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Boa-Bao

Largo Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro | 30, Chiado, Lisbon 1200-369, Portugal
+351 919 023 030
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“dim sum” (23 reviews)
“bao” (30 reviews)
“pad thai” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Largo Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro | 30, Chiado, Lisbon 1200-369, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing Asian food and great service. We love to go for lunch and eat outside in the terrace. Thank you Boa-BaoMore

Thank Agathe I
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Agathe! THANK YOU! For visiting, for writing such a sweet review and for being a returning guest at lunch times :) To know that you come frequently and love Boa-Bao is the best compliment ever. Our staff is great (modesty on the side)! They...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived early - around 7.30pm - for dinner on Friday. It was full but there were still some sits available. The waiter was trully helpful - we were ordering very similar things and he gave us different suggestions - and nice. Service is fast....More

Thank Pano_pra_Mangas
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Pano_pra_Mangas! It's such a treat to get such amazing feedback from one of our passengers :) Our guides are there specifically to make sure each visitor gets the best out of their journey with us and it's so nice to hear that they made...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on 16/9/18 in search of good thai food in Lisbon and found this. They issue you boarding pass to enter the restaurant, that was unique. And the food is yummy and the staff is too cooperative and friendly. We were with...More

Thank Bharat_Khanna
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bharat_Khanna, thank you for checking in at Boa-Bao with your family. We are thrilled to know you have enjoyed your journey amongst us and we hope to receive and serve you again soon. Best wishes, the Boa-Bao team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No reservations at Boa Bao but we waited 30 minutes at the bar at peak time on a Saturday evening for seating which was fine. The cocktail staff were friendly and fun and the restaurant makes snacks available to those waiting. The restaurant design is...More

Thank David G
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear David, it is so nice to read your words and feel that you had an unforgettable experience amongst us! Indeed, our Bar staff (and all staff, really) is there to make sure you enjoy our concept to the fullest: from authentic Asian cuisine to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there for dinner with my friends, unfortunately this restaurant doesn’t accept reservations, so the waiting time was a bit long (around 45min). Anyway the wait was worth it. We had massaman curry, padthai and Tom yum soup and starters were delicious. Cocktails are...More

Thank Sílvia A
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sílvia, thank you for visiting us and for taking your time to write this wonderful review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience to the fullest (food, cocktails, atmosphere and service). You are always welcomed! Kind regards, the Boa-Bao team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the wait for a table was long (over an hour), a few drinks outside the restaurant eased our impatience. The restaurant has great energy. The boa and dim sum were delicious although the black bean beef main was less of a hit with one...More

Thank chunkmonk
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

chunkmonk, thank you so much for checking-in at Boa-Bao and for the recommendation. We're very glad to know you were able to enjoy your experience :) With more than 50 option on the menu, we can say we still have many dishes for you to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with my boyfriend, had the Peking duck rolls to start with, they were gorgeous. Then I had the Phad Thai with shrimp and my boyfriend had the massaman curry, one of the best curries he’s had. Lovely nightMore

Thank Rebecca C
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Rebecca, there's nothing more pleasant for us than to hear that you and your boyfriend had an amazing experience at Boa-Bao. Please, feel free to come back anytime! We would be more than happy to serve you and receive you again really soon... Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my girlfriend while visiting Lisbon on holiday and we found this restaurant wanting asian food. The restaurant has a really cool interior and all the waiters wear army pants as the whole restaurant has an adventure theme. The drinks menu is shaped...More

Thank The_blue_vombat
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The_blue_vombat, there's nothing better for us than to read these kind of compliments! Knowing our Green Curry was the best you ever had is definitely something to make our day brighter. Please, feel free to come back anytime! We're more than glad to take you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter recommended this restaurant as she as we enjoy our he Asian kitchen. There is a good selection of small dishes from different countries and we had a good Asian late lunch with a glass of house wine and beer There seems to be...More

Thank Tomberra
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Tomberra, thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and for saying, we are worth the visit. Please, if you can, come back again to try all of our other Asian dishes. So feel free to check-in at anytime ☺ Once again, thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for tourists and locals alike. I'm sort of a local playing tourist on my birthday and I came here to eat with my boyfriend on a Monday evening. Boa Bao doesn't take reservations so make sure to plan accordingly. We got at the...More

Thank FreeBird027
BoaBao, Guest Relations Manager at Boa-Bao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

FreeBird027, first of all, happy birthday! We feel extremely happy to know that you choose Boa-Bao to celebrate this special date... Thank you so much for all the compliments you left us :) "Everything was so delicious" is definitely the right phrase to boost our...More

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The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
...More
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Kimpob85
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Craig M | Reviewed this property |
We went twice without a reservation and were able to get seated both times. But it does get busy and sometimes there is a line outside waiting for tables. So, a reservation would help to confirm a table but not mandatory.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro | 30, Chiado, Lisbon 1200-369, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighborhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 919 023 030
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Description
Asian Foods, Cocktails and Sphere. Pan-asian cuisine that will take you on a lifetime journey. Our vast variety of food selection is prepared with respect for the authentic recipes and original products and is cooked with the finest fresh ingredients. We invite you to discover the best street food from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Korea, India, Nepal, Japan and China in our dishes. We also have signature cocktails and mocktails, spirits and an array of Asian Beers for our guests to enjoy! All of this in the heart of Lisbon, in a beautiful setting that recreates the relaxed ambiance of a 1920’s Saigon market in all it´s different divisions, whether you choose the main room, the counter, the bar or also an intimate interior pateo. Our experience can also be relived in the privacy of your own home using our take-away service.
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