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Cafe Martinho Da Arcada

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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews corvina grilled lamb caldo verde sardines potatoes pastel de nata pastry soup rice cakes sea bass fernando pessoa oldest cafe praca do comercio famous poet fantastic lunch waiters were friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on our first night in Lisbon, so we wanted to be somewhere that would be exciting for our two kiddos and with a good view for us, but since it was a touristy area, we figured we’d probably have to sacrifice on the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank watchourstep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy a coffee and pastry in this great restaurant that was once the haunt of the great Lisbon poet Fernando Pessoa. We stopped for a coffee and the obligatory pasteis de nata and ended up having a full meal, great location, food and staff

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Buzzablinio
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Surprisingly good as we went here because it was close to our hotel. The wait staff were great-entertaining plus informative about the food.We enjoyed the Portuguese fish dishes and wine and had a lot of fun. We would recommend this place for great dining experience...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dalmart
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This is a great place to eat or just have a drink. It's right at Commerce Square, right in the heart of Lisbon. Just sit there, sip the local wine, and watch people walking by. Love it!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carlos C
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Been twice and on both occasions the food was good and not expensive. We highly recommend. The vongole in wine and garlic were exquisite . The sea bas was grill to perfection.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gino C
Reviewed November 3, 2018

On our final evening in Lisbon we booked a table here because of its link with the great poet Pessoa. It was a mistake: the restaurant was clearly just aimed at tourists, the food was dull and served luke warm and the drinks overpriced. In...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my wife whilst visiting Lisbon to watch the Sporting CP v Arsenal football match. We entered the restaurant and were asked if we would like to sit inside or out,we chose to sit inside and were shown to a very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank goonercymraeg
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here twice for a coffee and breakfast before heading out into Lisbon for the day. Depending where you sit you get a lovely view of the Terreiro do Paço. Had the pastel de nata and the polvo salad (Octopus) both of which were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kerror
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This restaurant has history as a center for writer's in Portugal back in the day. It's a bit old school and pricey. It was our most expensive dinner in Portugal and probably our least favorite. Food was well prepared but not worth the price.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Larry E
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

My husband found this oldest Portuguese restaurant on Google and we got there. He preferred indoors so we went in to be seated. We stood in the entrance while the servers were too busy to even glance at us, which was fine as they was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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