If you are looking for the best places to eat in Lisbon with kids, here you will find a complete guide through the most child-friendly culinary options. Are you ready to start your family adventure?
Lisbon is both famous for its great food and for being one of the most welcoming countries for kids in Europe. However, if you are expecting to find “family” restaurants in Lisbon, with crayons, kid menus and play areas, you are on the wrong path. Yes, because Lisbon is much more than that, it is a place where even chic restaurants welcome kids with a smile and are happy to prepare something tailored to their needs, even if it’s not on the menu. Lisbon is also a place where you can enjoy a tour tailored to families with kids. Does this make Lisbon child-friendly enough for you?
THE TOP 4 PLACES TO EAT IN LISBON WITH KIDS
As you might have understood so far, there are not restaurants especially tailored to families with kids in Lisbon. However, you will find many different options that will make you feel comfortable and your kids happy. Keep reading to discover my top 4!
TIME OUT MARKET LISBOA – THE WHOLE PORTUGAL IN ONE ROOM
Here you can find some of the best specialities of the country (and not only) in the same hall. From the Bolinhos de bacalhau, the local cod dish, to the pasteis de nata, it covers the gastronomy of the whole Portugal. Moreover, if your kids don’t feel like trying local food, here you can find a wide range of dishes they will surely like: pizza, pasta, burgers and much more. It is also located in a very convenient place for tourists, it is in fact at a short walk from the Praca do Comercio!
PORTUGALIA – A FAMILY RESTAURANT FOR ALL TASTES
Both for its long tables and for the attention to children ( highchairs and children menus), this restaurant is very recommended for families with kids, especially if you have many people travelling with you. It doesn’t matter if you are a seafood lover, while your little ones prefer meat, because in this shellfish restaurant, is very famous also for its great steaks and sausages. Moreover, as it is a chain, you can find it widespread in many different areas of the city. Try the one near Belém Tower before starting the Tapsy Tour of Lisbon with your kids!
BIFANAS – “FAST” FOOD FOR NO-TIME TRAVELLERS
Need a quick meal before going on with your family travel experience? Try the typical “bifanas”, TAPSYlicious pork steak sandwiches that are almost a monument here in Portugal. Where can you find them? Well, almost in every café, and for a price that will really surprise you, about €2! There are many good ones, but if you are next to Praça Luís de Camões, try the one from O Trevo!
PASTÉIS DE BELÉM – THE HISTORY THROUGH PASTRY
How can you complete a typical meal in Lisbon if not with the iconic Pastéis de Belém? Produced for over 150 years next to the Heironymite Monastery, these egg tart pastry are a must-stop if you travel to Lisbon with kids!
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