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Rubro Avenida

Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
+351 21 314 4656
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chuleton” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (59 reviews)
“black rice” (7 reviews)
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12:30 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
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Reviewed October 10, 2015

We had a fantastic meal at Rubro - on the waiter's recommendation, we shared the house specialty, chuleton de buey for two. It's basically a slab of prime rib, grilled and sliced. If you love good beef, this is it - we were stuffed, after...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2015

Rubro is an excellent restaurant just off the Avenida da Liberdade and its ritzy shops....easy to find and worth a visit. It opens for dinner at 7:30PM, and you can choose small plates or a full meal. A lot of city natives dine here, always...More

Thank silverwings928
Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

we decided on Rubro after rejecting another restaurant that the hotel had suggested. We wondered, looked in a few and checked with TripAdvisor. Rubro Avenida won out. We were not disappointed. We shared a few tapas and then my husband had the Black Pork and...More

Thank Zaem
Reviewed September 26, 2015

On our visit to Lisbon last year we tried to book a table but the restaurant was fully This time round we were successful and were not disappointed with the food, wine, service and atmosphere and could easily understand the popularity both with the locals...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We had two nights in Lisbon and ate here on the first night and enjoyed the meal so much that we decided to go back on our second night...mistake! On the first evening I would have given a very good or possibly excellent rating however...More

Thank Selebian2014
Reviewed September 17, 2015

If you want a great experience of Portuguese tapas, away from the tourist hordes, then look no further than Rubro. This is a fine modern Portuguese tapas restaurant on Rua Rodrigues Sampaio, a barely touristed street which runs parallel with Liberdade, yet not that far...More

Thank GreyNomad100
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Really nice food on a tapas basis although main courses available. Generally friendly staff although we did find in Lisbon they were either lovely or quite sullen! Here they were lovely except one who explained the menu and I felt like I was being told...More

Thank Mojitomates
Reviewed September 13, 2015

The service was good but certainly not (can we say "far from"?) great. We were offered a glass of port to start which surprised us but we accepted. We aren't accustomed to having port like wines to start the meal. Our meals were "O.K." but...More

Thank LostWanderluster
Reviewed September 12, 2015

This restaurant is a few steps away from the Hotel Britania where we were staying. We went there for lunch after checking into our hotel. We noticed there were mostly local businesspeople at the restaurant and thought that was a good sign. We just had...More

Thank Djuna W
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Amazing, locally sourced fare, simply made, but super tasty and balanced. Really good wine suggestions. Excellent service. In my top 10 dining experiences of all time.

Thank Paul S
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Response from Pejac | Reviewed this property |
I think it is closed on Sunday, you can ring them on 213-144-656 or e-mail. They have another restaurant/branch which is open on Sundays. I got all this from their website under the contacts tab. The website is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 314 4656
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