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Taberna da Esperanca

Rua da Esperanca 112, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
+351 21 396 2744
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua da Esperanca 112, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My friends and I are still talking about our delicious dinner at Taberna da Esperanca. The food was beautifully prepared and the wine was excellent. The wait staff was attentive, friendly and helpful. I'll be returning the next time I visit Lisboa.

Thank pitton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to this restaurant from the owner of our hotel. The food did not disappoint. We had some great local dishes......2 x tapas which were codfish, chicken livers with apple sauce (delicious) and a rabbit stew for main course.Bottle of Rose and 2...More

Thank DB_Cooper_inHK
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Some interesting dishes inspired on traditional Portuguese food with modern twist I enjoyed the the presunto with figs but melted cheese on toast was unexciting and most of the dishes were very oily it was a shame that were no vegetable based dishes. I did...More

Thank Paula W
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Very good food, atmosphere and service, certainly don't judge it from the outside! ;) At first we weren't sure about eating there, however we decided to do it based on previous reviews and were very pleased. We would recommend to everyone we know! :)

Thank maarten D
Reviewed July 16, 2018

This was a gem, wonderful Portuguese food - do try the mushrooms and chestnuts in pastry! Helpful advise on what to choose. Very small, reservations advised, and don't be put off by the exterior. It was just 10-12 mins walk from JanelasVerdes Hotel. Also very...More

Thank my0b
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

A really lovely meal in best company. Very good service, good recommendations and very kind of them so say we ordered too much when we went for 4 sharing plates and main course 😊. The food was very good, and the wine just as well....More

Thank Alina S
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Off the beaten path. Great, attentive service. Not pushy. Authentic Portuguese food. Cod fish entree lightly fried. Tuna sandwich with whole pc of tuna (so yummy). Goat cheese and honey type of bruschetta. Two bottles of vino verde (young wine). Tulio was our sweet, attentive...More

Thank Pam94010
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We picked this place for dinner because it was written up in our Portugal house and they took reservations. After a long day of walking it was a welcoming place to be. It was a tapas style so we ordered three small plates: goat cheese...More

Thank Shelli K
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Our first experience of authentic Portuguese cuisine. Loved it. Intimate atmosphere; excellent food served by very friendly staff who talked us through the menu. One to visit again!

Thank Rosi3family
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice people, we felt welcome with our 3 children (in comparison to the neighbor (Petiscaria Ideal). Good quality for a correct price, we recommend!

Thank Sébastien F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Esperanca 112, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 396 2744
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