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Cafe De Sao Bento

Rua De Sao Bento, 212, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 395 2911
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Ranked #15 of 2,265 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $71
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, Lisboa, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Excellent steak, environment and great deserts. The employees are very nice and delicate. I love this experience again.

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Lisbon, Portugal
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

this is my place in Lisbon . Some years ago I discovered this hidden gem by hazard . It was one of my best surprises . Here I ate and I ate the best steak in town , the best Serra cheese and I drunk fantastic wines by a good price . Gentelmen who serves me are always the same,... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The carnivores in our family needed a meat fix so we decided to test this well-reviewed gem. We were not disappointed! On arrival it looks like a residential building but once inside it has the ambience of a private members club. The menu is limited which we took as a good sign. The steaks were indeed melt-in-the-mouth GOOD. The sauces... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Café de Sao Bento- I have read about that place in advance and was very intrigued by the ceremonies of its work. That was an only place worth waiting during a hungry hour and a half – as it turned out it was really fantastic. At the needed time (from 7pm) I rang the bell and could hear the sound... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is awesome. A very good steak and sauce with superb french fries . Fine service and good wine. A real must in Lisbon . I'll revisit this more than 30 years old restaurant always

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Lisbon, Portugal
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Small and discreet, opens into a classic British-style inspired restaurant (if you are fond of the white lacquer furniture avoid this cosy place). Smoking is allowed in the room on the ground level so we climbed to the first floor where two couples respective babies and toddlers were having dinner. Unfortunately they felt so at home that they mostly disregarded... More

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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

By far one of the best meal you'll have in Lisbon!O melhor bife da cidade com os melhores vinhos e o melhor atendimento!Recomenda-se a todos!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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82 reviews 82 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

but not only a very good steak . A charming atmosphere and a very kin d and flawless service. Arriving from London and having a late dinner at a Sunday night isn't everywhere you can got it . Even the music is fantastic. A very good price quality price of wines . I'll revisit always this splendid place

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Belfast, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

On the basis of positive reviews, my girlfriend and I chose this place for dinner on our first night. It turned out to be the best meal we had during our stay!! The service was polite, friendly and fast, we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, and the steak was fantastic. In short, the meal was pricey but definitely worth it. Go... More

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Khartoum, Sudan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I have read many reviews on this place and love my steaks. So, expectedly, when I arrived at Mercado da Ribeira (food hall) and noticed the writing on the Cafe De Sao Bento menu wall stating 'Best steak in Lisbon' my expectations soared. So my wife ordered the Bife do Lombo at a cost of 16,5 euros (with no sides)!... More

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Antonio C, Manager at Cafe De Sao Bento, responded to this review

Our Café de São Bento in Mercado da Ribeira is a diferente concept from the classic one . Naturally to have a bigger filet mignon you will pay more . Please check our prices in the classic restaurante at www.cafesaobento.com More

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