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Restaurante Faca & Garfo

Rua da Condessa 2, Lisbon 1200, Portugal (Baixa)
351 21 346 8068
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Ranked #159 of 2,228 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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85% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Bordeaux, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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UK
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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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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
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69 reviews 69 reviews
65 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Ate at Faca & Garfo this evening. Quite different from every other establishment we have eaten at over the last few days. Previously we have been provided tap water when requested. Here, it's sparkling or still. Elsewhere the cheese and bread is complementary, here it appeared on the bill. Small salad ordered, "grande" at the till. They are so oblivious... More

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Burnaby
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

On the recommendation of our B&B hostess, we tried out this restaurant. What a treat! We paid much less at this restaurant than others for much superior quality food. The restaurant itself was comfortable and appealing. The service, friendly and helpful with menu and wine suggestions. We returned for a second time to try different items and were equally pleased... More

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Boston, MA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This place was fine, except that we compared it to a great place we had eaten the night before. The fresh cheese was good, and we knew it would turn up on the bill, so no surprises. I had the black pork steak, which was meaty and tasty. Two of us had the grilled sardines, which were excellent, and one... More

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Montreal Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Had a really nice meal at Faco and Garfo last night, had the grilled octopus and loved it. Tried the speciality desert and really enjoyed. The service is friendly, restaurant clean and typical, and great value. You can hardly go wrong eating there. I did go back tonight and will return next month!! Obrigado!!

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Oslo, Norway
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Situated right around the corner from our Lisbon hotel, this was truly a gem. Not the best interior, but who cares when the waitresses always see to it that you have what you need. They spoke many languages fluently too. The food was really perfect. Try the goat cheese as an appetizer (only 2,50 Euros). We tried 3 different main... More

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