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Tavares Rico

Rua Misericordia 35-37 | Chiado, Lisbon 1200-270, Portugal (Encarnação)
21-342-1112
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Ranked #686 of 2,266 Restaurants in Lisbon
Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Encarnação
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  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Clearly, I should have been more dressed up when I entered this empty restaurant. The staff made it clear that they thought I shouldn't have been there. The decor is phenomenal. It feels like you are eating in a royal palace and the food, while being a bit too experimental for its own good is still of a very high... More

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Oslo, Norway
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

One of the eldest restaurants in the world, its been Tavares for more then 200 years. So pleas, dress UP! There was a party there that wore tshorts and sandals... NOT COOL! If your a foody and you love history, this is the best experience i´v ever had. The room looks amazing, the staff is kind and very helpful and... More

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Auckland, NZ
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I brought a group of friends who were enjoying their first trip to Portugal, wanting to eat somewhere that would combine a sense of occasion with showcasing Portugal's finest food and wine. Tavares didn't disappoint. We had the 5 course degustation menu with wine matching. First, as other reviewers have observed, the setting is incredibly opulent. Second, the service was... More

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Belgium
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321 reviews 321 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
334 helpful votes 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Good food. Traditional Portugese with a modern twist. Service was ok untill the bill arrived and they charged us for a bottle of water we didn't have. No goodbye nor other recognition on leaving although we left a tip. Also we only got one slice of bread where usually in these kind of places you get a constant supply so... More

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Belgium
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321 reviews 321 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
334 helpful votes 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Good food. Traditional Portugese with a modern twist. Service was ok untill the bill arrived and they charged us for a bottle of water we didn't have. No goodbye nor other recognition on leaving although we left a tip. Also we only got one slice of bread where usually in these kind of places you get a constant supply so... More

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Paris, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Tavares is located in the trendy Bairro Alto/ Chiado district in Lisbon, about 5 minutes walk from the Bairro Alto Hotel. It is quite an old restaurant but as far as I understand it changed owners or cooks recently which means that there are only very few reviews here. The restaurant just recently reopened after having been closed for about... More

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Brooklyn, NY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I don't know why there are so few reviews. We had the most spectacular meal in a setting that feels like being back in Mozart's time. The help seemed a bit stiff at first, but once we began to laud the food, they brightened up and even the young chef came out to greet us. The fish is truly local,... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Went there tonight with my wife for her birthday. We both had the tasting menu and it was incredible. They are focussing on bringing modern twists to traditional Portuguese fare ans whilst some dishes came across as slightly confused, the overall experience was fantastic. Would recommend this restaurant as a great dining experience.

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Plovdiv
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We were there with the kid,but it's definitely not the family kind of restaurant.What I liked best is the design and atmosphere-black and gold and a lot of mirrors,looks so good. The food is a piece of art-will fill all your senses but not the stomach Try the octopus and the kid /like baby goat/

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Lisbon, Portugal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Famous restaurant and one of the oldest ones in Lisbon & Portugal. Staff is nice and sometimes too friendly. Food was good but does not match the price we paid! But of course it is a must go.

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