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Cantinho Lusitano

#9 of 2,581 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Tapas, Portuguese
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Rua dos Prazeres, 52, Lisbon 1200-355, Portugal
+351 21 806 5185
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Small restaurant dedicated to the Portuguese cuisine with careful choice...
Small restaurant dedicated to the Portuguese cuisine with careful choice of snacks, wines and delicatessen
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 19
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fantastic cosy restaurant with the most delicious Portuguese tapas. It is run by Sylvie who is really friendly and welcoming and her husband who does the cooking. We had a great range of tasty tasty food and will definitely going back when we are next in Lisbon. I would suggest booking as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
MairGravatt
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Fantastic cosy restaurant with the most delicious Portuguese tapas. It is run by Sylvie who is really friendly and welcoming and her husband who does the cooking. We had a great range of tasty tasty food and will definitely going back when we are next in Lisbon. I would suggest booking as unfortunately they had to turn so many people... More 

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Carlisle
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17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

After reading reviews we decided to try to find this wonderful small place. It was a Wednesday night in march and we were very lucky to get a table. The charming waitress explained the menu and was very helpful. She apologised that we may have to wait as the kitchen was busy but we didn't feel it took to long.... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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96 reviews 96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Wow – one of the best meals I had in Lisbon. Quaint little casual place that is not the easiest to find - tucked away in a little Lisbon neighborhood. However, it is cozy inside and the husband & wife team run the place. MAKE RESERVATIONS – walk ups that show up and ring the bell hoping for a table... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This tiny restaurant hidden in Barrio Alto is an absolute gem! Simple menu with delicious tapas to share, great wines, fantastic service and all at a very reasonable price. It was our first night in Lisbon and it exceeded our expectations - so friendly it feels like home. Just excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Absolutely beautiful food and very good value for money. The owner is lovely as well. The best restaurant we went to in Lisbon, worth a visit!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It's my favourite restaurant in Lisbon to go and eat "portuguese tapas"! Great food with great service, it feels like home! Everytime I'm in Lisbon, I have to go there! It's impossible to not return :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I absolutely recommend this place! The food is great and the couple running "Cantinho Lusitano" sure know what they are doing. Friendly atmosphere and portuguese food at its best. Been there more than once and can't wait to return. Chances are you will be welcomed in your own language.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great food, Cheap, great to go with friends or family and try new tastes. The service is excellent. They have the best lemon pie ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Took a friend back to Cantinho Lusitano after discovering it on my last visit two years ago. Happy to find that the experience was just as good as then. Lucky to get a last-minute reservation, a warm greeting by Silvia, and a fun evening in this small, casual spot in the Barrio Alto. Had 5-6 dishes including my favourite, the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very good place to take a bite of diferent portuguese tastes. Good food, nice service. Have to make reservation.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua dos Prazeres, 52, Lisbon 1200-355, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 806 5185

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 34
  • Cuisine: Tapas, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Small restaurant dedicated to the Portuguese cuisine with careful choice of snacks, wines and delicatessen
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

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