Eating in Belém – Our 5 Favorite ❤️ Spots

Eating in Belém – Our 5 Favorite ❤️ Spots

Whether you’re looking for a simple morning pastry, a hearty brunch, refined traditional Portuguese cuisine, a delicious Franco-Portuguese fusion, or a feast of fresh seafood, Belém has something to satisfy every appetite.

Follow us in this article to discover our five favorite spots for an unforgettable culinary experience in this historic district of Lisbon.

Taberna dos Ferreiros – Typical restaurant to enjoy Portuguese dishes at a lower cost

If you are looking for a place to eat in a Portuguese atmosphere with typical dishes and other specialties for a reasonable budget, this place is perfect. We recommend the house cod: Bacalhau a Taberna at around €13.50.Opening hours:

🕐 Tuesday to Saturday: 12pm – 3pm and 7pm – 10pm
🕐 Sunday: 12pm – 3pm
📍Tv. Ferreiros a Belém 5, 1300-085 Lisboa

Le Comptoir Parisien – Bistro fusing French elegance with Portuguese specialties

Located in Belém, a stone’s throw from the Tagus River and the famous Jerónimos Monastery, Le Comptoir Parisien invites you on a unique culinary journey. This warm bistro elegantly blends the flavors of French cuisine with Portuguese culinary traditions.

The menu, cleverly crafted by Nicole and her team, offers a range of dishes to satisfy all tastes.

For example, you can indulge in the freshness of the octopus salad or the crispness of the bacalhau fritters, a Portuguese specialty made with cod.

For the main course, opt for the authentic Portuguese pork sauté or the bacalhau façon comptoir, a gourmet twist on this traditional dish.

And to top it off, succumb to the indulgence of a tarte tatin or a homemade chocolate cake. These dishes are just suggestions of course, as their menu changes with the seasons.

Le Comptoir Parisien also has a sunny terrace ideal for enjoying the beautiful days. Located between a pedestrian street and the Jardim Vasco de Gama, it offers a peaceful and green setting for a gourmet break.

The warm and attentive welcome from Nicole and her team adds a touch of conviviality to this unique place. Smiling, dynamic and very welcoming, they will put you at ease and make you live an unforgettable culinary experience.

🎁 Gift

When you visit or make a reservation, present yourself from Where to go out in Lisbon and you will be welcomed with a kirsh offered by the house!

For groups of 4 people or more, two menus with drinks are offered at €28 and €35. To receive it, send us a Whatsapp message with the message “I would like to receive the Comptoir Parisien menu”. We are very responsive and will be able to check the availability at the same time.

Price: between €20 and €25 per person

🕐 Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday: 11am – 5pm
🕐 Thursday, Friday: 11am – 4pm and 6:30pm – 10pm
🕐Saturday: 11am – 10pm
📍R. Vieira Portuense 44, 1300-469 Lis

A Vela – For lovers of fish and Alentejana cuisine with a river view

Be tempted by the seafood, caught fresh daily and cooked with passion. Octopus vinaigrette as a starter, turbot, sole, white grouper, red mullet… the menu is a true hymn to Portuguese gastronomy.

Meat lovers will not be left out, with equally delicious options.

The best part? A Vela is a solidarity initiative. By eating there, you contribute to the development of the regional sailing association.

On the budget side, the prices are reasonable, with dishes between €12 and €15. However, be careful with the prices per kilo.

Opening hours:

🕐Tuesday to Saturday: 12pm – 10pm

🕐Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

📍Av Brasilia Doca de Recreio Belem PAV. A.R.V.C, 1400-434 Lisboa

La Pasteleria de Belém: A must-visit during your visit to Lisbon!

La Pasteleria de Belém is an institution not to be missed in Lisbon, and for good reason! Founded in 1837, it is famous for its pasteis de Belem.

But La Pasteleria de Belém is not just about this sweet treat. It is a true immersive culinary experience that awaits you in this historic place.

As soon as you enter, you will be charmed by the traditional decoration of the establishment, with its blue and white azulejos tiles, brass chandeliers, and a warm atmosphere.

The kitchen is open, allowing you to observe the chefs preparing the famous pasteis de Belem with passion and expertise.

The à la carte menu is vast and varied, with sweet and savory options to suit all tastes. You can enjoy Portuguese pastries, homemade marmalade, and the famous savory snacks like cod fritters, “rissois de carne” (meat croquettes) or “camarao” (shrimp) croquettes, “samosas,” and “empadas” (savory pastries).

🕐 Daily 7am – 11pm
📍Rua de Belém 84-92, 1300-453 Lisboa

Miolo – A Delicious and Instagrammable Brunch in a Trendy Setting

Miolo, located just a few steps from Pasteleria de Belém, is an oasis of flavor and aesthetics. Its “fofinha” decor, both soft and bubbly, creates a trendy and Instagrammable atmosphere that invites you to relax.

The inventive and original menu showcases Portuguese specialties revisited with flair. Be tempted by the “famosas bochechas,” a melt-in-your-mouth shredded pork cheek dish (€10), or the “rabanadas,” a Portuguese bread pudding reimagined as a Benedict French toast (€7.50).

Sweet tooths won’t be disappointed with the mouthwatering homemade pastries. Indulge in the banana or carrot cake, accompanied by a cup of Matcha tea (€4.50) for an unforgettable gourmet break.

Miolo is more than just a restaurant; it’s a unique experience to be enjoyed solo, with friends, or with family.

The provided image highlights the refined aesthetics of the place, with its light wooden tables, white walls, and touches of pastel colors. The careful composition of the dishes and the natural light that bathes the room contribute to the peaceful and elegant atmosphere that emanates from the photo.

🕐 Daily 9am – 5pm
📍R. de Belém 36, 1300-083 Lisboa


We hope that, like us, you will be delighted with these restaurants, each with its own distinct profile, during your exploration or stroll through the beautiful district of Belém. Please note that prices and menu suggestions are indicative and may be subject to change.

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