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Trip Plan for Lisbon and Porto

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by PenelopeWitherspoon 5 days 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...

Recent recommendations for Portugal

Nyleve
by Nyleve 18 days 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 17 days 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 22 days 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 4 months 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 12 months 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 ...

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

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by Kalenden 4 months 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...

Looking for good Portuguese food in Lisbon and Porto

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by ioana503 5 months 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....

New Year's in Lisbon

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by ioana503 5 months ago

We will be spending the New Year's Even in Lisbon this year and we aren't sure yet about what would be most interesting that night. Any ideas are welcomed: restaurants, public events, private event...

Help! How to avoid tourist trap Restaurants Lisbon?

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by scanmike 6 months ago

First off I need to apologize upfront that I usually do my research way ahead of time. Family issues (taking care of 96 year old mom) has caused me to book the trip without doing research. I litera...

Eating as Lisbon locals do

morninglemon
by morninglemon 1 year ago

Planning a 4-5 day itinerary for Lisbon in late April, staying in Chiado. My request is a little different from the recent Lisbon restaurant requests: I'm looking for less of a fine dining experi...

Portugal trip debrief

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by NY350GT 7 months 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...

Portugal Small Town Advice

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by demigodh 7 months ago

Hi Everyone, I'm going to Portugal for my honeymoon next May (20-28). We'll be starting in Sintra and then driving up to Porto for a couple days then driving back down to Lisbon for a couple day...

Porto Restaurant with Fado

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by Kurtis 8 months ago

Any recs for a neighborhood restaurant meal with fado at the end? Not looking for a "meal and a show" type, but intimate neighborhood restaurant that locals come together for fado after the dinner.

Algarve, Portugal Best Michelin Restaurant - Ocean or Vila Joya?

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by rh1234 8 months ago

We have a very brief trip to the Algarve region on our honeymoon and are wondering which two star Michelin restaurant is best - Vila Joya or the Ocean Restaurant? Any advice appreciated. Thank you!

Octopus and Fado in Lisbon

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by GH1618 8 months ago

In Lisbon recently, I was walking around taking in the sights and wondering where to get some local seafood for dinner that wasn’t too touristy, when I came upon a sign for “baked octopus” outside ...

Lisbon Trip Report--March 2018

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by clcorbi 12 months ago

Hi all! I spent three days in Lisbon earlier this month. Here's where I ate: Day 1: Breakfast at Chiaddo Cafe--I ordered a pastei de carne and an egg tart. The egg tart was surprisingly good, ...

Restaurants around Eastern Algarve - Portugal

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by hchambers86 3 years ago

Hi Chowhounders! My boyfriend and I are spending four days in Algarve - based in Olhao - at the end of June. We're exctied to explore something a bit off the beaten path and are very much lookin...

Lard-free Pasteis de Nata in Portugal?

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by frencheetoast 12 months ago

I'm visiting Portugal in September. The itinerary is not yet finalized, but I know that I will see Lisbon and Porto on the mainland. I really want to try a true Portuguese pastel de nata, but I hea...