We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mesa De Frades

Rua dos Remedios 139A, Lisbon 1100-445, Portugal
+351 917 029 436
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“tuna pate” (2 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua dos Remedios 139A, Lisbon 1100-445, Portugal
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (317)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

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
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 266 hotels in Lisbon
Hotel Convento do Salvador
672 reviews
.22 miles away
Santiago de Alfama - Boutique Hotel
575 reviews
.30 miles away
memmo Alfama Hotel
1,105 reviews
.30 miles away
Eurostars Museum
81 reviews
.37 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Sr. Fado de Alfama
1,140 reviews
.01 miles away
The CorkScrew Wine Bar
747 reviews
.05 miles away
O Tasco Do Vigario
238 reviews
.04 miles away
Alfama Cellar
621 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby Attractions
16,685 reviews
.17 miles away
Mosteiro De Sao Vicente De Fora
423 reviews
.17 miles away
National Pantheon
906 reviews
.09 miles away
Museu do Fado / Fado Museum
490 reviews
.16 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
May 12, 2017|
Response from FoxChavez | Reviewed this property |
I don't know an email address Try reaching them on Facebook
Maya K
August 11, 2016|
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
July 19, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing