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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Café
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“Stunning views of the river, great decor, food portions are generous and well presented. Traditional Portuguese cuisine with a twist. Upscale without the matching prices. After your meal, walk by the riverside promenade.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“The Belém Palace has, over time, been the official residence of Portuguese monarchs and, after the installation of the First Republic, the Presidents of the Portuguese Republic. Located in the Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, in Belém.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bakery
“The most famous croissants in Lisbon. It's a 20-min walk but you can always order in through Uber Eats. Get $5 off your order with this discount code: eats-rutes41ue”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“Beautiful and fancy restaurant, located at the riverfront, within a short distance from Belém tower and Padrão dos Descobrimentos, two of the city's major attractions.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
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“Well, sometimes some people love it, some people hate it. I must confee, it's a guilty pleasure...”
  • 3 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“My favourite "cervejaria" in Lisboa. You can take the tram 15, from Santos, directly there.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“The Nata pastery are definitely the most famous but you will also like these, on the other side of the street, and you have at least mosre chances to have a place to sit down to have a expresso.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Snack Place
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“A place to have a Portuguese Breakfast (drink: galao or meia de leite , Torrada (here they are huge) or pao de leite with cheese/ham or both Belo cafe para o seu pequeno-almoco ou o seu cafe”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“The location and architecture of this restaurant is superb. It has a nice view of the Tagus River.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Rua de Belém, 44. Freshly baked bread out of the oven or a croissant accompanied by a natural juice or tea, sitting on a terrace with the Belém Tower and the Tagus in the background (Av. Torre Belém, 7). The Portuguese Bakery launch it any time of the day and you can also make a light meal hours to fancy.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Museu da Marinha - The story of Portugal's pioneering role in world exploration. The interesting Maritime Museum is one of the most important in Europe, evoking Portugal's domination of the seas. Its colossal 17,000 items are installed in the west wing of Jeronimos Monastery, and include model ships from the Age of Discovery onward. The oldest exhibit is a wooden figure representing the Archangel Raphael that accompanied Vasco da Gama on his voyage to India. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 1 local recommends
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Pie Shop
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“Vá aos pastéis de Belém e aprecie esta especialidade genuinamente lisboeta desde o sec. XVIII”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Café + Chef Brunch + Tea run by an NGO for social support located in the gardens of Belém library.”
  • 2 locals recommend