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La Buvette da Mae d'Agua

Rua Mae d'Agua, Lisbon 1250-154, Portugal
+351 21 246 5002
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Healthy, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Mae d'Agua, Lisbon 1250-154, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Small restaurant that delivers really BIG. Wow. We were all amazed with the food. There were 8 of us and we occupied the whole front room of the restaurant - it is that small. There are other tables in another section. The Host was amazing....More

Thank kengra
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a little gem, tiny but serving gorgeous food and with a lovely French host who was more than happy to recommend reasonably priced wines. I had gorgeous bacalhau with creamy gratin potato on top. We began with a cheese in honey, unusually...More

Thank PaulaGalvin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A hidden gem! Wonderful, personalized service. Food outstanding; beautiful presentation. A special evening with great friends

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined here for dinner on a busy Wednesday evening. We had to reserve a table via our hotel as they don’t accept online or email reservations. Complimentary bruschetta was a nice start and was light with well-seasoned tomatoes. I had the cod which was served...More

Thank _-rachella-_1
labuvettelisboa, Gestor at La Buvette da Mae d'Agua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the comment. We apologize for the incident. The night we were here, it was a rainy week, and since we have a garden, we had many of these tiny flies (which came from the fruit) that entered the restaurant. This is not common...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So last night was a Michelin experience and we wanted something casual and informal. We certainly got that. What we didn’t realise that we were going to have an outstanding meal, beautifully prepared by a talented chef, generous portions and at a very reasonable price....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a quick look on trip adviser and turned up @ 7pm without a reservation. We were extremely lucky to get a table. Excellent food and service. The atmosphere was great and food was home cooked in front of us. Highly recommended.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had supper here. Cosy, friendly and unpretentious- yet of exceptional quality. Expensive bottle of wine; generous tip; three courses for €81. If you want the real Portugese deal, tastefully presented and with a stylish twist, consider this place. Quite excellent. Well...More

Thank martin c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal with very attentive service. An absolute must for a meal in Lisbon. Very reasonably priced too. We didn't book - would strongly recommend that you do. We were lucky to get a table when someone who had made a reservation didn't turn up....More

Thank Maps28979031682
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the place spontaneously. And it was really exceptionally positive experience. The food was great, wine even better. The guy recommended us a great wine! Place is quite small, reservation needed!

Thank Bloodybunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best restaurant in Lisbon. We can’t say enough about this place. We walked in, no reservation, and the owner found us a table. He was fantastic. He considered our tastes and our meal selections and suggested wines accordingly. What he chose was...More

Thank 11emiyb
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Questions & Answers
August 4, 2018|
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Response from Gil R | Reviewed this property |
Reaervation is a MUST. Distance-wise, after walking up and down hills all days, this is a big staircase you’ll be happy to climb, get a taxi, thry are cheap and quick.
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Eddie S | Reviewed this property |
You can only book by telephoning
June 2, 2018|
Response from Lee E | Reviewed this property |
directly with the restuarant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $34
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Mae d'Agua, Lisbon 1250-154, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Lapa
  • Neighborhood: Lapa
  • Phone Number: +351 21 246 5002
  • E-mail
Restaurant mediterranean, french, portuguese cuisine . Inner courtyard with garden.. Vegetarian dishes on the menu. Unfortunately we are not accepting reservations at this time when we can not use our interior patio (cold and rainy). Our interior space is very small, and we only have availability for 14 seats, which creates a great difficulty in managing reservations, because we do not know how long each person stays. I'm sorry, but now we only accept people personally and upon availability. Greetings,
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