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Cafe Nicola

#3,920 of 4,353 Restaurants in Lisbon
$$ - $$$
Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon 1100-200, Portugal
+351 21 346 0579
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible21%
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Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon 1100-200, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always busy. One of Lisbon's original cafe. Luckily we had a fast service during our experience. Nice place to hang out and watch people enjoying the heart of Lisbon. Price of food is not so reasonable

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helde2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lisbon has been doing something kinda cool...honoring businesses that have been in business for generations with special designations, etc. Cafe Nicola seemed to be a “must check this one off” restaurant. We went late and had flaming sausages (kind of a ritual order, apparently) and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank asongbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t review food, drink or ambience as we were totally ignored by at least 3 staff despite making ourselves known, saying ‘Ola’ and trying to smile our way to some sort of acknowledgement. After 15 minutes of ignorance we gave up and went elsewhere...

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MikalaT_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here is clearly fed up serving tourist that like to sit on the terrace looking at the praca d. Joao IV enjoying a drink. They were close to be rude when we asked a question and were completely ignored sitting there while staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chantalspit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant managed to accommodate our large party even though we hadn't booked. The service and food were both fine without being spectacular. I did enjoy my flaming sausages to start.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Stevetarn2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I thought the grilled lamb was okay. Wife said sautéd shrimp with a side of rice and vegetables was good. Other reviewers down graded restaurant because of extra hidden charge for bread etc- well - every restaurant in town does the same - if not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jiml862
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Stopped in Nicola for late night drinks and dessert. Nice view of Rossio square and the mermaid fountain. Service was fine.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ogerkan
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Went here on Sunday 7th October. Was in Lisbon on holiday and decided to go there as looked really pretty and was very busy. The tables are too close together and my friend was constantly banged into by the waiter but no apology ever made....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank E3165RSjoanneh
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as it seemed to be busy which is usually a good sign. The food - it’s ok, not great but OK. The service - pleasant waitress served us but another waiter continually bashed into me when passing by without one apology....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DizzygirlUk
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Early dinner with great late-afternoon sun. Perfect people watching with option for outdoor seating (we used) or inside. FOOD: we had shrimp with white sauce and crusted cheese topping and lamb chops with zucchini and sliced apple. Desserts: chocolate mousse tiramasu. Drinks: sangria, coke zero...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ETBColorado
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
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"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon 1100-200, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighborhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 0579
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