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Taberna Tosca

#362 of 3,602 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Praca de Sao Paulo 21, Lisbon 1200-425, Portugal
+351 21 803 4563
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Lisbon, Portugal
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2014

We were there celebrating a birthday, so we decided to take the set menu for groups. That included a number of portuguese "tapas", drinks (including wine), dessert and coffee. The ambiance was nice, the wine and food were ok, but not worth their price to start with. The service was correct at the beginning, but as the restaurant was filling... More 

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3 Thank Ana V
Bolton, UK
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled on this restaurant by accident whilst wandering round the back streets near Cais Do Sodre. It looked nice and the menu interesting so we booked for later. The food was quite simply fabulous, we gave a fairly jumbled order of several tapas which arrived in stages, perfectly matched, everything cooked to perfection. Very reasonably priced too.

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Thank RossyFan
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30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

The food was ok, but for the price you'll have to pay, you can a find a much better place with the same kind of food. Not worth the visit if you have to be selective

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3 Thank Angelo D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2013

This restaurant was recommend by the owner of our rental apartment. We tried half of the menu (shrimps, champignons, chicken stew, chicken wings, aspargus, beef, fish pancakes) but didn't really liked anything to be honest. We send the chicken stew back which was not a problem at all. The staff was very friendly, but unfortunately I don't understand the hype... More 

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Thank Rianka
Portugal, Lisbon
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

Taberna Tosca is a restaurant that´s is the perfect example of what a Portuguese restaurant should be, simple, clean and with fantastic portuguese dishes , if you are in Portugal eat Portuguese Food .. And Tabern Tosca has great portuguese food .

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Thank MAKUTY
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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296 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here after stumbling across it in a quiet square. Situated minutes walk from the station was nice to get away from the hustle and bustle for a nice coffee and quiet half hour. Cant comment on food but had tapas not cheap but tasty but the place was spotless and staff happy and helpful.

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1 Thank Paul D
Bucharest, Romania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

Delicious food, fantastic wine, friendly staff, nice design. The perfect place to go out and have a good time in Lison.

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1 Thank iuliax
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

Friendly service with a wide range of tapas. Atmosphere is relaxed with live guitar player and views out onto the plaza. Recommend the prawns and goats cheese with caramelised onions. Definite must if you are wanting to sample some amazing tapas.

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1 Thank Biancca C
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2013

Thanks to the TripAdvisor reviewers who reported on this place, or we would never have found this gem. It is a tiny restaurant that serves tapas (small plates), but they put overflow guests at tables outside in the square. The food is really inspired, and the ambiance is hip and stylish. Very good service, great wine recommendations, and a "take... More 

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1 Thank Helen K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

Perfect if you are hungry and in baxia.much better than the tourist traps in baxia.Good food made from fresh ingrediants probably from the nearby market.staff knows english

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1 Thank stery2123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $33
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca de Sao Paulo 21, Lisbon 1200-425, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighborhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Phone Number: +351 21 803 4563

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops, restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or the fresh grilled fish, at Príncipe do Calhariz, and later explore the dozens of streets full of bars and clubs! Whether you're visiting for a day or a whole week, make sure you visit Bairro Alto and its surroundings.
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