Monday, June 08, 2015 / Príncipe Real, 1250-001 Lisboa, Portugal

100 Montaditos

Rated as one of the most popular cheap eats in Lisbon,
we were more than happy to visit 100 Montaditos.

We arrived at around 7pm and am very happy we did. Right after we sat down, there was a long line out the door! It really gets busy around dinnertime, and there isn't much table space.

100 Montaditos is a self-serve restaurant, so you have these order forms on each table to fill out when you sit down. With the help of the menu, you write down what you want. After you fill it out, you bring it to the front desk and pay. 

If you ordered drinks, they will give it to you immediately but your food order gets forwarded on to the kitchen. Once your order is ready, the kitchen will call your name and you will head over and pick up your food.

This was probably the most overwhelming process ever. They had no English menus and we had absolutely no idea what we were ordering. We ended up just attempting to Google the menu (but failed) and ordered a bunch of random things.

So the first thing we ordered and arrived was our charcuterie board. It was soooo good. The cheese and meats were amazing. The bread was also toasted and garlic-y so it was just so delicious when you combined all three of these ingredients (and wine).

And this was probably the best thing we could have ordered, because after we finished 75% of the board, this came....

So. Much.



LOL. When we saw the plates of food, we were astonished.
What is with the bread?!?! We were thinking it would like tapa style but no, everything we ordered was a full out sandwich... It was ridiculous! I am sure everyone that saw our table thought we were stupid hahah.

Don't get me wrong, the food itself was really good. We ended up just ripping off the top parts of the bread off and eating the ingredients (at the very least). But would I return? Probably not until they have an English menu!!

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