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Enoteca Chafariz do VinhO

#450 of 2,581 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Tapas
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Chafariz da Mae d'Agua Rua da Mae d'Agua a Praca da Alegria, Lisbon 1250-000, Portugal
2132422079
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6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Off The Beaten Path Enoteca In Unique Space

Simple casual restaurant with a tapas type menu. Good selection of wine. Served in a cavernous centuries old structure that used to funnel water to the defunct fountain that fronts the restaurant. Food was good but not great. A bit rich but could have been a a result of my selection. Service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

What a magical experience... Unique location, very friendly welcome and nice tapas. No need to say more.

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New York City, New York
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17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

We stopped in for drinks figuring we'd spend a short time over a glass of wine before a nearby jazz lounge opened but ended up skipping the music to revel in some fantastic wine. Wines are available by the glass and the bottle and we also ordered a vintage Port and Madiera. If you are wavering between one beverage or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Very attractive and historic, 'stone vault' setting. Tasty and well presented tapas style food. Very interesting wines, including those sold by the glass (which isn't always the case in wine bars). Proprietor very willing to talk about the wines and suggest food and wine pairings. We had two very enjoyable evenings there.

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Well that was a huge disappointment!! Great location, and what a unique building for a restaurant, what a shame though that all their food is microwaved!! We ordered the 3 course menu with 2 wines for 22 euro, but when mussels arrived on a hot plate but were absolutely cold we knew something was up, we send the food back,... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Simple casual restaurant with a tapas type menu. Good selection of wine. Served in a cavernous centuries old structure that used to funnel water to the defunct fountain that fronts the restaurant. Food was good but not great. A bit rich but could have been a a result of my selection. Service was good up to the point of wanting... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We had a late flight into Lisbon and an early flight out. Chafariz was a lovely place to hang out with late midnight dinner. Kitchen closes at 0100 and this made our pick... Very interesting pairings of wine and food with my favourite being the sparkling wine and bacon wrapped dates...

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The setting is really special, as others have written, we thoroughly enjoyed both the experience and the food here. We tried the degustation menu which consisted of a glass of wine with each of the four courses: sparkling white with the starter, white with the fish course, red with the meat and port with the dessert.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Charming tapas bar with good wine selection and tasty tapas. A little bit on the expensive side but service and setting were really good.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Tucked into one of the stone water towers that were part of Lisbon's old aqueduct system, this enoteca delivers. The food was delicious, and the wine list was not huge but had a lot of interesting selections. João Paulo Martin, one of Portugal's best wine journalists consults on the list. Service was competent and gracious. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

This wine bar has a fabulous, historic setting - an old room in an aquaduct. it has amazing food ( loved the dates wrapped i bacon with olive oil) and great wine. there were tastings : 4 glasses for either 10 or 15 euro depending upon the wines. we has a knowledgeable server who brought many other wines to taste.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chafariz da Mae d'Agua Rua da Mae d'Agua a Praca da Alegria, Lisbon 1250-000, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: 2132422079

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

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