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Cuisine of Lisbon for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

 Lisbon Local cuisine will not leave untouched any sophisticated gourmet. Restaurants of Lisbon will treat the visitors with a variety of exotic dishes. The heart of the traditional cuisine is the seafoods. Fish, calamari, oysters are the main ingredients of soups, different salads and entrees, these are also served as solo courses. Tuna and pilchard are of the immense popularity among local people though these are too expensive for everyday foods. Rice is not a less important ingredient of the dishes of local cuisine. It is the same added to various dishes including popular garnishing and desserts.
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The most popular and ordered soup is «caldo verde» being a thick soup of vegetables, the composition of which can be changed at the discretion of the cook. Some cuisine experts note that caldo verde in some shades of taste resembles the traditional Russian cabbage soup. Some varieties of soups may seem to foreign visitors really exotic. For example, a rather distinctive and innovative soup of pumpkin flavored with well whipped egg.
Genuine ethnic speicality is «robalo» fish being a certain perch species. It possesses a perfect taste, the dish is served only in upscale restaurants. True gourmets should also try another dish named «caldeirada». It is a kind of thick soup which can be cooked with various seafoods. The process of cooking of this treat is also rather original. The potage is cooked only in special brass. Copyright
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Lovers of meat dishes will not be gastronomically under-serviced as each restaurant will offer to partake meat specialities as schnitzels and croquettes as well as lamb or goatling meat baked in the oven. The schnitzels «fevras» and the croquettes «befe» are made of beef and served with great variety of vegetables and sauces. Those, who are craving more gastronomic originality, should partake suckling pig «leitao» and estimate the exquisite taste of roasted chicken «frango».
Lisbon Local desserts deserve special attention. Lovers of sweets will have a chance to try the treats meeting every taste and flavor. Fancy cakes and crèmes, various fruit pies and other sorts of pastry are of utmost popularity. Those who are keeping to the diet and healthy way of life will find various fresh fruit and fruit salads. Above all drinks local people give most preference to coffee, the process of preparation of which is considered to be an important ceremony. Among alcohol drinks locals choose wines and port wines.
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Mestrias, Nova Tasca restaurant specializes in popular Portuguese dishes. There are also common European dishes on its menu. Here you can try hearty meat dishes with a garnish of rice and vegetables, interesting salads, and traditional pastries. Fans of sea delicacies will surely like the restaurant, as special dishes in the Mediterranean style are prepared especially for them here. Guests can complement their meals with the best Portuguese wines.
Lisbon One of the most unusual local restaurants is Sanskar Nepal representing Indian cuisine. At this restaurant, you can try the best curry in town, which is prepared with authentic Indian spices. Guests are also offered many interesting dishes of rice and legumes. The restaurant is well-known among vegetarians, a significant part of its specialties are meat-free. Affordable prices make Sanskar Nepal even more attractive.
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Travelers who prefer the most upscale restaurants should pay attention to Royal Spice Restaurant. It is quite small but striking in its sophisticated atmosphere. Here you can try the most popular Nepalese, Portuguese and European dishes. Since the opening of the restaurant, its chefs have paid great attention to the quality of products - only organic products of local production are used for cooking.
 Padrao dos Descobrimentos Besides attractive restaurants, Lisbon boasts numerous bars, which are popular leisure spots among townspeople. At BA Wine Bar do Bairro Alto, you can taste not only popular Portuguese wines but also original snacks prepared using local products. A local bar is the right place to try rare meat delicacies and cheeses.
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One of the richest fish menus in town is offered by Mili Restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine. It serves wonderful grilled fish and other types of seafood, dozens of types of salads from fresh vegetables, and wonderful fruit desserts. This restaurant is very popular among tourists and locals alike, attracting many budget travelers with an affordable price level. Mili would be a great place for a family dinner.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Lisbon and surroundings

Where to go for dinner in Lisbon: recommended cafe and restaurants

Where: Rua Marquês de Fronteira, Lisbon; Telephone: +351 213 862 211;
Bica Do Sapato
Where: Cais da Pedra à Bica do Sapato, Lisbon; Telephone: +351 218 810 320;
Terreiro Do Paço
Where: Praça do Comércio, Lisbon; Telephone: +351 210 312 850;
La Moneda
Where: Rua da Moeda 1C, Lisbon; Telephone: +351 213 908 012;
Martinho Da Arcada
Where: Praça do Comércio 3, Lisbon; Telephone: +351 218 879 259;
Casa Do Alentejo
Where: Rua Portas de Santo Antão 58, Lisbon; Telephone: +351 213 405 140;
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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Lisbon
♥   Restaurant 'Solar dos Presuntos' Lisboa. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Casa de Linhares' Lisboa. Type - Portuguese. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'O Faz Figura' Lisboa. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Alma' Lisboa. Type - Creative. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant '100 Maneiras' Lisboa. Type - Creative. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ad Lib' Lisboa. Type - Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Belcanto' Lisboa. Type - Creative. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Chefe Cordeiro' Lisboa. Type - Portuguese. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tágide' Lisboa. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Mini Bar Teatro' Lisboa. Type - Creative. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Lisbon (Portugal) on Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Lisbon restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Lisbon, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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