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Portugal

The Best Thing I Ate (or Drank) in 12 Countries This Year

Following a fever dream at the end of 2018, I decided to embark on a travel project that took me to 12 different countries in the 12 months of 2019. Focusing on the viability of short term, budget travel...
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Day 4 in Portugal

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by Tom Armitage 20 years ago

Wednesday, March 24. All Chowhounds who are able to spend some time in Portugal must—and I do mean MUST—travel to the small town of Mealhada, just north of Coimbra, about a two hour drive north of...

Fado in Lisbon

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by mausi7 2 months ago

Looking for authentic Fado in Lisbon. Have been to the larger, tourist places.

Portugal trip debrief

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by NY350GT 1 year ago

Given there is a dearth of resources on restaurants in Portugal (esp those outside of Lisbon) figured I'd publish a writeup I did on the back of our recent 10-day trip. Proximity notes reference ho...

Lisbon 4-5 day foodie itinerary for innovative/fine-dining/unique/exotic end-of-January/start-February

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by Kalenden 1 year ago

My companion and I are major foodies and enjoy active city trips with a big gastronomic part. Commonly, we walk around the city the whole day and go for a nice (fine-)dining experience in the even...

Carvoeiro Recommendations

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by phar71 8 months ago

Hello, Some friends and I are taking our family to Portugal for 10 days (4 kids/4 adults). We are spending 5 days in Carvoeiro and 5 in Lisbon. Any restaurant recommendations you have are greatl...

Portugal Trip Report

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by demigodh 9 months ago

I'm about 2/3 of the way through my trip and wanted to share an update while I remember most of it. Being that I'm still on vacation I will keep this to the point. Sintra Incomun - Had tasting ...

Places to eat in Lagos, Portugal and the surrounding area please

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by Monica 9 months ago

Will be staying at a rental property in Lagos, Portugal next month and need some good recommendations. I have researched a bit here but I don't see too many on Lagos. Also, what are some good are...

Trip Plan for Lisbon and Porto

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by PenelopeWitherspoon 12 months ago

So, I will be in Lisbon and Porto from March 23 through March 31. Will spend 3 nights in Lisbon, then three nights in Porto, then return to Lisbon for 2 more nights. So far, my plans are as follo...

12 days of Eating in Lisbon Part 1

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by petek 9 months ago

Just got back from beautiful Lisbon and I have to say I've never eaten so well on vacation before! Some highlights. I was solo on this trip so I ate waaaay too much. *Manteigaria- excellent pas...

12 days in Lisbon Pt 2

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by petek 9 months ago

These are in random order... *A Cevicheria- I know what you're thinking, why would I go to a ceviche restaurant in Lisbon?? Because it makes perfect since, perfect fresh seafood, abundant tale...

Trip Report - Lisbon and Porto - March 2019

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by PenelopeWitherspoon 9 months ago

I am still writing up my trip report on another site, but I thought I would go ahead and start my trip report for Lisbon and Porto here. If you are interested in more than just the food, here is t...

Portugal Short Trip - Dining Experiences - April 2018

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by karasu 2 years ago

Just got back from a week long trip to Portugal and managed to experience some of the most discussed restaurants in the area. I got a lot of helpful suggestions on this forum - thanks a lot! We ...

Best Marisqueira

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by demigodh 10 months ago

What Marisqueira would you recommend inside or within driving distance of Lisbon? I'm interested in Ramiro but am concerned with how popular it's gotten that the quality or price may not be as good...

Recent recommendations for Portugal

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by Nyleve 12 months ago

We'll be in Portugal for a couple of weeks at the end of March/beginning of April. I have been busily scrawling a list of possible places to eat along our route but would love some more recommendat...

Alma or Loco?

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by portugalbound06 12 months ago

I am going to Portugal in mid-June and only have two days to enjoy Lisbon. I am arriving early on a Monday which coincides with both Alma and Loco being closed. Left with just Tuesday I am trying ...

LAB or Midori in Sintra

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by demigodh 1 year ago

Coming to Portugal in May for my Honeymoon and we want to kick off the trip with a fancy meal. We'll be staying in Sintra the first couple nights and I was looking at LAB and Midori (honestly just ...

A Cevicheria - want to go but they take no reservations - is there a wait for Tuesday Evening end-of-January and what are good alternatives?

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by Kalenden 1 year ago

My companion and I'd like to go to A Cevicheria - want to go but they take no reservations - is there a wait for Tuesday Evening end-of-January and, if so, what are good alternatives?

Help identifying cookware (& whether I may continue using them to cook)

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by onefemalecanuck 2 years ago

Hi everyone, Very pleased to have found you. I recently purchased these beautiful three pieces from an antique shop. The only information available on them is that they are stamped 'Made in ...

Looking for good Portuguese food in Lisbon and Porto

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by ioana503 1 year ago

We are a couple travelling to Portugal for New Year's and have a couple more general questions. First of all, some context: We'll be in Lisbon for about 3 days and in Porto for about 2.5 days....