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For those who have a sweet tooth, A Confeitaria is the place to go for a quick fix. There is a large selection of traditional Madeiran pastries, quiches, and sandwiches. Don't forget to try the national Portuguese treasure, pastel de nata.
Portugal is known for its delicious sweet pastries and cakes. One of the most famous ones is the pastel de nata, a tart filled with creamy egg custard. But you won't only find a pastelaria full of pasteis de nata, they have much more to offer such as pastel de côco, and tarte de amêndoa. For those among us who don't speak Portuguese, these pastries are a coconut and almond tarts. Get yourself a cup of coffee or tea and you will have the perfect lunch. Be prepared to return home having packed on a couple of extra pounds.