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Taberna Ideal

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Rua da Esperanca 112-114, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
213962744
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 117
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  • 63
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice, bit fowny

The space is interesting, the attendants are nice (maybe a bit too much) and the food is ok, although too oily to my taste. They charge too much (for Portuguese standards) for what would be a slightly above average meal.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Lisbon, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The space is interesting, the attendants are nice (maybe a bit too much) and the food is ok, although too oily to my taste. They charge too much (for Portuguese standards) for what would be a slightly above average meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I was surprised by my boyfriend, who made reservations for the tow of us. The waiter who welcomed us was very thoughtful: we said had never been there, so he explained the concept, the dishes, and invited us to enjoy the space. And we did! We ordered two entrées (the bread with goats cheese, and the mushrooms with chestnuts) and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

That was our best gastronomic experience in Lisbon! Though the place was created for local people and we had a hard time to book it, all our worries was fading when we finally tasted the MEAL! they find us a English speaking waitress, and she was very nice and helpful. She couldn't explain us all the details about dishes (the... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Went here with 2 friends and had the amazing mushroom and chestnut tart, codfish salad and the famous peach crumble with agua de choc mousse with firewater! A few mouthfuls can make you feel a bit tipsy! Would definitely recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This restaurant was recomended by the hotel and that ’s why we went there. The envyronment was good but for me it was too noisy. The food was ok but not amasing. It is a place where you can go but don’t expect too mutch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Luckely we made a reservation, because the few tables were full. We had lovely petiscos, which are the postugese variants of spanish tapas, delightfull! Go to taberna ideal with your date and you won't regret it a minute...

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Portimao, Portugal
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A small restaurant, apparently always full. One of the waiters sat down at our table ("eclectic tables and chairs, probably no two alike) and explained their "philosophy" - which is that food is meant to be shared.They suggest that a party of four should order four "tapas" and one or two main dishes. The menu changes, but we had the... More 

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Paris, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

So, my third time in Lisbon. First time was in 1998 for the world expo. Seems like forever!!! Then the second time around 4 years later and it was like the first time. This time was as well. Lisbon is a place that renews itself every time and that welcomes whomever visits it with a warm and welcoming embrace full... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We were extremely nicely received, the waiter explained the menu to us very patiently. It seems that the dishes are changing continuously. The place was packed and people seemed to enjoy it. We also enjoyed especially the big veal steak and the desserts, less the starters. For 60 euros including a bottle of wine for 3 courses for 2 people... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I have thought it in the past and the thought is stronger than it ever was - Taberna Ideal is just too expensive for what you lastly get. The portions are actually tiny and the prices are just short of what you would pay for an actual main course in any other Lisbon restaurant that could be compared to Taberna... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua da Esperanca 112-114, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: 213962744

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

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