The walk down the pier past fishermen against a backdrop of old industrial buildings after the ferry ride from Cais do Sodre station to Cacilhas is worth the trip to Ponto Final. This restaurant boasts 3 decades and its view of the 25th of April Bridge, the harbor and the city is unbeatable. At the base of the Elevador de Cacilhas, with the river at your side, Ponto Final provides a serene setting to savor stews like the monkfish with tomato or the traditional arroz de cabidela--chicken stew cooked in chicken blood served. All are served in steaming clay pots. If you’re out under the sun, fresh grilled fish and an octopus salad is a light, but satisfying option.
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