Don’t judge this restaurant by its cover. The lighting is terrible and the decor is nothing to write home about. Even so, this is without a doubt one of the best restaurants in the area, and the continuous waiting line is proof of that (it’s particularly difficult to get a table on Saturdays at lunch time). If you’re thinking about bacalhau (codfish), make sure you have enough space for the traditional à Pitéu recipe (€13). Portions are generous in this typical Graça restaurant. If you’re still hungry, get the coconut cream (doce de côco). This is a good spot to try Portuguese classics like pataniscas, cozido à Portuguesa (Portuguese stew) or caldeirada de borrego (another type of stew with beef and potatoes).
Lisbon’s hilltop neighbourhood is a must for gorgeous views and beautiful pictures. Touristy lookouts meet typical restaurants where you can listen to authentic fado.
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