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...

Best Michelin starred restaurant in Lisbon that starts with "E"?

by thisisvlad 3 months ago

I am traveling to Lisbon and would like to go to two Michelin restaurants while there. I started looking too late, so a lot of them are already fully booked (Belcanto, etc). I was able to grab a ...

Portugal Short Trip - Dining Experiences - April 2018

by karasu 4 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 ...

Boa Cama Boa Mesa awards-Portugal, 2021

by Maribel 8 months ago

The hotel/restaurant guide for Portugal, "Boa Cama, Boa Mesa", recently presented its awards for best restaurants and hotels for 2021 Chef of the year- Noélia Jerónimo of Restaurante Noélia & J...

Portugal March 2005

by bmohen 17 years ago

I am leaving for Portugal on Thursday 3/17/05. My wife and I have a religious zeal for chowhounds and test most of the listings all over the world. I went on looking for posts regarding Portu...

Portugal is out of lock-down!

by monchique 9 months ago

All restaurants and resorts are now open (at least those who have not gone bankrupt...) and visitors are welcome :o)

Raw milk in Lisbon

by hlegaux 8 years ago

Hi I live in the Cascais area. I am looking for organic raw cow or goat milk. I am from California so I am used to finding it. Does anyone know if it is even allowed to be sold here?

Michelin Spain/Portugal 2021

by Maribel 1 year ago

Today Michelin presented via a virtual ceremony held at the Casa de Correos in Madrid its list of stars for its Spain/Portugal 2021 guide There were no new 3 stars awarded to either country ...

Day 4 in Portugal

by Tom Armitage 21 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

by mausi7 2 years ago

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

Portugal trip debrief

by NY350GT 3 years 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

by Kalenden 3 years 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

by phar71 2 years 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

by demigodh 2 years 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

by Monica 2 years 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

by PenelopeWitherspoon 3 years 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

by petek 2 years 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

by petek 2 years 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

by PenelopeWitherspoon 2 years 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...

Best Marisqueira

by demigodh 2 years 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...