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Address: Lisbon 1200-109, Portugal
Activities: Nightlife, Drinking
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Bars and restaurants on every corner

A lot of nice bars, cafees and restaurants in a small area. Obs! There is cobblestone everywhere - so high heels or wedges are not recommended! All the local girls wear flat shoes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Sørumsand, Akershus, Norway
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Sørumsand, Akershus, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A lot of nice bars, cafees and restaurants in a small area. Obs! There is cobblestone everywhere - so high heels or wedges are not recommended! All the local girls wear flat shoes or sandals. Beware of the Fado "restaurants" in this area - some of them have lousy food and horrible fado.

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Fremont, California
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

What a lively place to be.. throngs of young and old hanging out in front of bars having a good time in the hilly streets of Bairro alto.. great bars, good music and fun people!

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

In this area of Lisbon you find locals and travelers starting happy hour at about 4 but happy hour never ends--people in squares, outside of tiny restaurants (and inside) just talking, having some beer or wine, etc. there are lots of great restaurants and bars as well as some places of interest. It is a good neighborhood to stay in... More 

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New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you're looking for night life in lisbon, look no further. Bairro Alto is the coolest collection of bars and restaurants you'll find in all of Portugal. Behind an unmarked red door at the top of the hill, you'll find the "Pavilhao Chines" a bar/ lounge filled with wordly knick knacks, a few pool tables and a smoker section. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Walked around the neighbourhood on on a weeknight. A bit quiet, but found a few nice places to have a drink. The Sangria at one place was five drinks in one and very potent, but amazing (€5) so worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Tiny little streets, alleyways, always going up or down. People cooking in the streets, kids playing, washing everywhere, but so real. Great atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I stayed in Bairro Alto during my stay in Lisbon and this neighborhood is the epicenter of the nightlife of Lisbon. It's fun, trendy, hectic, vibrant and full of great restaurants, bars, and cafes. People from all walks of life come here and it's a place where the old Lisbon meets new. Don't be surprised if a local walks up... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Trendy place to visit when in Lisbon. You'll see the old and the brand new, mixed together. Nice coffees to stay for a while, nice shops and a variety of cultures. Most of the exquisite restaurants are located here.So, good place to stay for a while. Enjoy and take lots of pictures.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Love it there! You can find all kind of bars and a few restaurants, it's super cheap and the vibe is just insane!

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Portland, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a must see area for your trip to Lisbon. The narrow alleys and streets are lined with local shops, restaurants and bars making it a great daytime or night time destination. The views from this hilltop neighborhood are spectacular. Make sure to have drink or a snack from the terrace at the Jardim de S. Pedro de Alcantara... More 

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