Somebody Feed Phil – Lisbon Itinerary

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Phil Rosenthal visits Lisbon, an often overlooked city in Europe, where he enjoys the famous pastel de nata egg tarts as well as Michelin-starred Portuguese dining. See the locations, restaurants, and attractions he visited that show the best of what to do in Lisbon.


Eats

1. Manteigaria Chiado

Rua do Loreto 2 Largo de Camões, Lisbon, 1200-242 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d6957429-Reviews-Manteigaria_Chiado-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html

Phil starts off his Liston trip with the most famous pastry in Portugal - the pastel de nata - which is a flaky egg tart topped with cinnamon and sugar.


Tasted: Pastel de nata

Double macchiato



2. Time Out Market

Avenida 24 de Julho Mercado da Ribeira, Lisbon, 1200-479 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g189158-d3214902-Reviews-Time_Out_Market_Lisboa-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


A modern large foodhall with over 40 restaurants/shops and over 500 seats in a covered market is home to some of the best food in the city.


Tasted: Cod cake

Asian beef with foie gras

Canned tuna belly, horse mackerel, and seafood



3. Belcanto

Rua Serpa Pinto 10A, Lisbon, 1200-410 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d2628518-Reviews-Belcanto-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


First 2-Michelin starred restaurant in Portugal run by chef Jose Avillez. The dishes are assembled like art and taste delicious at the same time.


Tasted:

Prawns with ashes smoked with rosemary and butter with interior of the head

Goose that laid golden egg - with mushroom, cheese, hazelnut, truffle, bread

Mandarin dessert with mushroom crumble and sorbet inside



4. Ponto Final

Rua do Ginjal 72, Almada 2800-285 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g1022768-d713330-Reviews-Ponto_Final-Almada_Setubal_District_Alentejo.html


An incredible restaurant across the river, where the tables are set up outside on the pier with no railings. Serving amazingly fresh seafood with the most scenic view.


Tasted:

Spicy Prawns

Grilled sardines

Monkfish tomato stew with rice



5. Pasteis de Belem

Rua de Belem No 84 a 92, Lisbon 1300-085 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d939704-Reviews-Pasteis_de_Belem-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


The most famous pasteis shop in Lisbon, with a persistently long line out the door. A must-vist when one goes to Lisbon.


Tasted:

Pastel de nata



6. Jesus e Goes

Rua de Sao Jose 23, Lisbon 1150-321 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d4007843-Reviews-Jesus_e_Goes-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


Unique restaurant specializing in a cuisine that is a mix of Indian and Portuguese, true to the heritage of the owner whose name is Jesus.


Tasted:

Bread with saffron curry

Holy burger - one biteful of meat marinaded with a variety of spices

Shrimp samosas



7. Ramiro

Avenida Almirante Reis 1, Lisbon 1150-007 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d2703366-Reviews-Cervejaria_Ramiro-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


Amazing seafood restaurant in a casual setting, where the food is super fresh and prepared simply.


Tasted:

Many types of shrimp - simply steamed or boiled

Ruby red giant prawns

Steak sandwich as "dessert"



8. Nannarella / La Pizza di Nanna / Wurst

Rua Nova da Piedade 64A, Lisbon 1200-299 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d4087146-Reviews-Nannarella_Gelati_Alla_Romana-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d18915689-Reviews-La_Pizza_Di_Nanna-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d10157380-Reviews-Wurst_Salsicharia_Austriaca-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


Phil visits a neighborhood with diverse offerings from all parts of Europe, including a gelato shop whose owner is from Italy, pizza from its next door neighbor, as well as a shop whose owner is from Austria specializing in sausages.


Tasted:

Raspberry-strawberry cheesecake gelato

Mango gelato

Pizza

Sausage with pretzel

Sausage filled with cheese and homemade bratwurst



9. Piriquita

R. Padarias 1, Sintra 2710-623 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189164-d15294151-Reviews-Casa_Piriquita-Sintra_Sintra_Municipality_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


Pastry shop in Sintra specializing in Travesseiros, which means pillows in Portuguese. They are puff pastries filled with almond cream and served warm.


Tasted:

Travesseiros

Chocolate cake



10. Alma

Rua Anchieta 15 Chiado, Lisbon 1200-023 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d9977670-Reviews-ALMA_Henrique_Sa_Pessoa-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


A two-Michelin starred restaurant serving modern gastronomic Portuguese cuisine in a refined, but comfortable setting.


Tasted:

Cobblestone Street Cod - bacalhau a bras

Chocolate, hazelnut, and caramel dessert



Activities

1. Sidecar Tour


Phil takes a ride in a sidecar along a motorcycle to get a tour of the city. The ride is bumpy along the cobblestone streets, but gives a unique groundsview of the city.



2. Manteigaria Silva

Rua Dom Antao de Almada, Lisbon 1400-038 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g189158-d7594347-Reviews-Manteigaria_Silva-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


Phil visits a shop specializing in port wine, and tries a port tasting of ruby and tawny ports.



3. Ginjinha Sem Rival

Rua Das Portas de Santo Antao, Lisbon 1150-277 Portugal

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g189158-d1570913-Reviews-Ginjinha_Sem_Rival-Lisbon_Lisbon_District_Central_Portugal.html


Phil goes to the next stop, a store specializing in a sour cherry liquor called ginja.



3. Sintra National Palace

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g189164-d195785-Reviews-Park_and_National_Palace_of_Pena-Sintra_Sintra_Municipality_Lisbon_District_Centra.html


Phil travels to Sintra, a small town around 30 minutes outside of Lisbon by car. There, he visits the National Palace, which offers a 360° view of the town.



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