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Restaurante Faca & Garfo

#351 of 2,560 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Baixa
Portuguese
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Rua da Condessa 2, Lisbon 1200, Portugal
351 21 346 8068
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 212
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  • 64
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  • 21
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect Spot

A local guide recommended this small restaurant near the center of much of what draws visitors to lisbon. Very authentic and intimate and of great value. They take reservations and not a bad idea to do so. We really enjoyed our meal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Creston206
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

A local guide recommended this small restaurant near the center of much of what draws visitors to lisbon. Very authentic and intimate and of great value. They take reservations and not a bad idea to do so. We really enjoyed our meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Perfekt place to have a lunch snack & then continue to see this beautiful city, great red wine! Personal was great and nice!

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Granada, Spain
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Everything was wonderful until we got the bill. Very friendly, putting a small appetizer in front of us at beginning. But when the bill came, that small appetizer came out to almost 10$. OK, so we were negaively surprised and we told the owner so. But instead of conceeding, he overly pleaded his case, which made me feel so uncomfortable... More 

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Wirral, UK
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Had a decent meal here, my partner had tuna, good size portion, with salad and potatoes and i had picanha with rice, black beans and chips. With a bottle of white wine i think the bill was about 32 euros..Staff were pleasant and efficient.

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Cuckfield, United Kingdom
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33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

It won't be the most stylish restaurant in Lisbon, but it is friendly and welcoming, and serves plentiful food and good local wine at very reasonable prices. Yes, you do pay for the 'couvert' of bread and cheese (delicious!) but if you do your homework you'll find that this is normal in Lisbon: and you can always refuse! We both... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Very comfortable and hospitable atmosphere (especially on the 2nd floor), the food quite good, but not the best choice in Portugal.

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Beautiful location in the center of Baixa, incredible food and very reasonable prices ! My husband and me enjoyed every minute at that place, specially the cheese and bread ! We will repeat this beautiful experience, every time we go to Lisbon :-)

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Newark DE
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71 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Small restaurant with local menu. Good service and reasonable prices. Suggest the thin steak with sauce or the chicken sausage Both good. Usual bread and cheese also good. Obsession with French Fries but good nonetheless.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

A real scam!! The place was so small that I couldn't even seat properly! There were three waiters and all of them were just looking at us while we were having dinner, very uncomfortable! Moreover, the cheese and the bread served as starter were actually charged on the bill without even advice us of this, we thought was just a... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This place came recommended in the lonely planet. We tried to visit on Sunday but it was closed but we're keen enough to try again. The restaurant has a good position on a corner plot. It was full, despite this being a Monday in January. We did not bother with a starter as in Lisbon you generally are given a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua da Condessa 2, Lisbon 1200, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa
  • Neighborhood: Baixa
  • Phone Number: 351 21 346 8068

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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