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Pasteis de Belem

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Belem
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Rua de Belem n0 84 a 92, Lisbon 1300-085, Portugal
+351 21 363 7423
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Galway, Ireland
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

You be forgiven to think they only do their famous custard pastries They also do lunch. Just make your way back of the restaurant. The place is huge. It was triple the size that I expected. Their was a queue but it moves fast enough. Service was friendly. Really cute inside. Worth visting

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Lyon, France
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168 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

When you go in, do not hesitate to keep walking as there are many places were you can sit down. The nata are just perfect, nothing to do with what we had at other places. It is really near the Monastery, just do not miss this place!

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Thank YinYang01
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just had to go find out for myself what the fuss was all about this place and their seemingly world famous Portuguese tarts. What a place - packed to the brim with people from open to close & lined out on the street in a continuous flow. After scoring a couple of warm tarts I crossed the road and sat... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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256 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely pastry shop which sells other stuff as well, the sandwiches are also great. We were recommended the custard pastry ... it was yummy. People say they have a special recipe which is more than 150 years old ... don't know about its authenticity but yes, the eatables here were tasty and the coffee was also very good. Take away... More 

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Thank Kamal5372
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is where the Portuguese egg tart was invented apparently. And it's heavenly. There's a long queue to get in but worth it.

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They are so good. Baked in the Fábrica, so always fresh. They are cheap too, so have them with a cup of coffee. At the Fábrica there were lots of people waiting outside, but inside were seats available. I don't think you'll have to wait long, if there isn't a table free. I don't have an opinion about if the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first stop in Lisbon, and our last, too, before we left for the airport. It was love at first bite and we ended up gobbling down so many of them! Got 2 boxes before we left the country too.

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Haacht, Belgium
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you say Lisbon, you say Belem. If you say Belem you say Pasteis de Belem. Go for it and enjoy. You will have to queue but it will pay off.

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London
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Strange place, a very hectic and busy takeaway line that herds you through like cattle. The custard tarts are good - very sweet - although there are places (Aloma for one) which are better in my opinion. This is down to personal taste though. Was told if you want to relax there are loads of seats inside which would be... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We weren't sure we'd actually stop in because it seemed like such a tourist attraction, but I am so glad we did. These guys make the most incredible pasteis I've tasted--far better than anything else we had in Portugal. A local guy told us not to wait in the take out line, but to instead slide in to the restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Cafe, Portuguese
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Belem n0 84 a 92, Lisbon 1300-085, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Belem
  • Neighbourhood: Belem
  • Phone Number: +351 21 363 7423

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Belem

Neighbourhood Profile
Belem
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries" and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries), museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and delicious - "Pastéis de Belém" (typical Portuguese custard tarts; make sure you buy an extra box of those!). Easily accessible from Lisbon's historic center, Belém is a must-do, especially if you're spending more than one day visiting the Portuguese capital.
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