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Rua do Alecrim n.54, Lisbon, Portugal
213479326
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Ranked #618 of 2,363 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $19
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Chicago
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Great selection of tea (Kusmi brand). Fantastic to-go breakfast options like whole wheat croissant with ham and cheese (2.90 euro), empanadas (1.60 euro, delicious duck empanada). They also have quiche and an assortment of great breads.

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Miami, Florida
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115 reviews 115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I'd like to rate it "good" if there was the option. It is a bit overrated, much talked about. I've had their "tosta mista" and it was very average. They have good "empadas" though. The highlight are the bagels, which is not easy to find in Portugal. Other than that, I expected more for the price. You can find better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I went there on a Saturday morning and had a very nice breakfast. Bagel was excellent with the coffee and chocolate cake. :-)

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Read that this was a gluten free cafe, but they didn't have any gluten free food on the menu. We looked at the menu and found that it was overpriced. Better cafés found elsewhere that offer gluten free desserts like sweet rice.

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Pretoria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great food, good service and unique interior.. But no Quinoa on the menu ..? :) overall excellent experience though. Healthy options as well.

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Leuven, Belgium
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This place became our mainstay for breakfast during our visit to Lisbon. The 9.9 euro breakfast brunch deal is amazing! The location is good, the interior is adorable, the service is excellent, and there's a fantastic antique bookshop a couple buildings down which is also worth a visit.

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Barcelona, Spain
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132 reviews 132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I came here hoping for gluten free but with an extensive range of sandwiches, pastries, pies and soups, the only thing I could have was a smoked salmon and feta salad that was quite large but very boring. (I had told the waitress about the gluten allergy but she didn't suggest anything). Also some "chips" which turned out to be... More 

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Barcelona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Nice cosy place for a healthy lunch- NO sugar, no preservatives- even bathroom amazing clean. We will come back-

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Midland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Quinoa is a great small place for breakfast or lunch. They have a Sun. Brunch, too. The duck empadas are especially delicious. Attentive and helpful service.

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Adelaide, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

On the advice of our apartment host we had lunch at the Quinoa restaurant in Lisbon. They have a small range of gluten free items on the menu, something that is rare in Portugal. The food and service was good and the staff friendly.

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Address: Rua do Alecrim n.54, Lisbon, Portugal
Phone Number: 213479326
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Estremadura  >  Lisbon
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: Portuguese

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