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Sinal Vermelho

Rua das Gaveas 89, Lisbon 1200-206, Portugal (Encarnação)
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Ranked #383 of 2,244 restaurants in Lisbon
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean, Portuguese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Encarnação
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75% Recommend
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Rome, Italy
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The restaurant is very well located in the very heart of Bairro Alto area which is the best one in Lisboa to spend your night. It is a simple family run restaurant. The personnel is really nice and make you feel home. The food is delicious and is the typical Portuguese food from the tradition (sardinas, bacalhao, etc...). So if... More

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New York City, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The place isnt dressed up chic like all the ones around it, but that says nothing about the quality of food or service. I was recommended to try this by a native and it was well worth it!!!! I had the rabbit which was amazing. The food was so good I had to try dessert which was some candied egg... More

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Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Every time I visit Lisbon, I make sure I have a meal or two here at this lovely restaurant.Since my last visit it has been refurbished inside and has beautiful new tiles on the walls, a maze of colorful plates with a shadow box theme of artwork blended with the traditional artwork from the generations long past. It's bright, cozy... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We ate at this restaurant 3 times on our recent trip to Portugal. This place has a nice atmosphere and the food is very good. If you are into octopus salad this is one place to have it. Tender and tasty. The fish is always a good option, specially with "arroz malandrinho" (beans or tomato) - which is rice that... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A good place to get some no-fuss well-cooked Portuguese food. Nice atmosphere (but book ahead if coming on a Friday/Saturday night), good service.

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Lisbon, Portugal
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you need a restaurant where you want a very good meal that, no matter what you chose, meat or fish, simple or more elaborate food, try this one. I've been there for years and years, and I have to say that is one of the restaurants I can't live without. Try it, at least once.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was a recommendation from a lisbon local, and we were not disappointed. Not far from the party streets of Barrio Alto, this restaurant has a good selection of dishes with a fine collection of wine (and port, if that's your fancy). The grilled squid was a highlight in the meal, and the swordfish was very tasty too. The waiter... More

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Montreal, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised that the waiters all spoke French and English (we are from Montreal), and they were very welcoming and efficient. But the best part was the food! More than delicious! So tasty with a touch of homemade, that we had to go there another evening as well :) I wish I could comment more on the menu.... More

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Miami, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Very nice place just off the main walkway in the heart of the popular Bario Alto/Chaido area. We had immediate seating for a late lunch and had a very pleasant waiter. The red sangria was a bit too fruity for my taste but it had very nice bits of tropical fruit. A bread basket is offered with plates of fresh... More

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Munich, Germany
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately, we did not have a chance to taste the food. Apparently, at 10p.m. they have enough other customers, so they did not allow us to stay neither outside nor inside, if we would not order a dinner. Not that we wanted only to drink a juice, but we were not going to have "a dinner", so they asked us... More

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