A Provinciana

A Provinciana

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Price
neighborhood
Hours
Monday–Friday, 12:00pm–3:30pm
7:00pm–10:00pm
address
Tv. do Forno 23

A proper Portuguese tasca. This joint opened in 1930 and has been a popular spot for affordable meals, as well as wine and beer. Though it might be hard to get a table nowadays because of all the hype around it, A Provinciana is still one of the best places to head to for dinner with friends before heading to one of Lisbon's bars. During lunch, it is usually packed with people working nearby, while dinner hours have a bit of everything: locals and tourists.

Here, you can still order a glass of wine and see it being poured right from the barrel to your glass. They have what's unanimously considered one of the best bitoques in town, so don't hesitate on ordering it when there. A Provinciana is one of the "Lojas com História" spots – a Portuguese branch of the Municipal Chamber dedicated to preserving and spreading the word about historical businesses in Lisbon.

Insider Tip:
It's decorated with an unusually large collection of clocks crafted by the owner, Américo Dias Fernandes.