Family Friendly Restaurants in Lisbon

With over 4,000 restaurants listed in Lisbon according to TripAdvisor, it’s easy to get lost with some much variety of food in different areas of the city. Finding the right place to eat with children is equally a challenge unless you go for a Pizzeria of a fast food restaurant.

In this article, I have researched and found these family-friendly restaurants below so that next time you go in Lisbon, you will already have your list of restaurants instead of going blind whilst wandering in the city. Also take a look at our selection of activities in Lisbon for the perfect stay.

1. Time Out Market Lisboa

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Re-opened in 2014 as Time Out Market , this massive new food court is one Lisbon’s biggest fresh food market as well. It maybe busy on weekends but it’s worth to go even with a pram or young kids. The venue host more than 30 restaurants, cafes and kiosks to allow everyone to taste different kinds of food. This is one the most popular attractions in the Portuguese capital and the venue has welcome more than 3,6 millions visitors last year.

Address: Av. 24 de Julho 49, 1200-479 Lisboa, Portugal

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2. Comptoir Parisien

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Located not too far from the Quake museum, Comptoir Parisien is the place to eat in Lisbon if you are craving for delicious French food with a Lisbon twist. In this restaurant, you will find traditional French dishes like onions soup or Beef Tartare but also Bacalhau or Octopus Risotto. Let’s not forget the nice outdoor terrace where locals and tourists gather for lunch or dinner on hot sunny days.

Address: R. Vieira Portuense 44, 1300-469 Lisboa, Portugal

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3. World of Heroes

If your children are into Marvel super heroes, they are going to love eating at the restaurant World of Heroes. Situated close to the Marquês de Pombal roundabout, this restaurant serves pizzas, burgers, chicken wings and so much more. The highlight of the restaurant is of course the décor where you will be surrounded by superheroes artefacts and figurines like Hulk or Iron Man.

Address: Largo das Palmeiras 11a, 1050-168 Lisboa, Portugal

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4. STŌ Restaurante & Mercearia

STŌ Restaurant is definitely your family friendly ticket entry to taste traditional Portuguese dishes without any fuss. The location of the restaurant is excellent near the Lisbon cathedral. On the dinner menu, you can find a mix of croquettes, cod dish or Portuguese meat with a desert that will cost you 36.50€ per person. The place is fairly small so make sure to book in advance or go early for dinner with the kids.

Address: R. dos Fanqueiros 85, 1100-227 Lisboa, Portugal

5. Scoop’n Dough

During your visit in Lisbon, I am sure you will love eating Pastel de Nata, the famous Portuguese custard tart. So if you are bored with this sweet delicacy, you might want to go to Scoop’n Dough. This lovely restaurant serves vegan doughnuts and ice creams to die for. Looking at recent reviews, you and your kids have to try these vegan doughnuts in Lisbon. Overall, Scoop’n Dough is the perfect place to stop by and get a snack before resuming your journey exploring the Portuguese capital.

Address: R. das Portas de Santo Antão 78, 1150-269 Lisboa, Portugal

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6. Chapitô à Mesa

Chapitô à Mesa is a great tapas bar and restaurant where you can sit inside or outside in a large terrace. The restaurant is located at Chapitô,  a performing arts and technics school centre where your kids can admire dancers and acrobats doing their show. Because it is located at the top of a hill in Castelo district, you will enjoy an incredible view of Lisbon and beyond. Definitely worth to book a table for lunch or dinner.

Address: Costa do Castelo 7, 1149-079 Lisboa, Portugal

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7. Café do Rio

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Café do Rio may not be the right place to taste Lisba local flavors but this is probably the best joint to enjoy a succulent burger. No surprise there when the restaurant called itself Hamburgeria Gourmet. The room is large enough to cater big family eating and is a clear favourite among children and babies. Vegans are also welcome!

Address: Rua da Alfândega, 114, Lisbon, Portugal

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8. Cantinho do Avillez

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A trip to Lisbon wouldn’t be complete if you don’t try one of the restaurants of Jose Avillez, the famous Portuguese chef. Cantinho do Avillez is a a good alternative to the Michelin star restaurant Bel Canto as it is informal, relaxed and will please young kids as well. The cuisine, though mostly Portuguese-inspired, is influenced by different cuisines all over the world. You may find on the menu dishes like tagine, tuna tartare, risotto or burger.

Address: R. Duques de Bragança 7, 1200-162 Lisboa, Portugal

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9. Railroad Caffe

Railroad Caffe is not a huge restaurant but a nice place to have your favourite hot drink with a snack. Considering how small the café is, it is advisable to go early to avoid disappointment. The only reason why families love Railroad Caffe is due to the miniature train going around the restaurant bringing your food order right at your table. No wonder why children love this unique café in Lisbon.

Address: Passeio Adamastor, 1990-193 Lisboa, Portugal

10. APF (A Partilhar Com a Família)

APF is a child friendly restaurant with a kid camp and babysitter. All families can enjoy a relaxing breakfast or lunch or dinner prepared by the chef Grégory. They even started to organise a weekly Yoga session for kids every Wednesday (check their website for more info).

Address: Rua Das Trinas 67, Lisbon, Portugal 1200-855

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11. Boa-Bao

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At Boa Bao in Lisbon, you can expect a culinary journey through various Asian cuisines, reflecting the ambiance of 1920s Asian markets. The menu offers a diverse range of dishes from countries like China, Thailand or Japan.

Start your meal with small plates such as vegetarian dim sum, fried sun-dried beef strips, or the classic pork belly Gua Bao with hoisin and pickled vegetables. For main courses, options include Indonesian vegetarian curry with okra and eggplant, steamed sea bass fillets with lime and so much more.

We had lunch at Boa Bao, which took about 90 minutes including desserts and cafes. Highly recommended if you are bored with the local cuisine!

Address: Largo Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro 30, 1200-369 Lisboa, Portugal

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12. Lisbon Sucolento

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If you are looking for an affordable and easy going restaurant in Lisbon, have a look at Lisbon Sucolento located not too far from the Pink street.

The intimate restaurant offers a simple menu where you can find healthy options such as the semi cooked tuna with seared vegetables.  The pulled pork Porcolento is also dish you need to try at the table. Very tasty meat melting in your mouth.

Address: R. do Instituto Industrial 7H, 1200-225 Lisboa, Portugal

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So which of  these family restaurants in Lisbon will you try next time you’re in town?

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