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Caxemira

#447 of 3,426 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Rua Condes de Monsanto, 4 | 1º Dto, Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 886 5486
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lisbon, Portugal
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Lost count how many times I went to Caxemira, everytime food was top, great service , worderful meal. The place itself is the less positive element.

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Thank Joao L
Lisbon, Portugal
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113 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

A hidden downtown place, if I wasn't with someone who knew the restaurant I would just think it didn't exist. The space is really small and nothing special to appease the eyes with some fashion indian style but that doesn't mean you're in one of the best indian restaurants in Lisbon. The staff is really nice, the menu has a... More 

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Thank Rui P
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Been to a lot of Indian Restaurants in Lisbon claiming to serve authentic Indian food but are far away from the real thing. This is a serious foodie place with no Nonsense. From the tadka dal to Baingan bharta to butter chicken to karahi chicken all dishes are signature. Dont look at the ambience here but focus on the food... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

You gotta go. Here's how you find it: go to R. Condes de Monsanto 4, there's an apartment doorway with a "4" above it(!). There's a tiny watch shop on left and Kebab Mehal on right. Go between them, then up to 1st floor. Restaurant is on the right. Food was very good, service was fastest and most attentive we've... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Beware, this place is very hard to find...no name outside, we asked in the hotel nearby. Glad we didn't give up. Great spicy food and great service. Thanks!!!

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Thank zookro
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

What a find! 2nd floor walk up here for 30 years with no sign and a line waiting at 930 on wed nite! Lamb veggie rice prawns perfect ly spiced ...wine .... Attentive family style service Even coconut cake dessert exceptional

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Thank Ron S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

This restaurant is Lisbon's "Original Indian" restaurant - being the first Indian restaurant in the city and has operated in the same location for over 30 years. It does not have a street sign. We walked past it twice while searching and paused to ask a gentleman standing in a doorway if he knew where an Indian restaurant was near... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

Went with my 2 sisters. What a surprise! One sister is an Indian food fanatic. We both agreed it was the best Indian we have ever had and my sister eats Indian all the time. Cheap, cheap, eats. Very good service. This is a must do if you like Indian food.

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Thank bobbyisagirl
Maia, Portugal
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016

Very friendly and helpfull staff, speaking Portuguese and English, delicious food and desserts, great value for the price, cozy and informal atmosphere.

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Thank amccosta
Funchal, Portugal
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016

Small restaurant on the first floor, not very easy to find - Normally, the first time you go there, you go with someone that knows the place...and then you become forever thankful to that person... For me, it is the best indian restaurant I know, and I find myself to be a good conneisseur of asian/indian food. The samossas are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Condes de Monsanto, 4 | 1º Dto, Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighborhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 886 5486

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "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 imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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