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Sushi Cafe Avenida

#329 of 2,568 Restaurants in Lisbon
#352 of 2,661 Places to Eat in Lisbon
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Rue Barata Salgueiro 28, Lisbon 1250-044, Portugal
+351 211 928 158
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Description: If this is the first time you open our menu, Hajimemashite!(Nice to meet...
If this is the first time you open our menu, Hajimemashite!(Nice to meet you!)If you are already a customer, He Yôkoso!(Be welcome!)The age and the familyIt was on the 13th December 2005 that we opened the SushiCafé Amoreiras and we never imagined that after 6 years we would be here and already with 4 restaurants established (SushiCafé Avenida, SushiCafé Amoreiras, SushiCorner Colombo e SushiCorner Atrium Saldanha). We are now a numerous family and all of this owed to you. Thank You!The Fish qualityAlthough we changed the dimension we never changed in what is really important, the fish.We still buy the best Tuna in the world, the Bluefin.It belongs to the specie Thunnus thynnus, from the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the bluefin is the largest tuna there is and therefore the most tasteful, we may see the different types of meat as the akame (less fat), chu toro and ho toro (more fat).Our tuna is captured according to the Japanese know-how. The tuna capture is probably as important as its quality, in a deficient capture it loses blood which means losing quality and flavour.Our salmon is upper category, 1st class of the three existing categoriesWe only buy large dimensions of salmon from Norway (6 to 9kg each) as it preserve better the flavour and consistencyWe wish you an excellent meal and relish with the best of Japanese food.Itadakimasu!Expression meaning gratitude mentioned before meals!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, good music

Had late and quick dinner. They receive you with big smile and food was very good. Great spider roll! Good looking waitresses and fun music.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Olesa de Montserrat, Spain
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Lisbon, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best Japanese restaurant in Lisbon. I come here very often, and this last visit was no exception - great food, great service.

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Olesa de Montserrat, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Had late and quick dinner. They receive you with big smile and food was very good. Great spider roll! Good looking waitresses and fun music.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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63 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The food and service were great, where we were sat wasn't. It is quite a shock these days to see people smoking indoors, can't think of where else in Western Europe this is possible! The prices are ok, the food is good, although would say knife skills of chefs aren't up to the standards of other sushi restaurants I have... More 

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Reykjavik
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We were group of five that had a late dinner at this very nice restaurant in April. Excellent service and the food was very tasty, exotic and good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great food, service and environment. However it's too expensive for the food served. Two tasting menus (partial tasting, and not all you can eat tasting), two gins, one water and 2 espressos for 110eur.

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Helsingoer, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We, a danish couple, came with some expectations and we wasn' t dissapointed. We have travelled Japan twice and like to believe we know a little bit of origin Japan cuisine, and Sushi Cafe Avenida seems to hit the nail on the head. Well done and Well served meals by sweet and observant waiters create a perfect evening. Our choice... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were referred to the restauarant by our hotel. We were a group of 8 and must say we all enjoyed the food. Especially interesting were the twists on the sushi, like sushi with strawberry and apple. At first it seemed strange but the taste was great

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Porto, Portugal
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We went for lunch, without reservation and we were lucky to get a table in the balcony. As a starter we tasted the fried duck in tiny slices with vegetables. We had to wait a while for it, but it turned out to be a good option. We choose for the main course, a mix of sushi & Sashimi. It... More 

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Romford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A great sushi bar and the added bonus is the Gin club with a large range of gins to choose from. Food was great.

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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The staff is very arrogant and they don't have a very good knowledge of Japanese cuisine. There is also a part of the restaurant where people is allowed to smoke which I find totally disgusting for a sushi restaurant. Even if you sit on the other side of the restaurant you end up getting smell of smoke during your dinner.... More 

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CarmoRS, Gerente de relações públicas at Sushi Cafe Avenida, responded to this review

Dear Swissyodel, First of all, I would like to thank you for your review. It is always good to hear from our customers so we can improve our restaurant to be better every day. Please accept our apologies for what happened that day which I can guarantee it is not our way to work. For that reason, we would like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue Barata Salgueiro 28, Lisbon 1250-044, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 211 928 158

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Description

If this is the first time you open our menu, Hajimemashite!(Nice to meet you!)If you are already a customer, He Yôkoso!(Be welcome!)The age and the familyIt was on the 13th December 2005 that we opened the SushiCafé Amoreiras and we never imagined that after 6 years we would be here and already with 4 restaurants established (SushiCafé Avenida, SushiCafé Amoreiras, SushiCorner Colombo e SushiCorner Atrium Saldanha). We are now a numerous family and all of this owed to you. Thank You!The Fish qualityAlthough we changed the dimension we never changed in what is really important, the fish.We still buy the best Tuna in the world, the Bluefin.It belongs to the specie Thunnus thynnus, from the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean, the bluefin is the largest tuna there is and therefore the most tasteful, we may see the different types of meat as the akame (less fat), chu toro and ho toro (more fat).Our tuna is captured according to the Japanese know-how. The tuna capture is probably as important as its quality, in a deficient capture it loses blood which means losing quality and flavour.Our salmon is upper category, 1st class of the three existing categoriesWe only buy large dimensions of salmon from Norway (6 to 9kg each) as it preserve better the flavour and consistencyWe wish you an excellent meal and relish with the best of Japanese food.Itadakimasu!Expression meaning gratitude mentioned before meals!

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