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Restaurante Zuari

#75 of 2,571 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Rua Sao Joao da Mata, 41, Lisbon 411200 - 846, Portugal
213977149
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 84
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gorgeous Goan food

It took some persuading to get my partner to try this as we stood outside, it looks more like a small cafe with ice cream adverts outside - but we're so glad we went it! In the back there is a small restaurant, the menu was simple with only a few options but everything we had was superb. I had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Becs13
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Hertfordshire
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Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Nice, friendly owner. Good service. Menu was very limited with hardly any accompaniments/sauces/chutney's, etc. Ambience? OK Food.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I was expecting more after some reviews and after some years without eating Goa food. Maybe I'll stick to Indian for some more time...

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

It took some persuading to get my partner to try this as we stood outside, it looks more like a small cafe with ice cream adverts outside - but we're so glad we went it! In the back there is a small restaurant, the menu was simple with only a few options but everything we had was superb. I had... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We were in Portugal last month and stopped at Zuari for lunch. Wonderful experience! The decor and homely atmosphere took me right back to my childhood in Goa, as did the terrific food. The hosts were great, and we were particularly impressed to see the entire family pitch in - including teenage kids returning from their classes at the university... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We went to zuari for a lunch on friday, it was so full. But we had luck and got a table. I 'm so thankfull that we had a chance to try this goan home made food. It is really lovely.For starters we had samosas, kachoris,papadom.As main course we had chicken curry and vindaloo with rice and some chapatis.And we... More 

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was our second visit to this restaurant and it was just as good as the first time. It's a tiny place, simply decorated and seems to be very much a family concern. The food is delicious and tastes very homemade and authentic. The stand out dish for me is the chicken curry, which is the best I have tasted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

This place is excellent for its Goan cuisine in Lisbon. Restaurant Zuari should be listed in the top ten places to visit in Lisbon. Excellent sorpotel, mutton curry, pork aadmaas .... Just like goa👍

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Noord Brabant
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10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

oking for a place to eat and found this place. From the outside it is hard to see it's a restaurant so keep your eyes open when you are looking for it. The food (Indian region Goa) it really gpod. Not the stuff from a can as many Indian restaurant serve but really wonderfull food. I love the pickels and... More 

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was almost put off by the neighborhood but I'm really glad I came here. We were looking for some Goan food and were very, very pleased. It's not exactly central with regard to downtown or Belem, but there are bus stops right at the corner or you can walk as we did. It's well worth it. We apparently eat... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Our friends recommended this place and being a true goan, i was keen to have some goan food in Lisboa. The food was excellent. Sorpotel / rice / chappatis & prawn curry.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Sao Joao da Mata, 41, Lisbon 411200 - 846, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: 213977149

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?