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Restaurante Faca & Garfo

Rua da Condessa 2, Lisbon 1200, Portugal (Baixa)
351 21 346 8068
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Ranked #207 of 2,266 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Baixa
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Brussels, Belgium
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Nice food for very cheap prices. Don't expect fine dining or an experience that comes close to that. This is just a very basic restaurant but it is clean, the service is good and the food is just fine. Nothing to complain about taking into account the price paid (40 euro for 2 persons, including water and wine).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Visited with Friends that had eaten a couple of nights before, the service say excellent, our waitress very helpful and friendly and the food fabulous. The location is very nice too. Re the comment about a scam, I believe it's usual for Portuguese restaurants to serve bread and cheese etc to your table and you pay for what you eat.... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We discovered this restaurant in our Lonely Planet guide book, as it was highly recommended. When we arrived there was a small queue outside of it, which gave us confidence that it was a popular place. We only waited around 5 minutes, and then were friendly seated and greeted. They offer you bread and fresh cheese, which IS NOT COMPLEMENTARY,... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lonely Planet Recommendation has become a Scam We had a meal at Faca&Garfo and found that the bread (1,70) and cheese (4,95) we're not complementary at the end of the meal when the bill arrived. When questioned, we were told that they were placed on our table for us to decide not to eat if we did not want to... More

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Milan, Italy
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

High quality, courtesy and marvellous place although small. Located near the mosteiro do Carmo, it is a very good place to go in couple

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Bordeaux, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Excellent local food, warm welcoming in this small typical restaurant. Do not go there too late as it is quite successful. We recommend it to tourists who are there for a few days to start a nice evening!

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Miami, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

we where lucky to find this restaurant. We enjoyed everything about it, service, food, atmosphere. The owner and waitress service is excellent, CELIA our waitress provided awesome friendly fast service. The food was better than expected for a reasonable price. We had wine, delicious bread and goat cheese, me Bacalao and my wife eat Stake, had great dessert and all... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Ate here during a short city break in Lisbon. The food and service were good but the menu was limited and the restaurant, although immaculately clean, was a little basic and too brightly lit. We had mixed cheese and olive starter followed by octopus and dessert. With wine and coffee the bill came to approx 60 euros for 2 people.... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant based on other reviews and the fact it was just around the corner from our hotel. Ordered the usual sardine pâté, cheese and bread starter. The waitress returned to say the cheese we asked for had ran out, and suggested a different local cheese. I knew from when I looked at the menu that this... More

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Warsaw, Poland
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We had lunch here and enjoyed best-in-class seafood. The place might look inconspicuous (and a bit tourist-focused), but indeed offers great family atmosphere and great food. Pricing is decent as well.

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