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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

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“Chiado is an elegant and bohemian neighborhood in Lisbon, between Bairro Alto and Baixa Pombalina. It is frequently compared to Paris’ Montmartre district, rebuilt after it was destroyed by a fire in 1998. The most famous streets are Rua do Carmo, which houses the ruins of a church by the same name and Rua Garrett, in the centre of Chiado. The square and its surrounding streets are full of famous cafés, theatres and museums. ”
  • 176 locals recommend
  • 6 Experiences
Café
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“t’s the most well known Caffé in Lisboa, as Fernando Pessoa used to be there the whole time. Take a picture sitting at his table. It was founded at 1905”
  • 109 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Plaza
“One of our amazing hosts starts our free walking tour here! Ask us for more info :)”
  • 47 locals recommend
Food Court
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“This palace built in 1781 opened its door to the public in 2016, with restaurants and a bar now filling its centuries-old rooms. It featured in a New York Times article and is in fact the best spot to feel like a king in Lisbon. The gastronomic offering includes a meat joint called Atalho, a sushi restaurant - the famous Suchic - and Bacalhau Lisboa, which serves codfish dishes exclusively. Palácio Chiado also rents out private rooms for parties or small corporate events, from 15 to 25 people. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“A delicious local dining experience just off Praça Luis de Camões, get there early to get a table, it's worth it!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Internationally renowned chef, José Avillez's 2 Michelin starred restaurant - bookings are essential.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The Opera House: São Carlos. If you have a chance get tickets. The building is beautiful on the inside. The performances are hit and miss. (Metro: Chiado)”
  • 28 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bakery
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“Great to have your breakfast and take a first look at the historical center in Lisbon!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Roof Deck
“The best rooftop in Lisbon. Been there so many times. Miami Beach price list :)))) ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Located in a historical building in Chiado, this bar-restaurant offers the most exceptional atmosphere in the whole of Lisbon. From the terrace of Silk Club you will have almost a 360-degree overlook of the city. The kitchen of Silk Club serves exotic Japanese food, with fine varieties of sashimi, nigiri, hosomaki, futomaki and temaki. The in-house DJ plays music on late nights and at weekends.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
“Have a drink and eat a pastel in this sublime meetic café where Fernando Pessoa came to drink his coffee , and see his bronze statue on the terrrace , what a moving back to the past!// Boire un verre et déguster un pastel dans ce sublime et mythique endroit , ou Fernando Pessoa venait boire son café , et apercevoir sa statue de bronze sur la terrasse ,quel émouvant retour dans le passé!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Route
“In Largo do Chiado you have 2 metro lines (including the one coming from the airport ) , several bus lines and the tram 28 stop”
  • 13 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“José Avillez creative tasting menu is all about small gastronomic and flabbergasting experiences such as the Ferreiro Rocher of foie gras. An absolute must!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“If you are looking for service or fine dining, steer clear of this place. This is for no strings attached Portuguese food. They don’t speak English and no credit cards taken. Yet, the meat cooked on the stone is out of this world for meat lovers. Be brave to wait for table.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bookshop
“The world’s oldest bookstore, confirmed by a Guinness certificate at the door.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Theatre
“It has an eclectic program of everything from Theater, Music and Dance. Definitely worth checking out.”
  • 8 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience