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Cantinho Lusitano

Rua dos Prazeres, 52, Lisbon 1200-355, Portugal
+351 21 806 5185
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Ranked #9 of 2,427 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $34
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Portuguese, Tapas
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Small restaurant dedicated to the Portuguese cuisine with careful choice of snacks, wines and delicatessen
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South Wales,UK
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Booked this after reading reviews. A little tricky to find on foot, down little streets but worth finding. Will need to book as small with a few tables. The food is tapas style & freshly cooked. It was delicious. The owner was helpful & could recommend dishes. The wine was reasonable & very tasty. Definitely a must to visit whilst... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I have been fortunate enough to spend a month in Lisbon -- and very grateful for a friend's recommendation to this restaurant. I was there three times and would have gladly gone back again and again. I had the most attentive service, the best authentic Portuguese food and likely the most affordable. Sylvie serves everyone effortlessly and in most languages... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My mom and I went to this place based on everyone's amazing reviews on trip advisor. It was a little hidden since we aren't familiar with Lisbon, but it was well worth the trip! The food was fantastic, we had tapas- beef with special sauce and sweet potatoes, a garbanzo bean salad, and these Greek meatball type things. Everything was... More 

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101 reviews 101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We had a lovely meal in this great little place. We ordered a variety of small dishes, all of which were tasty and really well cooked. The octopus, pork stew and meatballs were particular highlights. The service was really good and the waitress was able to recommend 2 bottles of excellent wine to accompany our food. We spent a really... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We read great reviews regarding Cantinho and decided to give it a shot. We did a thorough research on how to reach the place as we had read it is quite difficult to locate and as tourists we didn't want to spend too much of time in locating the restaurant. Thankfully, our driver dropped us at the door of the... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Visited with my girlfriend. Greeted by the friendly waitress/owner . We had 6 dishes all of which were amazing and fresh with a great bottle of rose (costing less than €10!). A definite visit !

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Algarvia, Portugal
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had heard good things about this restaurant so booked a table for four one evening. It is very small so essential to book especially as it is getting such good reviews. We shared six dishes between four of us and we were well fed. All the food was very tasty and the waitress was very helpful and with good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very small, cozy restaurant with friendly staff and of course amazing food. All ingredients were fresh and food was affordable. Will definitely go back if ever in Lisbon again! Make sure you do make a reservation because you WILL get turned away if you didn't!

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Shanghai, China
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

this is a small restaurant with about 12-13 tables, like many others in Lisbon, it has only 2 staff, one does the cook, and one serves the table. the food menu is actually quite big, about 30 items. we ordered one fried egg with Portuguese chicken sausage-very tasty, one roast new potato-my friend saw a video on the airplane says... More 

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Heard about this place here, on TripAdvisor, and was intrigued. My partner and I were very pleased with the quality of the small plates (some of which, like the fava bean salad were really large!). The place was packed, but the single waitress, wife of the chef, managed everything with competence and pleasantness. Food was good, solid tapas-like fare ("petiscos"... More 

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Additional Information about Cantinho Lusitano

Address: Rua dos Prazeres, 52, Lisbon 1200-355, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 806 5185
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Estremadura  >  Lisbon
Open Hours:
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 13 - 34
Cuisine: Portuguese, Tapas

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