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Quinoa

#788 of 2,613 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Rua do Alecrim n.54, Lisbon, Portugal
213479326
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Dining options: Breakfast

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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
Ontaryo
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Berlin
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  • Local cuisine
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Bled, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Quinoa is a lovely breakfast/snack place..they offer a lot of healty meals...try the desserts-they are fantastic!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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47 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

This place is a cool healthy eating type cafe, a bit hippy but nice food. There is lots of granola on the menu but also breads, pastries and sandwiches, coffee is good and as you'd expect lots of teas and infusions.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We liked the food in Quinoa (we ordered two brunches) but the service and the atmosphere was poor. Furthermore, it was a little bit overpriced.

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Berlin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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62 helpful votes 62 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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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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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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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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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?