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Populi Caffe & Restaurant

Ala Nascente Terreiro do Paco, 85/86, Lisbon 1100-148, Portugal
+351 21 887 7395
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Ranked #153 of 2,363 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Portuguese, Tapas, Fusion, Winery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were strolling on Praca do Commercio looking for a restaurant for dinner. They all looked like tourist traps and then in the corner, sadly a little hidden by the metro entrance, we found Populi. The food was extra, based on Portuguese cuisine and the wine was a good pick. The waiters are really nice and helpful. We were so... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This restaurant is very well located, at the heart of the touristic area of Lisbon. If you go during the day and there is sun, sit outside, enjoy the view and order whatever appeals to you in the menu, because you will enjoy for certain. Order a cocktail or wine, prices are reasonable. in the evening, specially if the weather... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Just to start by commenting on an earlier review about the " hit " for unwanted starters .This is standard throughout Lisbon and when the waiter here arrived with little sack of bread and plate of olives he did explain the custom .Usually we ate it out of curiosity at the various restaurants and cafes .This is in the commercial... More 

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Preston
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

On the touristy Praca do Comerico but certainly not a tourist trap. It was a lovely relaxed atmosphere outside and the chill in the air taken away by the outside heaters. Service was friendly and efficient and the food excellent. I would definitely recommend.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I had been to Populi several times before I decided to let it be the venue of my 60 year anniversary party with 20 guests. It was the perfect choice. Included in the party was a singer and band hired from outside, whose requirements were very well accommodated by the restaurant. The staff was exceptionally attentive throughout the evening. The... More 

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Aberdeen
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Arrived in Lisbon without having done my usual meticulous research on Tripadvisor! Populi is situated in one of the main squares in Lisbon and I entered the Restaurant with a certain amount of trepidation! My fears were unfounded! Delightful staff with a limited but well thought out menu.Excellent wine list at extremely reasonable prices. My fish soup was first class... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Was invited by some friends to this restaurant on Friday 12th September. I had visited this restaurant over two years ago and was happy to go back to see if the experience and quality was the same or better. I ordered the Octopus (Polvo) dish from the menu. The dish was very good. The Octopus was tender and very tasty.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Ate smoked salomon and calf****. It was verry tasty but a bit smal portions. Quality food made with care..

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The three of us had steak, chicken and pork. After a horrendous dinner in one of the street restaurants in Lisbon the night before, this was a welcome change. The food was delicious, staff very considerate (as is usual in Lisbon) and the general ambience is great. There was an hourly light show on the square which almost drowned out... More 

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Somerset
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Service fantastic! Food very good right on the square would definatly recommend all staff are friendly, was raining night we went so was a bit chilly i was given a blanket, how lovely! Thank you

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Additional Information about Populi Caffe & Restaurant

Address: Ala Nascente Terreiro do Paco, 85/86, Lisbon 1100-148, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 887 7395
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Estremadura  >  Lisbon
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday 9:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 9:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 9:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 9:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 9:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Portuguese, Tapas, Fusion, Winery

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