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MJ's Bar

Travessa Senhora Da Graca No. 2, Lagos 8600-639, Portugal
00351 969923639
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Ranked #2 of 18 nightlife in Lagos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Owner description: Having sold the Old Tavern after running it for 17 very successful years, Marilyn and Michael have re-emerged in Lagos with a new bar venture called... more » Owner description: Having sold the Old Tavern after running it for 17 very successful years, Marilyn and Michael have re-emerged in Lagos with a new bar venture called MJ's. Small in size but extremely large on hospitality. Great service and good conversation. Fantastic choice of drinks. An amazing list of cocktail's mixed and served to perfection. Dedicated music for all forms of dance lovers. Come on in,tap your feet and sing along and you are all guaranteed a great nights entertainment.We are at the top of the Cul-de-Sac, adjacent to the Slave Market. « less
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Activities for older children
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Lagos, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Very Nice atmosphere! Very Nice Music from The 80's, Very Nice girls behind The bar!! We Love it!! Of course we Will come back again!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

This was out first time in Portugal so is all very new to us. We was out and decided to try cocktails in MJ's bar. Wow what a night is all I can say amazing cocktails and fantastic banter and conversation. Marilyn makes you feel very welcome at the bar and made a point of making conversation with us. After... More

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MandMlagos, Owner at MJ's Bar, responded to this review

Hallo Sam. Nice to know that you all survived your happy nights with us and returned home safely with some really good memories of your first visit to Portugal and MJ's Bar. Now that you know where we are, you can get to us quicker on your next visit. Thank you all for your nice comment on Tripadvisor. Regards, Marilyn. More

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

At MJ's bar you get the best service and cocktails in Lagos. Each time we are in Lagos we drop in each night to visit Marilyn and Jason. We enjoy the cocktails and the perfect served cool beers. You should visit this fantastic bar.

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MandMlagos, Owner at MJ's Bar, responded to this review

Hallo Lene from Copenhagen. How is The Little Mermaid?? As you like my Cocktails, I must create a very special one for your next visit to MJ's Bar and make sure that the beer is extra chilled for someone who comes from the land of Carlsberg. Thank you Lene. for writing your nice comment on Tripadvisor. Regards, Marilyn. More

Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Dropped into this super friendly bar run by Marilyn just off the main drag in Lagos old town and have been back several times during my stay.... and will revisit on my next visit !! Great, realistic prices and great cocktails. Not open on Mondays but hey-ho everyone deserves a day off LOL. Met and chatted to folk from different... More

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MandMlagos, Owner at MJ's Bar, responded to this review

Hallo David. Judging by your headline, you must be a Dolly Parton fan!!! I will get her album ready for your next visit. The cover is in 3D. You wish!!! Even if you do not like Dolly, you will still be welcome. Glad that you found MJ's otherwise, we would never have had the chance to entertain you. And entertained... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I was on holiday with 6 other lads and we were enticed in by a bar rep due to the attractive smile on her face and the attractive beer prices that she was offering, mainly the beer prices though. When we first arrived we were a little sceptical as the bar was quite small and quite quiet, however soon after... More

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MandMlagos, Owner at MJ's Bar, responded to this review

Hallo Martin. It's okay, we told the neighbours that you and your friends were auditioning for the Lagos Musical Variety Group. It's safe to return. We would love to see you all again in MJ's Bar. Our resident Troubador also had a load of fun and is still talking about you. I am grateful that you took the time to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Found this bar by accident near the centre of the the old town. Excellent value and really friendly landlady, Marilyn, who makes you feel right at home. Great cocktails and nibbles at the bar. Everyone welcome, including motorcycle enthusiasts, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

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Oldham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

My friends and I visited this humble bar during a one week vacation to Lagos. Admittedly it was not much to look at from the off however this soon changed for the better. Upon visiting on a Tuesday night, what happened upon us next was one of the most exciting raw talents I have ever paved eyes upon. I asked... More

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MandMlagos, Owner at MJ's Bar, responded to this review

Hallo James. What a thorough review you have given MJ's Bar. I am glad that you and your party enjoyed yourselves. Especially whilst under the spell of the Marvellous Minstrel Performer. We have also greased and re-adjusted the hinges of the aforesaid portal and it is now indelibly engraved with instructions. We also say Yes!!! and we look forward to... More

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Most wonderful bar and fantastic staff (friends) !!!! The place to be before dinner for a cocktail or after for a beer and holiday experience sharing! Very we'll frequented establishment met wonderful people during my holidays thanks for MJ's bar!!!!

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MandMlagos, Owner at MJ's Bar, responded to this review

Hallo Edward. Does the Oslo Nightlife feel totally different after being in MJ's bar?? When the snow arrives in September, you know where to come for a warm welcome. good choice of music and entertainment. Hope to see you again soon. Marilyn. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We love going to MJ,s bar. It is so clean and very well ran. Marilyn and Jason are always so happy to see you. Great music to suit all age groups. Excellent drinks menu. We always meet linteresting and lovely people there. It has lots of regular customers who are all very friendly and love to talk to you. You... More

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MandMlagos, Owner at MJ's Bar, responded to this review

Hallo Capprysun. Nice to read your comment and to see that you have thoroughly enjoyed yourself in MJ's bar. A bit of fun here and a bit of fun there all adds up to Happy Holiday Memories in MJ's bar. You are most certainly welcome ro return anytime at all. Marilyn. More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Brilliant cocktails, especially the bloody mary! Great value for money and friendly. Marilyn is very welcoming and gave us some great restaurant tips. Fun 80s soundtrack on when we were first there which we loved!

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MandMlagos, Owner at MJ's Bar, responded to this review

Hallo Phoebe. Thank's for taking the time to write your Tripadvisor comment. I really appreciate it and it tells me that you really enjoyed yourself in MJ's Bar. The Tomato Juice has been re-stocked together with the other ingredients of your favourite Cocktail. So, now I am fully prepared for a surprise visit. Hope to see you again this year,... More

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