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A Travessa

12 Travessa do Convento das Bernardas, Lisbon 1200-687, Portugal
21-390-2034
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Ranked #203 of 2,083 restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $41 - $69
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
West Tisbury, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is a truly fine restaurant. In a former convent, the environment is stunning. The service is excellent, and the server goes through every menu item (which is not extensive but quite carried) to explain what each is; mentioning that one fish is not filleted, that scollops are fresh, etc. Vry helpful. Staff all speak excellent English and many other... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We were a bit taken aback by the constant placing of appertisers/tapas, but there was nothing we wanted to send back. A truly wonderful choice by the kitchen - fish, pork, cheese, duck, oysters, peppers, anchovies...and more. We then had a main each. Me the partridge in pastry and him the venison. We fought over who won - that is... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The price is fair and the food is very good. The place is located in a old Convent providing a great ambience and portuguese food influenced by an international cuisine.

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Marbella, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We were a group of 11 friends and they took advantage of our slight disorganisation not to show the carte and to list verbally a choice of meals. They also brought the wine they wanted and the service was ruff and a bit pretentious. At the end the food was way below expectations unlike the price that was high above!... More

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Moscow, Russia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

At first everything seemed excellent, tasty and finely, yet didn't understand that poisoned in this place with mushrooms (paid to them attention with the husband, he ate a little, and I all). Therefore it rushed me 700 kilometers to Madrid in normal hospital, I all sacred on the road remembered-thought, my one-year-old son more never will see me. I very... More

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Cascais, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Went there on 2 very nice ocasions and after strugging to find it and park the car the food and the service is worth the bother. It is cosy, it is good food, very simpatetic service and worth the price.

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Event Planner
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Yes, it is a bit of a challenge to find but the food is authentic and delicious, the room is interesting and the service is very good. Service is unusual by American standards as there are multiple courses served before the main course; each of these a delicious culinary adventure. They will accommodate a vegetarian but call first because this... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

I dined here with my husband on the recommendation of our hotel concierge during a recent weekend trip to Lisbon. The outside of the restaurant is quite decieving and not easy to find either, but inside is the most beautiful quaint place with a courtyard behind. Like others have said, the service is lacking and bordering on rude, but while... More

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

First, we couldn't find a restaurant because we were referring to an address that was more than 11 years old from an article in the daily Telegraph. Then when we did arrive we got an excellent welcome. However, we then had starters coming at us from all directions. They were fantastic and cost €12.50 Per person. They do not warn... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

My wife and I went to A Travessa about a month ago. When we arrived, we were excited because it looked very warm and charming. Its very nice, dimly lit, and romantic on the inside and down a little tiny side street with laundry above the front door. We did have a few issues however, that would keep us from... More

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