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UMA

#176 of 3,270 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Rua dos Sapateiros 177, Lisbon 1100-577, Portugal
213 427 425
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
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Paris, France
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hello everyone. This restaurant is an adventure. We tried at 11h35 it was closed. We came back at 11h55 and it was full booked. We waited 1h to have a table while local Portuguese have 4 tables always free to welcome them. The truth is that half of the restaurant is for tourists with a long queue. The other half... More 

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Thank Dudul007
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go there you must try the fish risotto. it s usually super busy and they dont take reservation and you normally wait outside but definitively the best place I tried in Lisbon!! Great price too Check the opening hours as on monday eve they are shutted

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Thank Alice B
Newcastle, Australia
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123 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and cheap. Don't expect the staff to fawn over you or speak any English - they don't. What you will get is a decent meal at a reasonable price. By the time we left the queue was quite long, so get there before 1 if you want lunch.

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Thank R0b48
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their pot seafood rice is so tasty. Many different seafood in it. I also love the atmosphere in this restaurant. The old gentleman just like a grandfather who always busy on his work & have no time to talk with others. The young guy is energetic who also busy in everything & communicate with all customers. Their bread is great... More 

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Thank Frances L
Ireland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Okay people a bit of common sense. This restaurant does exactly what it says on the tin! Very good food at an exceptionally good price. Do not expect to be treated like royalty gracing this restaurant but be assured if you order the arroz mariscos it will in all likelyhood be the best meal you will have in Lisbon. The... More 

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Thank Robbiecan
Antwerpen
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Public is mixed local Portuguese people and Japanese and other tourists. But the owner/chef/waiter couldn't be more Portuguese : an older Portuguese man who doesn't bother being friendly or speak one word of English and one somewhat more friendly man serve you the best arroz mariscos you ever had. You get the impression to be in the most genuine of... More 

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Thank NM223397
London
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

You shouldn't expect a great, quick, and kind service here since only three elderly people are making and serving foods. But I definitely recommend this place if you wish to have something like homemade foods. I went there very late at night (around 10pm) and they did not accept any new customer to come in. So I went there again... More 

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Thank JBtoStrasbourg
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Reminds me of the lines outside some restaurants in Hong Kong. There would be a dozen restaurants on a street but only one with a line out the door! Well the mariscos and rice the dish to order when you do get in. It is not to be missed.

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Thank Drboomer
Northants
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316 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I planned a meal down the road at O Arco, but it was closed, so we went into here, as it looked popular so early, and had two tables free. My problem was that I didn't read the reviews, rather i just checked it was four stars on Trip Ad. That meant we didn't order the shellfish rice dish; but... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We got a big pan of rise with seafood for 4 people. We ate it all :p The place has an old local atmosphere but appropriate enough, don't expect to be delighted by that though! Here's were you should go to have the best rice with seafood at a good quality-price!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Sapateiros 177, Lisbon 1100-577, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighborhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: 213 427 425

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Staying in Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores

Neighborhood Profile
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!