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Mesa De Frades

Rua dos Remedios 139A, Lisbon 1100-445, Portugal
+351 917 029 436
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“tuna pate” (2 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua dos Remedios 139A, Lisbon 1100-445, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I'll state upfront that the food is good, but not amazing, and on its own would of course not be worth €60 a head. But that is not why we came: the music was phenomenal. Granted I have no frame of reference, but I can...More

Thank thainy0117
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

As the restaurant is very small and crowded, I booked in advance (4 days) for a table. The lady confirmed and sent a message to my mobile with the booking details. When my friends and I got there, on time, they said there was no...More

Thank Karina C
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This Fado house is located in the Alfama neighborhood, in an old church. On the internet, it is presented as a "musical dinner" with a need for reservation to ensure a seat at the table. The price for the dinner and the show is 60...More

2  Thank Marylene S
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Loved our evening here. We sat in the little balcony with a perfect view of the talented Fado musicians. The food is pretty good. Our server didn't seem to love being there, maybe over it - but that kind of thing changes. The experience is...More

Thank CB-BeenThereDoneThat
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Our table for 2 was booked for 9pm at 60 Euro’s pp, we were told the music starts at about 10pm, we had a lovely table on the upper level, we were served a starter on arrival of bread, tuna mayonnaise, cod, olives & bread,...More

Thank 5kinnydip
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Three of us had a bird's eye perch from the upper balcony of this tiny Fado restaurant in the historic Alfama district. Seating was very tight and a few folks with tables back from the railing had little to no view of the lively performance...More

Thank ButterballBurlington
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this place by the owner of the apartment we were staying in. He said it was the place the locals went to see Fado so it sounded good to us. It is a fixed price meal and Fado performance at €60 per...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed May 24, 2018

To be honest, when I made the reservation, I wasn't expecting much from the food and had booked purely for the Fado experience. However, I was shocked at how delicious a meal we had. The highlight for me, by far, were the small plates they...More

2  Thank RisaR
Reviewed May 8, 2018

A wonderful spot to enjoy local foods in a great atmosphere .We enjoyed the cod that evening and settled in for late night Fado. Lots of locals there the evening we went as they were friends of the singer .It was a relaxed , friendly...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed May 4, 2018

This is a must do - not sure whether to call it a restaurant or a music venue - needless to say its both. If you want to be transported by an evening of the very best the kitchen can provide and Fado at its...More

Thank Haggis125
Nearby
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
...More
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721gracew
May 12, 2017|
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Response from FoxChavez | Reviewed this property |
I don't know an email address Try reaching them on Facebook
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Maya K
August 11, 2016|
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Response from Sanna_helsinki | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I used e-mail to book a table. This system doesn't allow sending links or e-mail addresses, but it was a gmail-address and the firts part is the name of the restaurant all written together. You also find then on... More
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mschiffer48
July 19, 2016|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Think this has been sent to me in error? A tip - when we went the singing didn't start till 11pm. Well worth wait - great atmosphere! Paul R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Friday
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Remedios 139A, Lisbon 1100-445, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighborhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 917 029 436
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