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Caxemira

#512 of 3,006 Restaurants in Lisbon
#543 of 3,150 Places to Eat in Lisbon
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Neighborhood:
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Rua Condes de Monsanto, 4 | 1º Dto, Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 218 865 486 ‎
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A real indian restaurant in lisbon

The place is simple and busy. Waiters fast and nice. And food is deliceous and genuine, very good price !

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2015
Helena A
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Funchal, Portugal
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small restaurant on the first floor, not very easy to find - Normally, the first time you go there, you go with someone that knows the place...and then you become forever thankful to that person... For me, it is the best indian restaurant I know, and I find myself to be a good conneisseur of asian/indian food. The samossas are... More 

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1 Thank Bar_CS_C
Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Although not too big, the food is amazing, having lived in a couple o countries I have to say that this is one of the best Indians!! Staff is very polite.

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1 Thank TSRP
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The place is simple and busy. Waiters fast and nice. And food is deliceous and genuine, very good price !

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1 Thank Helena A
Alvor, Portugal
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I am not crazy about Indian food and only try them because my wife loves. This restaurant is one of my favourite Indian ever. It's a simple restaurant but very good food. The onion bahji is amazing. Saag is also highly recommended :)

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1 Thank DiogoRebelo
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Very poor service and very unwelcoming. My wife has a few food allergies however they point blank refused to acknowledge this and stated that they could not tweak the menu to accommodate this. Sorry but the whole experience was poor.

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Thank Mit G
Leicestershire
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

After reading reviews of restaurants near our Hotel Mundial, finally found Caxemira through a doorway amongst postboxes next to Hotel Lisboa Tejo, what a find!!! An amazing Indian meal, full of flavours, not overpowering, great staff, good atmosphere, fantastic meal. Thankyou for a great meal. Eddie and Sue

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Thank eddieandsue
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Really Indian food served by really Indian people. Not touristic. The food is amazing and the service is really nice.

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Thank Rui S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

This is a proper Indian restaurant with great food and immaculate service. Only thing it's almost impossible to find.. No signage and up a flight of stairs on a side road ... When I asked why they did not advertise the response... " no need...". Looking around a full cafe I could not argue... Read into that , it's great,... More 

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Thank Pillayi
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Having read and acted on the lots of adulatory reviews, I felt the restaurant was a let down. One thing that could easily be done would be to ask customers how hot they wanted their food; I felt mine was very bland. Sorry, I just didn't find this place inspiring.

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Thank chansley
Miami, Florida
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I've been coming to this restaurant for the past 5 years now! Whenever I'm in Lisbon, I eat dinner every evening here. Great food, Portuguese clientele, fair prices. Lately they've been preparing food more on the bland side, but just ask them to season as if they were in India to get the real deal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Condes de Monsanto, 4 | 1º Dto, Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighborhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 218 865 486 ‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores

Neighborhood Profile
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!