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Sinal Vermelho

#459 of 2,622 Restaurants in Lisbon
#490 of 2,720 Places to Eat in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Encarnação
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Rua das Gaveas 89, Lisbon 1200-206, Portugal
21-346-1252
Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 140
    Excellent
  • 166
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 33
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A little gem in Bairro Alto

Hard to make a choice in this area with so many restaurants, but we struck lucky. It was in walking distance of where we stayed, and we returned there three times in the week, each time very good, and pleasant staff. Typical Portuguese food is fairly rustic, but great fish dishes and all full... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
maribirt
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Southport, UK
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Southport, UK
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Hard to make a choice in this area with so many restaurants, but we struck lucky. It was in walking distance of where we stayed, and we returned there three times in the week, each time very good, and pleasant staff. Typical Portuguese food is fairly rustic, but great fish dishes and all full of flavour. Huge portions so a... More 

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Melbourne
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

On a recent stay in Lisbon, our second in two years, the owner of the B & B we stayed in took us here for dinner, knowing we were interested in good eating. He knew exactly what he was doing - offering us an excellent opportunity to enjoy very high quality traditional fare with equal standard of wines and service.... More 

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Cambridge
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Restaurant serves simple but good traditional Portuguese food which felt more of a local type restaurant. The fish soup was full of flavour and the main course of veal and chips was big and delicious. The price was incredibly reasonable compared to other restaurants close to the city centre.

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Alberta, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had a lovely meal here on our last night in Lisbon. Although the restaurant is quite crowded the service & food are very good

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Riga, Latvia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had to wait to get a table, but once we sat down, it was an amazing experience. Food was veeeery delicious, some of us had codfish, others salmon. The wine offered was excellent. The waiter was very busy as all tables were taken, but still we felt taken good care of.

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Cotswolds
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

What made this restaurant particularly stand out for us was the excellent service. The waiter went out of his way to explain that they would bring bread, pate and cheese but you would only be charged for what you ate. Elsewhere we had simply had to learn this by experience. We appreciated this honesty. The food was super too -... More 

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Sofia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Went there with my wife - had delicious sea food and a very good local white wine. Friendly staff paying attention to us and a nice athmodphere. Try it if you are in the area but make a reservation call in advance.

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White Plains, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Inside of this restaurant is very casual and homey atmosphere. We ate grilled cod and octopus risotto. Both of them were really tasty.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Sinal Vermelho is one of those places were Portuguese food is simply delicious. For me it’s a fact that the place has become better with the passing of time, proving that Portuguese restaurants can also be cosy without being pretentious. From the “pataniscas” to the “arroz de polvo”, “carne de porco à alentejana”, everything is good. The selection of wines... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This was a great meal at a good restaurant the veal was prepared perfectly, best meat I had in Europe my entire trip. Service lagged a bit as it was a busy evening, but all in all it was a good meal. There is a 23% service charge at this restaurant.

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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  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  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: Mediterranean, European, Portuguese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua das Gaveas 89, Lisbon 1200-206, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Encarnação
  • Neighborhood: Encarnação
  • Phone Number: 21-346-1252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
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

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