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Restaurante Faca & Garfo

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Chiado & Carmo
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Rua da Condessa 2 | 1200 -122, Lisbon 1200-122, Portugal
+351 21 346 8068
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tuna steak is fantastic! The service is very good, and the owners are very nice. We've been there in 2015 and we came back twice this year. We'll definitely eat here again our next time in Lisbon.

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Thank Giovanni T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to a small place called Faca & Garfo. To find it, we had looked in all of our travel guides to see if any of them had mentioned Bonjardim, which had been our favorite restaurant so far that week. Only the Lonely Planet guide mentioned it, and so we used that guide to find us a restaurant in... More 

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Thank Leah v
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

I´m a client for the past 10 years and for me it always good to come here, not only the food is delicious (doens´t mater if you choose meet or fish), good price, great quality and the owners are super friendly. Also it´s a Cozy place. My favorite dishes are: Bifinhos com Molho Mix ; Polvo à Lagareiro ; Bacalhau... More 

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Thank Tiago De Matos R
Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

Not a representative place of the food in Portugal. Cold cod ,cold rice ,pre heated sausages. Expensive wine an a tricky tapa that they placed at the table much more expensive than the main course. Worst restaurant i have ever visited in my life.

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Thank connor c
Cusano Milanino, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The place was nice and quiet and I liked the meal (grilled tuna). Also the dessert was good enough. The bad point is the price: I paid almost 5€ for a glass of the house wine and 5€ for a cheese that they "offered" us (we did not ask for it). It has been unpleasant.

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Thank Strillo84
Netanya, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Excellent food, wide range ofchoices including fish and vegetarian dishes, good wines and delightful service. Reasonable prices - that's why we returned to this restaurant. And the tiramisu was mouthwatering!

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Thank raycannon54
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Local dishes very fresh and well prepared. Good service and good value. We had a lunch of sardines and went back the following day for dinner.

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Thank Howard C
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner here and the staff are really friendly and professional. Beautiful high quality food at reasonable prices. Had fresh tuna which was superb! We will hopefully be back again in the not too distant future. Advisable to book at weekends. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

At first we were not convinced, mainly because of the menu in many languages, a sign that generally means the place is a tourist trap. But we were mistaken. The food is excellent and the crowd is local, we do recommend it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a not-for-tourist restaurant in the Barrio Alto. This is a quiet place, basic furniture and very warm personnel. We wanted to have fish for dinner. The tuna was great as well as the cod fish (the famous bacalao) and the anchovies. The apple with cinnamon was absolutely outstanding. I'll come back again very soon! Obrigado!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Condessa 2 | 1200 -122, Lisbon 1200-122, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighborhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 8068

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Staying in Chiado & Carmo

Neighborhood Profile
Chiado & Carmo
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 to. You can also enjoy breathtaking views of Lisbon from the Elevador de Santa Justa or the Carmo Convent, for example. A commercial neighborhood at its core, especially for its Garrett and Carmo streets, Chiado is to this day a mandatory visit in Lisbon.
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