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Rua de Sao Miguel 23, Lisbon, Portugal
351 218 876 535
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Recommended!!

During our weekend jn lisbon we were adviced to eat here. It was a bit difficult to find since the door was closed but a little note told us to ring the bell. Then we saw the nice owner, few tables and great atmosphere and were positively surprised! Really authentic and good food, very reasonable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
MarijeK87
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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159 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

During our weekend jn lisbon we were adviced to eat here. It was a bit difficult to find since the door was closed but a little note told us to ring the bell. Then we saw the nice owner, few tables and great atmosphere and were positively surprised! Really authentic and good food, very reasonable prices. 1/2 liter red wine... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We were wandering aimlessly around and came across this place. We got a cod potato pie of some sort and it was very nice. Reasonably priced as well. Not the busiest (having to ring a doorbell to get in probably doesn't help) but nice once you're in.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

After some wandering around in the Alfama (during which you can so easily get turned around), we came across Malmequer Bemmequer. I recalled it being a place to go to, so we decided to stop in for a little “snack”. We ended just getting the grilled shrimp, and they were SO good (though slightly pricey). Even if that’s all you... More 

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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The "waiter" proprietor is reserved and moody sometimes ,but he can be nice ...we had seat by the window in his small intimate restaurant. The food was high end quality and great value too.

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London
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant when ambling around Alfama, and ended up being very pleasantly surprised at our luck in happening upon such a wonderful place. It's small, with about 8 tables, and has a cozy and simple yet charming decor. Our waiter was pleasant and attentive yet unobtrusive. My wife ordered the scabbard and I the sea bream. Both... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I was walking around Alfama district without a precise goal when I jumped into this little old fashioned treasure. 1) it really looks like being at the house of locals 2) the quality of food is very good and filled with love, exactly what I wanted to find in my destinationless path 3) it is very easy going: few seats... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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186 reviews 186 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I came here because of the good reviews from several websites including TA. the restaurant is quite small, with few tables. it is locked normally, and you will need to ring the bell, then the owner will open the door for you. grilled sardines was too salty for me. the breads and the olives served were expensive.

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Berlin, Germany
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I am in Lisbon since one month and that war the worst experience is a trap for tourist I could not choose for the wine and later I saw the wine list I payed nearly twice what I could pay in others place : a lot for what I had

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USA
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

My sister and I decided on this restaurant for our last night in Lisbon because (a) it was next to our guest house, (b) we had read favorable reviews, and (c) we were charmed by the hand-painted sign with the daisies. On a cold mid-January night, we were the only diners until around 9:30 pm (being Americans, we are accustomed... More 

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London
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This was our third visit to this lovely restaurant and we were not disappointed. We were the only diners on this occasion but we did not feel uncomfortable. The owner greeted us warmly and sat us at a table with a view out to the street so we could watch the world go by. The food is as good as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua de Sao Miguel 23, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: 351 218 876 535

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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