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Lisbon, Portugal

Café Martinho da Arcada (est. 1782)

The Historic Café Martinho da Arcada is a Myth in the history of Lisbon. It is linked to the Portuguese arts and letters, as it was the favorite place of famous writers and intellectuals, such as Afonso Costa, Manuel da Arriaga, Bernandino Machado, and Antonio Borges. However, the Martinho da Arcada is worldwide famous…
Lisbon, Portugal

Café Nicola (est. 1929)

Café Nicola is a symbol of the history of Lisbon. It’s a Café full of history, tradition, and culture. It was, and still is one of the preferable meeting places of Lisbon’s intellectual elite, like the poet Bocage, who was a habitué and now has a statue as a reminder. In existence since 1929, with…
Braga, Portugal

Café Vianna (est. 1871)

Café Vianna is one of the most emblematic Portugese Cafes. It is located in the Arcada building in the Praca da Republica and opened in 1871. The meeting point of the City was – and still is- Café Vianna. Lots of people of the letters and the arts are regulars at the Café. Also, students…
Azores, Portugal

Pastelaria Athanásio (est. 1890)

The oldest Café and very famous in the Azores is «Pastelaria Café Athanásio». A family business that goes from generation to generation and preserves in full the traditional flavors of Portugal and the Azores. «Pastelaria Café Athanásio» is a great attraction for visitors to the island, offering delicious coffee and amazing sweets, the recipes of…
Azores, Portugal

Peter Café Sport (est. 1918)

Peter Café Sport is located in the historic city center of Horta, on the island of Faial, in the Azores. It constitutes a historical and cultural landmark of the archipelago and, particularly, of the island. An expression, consecrated among the yachtsmen, sums up this highlight: "If you sail to Horta and do not visit the…
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