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Banca de Pau

Rua Nova de Sao Mamede 38 A | Principe Real, Rato, Lisbon 1250-172, Portugal
+351 21 887 0696
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (13 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Deli, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Nova de Sao Mamede 38 A | Principe Real, Rato, Lisbon 1250-172, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an amazing time having dinner here. Sergio was so helpful and we let him choose our menu and it was the best. From an olive oil blend with Portuguese bread, to a misto plate, tomato salad, a wonderful couscous and a dish sort...More

Thank Robin I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived as a couple around 6:30pm - a lot of the tables were reserved but they got us in, the staff are really knowledgeable - you can tell they know their stuff! Had a selection of tapas, and some wine (very nice wine at €3.50...More

Thank Aj2442
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Execellent food and the owner is really nice and very informative. Would defintly go back to banca pau.

Thank Signe M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bread, olives, sausage, cheese, wine, couscous, salads, cornmeal, salami, ham - the ultimate deli tapas selection which bizarrely works well for an evening meal! We asked the waiter (maybe the owner?) to select a balanced meal for 4 (including one veggie) and he did not...More

Thank michaelpne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing fresh Portuguese ingredients. Oil tasting is a must. Sour sausage is also a must. Great wine and greater service. A great dining experience.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off the (tourist) beaten path in quiet Rato, Banca de Pau not only exceed our expectations but was also the best meal of our trip to Portugal. As we searched for a Portuguese tapas dining experience, we ran across Banca De Pau (make a reservation!)....More

Thank cppersuu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excelent food, lovely service, but kitchen was little slow. Overall, I'll warmly recommend. The chocolate mousse with salt and olive oil was delicious! 😋

Thank Janne K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked a table here for our last night in Lisbon, and we were not disappointed. We ordered several dishes that all tasted great, our favourite was perhaps the toast with red pepper cream cheese and dehydrated ham. It is a cool...More

Thank Ingrid W
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We went there for lunch on a Thursday and had the waitress all to ourselves - she was as delightful as the food was delicious! The wine selection is also amazing and comes from small producers in Portugal. If you are in Lisbon, you should...More

Thank Olivia L
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Delicious food from northern Portugal. Beautiful decor. Very helpful with our baby daughter (high chair, toys, very friendly!). A good place to go after a walk around the botanical gardens and lovely shops nearby. Very good value too. A real hidden gem!

Thank E K
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March 22, 2017|
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Response from Beverley2828 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are veggie selections.
December 5, 2016|
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Response from BancadePau | Property representative |
Hi there! Sorry but I just saw your message right now. We are not open for Christmas evening, due that we must go to Trás-os-Montes to be with our family. We will wait your visit on another day! All the best and Merry... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $34
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
11:55 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nova de Sao Mamede 38 A | Principe Real, Rato, Lisbon 1250-172, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 887 0696
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