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Lisboa Restaurant

19 Lafayette Street, Waterbury, CT
(203) 754-0789
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Ranked #29 of 289 Restaurants in Waterbury
Cuisines: Portuguese
Most recent review
- Nov 19, 2013
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  • English first
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

I had dinner at Lisboa on 11/16/13 with my wife, father and brother. We had a great time. The food, paella for 3 of us and roast suckling pig were absolutely delicious. The wait staff was very attentive and helpful. Highly recommend this gem of a restaurant.

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Hartford CT
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Never expected to find excellent pizza in Prospect, CT. No wonder the place is bustling. My favorite is Margherita - the fresh tomato and basil and this one was the best I have had anywhere. My wife had a wrap that was too large to finish and filled with meat and veggies. We'll be back!

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

What a terrific meal we had last night, in this hidden treasure in an industrial area of Waterbury, Connecticut, not far from Route 8. Put the address in your GPS and DON'T be put off by the location, or the look of this place from the outside. Once inside, you'll be treated by extremely competent and friendly service and terrific... More

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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132 reviews 132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Went on a recommendation of a friend and it was a real disappointment. Service wasn't good, had to ask for everything and we felt ignored. There was really nothing on the menu for me to order, so I had a dinner salad and went home for dinner after leaving there. My husbands dinner was a stew-y sort of thing that... More

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Prospect, Connecticut
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

My wife, daughters and I were looking forward to a new dining experience based on rave reviews from two sets of friends. I’m sorry to say we were somewhat disappointed. The atmosphere is quaint and cozy and the service was good, but other than the appetizer the food was mediocre. We all started with the grilled quail – it was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Excellent food and service, truly like home... Don't go expecting a quick meal but expect quality and that can't be rushed ... Enjoy

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We were looking for a place to meet between Goshen and Meriden and found this hidden gem! Quaint atmosphere. The building is unremarkable but they made up for that with great service, smiling staff and delicious meals! Meals cook to order and was able to accommodate my Gluten-Free diet. None of us had a history of Portugese Food and we... More

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Hartford CT
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Lisboa is between RR tracks and fuel tanks with a typical "local tavern" look. If one was driving past watching for an upscale eating place, most would not stop. My wife and I are glad about this, as it would be a shame to go there and find it over-crowded. Once you enter the restaurant with it's crisp white table... More

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Wolcott, Connecticut
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63 reviews 63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012 via mobile

Rediscovered Lisboa, used to be a favorite when more local, now a place we will travel to. Off the beaten path but well worth the search - Enjoy

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Boston MA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

Thank Trip Advisor for this one. Seems like Waterbury is the perfect place to stop for a break on road trips between NYC and Boston but prior to this we usually ended up at chain restaurants. I checked with TA first and this looked good and we'd just come back from Lisboa a few months ago so we figured we'd... More

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