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Sinal Vermelho

Rua das Gaveas 89, Lisbon 1200-206, Portugal (Encarnação)
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Ranked #390 of 2,412 Restaurants in Lisbon
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean, Portuguese
Neighborhood: Encarnação
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Munich, Germany
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Good food, top service and we felt very welcome. There was some misunderstanding when ordering the food and we ended up getting very similar dishes (same type of fish). We complained because we really wanted to try the other fish - we were left with our original dish (it was really good) but we got a small piece of the... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our B&B host recommended this place to u for a NYE dinner and party. The restaurant was fully booked. The a la carte dinner was o high quality and the service was fast and very friendly. The NYE party afterwards was very nice.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Sinal Vermelho is one more restaurant in Bairro Alto, not that I would have stopped there if our hotels Concierge would not have recommended it. This would have been a mistake. The food is original and good (try the pork Alentejo style with clams) and the wine recommendations were spot on. In fact I was surprised about the large selection... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Found this place thanks to a Portuguese friend. The restaurant is not very expensive but the food is great - a wide variety of traditional, local dishes. It's normally pretty crowded, so better make a reservation.

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Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Most amazing fish dishes, loveliest waiter ever (mauro!!) really the highlight of our trip to Lisbon!

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Paris, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The food is simply delicious and typical, classical Portuguese. Goddo selection of Portuguese wines and classical desserts famously invented by the nuns in the 18th and 19th century in their convents. A very much Portuguese tradition they always give you cheeses , ham and liver pathé as an hors d'oeuvre. Just great as this can simply be your strater (portions... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I came to Sinal based on recommendation. The staff were really nice, pleasant, entertaining / at the same time not too engaging to interfere with the personal time and private talks we were having with the colleague. Food was very good. Appetizer was excellent, fantastic cheese selection. In case you do not wish to have it, make sure to say... More 

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London, England
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stumbled across this place while exploring Barrio Alto at night. Really good food and top service in a packed dining room.good choice of fish and local dishes. Yep I suppose there are better places, but hit the spot on a busy Friday night.

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We went to Lisbon for a family holiday, and after a couple of visits to some overly priced restaurants (Sr Vinho), and others with awful service, and average food (Casa Da Índia, Estrela Do Minho) we really just wanted a nice, not overpriced dinner for our last night. After reading about a few places on here, we decided to walk... More 

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Calgary, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were on our way to a restaurant recommended by the host of the apartment we are staying in when we walked past Sinal. There were just too many people in there for us to pass up. We were very glad we stopped. The food was excellent. We had a traditional Portuguese (at least that's what it said on the... More 

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Additional Information about Sinal Vermelho

Address: Rua das Gaveas 89, Lisbon 1200-206, Portugal
Phone Number: 21-346-1252
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Estremadura  >  Lisbon>  > Encarnação
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: European, Mediterranean, Portuguese

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