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Belcanto

Largo de S. Carlos, 10, Lisbon, Portugal
213 420 607
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Ranked #1 of 2,083 restaurants in Lisbon
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Bordeaux, France
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

First of all all the staff are very kind and professional. The food is a selection of very well presented small portions of "nouvelle cuisine" dishes. The chef has a great touch without doubt, but why complicate so much ? Small portions of very sophisticated food... which has not a lot to do with a normal meal. Don't get me... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

The unquestionable highlight of our visit to Portugal, this restaurant got everything exactly right. The food, the wine, the professional and knowledgeable staff, the ambience. We went to lunch with high expectations, and left on a high. Can't wait to try the Menu Lisboa for dinner next time I'm in town.

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Paris, France
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We've had a 8 course menu, with 4 starters. Wine by the glass is qualitative. Food is inventive,surprising, great flavours, service very precise and timely, Of course this has a price, but not exgarated for the valiue and the experience.

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sydney
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Our last night in Lisbon deserved a special occasion. Jose Alvillez is well known in Portugal and other parts of Europe. And for good reason. Apparently with a background in marketing he pursued what must be his first love. The pursuit of fine food and redefining the tastes and art of food. His marketing skills have resulted in a range... More

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Madrid
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Great place. We had a lovely lunch. Food was delicious and very unique. Service was very friendly but could have been a bit more profesional - I don't expect to have to ask or more wine to be served in a Michelin star restaurant.. Highly recommended.

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Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Perfect is the word for the dinner we had with my beautiful girlfriend. We both had a different menu, and both of us were ecstatic. Appetizers kept coming, each more original and tasty. Our dishes followed accordingly. And on top of this, service was 5 stars. Pricy, yes. But certainly worth it ! Enjoy as we did :)

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Without doubt, dining at Belcanto was one of the best (if not the best) experiences ever. From the moment you set your foot into the place, something special is going on. Everything was perfect: the reception, service, atmosphere, advising on the wine .. and I still haven't mentioned the food. Eating at Belcanto is more like admiring the piece of... More

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Lisboa, Portugal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Excepcional, from the moment you call for a reservation untill you walk away, already with "saudades". Pricey, but one deserve's such a luxury from time to time, And waht a luxurious experience... Trully, one cannot be complete without triyng one of JA dishes. It's so much more than eating when you come to Belcanto. A special thanks to the wonderfull... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I visited the restaurant last night, after reading the extremely positive reviews here on Trip Advisor, so we felt we couldn't give it a miss. From the moment we stepped foot into Belcanto we seemed to be treated. A visit to the restaurants kitchen and an insight into the restaurant's ethos began our night, with it's strong... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Two nigths in Llisbon and two great meals. Both at a very high level with very good food, wines and service. This one were a little bit more expensive, around 100pounds. We found this more for tourists.

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