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Pastéis de Belém - Belém Tarts

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You'll often see a crowd outside the Pastéis de Belém shop, which attracts mobs of locals as well as tourists.


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Inside, the tables are likely to be packed with hungry pastry aficionados. (If you can't find a seat, try one of the other dining rooms, which are scattered throughout the connecting storefronts.)


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If you want to enjoy pastéis as the natives do, sprinkle the warm custard tarts with cinnamon and sugar.


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Don't miss a pilgrimage to the bakery on the premises, where you can observe workers unloading trays of tarts behind glass.

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