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Cafe De Sao Bento

Rua de Sao Bento, 212 | 1200-821 Lisboa, Lisbon 1200-821, Portugal
+351 21 395 2911
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Ranked #36 of 2,426 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $62
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Portuguese restaurant specialized in steaks ( steakhouse) . Known as the Best Steak in Town ( by Time Out , " vox populi" and other magazines . You can have lunch in working days and dinner everyday until 02 AM
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Lisbon, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is the best steak in town. It is an old portuguese recipee of a great steak with sauce. Great meat (tasty, tender), the sauce is incredible and fantastic french fries. There is nothing else relevant here besides the fact that the service is also excelent. I live in Lisbon and go there at least once a month. AVoid it... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Only been there once, along time ago, maybe 2 years. The food was very nice. I like this sort of places where the menu is not extensive but rather focused on special fare. Would go back, definitely. I have tried (i am aware there are differences in the concept) some of the cervejarias where steaks are served and this one... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

If you want real Portuguese food, full of tradition, this is the place. They have a stake with fried egg and french fries, simply perfect! Ask for the apple crumble, one of the best I've ever had. I could not fail to mention the service. The staff was very friendly and fast in attendance, were very friendly.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

É sempre bom! O bife vem sempre perfeito! O ambiente é sempre óptimo. Always good! Best steak in Lisbon! The quietness is always perfect for a two persons dinner conversation. Strongly recommended!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed the steak, but objected to being charged separately for the side dishes on top of an already expensive meal. Very good service. Classical decor, intimate space.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

it is a classic, with experiment servants that helps to enjoy the space and the food. Food is good, no pretension to gourmet ... Just good and well executed. Worth to go, and prices are acceptable for the location, space, quality and service.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The steak was tender and genuinely excellent. Really enjoyed my chat with the maître d' about Portuguese politics and all the politicians who have been frequenting this place. Though I have to say that for EUR 50, this place was no cheaper than a quality restaurant in Brussels. Altogether, a very enjoyable experience!

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Alicante, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I think it's not that graet of steak i tasted, I mean I don't think lisbon is know for having restaurants with great steaks. but anyways i found it to be good, but pricey. not really sure if i would go back, probably i will keep searchin for better steaks.

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Malmö
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

...says TimeOut. Well, there are other places that have better steaks - but when you're in Lisbon, you have to look for them. Steaks is not what it could be in Lisbon, or in Portugal in general. So if you have your heart set on a good steak with some good cream based sauce, this is good. Note that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Excelent meat, service and ambience. The food is wonderfull. Thank you to the staaf. Will return soon.

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Additional Information about Cafe De Sao Bento

Address: Rua de Sao Bento, 212 | 1200-821 Lisboa, Lisbon 1200-821, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 395 2911
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Estremadura  >  Lisbon
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 23 - 62
Cuisine: Portuguese

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