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UMA

#431 of 2,581 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Portuguese
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Rua Dos Sapateiros 177, Lisbon 1100-167, Portugal
213 427 425
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 241
    Excellent
  • 268
    Very good
  • 62
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 40
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
delicious but isn't here Lisbon?

I was recommended to go there from Korea's bloggers! The food was good enough for its price but there were too many Koreans

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
connie_kiim
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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640 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Best we had in portugal and maybe ever. Value for money. We thought grumpy uncle uma was cute. Hahaha

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Lisbon, Portugal
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I went first a year ago, experiencing the so famous UMA's seafood rice. It was really a fine meal. I came back to UMA again today and tried the veal liver ("iscas" in portuguese). They were simply done beautifully. At Lisbon downtown UMA is one of the best. It's a tiny place, the old staff that attends you won't be... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We were told to go here by a tour guide earlier in the day. He said the prices are good, food is excellent and the service is quite rude but they're concentrating on the quality of the food. Whatever, he was one hundred percent right on all three counts. We got a pot of the sea food rice to share... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was recommended to go there from Korea's bloggers! The food was good enough for its price but there were too many Koreans

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We had a reservation for 25 people so we basically had the whole restaurant for ourselves. The waiter is an old guy not speaking any English. He was quite rude actually but it didn't really bother us. We had the famous seafood rice for 10 Euros per person. As we were 25 we had to wait quite long time but... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Had a meat dish with clamps. Portions were small and not very tasty. Service was so awful, that it was almost funny. Do not recommend this restaurant.

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manchester
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77 reviews 77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Went to this restaurant after seeing people queuing up to get in at 7 pm ordered the famous seafood rice very dissapointed not very high quality after saying this it was cheap especially for a capital city

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Abu Dhabi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is not so much a restaurant review as a review of a missed opportunity. Having read about its supposedly wonderful seafood rice, we tracked down the place -- not difficult. After ordering a bunch of dishes including a single-portion serving of the seafood rice, we were gruffly told we couldn't have the single-portion serving. We "must" order the double... More 

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Scotland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We came across this restaurant by chance and it was a marvellous find. We did not expect to find anything so simple, unpretentious and genuine in the middle of Lisbon. We did not consider having anything other than the arroz de mariscos, the speciality of the casa, and we were not disappointed. It was truly excellent and satisfying and great... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Recommended by a friend. This place offers the amazing seafood dish for great price. The waiter is an old man who does not speak English but very kind to all the clients. I'm so glad to find it and would love to visit again!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Dos Sapateiros 177, Lisbon 1100-167, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: 213 427 425

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 33
  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?