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Taberna Ideal

#251 of 2,581 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Rua da Esperanca 112-114, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
213962744
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 122
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Local, delicious, pricey

We enjoyed this small, atmospheric restaurant that claim to source local produce and cook with love. There were no vegetarians mains so we ordered a starter, mushroom and chestnut pie, and a salad, mango apple cheese etc, and loved both. We ate two small desserts, a very alcoholic mousse and yummy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Gianna P
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Brisbane, Australia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We enjoyed this small, atmospheric restaurant that claim to source local produce and cook with love. There were no vegetarians mains so we ordered a starter, mushroom and chestnut pie, and a salad, mango apple cheese etc, and loved both. We ate two small desserts, a very alcoholic mousse and yummy strawberry cake. This was enough and I was glad... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Got recommended this place from a local chef and it lived up to the expectations! Traditional portuguese slow-food made with lots of love and served tapas-style. Staff was very friendly and helpful and very reasonable prices made this excellent value! Not a place to visit if you're in a hurry, take your time and try everything on the menu! ;)

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

I signed up to TripAdvisor simply to tell you that you should never ever go here. It was atrocious. The food was abysmal despite the pleasant staff and exorbitant prices. The tapas was (barely) passable to start and the wine was fine, but the meat for our main (the veal rib) was of very poor quality and we could not... More 

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Leiria, Portugal
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Delicious food, especially 'petiscos' (try chicken liver with apple and balsamico sauce), and excellent service. Previous reservation required, especially if you want to get a table for dinner at 20.00 (they have two 'shifts' - for 19.30/20.00 and for 22.30....)

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Lisbon, Portugal
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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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 via mobile

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