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Tavares Rico - CLOSED

Rua Misericordia 35-37 | Chiado, Lisbon 1200-270, Portugal (Encarnação)
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Encarnação

136 reviews from our community

61% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Lisbon, Portugal
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I had received several suggestions from friends to visit Tavares in Lisbon and I went with my wife and children for a dinner. The restaurant was literally exclusive to us, since for almost entire dinner no other table was occupied, which created some concerns if our decision was right, but..... it was. The service was superb, the attention with the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

We made reservations at this restaurant 3 months in advance for a Saturday night for a special visit to Lisbon from the UK. On arrival we found a note in the window saying it was temporarily closed. Despite having my contact details they made no effort to inform me of their closure. Disgraceful way to treat customers. Shame on you... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Not perfectly kept, but still a lovely setting and traditional good foor, not fantastic, but part of Lisbon's history.

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Athens, Greece
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Gilted dining room,the best in Lisbon.Sophisticated food,especially the fish dishes.Expensive,so better try the set menus.Also it is worth the time to take a stroll in the picturesque surrounding area of Bairo Alto.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We chose this 200 year old restaurant for our 25th wedding anniversary and were not disappointed. Each food item was an artistic presentation and very unique in flavor and texture. You need to be a bit adventurous with their menu however the service and atmosphere was quite special and we enjoyed the meal tremendously.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Went there once and I had a fish which is very hard to cook and the chef cooked it to perfection. Its one of the old classic restaurants of Lisbon, its worth the money.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant has 1 Michelin star and rightfully deserves it. I took the 6-course menu at 76 euros. There're many things to choose from. You can compose your own menu. You can even skip the sweet courses. I chose 2 desserts but I later changed my mind and wanted to change the chocolate dessert to the ox tongue. In the... More

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Windsor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Set menu for valentine day,dislike every part of it, fish and fish and shell on shell, a pigeon hard as rock, bread served on a "terrine dish?", one poor tulip looking like nothing, a choice of music going on our nerves,people next by us left the place after the first course,we were sharing desesperates glances with other custumers,staff over stressed... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

The restaurant is absolutely beautiful, impressive... The waitresses were very nice, always helpful and kind.The food was not so good and too expensive! The main course was nothing special, but the appetizers were great, delicious and so different (really novelle cuisine). I would recomend this restaurant because of its history, beauty and staff kindness. But only to have some appetizers,... More

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