Pasteis de Belem

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Rua de Belem number 84-92, Lisbon, Portugal

Pasteis de Belem Lisbon Reviews

yarayarinha7 yarayari…
70 reviews
The factory is like a museum inside! Jan 22, 2013
This amazing and incredibly old factory of pasteis, unique to Belen and with a unique secret recipe is a MUST!

Not only the fresh, warm and crunchy pasteis are amazing and unique, but the whole factory is like an old museum, with old cash desks exposed inside and the tiles covering the walls date as early as the 17 century.

The place is gigantic, with many big and small little rooms where you can take a coffee and enjoy the pastries.

You can also see how they are made through a glass wall in the factory.

Beside the pastries of been, you can find other sweets and Porto Wine.

Visited January 2013
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steffi_m steffi_m
3 reviews
a MUST for every visitor of Lisbon Apr 07, 2011
This place definitely has the best pastéis de nata (pastéis de Belém) in town - or maybe even all Portugal.

First visitors usually order a pastel each, but I haven't met anybody who didn't order a second round.

Best thing is having a pastel and a galão (like latte macchiato), add some powder sugar and cinnamon on your pastel and enjoy the moment of bliss!

I chose "average cost" - because it's average cost in Portugal, but basically it's quite affordable to go there.
fuxiavacanza fuxiavac…
3 reviews
Tasty Pasteis of culture Apr 18, 2011
Essense of portugal of snacks

worth trying and worth memorizing

cute house and cute pasteis, quite different from those tried in other places, particulary joy

lisboa offers variety of food, but snacks reflect essense of cuisine culture for the public and historical importance of local food

wish to bring back home some more, whereas , not easy :(
Vipin Vipin
691 reviews
Legendary Dec 03, 2010
Pasteis de Belem are these yummy custard tarts which are available around Portugal. However, they originated in the Belem area of Lisbon, and this cafe has been making and selling them since 1837.

The cafe draws in large crowds at any time of the day. Served fresh and warm from the oven, these tarts cost around 90 cents each. Although you can buy them to eat in or take out, I highly recommend you eat them fresh and on the spot. They are best dusted with icing sugar and cinammon powder.

Apart from the tarts, the cafe sells some other cakes, savouries and jams. They also sell coffee and other hot drinks.

The tarts are really lovely and the best I've had in Portugal. If you are in Lisbon, you have to make the pilgramage to try these!
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