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Rossio dos Olivais, Lisbon, Portugal
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Today
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sun 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice food, caotic service

The food is nice, the prices are average for the location (read: not cheap) but the service needs to improve a lot. After asking for the bill I tired of waiting for it and needed to go to the waiter saying that I wanted to pay.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
TheGrumbler
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Lisbon, Portugal
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  • Reservations
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lisbon, Portugal
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The food is nice, the prices are average for the location (read: not cheap) but the service needs to improve a lot. After asking for the bill I tired of waiting for it and needed to go to the waiter saying that I wanted to pay.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went here during sunny New Years Day, just for desserts and coffee. Even though almost all outdoor tables were full there was no problem for not having complete lunch. Nice view, very good almond pie, friendly service.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I went to the restaurant with a group of work friends in a Friday noon and the experience started well... the location seemed ok, the service as well. But as the restaurant start to get full, the service went from bad to worse... We were 10 people, and we all asked for deserts, but only 9 came to the table...... More 

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Bad Mergentheim, Germany
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80 reviews 80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Me and my family had lunch here after 3 hours spending in Oceanario. The food vas very good specially the pizza. They have a lunch menu with different options for less than 10 euro which includes the glass of wine and the dessert. So 5 of us we paid less than 50.- euros including the espresso. I can just recommend... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

just for lunch (before leaving for Holanda) we thought we would give it a try. Sat outside. We loved the Focaccia with garlic, made of pizza-dough. Also the mushrooms with garlic and oliveoil. (poor neighbour in the plane ;-)). The main course was also perfect. As was the lady that served us. She was super friendly, I saw her being... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This restaurant offers a nice view to youngest neighbourhood in Lisbon, with an esplanade by the river, which is always nice, although it isn't something awesome. The pasta is good but not great; the same as the pizzas. However, the service is very good and the waitresses very nice.

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Baildon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lots of tables, some outside seating, good service and great food! Family lunchtime visit before heading to the Oceanarium. Good value, great food and Highly recommended.

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Seville, Spain
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80 reviews 80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Average pizza, average pasta (for an italian restaurant not in italy). Normal service though. Nothing special, wouldn't recomend.

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Lisbon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The worst place I've been for a long time. The location is attractive, but when you get in you understand you've made a mistake. No towels on the tables, more than 30 minutes before someone comes to take your order (and only half of the tables with clients), lost papers on the floor and nobody cares, ordinary cuisine... I live... More 

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Portugal
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

If you like italien food, pizzas... This is a good restaurant to go. The location is very good. The service is not at the level that it should be.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rossio dos Olivais, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Estremadura  >  Lisbon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?