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Quinoa

#756 of 2,561 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Portuguese
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Rua do Alecrim n.54, Lisbon, Portugal
213479326
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great café fro breakfast

We arrived early on a Saturday and had a long breakfast at this organic place. A great place to start your day in Lisbon, especially if you while the hours on the gallery, overlooking the action downstairs.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Berlin
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  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Berlin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We arrived early on a Saturday and had a long breakfast at this organic place. A great place to start your day in Lisbon, especially if you while the hours on the gallery, overlooking the action downstairs.

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Chicago
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

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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199 reviews 199 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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135 reviews 135 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
24 helpful votes 24 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua do Alecrim n.54, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: 213479326

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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