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Local cuisine, Cafe, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
0.1 miles from Cidade Baixa
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Cafe, Portuguese
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I entered here to try the famous "pastel de nata". It was tasty. The place is perfectly located and the old atmosphere inside makes it interesting.

Date of visit: September 2020
ConfeitariaN1, Marketing at Confeitaria Nacional, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, FlyingSpaniard! We work everyday to make our visitors happy and to keep the historical environment. Hoping to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 1, 2020 via mobile

Delicious pastel de nata. Possibly the worst cappuccino I’ve drunk in Lisbon. Gorgeous interiors and friendly staff. Delicious views of the square through emaciated, framed windows drinking in the blue of Lisbon’s cobalt skies.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed March 27, 2020

At Lisbon's Praça da Figueira, in the "Baixa" area, you will find one of its most acclaimed and traditional pastry shops: "Confeitaria Nacional"! Almost a Portuguese national monument since 1829! A beautiful venue, easily reachable on foot and with all the delicious Portuguese sweets you...can dare to imagine. Impossible to eat them all! Ask for a box and take some to your hotel, as they are excellent for night bites! Bon Appétit!More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

Pretty interior and location, but staff were rude and unfriendly once inside and lacking in any sense of hospitality. Quite a few of them just standing around doing nothing even thought no one was in there.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 12, 2020

Nothing better than indulging yourself in the National Confetaria with its pastries, sweeties and hot tea, in a charming and historic building in the center of Lisbon.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

Superb tasty cookies and Galau (coffee with milk). This coffee is delicious. The variety of pastries and cookies was just yummy!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

Just one word: fabulous. This is a MUST VISIT especially if you are already near to Praca D Pedro IV, the MUST SEE square in Rossio. Confeitaria Nacional is the oldest and the most traditional patisserie in Lisbon. Love the wooden tables, wooden chairs, wooden...flooring, wooden spiral staircase, but MOST OF ALL, the pastries. Just ask for the most popular choices and you won’t go wrong. Have a cup of coffee to balance out the sweetness! Perfect afternoon rest stop.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 15, 2020 via mobile

We were at the riverside of Tejo, in Belém. The tarte with mushrooms and cinnamon roll were delicious. The staff were friendly and the panorama was amazing. Good snacks and beer.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 4, 2020

In terms of a beautiful building and history, a visit here is well worth it. The huge selection of cakes and pastries makes choosing rather difficult, but I'm sure they all were equally delicious. However, it's popularity also works against it and it does feel...a bit chaotic when you enter, especially if you are wanting to eat in. Food was nice but I have no doubt you can get better and cheaper in some of the local eateries.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

Nice selection of pastries at this historic shop. There is both downstairs (coffee and pastries) and upstairs (sit down meals). I got an almond pastry and coffee. After trying a variety of pastry shops in Lisbon area I found this one not among the best....It’s ok. Of course that’s all relative. It’s far better than any pastry shop in the US but for around here it’s merely meh. Come for the history, have a pastry, and then be sure to try the many other pastry shops in the area.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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May 13, 2019|
Response from j0_0paul0des0uzag |
Valor do pastel de nata?
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Response from MichaelG0376 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joecool, if you are looking for a river cruise you should check the activities section in trip advisor. Canfeitaria Nacional is a bakery and pastry shop. They don´t offer what you are looking for. Better check "Rent a... More
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