Before you jet off on an exciting trip to gay Lisbon, give some thought to the type of food and the places where you'll want to eat once you arrive. Though you might not believe it, the area is home to a number of restaurants that have a welcoming atmosphere and cater to gay travelers. The two best neighborhoods to visit on your trip are Bairro Alto and Principe Real. Both neighborhoods are home to restaurants with a friendly vibe that will make you feel completely at home.
When choosing from all the top restaurants in Bairro Alto and Principe Real, you'll want to give some thought to the type of experience you want to have. Restaurants like Bica de Sapato have a chic vibe with plenty of crystal, light colors, and large glass windows that offer amazing views. This is the perfect place to get to know someone special a little better or to relax and have a bottle of locally-produced wine.
There are also Bairro Alto restaurants that offer more international cuisines. Burger joints have started popping up in recent years. These neighborhoods are also home to restaurants that combine the benefits of a bar with a restaurant, letting you dance to live music or scope out the hot guys while you drink.
Don't forget about the late night scene either. With dozens of clubs and bars that cater to gay locals and travelers, you might find yourself in need of something yummy after a night of clubbing. Some Bairro Alto restaurants are open until late, meaning you don't need to go to bed on an empty stomach.
One place you won't want to miss is Ponto Final. Often referred to as Lisbon's hottest restaurant, the owners spent some time developing a strong reputation among locals. Ponto Final also offers the best view out of all Lisbon restaurants. Once you take a look out of the gorgeous large windows in the dining room, you'll understand why so many people come here for special occasions and romantic dinners.