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Largo de Sao Carlos, 10 | Chiado, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
+351 21 342 0607
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Ranked #1 of 2,421 Restaurants in Lisbon
Price range: $68 - $152
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese, Contemporary
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Jose Avillez looks at haute cuisine as a form of expression. At the Belcanto he shares his inspirations, emotions and concerns through his culinary representations and illusions. Each dish tells a story and sets out to stir the emotions of those willing to try it."
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Singapore, Singapore
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74 reviews 74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I used to wonder what is all the hype about Michelin-starred restaurants. With prices so astronomical, how good can the food be? Wonder no more as my family and I probably had the best meal of our lives when we ate at Belcanto. And I understood why and how this restaurant managed to attain 2 Michelin stars. Their take on... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is currently the restaurant in the country providing the most up-to-date gastronomic experience with wonderful link to the portuguese or mediterrenean flavours... All stands well, the wonderful location that you should visit around, the service, the knowledge and the serenity. And the price is your petit-four when compared with abroad. Hope we can see more innovations and new dishes... More 

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Auckland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We were excited to be eating a this michelin star establishment. The restaurant is intimate with limited seating, but you never felt on top of other diners. We were greeted with a smile and shown to our seat. Our waiter advised us of our options and left us to decide on what we wanted. Once we ordered, the fun began,... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Chef José Avillez hás created a world class restauramt. Unique flavours, ambience and service . Every detail is prepared to crave a strong memorie. Onde in a lifetime experience to be repeated over and over again....

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gent, belgium
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The food and wine are excellent, atmosphere is great, service as can be expected but......i was hungry when i left the table. the starter (sea awakenings) is an absolute shame.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We went to Belcanto for dinner just before leaving, and it was a great experience: the service is excellent and the food is great. We went for the "Classsics" menu which was a best-of of the restaurant. The declinations on olives for the amuse-bouches are delicious and very creative. The golden egg was a highlight as well. The rest was... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This place is the restaurant of my dreams! My friend and I have travelled Europe and experienced other Michelin starred restaurants in other countries but this one just hit it out of the ball park! From the service to the food and ambience - you couldn't fault it if you tried. It was an honour to dine there and did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a sublime dining experience at Belcanto last night. The food was a wonderful tasting experience - traditional Portuguese cuisine with a difference. All plates were divine but special mention goes to the Tangerine dessert! Staff were very welcoming and Sommelier Nuno's wine selection/recommendation was spot on. We can't wait to return!

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Portland, OR
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Understand when you decide to eat at Belcanto that it will be pricey. Now that that is out of the way, enjoy one of the best and exciting meals of your life. The "extras", the amuse bouche, are part of the fun and set the tone for the exquisite food that follows. I'm convinced that there is nothing subpar on... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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160 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

From the reservation till after dinner, wonderfully attentive service. Perfect food and wine pairings, you laugh with pleasure with each dish. Inventive, delicate all around. And, for a New year day dinner, we were emotioned by the attention of the chef. When we could not find a taxi to go back to ou hotel, the chef took us in his... More 

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Additional Information about Belcanto

Address: Largo de Sao Carlos, 10 | Chiado, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 342 0607
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Estremadura  >  Lisbon
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 68 - 152
Cuisine: Portuguese, Contemporary

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