Vegan Guide Lisbon – Part 1: Eat


The following cafés focus on a specific specialty and are therefore a special feature.

The first one to mention would be Santo Bagel (number 14 on the Vegan Map). As the name suggests, everything is about bagels here. The “base” can be chosen freely, there are also gluten-free options. The ratatouille bagel and the hummus bagel are vegan. But you can also create your own bagel with tofu-cream and jalapeños, olives, dried tomatoes, crispy onions or mixed herbs. For dessert there is a bagel with peanut butter and jam.

Oh yes, the Pop Cereal Café (number 19 on the Vegan Map) is definitely quite special: Here, you can mix together more than 100 different kinds of cereals and different toppings, cookies and other sweets. In addition, there is a wide selection of plant milk. The employees know about veganism and happily compose vegan creations. As if this wasn’t spacy enough already, everything here is kept in comic style. Oh, and anyone who likes to breakfast in bed: That’s also possible here, after all, in the middle of the room there’s a bunk bed! Whether for breakfast, dessert, snack or main meal: the Pop Cereal Café is open every day from 9 am until midnight.

Equally unusual is our next recommendation: Tweny Pancake (number 22 on the Vegan Map). A pancake shop and completely vegan at the same time! Meanwhile, rumor has it that, in addition to sweet pancakes with all kinds of toppings, smoothies, coffees and hot chocolate, you can get also savory wraps. If you’re hungry, you might get the “tower” of five stacked pancakes or break the record of 14 with toppings or 18 without toppings. An absolute must for pancake lovers!

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9 Replies to “Vegan Guide Lisbon – Part 1: Eat”

  1. Wow, thanks for investigating so many vegan opportunities in Lisboa. Unfortunately, we want to go there now, and I mean instantly, I am so hungry!

    1. You’re welcome, we are always happy to help finding vegan options. Haha, yeah, you should do that, just catch the next flight! 😛 We also want to go back every time we look at these yummy pics! 😀

  2. I’m so sad that some of these are already permanently closed. 🙁

    Thank you for doing this amazing research! I’m finding Lisbon to be quite vegan-friendly.

    1. Oh, we’re sorry to hear that :/ Vegan(-friendly) restaurants and cafés are a very quickly changing sector, so we guess there are also alreay a few new ones. In general, luckily there are more opening than closing ones 🙂
      We are happy to help finding vegan options and we think Lisbon has plenty to offer! 🙂

  3. Mouth-watering pictures! I traveled Portugal in the summer and found it difficult to find vegan food at traditional restaurants, but was impressed by the offering at vegan restaurants. We really loved Tao as it was so cheap and tasty! We’re adapting some Portuguese recipes to make them vegan friendly for you to try at home. Check us out if you’re interested!

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