Best Coffee Cafes in Lisbon

We all enjoy a cup of Joe. Yes, we do, and as you are planning to visit Lisbon, you will be glad to know it is one of the world’s most exciting coffee cities.

Yes, and you can find some of the best coffee cafes in Lisbon to kickstart your day before heading up those hills or exploring the attractions.

I will let you in on a little secret: When I visit Lisbon, my favorite place to enjoy incredible coffee is Fabrica Coffee Roasters, but there are many more to explore.

Let’s check out some coffee shops where you can start your day with a delicious breakfast or brunch.

1. Fabrica Coffee Roasters

  • Price
    Starts at €2.80
  • Opening Time
    8:30 AM
Fabrica-Coffee-Roasters

Address: R. das Portas de Santo Antão 136, 1150-269 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Cozy Atmosphere, Excellent Coffee, Seating Inside and Out

Recommended: You can buy coffee from them and let them ship it to your home.

As mentioned, Fabrica Coffee Roaster is my favorite coffee cafe in Lisbon in different locations.

Here, you can enjoy different brews of coffee with a chocolate cookie or any other meal. Alternatively, you can buy roasted beans from them, which cost €14.50 for 250 grams of Colombia touted flavors.

The food was great, and they provided some interesting muffins. The seating area inside and out is lovely, and the location I visit has loads of character. I also love their decaf coffee, and they make the best flat white I have ever tried with soy milk.

Hot Tip🔥: Fabrica does not provide an internet connection, and it is best to leave your laptop at the hotel.

2. Delta The Coffee House

  • Price
    €5 – €10
  • Opening Time
    8:00 AM
Delta-The-Coffee-House

Address: Avenida da Liberdade, 144 E/F, 1250-146 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Great Cup of Coffee, Speciality Coffee Shop

Recommended: This is a great way to find a bite to eat while enjoying coffee and working for a couple of hours

Delta The Coffee House Experience offers amazing coffee with breakfast or brunch. I enjoy drinking a batch brew here while eating a light meal and working for a few hours.

The coffee scene here is excellent and an exceptional place for remote work. They even have a basement where you can host events, training, meetings, and more.

Another fantastic thing is that you can smell the different brews in the air, and the restaurant has an extensive coffee menu.

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3. Dramático

  • Price
    €1 – €20
  • Opening Time
    8:00 AM
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Address: R. da Alegria 41E, 1250-006 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Intimate Setting, Minimalist Space, Made for Coffee Fans

Recommended: Enjoy the most delicious 😋 bread and chocolate chip cookies here. There is also no WiFi.

Dramático you find when going up a steep hill in Avenida. It is an intimate cafe owned by the former owner of Hello Kristof, Richard Galesio.

Here, you find an intimate setting with a few seats, as Galesio prefers it this way. The cafe makes you think of places found in Copenhagen and Hamburg. Still, Galesio is passionate about his coffee.

He crafts his drinks from beans brought in from Denmark’s La Cabra. Here, you can enjoy some delicious chocolate chip cookies and banana bread. Still, the hours are limited, with the seating available.

4. Buna Specialty Coffee Cafe

  • Price
    €1 – €15
  • Opening Time
    9:00 AM
Buna-Specialty-Coffee-Cafe

Address: Rua Poços Dos Negros 168, R. de São Bento 3, 1200-267 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Comfortable Inside and Out, Great Cup of Coffee, Specialty Coffee Scene

Recommended: The inside is a laptop-free zone

Buna Specialty Coffee Cafe has recently relocated to a charming Rua São Bento corner adjacent to the 28 tram in the Santos neighborhood.

The café’s new location features a cozy interior with vintage decor and a spacious outdoor area perfect for dogs and strollers. The café now offers a variety of coffee blends from different roasters, non-coffee options, and a small food menu.

Sergio Godinho, one of the café’s owners, is passionate about specialty coffee and enjoys chatting with visitors.

5. Neighbourhood

  • Price
    €1 – €20
  • Opening Time
    8:30 AM
Neighbourhood

Address: Largo do Conde Barão 25, 1200-163 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Tasty Food Offerings, Specialty Coffee Scene

Recommended: Head to Gelato Daverro for the best ice cream after enjoying some coffee.

Neighbourhood opened its doors in September 2019, bringing a touch of Australian flair with its authentic ristretto shots.

Over the years, the café has continued to impress patrons with its ever-changing selection of coffees and delectable food options. There’s something for everyone, from breakfast burritos in the morning to burgers in the evening.

However, it’s the exceptional coffee that genuinely sets this café apart. You can enjoy Olisipo beans crafted into espresso drinks and find beans from Berlin’s Field Coffee.

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6. Milkees

  • Price
    €1 – €20
  • Opening Time
    8:30 AM
Milkees

Address:Rua Filipe Folque 7B, 1050-110 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Great Coffee Culture, Delicious Menu

Recommended: Enjoy your coffee with a cookie with flavors to die for

Milkees is a must-visit for coffee enthusiasts. The bread uses Gleba, Mercado 31 Janeiro, and Mercado Biológico do Principe Real products.

The coffee cafe buys the coffee beans from The Barn, a local roaster similar to RoastBerry Coffee Lab.

The menu will not disappoint you if you enjoy tomato pesto sandwiches, squash soup with gorgonzola, or humus with pita and a cup of coffee. But the main attraction is the big chocolate chip with sprinkles and fleur de sel flakes.

It is made for remote workers who want to enjoy a friendly environment and the cafe’s excellent coffee.

7. Liberty Cafe

  • Price
    €1 – €20
  • Opening Time
    9:00 AM
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Address: Rua da Esperança 21, 1200-815 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Sources Beans From European Roasters

Recommended: For brunch, books, coffee, and wine. Also, order a Cold Brew White Russian with an alcoholic kick.

Liberty is not just one of the many traditional cafes in Lisbon. The owner, Nikita Pirokgov, radiates contagious enthusiasm through his words and deeds.

He and his team meticulously prepare each coffee using contemporary methods and the finest available beans. He is also known for his engaging conversational skills.

Liberty independently procures its beans from leading European roasters, unlike most Lisbon coffee shops. Bags from Paris’ Kawa and Copenhagen’s Coffee Collective can be seen here.

Liberty also focuses on brunch, books, and wine alongside coffee; thecafé is a delightful space for those who enjoy dining, reading, and sipping beverages. In essence, the café welcomes everyone to a joyful environment.

8. How About Coffee

  • Price
    €1 – €15
  • Opening Time
    9:00 AM
How-About-Coffee-Lisbon

Address: Alameda Dom Afonso Henriques 41B, 1000-123 Lisboa

Why Visit: Great Cup of Coffee, Made For Coffee Lovers

Recommended: Friendly service with solid food and coffee connoisseurs

The cafe How About Coffee has a unique name that doubles as its WiFi password and offers a selection of specialty coffee and delicious food.

Owned by Tiago Silva, who hails from Pernambuca, Brazil, the cafe has made a mark with its friendly service and passion for great coffee.

Since opening in 2020 near the Alameda metro station, the cafe has expanded its menu to include salads and sandwiches, and it plans to add seasonal dishes soon.

Also, head to the backyard to enjoy the space.

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9. Baobá Café

  • Price
    €1 – €15
  • Opening Time
    8:00 AM
Baoba-Cafe-Bica

Address: Rua de São Paulo 256 a 258, 1200-430 Lisboa

Why Visit: Great Cup of Coffee, Made For Coffee Lovers

Recommended: Takes roasting to a new level

Baobá roasts its beans in Cais do Sodre, which are grown on its coffee farm in the São Sebastião da Grama region of São Paulo, Brazil.

They also make their coffee differently, including filtered coffees brewed with a V60, flat whites, and cappuccinos, and they use Clever or Koar extraction tools.

You can enjoy a coffee in a brew with affogatos, ice cream, and other coffee cocktails. You can enjoy Mista Toasta, cheese bread, avocado toast, or a croissant during your coffee break.

10. COMOBÅ

  • Price
    €1 – €30
  • Opening Time
    8:30 AM
COMOBA

Address: Rua da Boavista 90, 1200-085 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Stylish Cafe, Modern Menu, Great Coffee Curator

Recommended: Interesting beverage selection transcending coffee to a new level, adding lemonade, mimosas, beer, and more

COMOBÅ has a modern menu filled with food for vegans, gluten-free eaters, and vegetarians. You can find everything from smoothies to chia porridge, fish tacos, and matcha pancakes here.

They provide coffee roasting even a coffee snob will like. The coffee program is made for mid-afternoon coffee breaks and laptop sessions. They use Sargento Martinho beans and also have some creative drinks with sweet treats.

11. EspressoLab

  • Price
    €1 – €15
  • Opening Time
    8:00 AM
Espressolab-Baixa

Address: Rua da Prata 242, 1100-052 Lisboa

Why Visit: Eclectic Beverage Menu, Delicious Pastries, Great Coffee

Recommended: Fantastic place if you love Turkish coffee

EspressoLab, located in Baixa, is one of Lisbon’s new specialty coffee shops. It sources single-origin beans from different countries, including Costa Rica, Colombia, Kenya, etc.

Professional baristas craft the coffee, and you can enjoy a comfortable space. You can also enjoy freshly baked pastries 🥧 from Turkish heritage as they melt in your mouth.

12. The Mill

  • Price
    €1 – €15
  • Opening Time
    7:30 AM
the-mill-lisbon

Address: Rua do Poço dos Negros 1, 1200-335 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Tasty Food, Friendly Service, Excellent Coffee

Recommended: Buy a bag of freshly roasted Arabica beans and it is a cash-only coffee shop

The Mill is an Aussie-run coffee shop that blends your favorite coffee when you order avocado toast with piri-piri peppers. It has a vast food and coffee menu.

The prices are reasonable, and you enjoy a chill vibe even a coffee snob will like. Still, it can get crowded during the morning. But you can also linger here with a glass of wine, enjoying some cake.

If you plan to work, you must sit at the communal table and work.

13. RoastBerry Coffee Lab

  • Price
    €1 – €15
  • Opening Time
    7:30 AM
Roastberry-Coffee-Lab

Address: Rua Professor Machado Macedo bloco D shop B, 1300-611 Lisbon

Why Visit: Alcântara Cafe, Roasts and Brews Quality Beans

Recommended: Pairing your coffee with homemade desserts is divine

RoastBerry Coffee Lab is one of the popular cafes in Lisbon that uses quality beans and makes chilled drinks.

They combine a cold brew with lemongrass and condensed coconut milk. You will get hooked with their Colombian geisha beans and a ‘Thai dispatch’ cold brew.

Here, you can also find specialty tea with a brunch menu.

14. Hello, Kristof

  • Price
    €1 – €20
  • Opening Time
    8:45 AM
Hello-Kristof-Lisbon

Address:Rua do Poço dos Negros 103, 1200-337 Lisboa

Why Visit: Intimate Setting, Great Brekkie Movement, Specialty Drink

Recommended: Order a yummy 😋 Banana & Spirulina smoothie if you are not in the mood for coffee

The name Hello, Kristof may seem ironic, given that the original Portuguese owner is named Ricardo, and the current owners are Charlie and Malaylack.

However, nothing is confusing about the cozy, minimalist cafe inspired by Scandinavian design. The coffee is meticulously crafted to order, and the new owners have introduced cookies and brunch fare to the menu.

Since its opening in 2016, Hello, Kristof has remained a small, intimate space with a long communal table and a few small tables where patrons can chat or read the available magazines.

Additionally, Hello, Kristof sources its beans from top European roasters and offers them for sale.

15. Malabarista Café

  • Price
    €1 – €15
  • Opening Time
    9:00 AM
Malabarista-Cafe-Specialty-Coffee

Address: Rua Maria 66B, 1170-202 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Serve Great Coffee, Olisipo Coffee, Delicious Bread, and Pizza Rolls

Recommended: If you are vegan, enjoy the Malabarista as you get options for vegan and non-vegan

Malabarista Cafe serves delicious Olisipo coffee and uses local products in the shop. You can enjoy bread from Simpli or the mouthwatering stromboli pizza rolls from Tozzi Forneria Moderna. Some other tasty treats are pastries, toast, and cakes.

16. Copenhagen Coffee Lab 

  • Price
    €1 – €20
  • Opening Time
    7:30 AM
Copenhagen-Coffee-Lab-Alfama

Address: Multiple Locations in Lisbon

Why Visit: Serve Great Coffee, Olisipo Coffee, Delicious Bread, and Pizza Rolls

Recommended: Pair your coffee with a cinnamon bun, as it is delicious, and visit the coffee cafe in Alfama with outdoor seating

When I moved to Lisbon from Copenhagen, I was excited to see the Copenhagen Coffee Lab. It is a trendy coffee shop with an outdoor patio, especially in Alfama.

You can enjoy a specialty drink made with beans roasted in Denmark there. At the Principe Real location, you can enjoy espresso-based drinks with pour-overs.

However, the newer cafes are Baixa, Alfama, Alcântra, Cais de Sodré, and Santa Clara.

You can enjoy salads, pastries, or sandwiches with your coffee here. Before you leave, you can buy some homemade sourdough or dark rye bread.

17. The Folks

  • Price
    €1 – €15
  • Opening Time
    8:30 AM
The-Folks-Coffee-Shop-Lisbon

Address: Multiple Locations in Lisbon

Why Visit: Brunch Dishes, Specialty Drink

Recommended: Visiting on a weekday afternoon or during budget time is best.

The Folks can get busy but offer great brunch dishes and specialty drinks crafted with internationally sourced beans.

You can enjoy coffee from the Netherlands to France, all crafted carefully. Furthermore, you can also enjoy your flat whites with Ethiopian or Guatemalan beans.

It makes for a tasty espresso drink, and the service is friendly.

18. Monka Café

  • Price
    €1 – €20
  • Opening Time
    9:00 AM
Monka-Cafe

Address:Rua de Buenos Aires 28A, 1200-625 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Amazing Coffee, Specialty Drink, Cozy

Recommended: Pair your coffee with some of the Denmark pastry

Monka Cafe is a coffee roaster that sells more than coffee ☕ . It also sells artisan sourdough boules. The company has a La Marzocco espresso machine and sources its roasted arabica beans from Buraca.

Still, you cannot sit there and work on your laptop as the space is compact. But why not leave it at your place and enjoy some of the sourdough bread with the amazing coffee?

19. Cafe Dede’s

  • Price
    €1 – €20
  • Opening Time
    9:00 AM
Cafe-Dedes

Address:Rua de Sant’Ana à Lapa 33, 1200-796 Lisboa, Portuga

Why Visit: Local Seasonal Ingredients, Coffee Roasters, Amazing Coffee

Recommended: Delicious pancakes

Cafe Dede’s is the place to go if you want one of the best coffee cafes in Lisbon to enjoy brunch. Here, you can enjoy international cuisine with amazing coffee.

The atmosphere is friendly with a cozy setting and belongs to Agne Dede Costa and Rhi Pulford. You can enjoy Berry Pancakes or Okonomiyaki. They procure the beans from Porto 7g Roasters.

They also serve the flat whites or the cappuccinos with sweet treats.

20. Thank You Mama Café

  • Price
    €5 – €20
  • Opening Time
    8:30 AM
Thank-You-Mama

Address:Rua do Forno do Tijolo 9A, 1170-132 Lisboa

Why Visit: A Coffee Cafe With Benefits, Amazing Coffee

Recommended: To secure the best spot, arrive early

If you want benefits with your coffee break, you will love Thank You Mama Café. Here, you can enjoy babka and bagels with your coffee.

The cafe sources its beans from Nomad in Barcelona. Still, it can become busy as it is a favorite among locals, who appreciate the quality of bagels and coffee.

A highlight of the cafe is the boisterous dogs. You can relax at a table or the long counter with stools and buy locally produced clothing.

21. The Coffee

  • Price
    €5 – €15
  • Opening Time
    8:00 AM
The-Coffee-Lisbon

Address: Multiple Locations

Why Visit: Brazilian Beans, Zen Atmosphere

Recommended: Enjoy your coffee with a matcha chip cookie

The Coffee has a minimalist Japanese-inspired design, and its direct roots come from the Brazilian owner, who has Japanese ancestry.

Furthermore, you can find coffee cafes in Columbia, Brazil, France, and Spain.

Here, you can drink a flat white with Brazilian beans roasted from Olisipo and pair it with a matcha chip cookie.

22. Simpli

  • Price
    €5 – €20
  • Opening Time
    8:30 AM
Simpli-Coffee-Shof

Address: Rua Braamcamp 64, 1250-096 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Off The Tourist Track, Comfortable Space to Drink and Work

Recommended: Visit for a cup of coffee but stay for the delicious food

Enjoy a comfortable coffee break at Simply, which is open six days a week. The house-roasted beans from Central and South America will give you a sensory experience.

Relax with the sound of music and the scent of roasting beans streaming through the cafe. You can enjoy pastries, baked bread, or a rotating lunch menu with soup, sandwiches, and Portuguese dishes.

You can also buy bags of whole or ground-roasted beans to take home.

23. Selva

  • Price
    €5 – €15
  • Opening Time
    8:30 AM
Selva-Coffee-Cafe

Address:Rua Luís de Camões 112 A, 1300-361 Lisboa, Portugal

Why Visit: Specialty Coffee Selection, Great Menu, Healthy Foods

Recommended: Visit for a cup of coffee but stay for the delicious food

Enjoy flat whites and cappuccinos with pour-overs at Selva using the V60, AeroPress, and Chemex devices. You can enjoy healthy fresh food from toasties to smoothie bowls; it is a good option if you are close to the Alcântara area.

24. SoLo Brewing Coffee Lab

  • Price
    €5 – €15
  • Opening Time
    9:00 AM
Solo-Brewing-Coffee-Lisbon

Address:Rua Pinheiro Chagas 16B, 1050-172 Lisboa

Why Visit: Thriving Specialty Coffee Community

Recommended: Sit downstairs to enjoy your coffee

SoLo Brewing CoffeeLab is one of many popular Brazilian-owned cafes in Lisbon. The staff is friendly, and the shop has a split-level space with orange decor.

SoLo Brewing sources coffee beans from Torra and Olisipo, both local roasters. Furthermore, you can enjoy a bar or brunch menu with your coffee.

25. Shakar

  • Price
    €5 – €15
  • Opening Time
    9:00 AM
Shakar-Lisbon

Address:Rua Viriato 1B, 1050-233 Lisboa, Portugal.

Why Visit: Ethiopian Beans, Best Flat Whites

Recommended: Check out the latte art

Shakar is a cafe where you can sit down and relax with your coffee while enjoying some delicious food. They serve a blend of coffee made with Ethiopian beans. You can request an espresso shot if you want a jolt of energy.

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Wrap-Up: Best Coffee Cafes in Lisbon

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, has a vibrant yet diverse coffee culture. Here, you can explore some of the best coffee cafes in Lisbon.

From the cozy atmosphere of Fabrica Coffee Roasters to the specialty coffee scene at Buna Specialty Coffee Shop, there’s something for every coffee enthusiast.

Whether you’re looking for a place to kickstart your day with a delicious breakfast or brunch or a spot to enjoy a great cup of coffee while working, Lisbon’s coffee cafes have you covered.

With an array of delectable food offerings and exceptional coffee, these cafes are worth a visit for any coffee lover.

Frequently Asked Questions

Coffee in Lisbon is affordable compared to other European cities. But if you want to enjoy the best cup of coffee in Lisbon, you will pay a couple of euros.

Yes, Lisbon cafes offer a diverse diet program, serving almond, soy, and oat milk substitutes.

You can buy locally roasted coffee beans in Lisbon from coffee houses like Fabrica Coffee Roasters and Olisipo.

In Portugal, coffee with milk is referred to as “galão.” A galão is made by combining one part espresso with three parts hot milk, creating a milder, creamier coffee drink

The price of a cup of coffee in Portugal can vary depending on the type of establishment and the location. But you can expect to pay between €0.60 and €1.20.

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