We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Vela Latina

Reserve a Table
Tue, 2/19
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews


Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Reviews (421)
Filter reviews
108 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lobster risotto soups gelato ice cream belem tower classy restaurant late lunch delicious food relaxed atmosphere waiters oil courses portuguese tourists
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 108 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and spent a relaxing couple of hours in the gorgeous February sun. Food and wine was good with gluten free options right up our street. A welcome break before embarking on the load museums.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 383stuartw
Reviewed January 3, 2019

VELA LATINA is located in the near by Belem and offers buffet style menus and others. It seems a bit pricey, but food was good. You can find free parking spaces right next to it if you are lucky.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank theworldanddaniel
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

After its beautiful refurbishment, Vela Latina comes back to offer one of the best meal experiences of true portuguese cuisine in Lisbon. Its quality and service, what a great service, are immaculate. The wine list is impressive . Why move around dubious and tyring new...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joao_ana
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend entered and their welcome was to give us the menu even before let us sit. Just because the thought we didn’t afford the bill. They totally wrong. We left immediately

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank elianav2104
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I was traveling to Lisbon on a solo trip. I was having difficulty finding a great restaurant. Luckily a couple recommended this one to me and I was not disappointed. I had the Shrimp and Lobster Curry dish and I was pleased with the service...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tourist829109
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

This is for the restaurant at Vela Latina. Used to eat here on business ten years ago, so did lunch on our way back to the airport. Good service, attentative but not obtrusive, in a relaxed atmosphere. Excellent food. Would recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DWHandMJH38
Reviewed November 9, 2018

We had walked a long way from Graca down to Praca di Commercio before catching a tram to Belem and then another long walk by the river to Belem Tower.The Tower is very popular with tourists and we were delighted to find Vela Latina as...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

My husband and my friend and I ate here before going to the Torre de Belem. I would probably find another place to eat if you can. There isn’t much close by so it’s sort of tough but this place isn’t great. There aren’t a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

This time I went to the Japanese restaurant at Vela Latina, and it is excellent! The friendliness and professionalism of the staff, the outstanding quality of the food and the beauty of the decoration, is still one of the best in Lisbon, without anu doubt!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RMRato
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We arrived in the area of Torre de Belem after 16:00 without previosuly having time for lunch, so we entered the restaurant side of Vela Latina and asked if we could still grab something to eat. We were pleasantly surprised to find that they have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AndaLibra
View more reviews
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries"
and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire
day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos
Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries),
museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and
breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your
visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of
restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and
Nearby HotelsSee all 274 nearby hotels
Palacio do Governador
344 reviews
.14 miles away
Altis Belem Hotel & Spa
1,346 reviews
.16 miles away
Jeronimos 8
351 reviews
.60 miles away
Pestana Palace Lisboa
2,319 reviews
1.62 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,256 nearby restaurants
O Navegador
460 reviews
.13 miles away
Ceu Na Boca
53 reviews
.14 miles away
Ciao Ciao Italia
33 reviews
.14 miles away
Sabores Sobre Rodas
10 reviews
.27 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,977 nearby attractions
Feathers & Scales
227 reviews
.04 miles away
Senhora do Cais - Lisbon Boat Tours
39 reviews
.14 miles away
15 reviews
.09 miles away
Torre de Belem
32,544 reviews
.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Vela Latina staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing