5 great small restaurants Lisbon


Rua das Flores 103
+351 21 347 9418

There’s a constant line of people waiting outside this restaurant, and here’s why: they don’t take reservations here, the restaurant is small, the food is delicious and very good value. Owned by selftaught chef André Magalhães, this tiny temple of traditional cuisine mirrors the old tabernas of Lisbon in both the décor and the food served.


Rua São Cristóvão 27
+351 21 886 1697

You can’t get much smaller than Leopold. The minuscule restaurant in Mouraria only seats 12 guests that come to taste the innovative cuisine of chefowner Tiago Feio. The restaurant has no exhaust, thus no stove… yes, a stoveless restaurant that still manages to serve outstanding food. Try it to believe it.


R. Damião de Góis 3A

Japanese Chef Tomoaki Kanazawa, also the owner of celebrated Tomo, opened a small, exclusive, eight-seat restaurant in Algés. Here he practices a kaizeki cuisine, offering a surprise menu of dozens of highly creative dishes that are sure to dazzle you. Service is provided by his wife and daughter, making the experience of eating here even more unique. A truly outstanding restaurant.


R. Dom Pedro V 129
Príncipe Real
+351 21 803 8815

Owner and chef Kiko of Cevicheria is one of the new stars of the local food scene. His ceviches and tartares are so amazing that every day you will find people lined up on the street in front of his restaurant, hoping to get a highly coveted table inside, while drinking their killer Pisco Sours.

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