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Pastéis de Belém

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"At Pasteis de Belém, every bite tells a story of tradition and craftsmanship. Nestled in the heart of Lisbon's historic Belém district, this legendary place has been delighting locals and visitors alike since 1837 with its unparalleled Pastel de Nata. Prepared using a closely guarded secret recipe, these golden custard tarts boast a crispy, flaky crust that cradles a creamy, velvety filling. Best enjoyed fresh out of the oven, these delectable pastries are usually enjoyed sprinkled with powdered sugar and cinnamon, even if I personally think that they require no adornment other than their natural perfection. While queues may snake around the corner, the anticipation only heightens the pleasure of sinking your teeth into warm, heavenly goodness. "
"- Family-owned establishment famous for “Pastel de Belém,” their own version of Lisbon’s Pastel de Nata - Lots of seating throughout the building - there’s both a self-serve (order at the counter, wait for your order and sit) and full service option (with a waiter) - If you don’t like Pastel de Nata/Belém, they do have other sweets options - Located a few minutes away from Jerónimos Monastery, so combine these two activities into the same afternoon "
"if you are a fan of pastries, do not skip this. pastéis de belém is the first place to create what we know and love as "pastel de nata," so if you haven't tried them yet, this is the place i recommend. it is a tourist hotspot, but if you stand in the line to sit in, you will most likely be served within 10 minutes with warm, flaky pasteis. don't forget to ask for cinnamon and powdered sugar to put on top!"

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