs I Haven’t Tried Yet

  • Sakemico
  • Âmago
  • Nunes Real Marisqueira