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Petiscaria Ideal

#126 of 3,350 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Rua da Esperanca 100, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 12:30 am
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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small and very comfortable little restaurant, where you may share a table with other diners but for sure share dishes amongst yourselves. Food meant for sharing. Interesting and varied menu. Excellent wait staff - great with recommendations! You don't want to miss this restaurant!

Thank morry2014
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bit off the beaten track but well worth the effort! They encourage you to order sharing dishes, all of which we had were excellent and very good value. The prawns and octopus dishes were particularly memorable. Tables close together or you may end sharing a larger table which we did and this was fine. Great atmosphere!

Thank Chipsholme
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful resturant , out of the city but very easy to get to. The food was wonderful. Get the Tuna and the stuffed tomatoes and chocolate mousse. Everybody shares. Our waiter was excellent. Try it it's worth it😎

Thank urstoronto
Saarbrucken, Germany
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Was a recommendation and we liked it a lot. We were there on a monday so we got lucky without a reservation. But even when you to wait, you can do so in the winebar next door. The food is meant to share so you get the dishes extra and everyone can try. The tuna with sweet potatoes is heavenly.... More 

Thank Sonstnichtsopingelig
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371 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

On a suggestion from friends, we went in six to Petiscaria Ideal. Situated on a street apparently outside of tourist flows, Rua de Esperança, this restaurant -quite Lusitania in the tiles on the wall and the general look- will offer you, in a rather small menu, some of the typical foods of the Lusitanian cuisine, always served on a bed... More 

Thank marcopretelli
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Went here with a small group of friends, just wow! We ordered most of the menu between us, and very plate delighted us, and was immediately finished. Our favourite of the main dishes was the tuna. The service was excellent, the waiter was extremely attentive without being at all pushy, the food arrived like lighting (we even had to ask... More 

Thank Julie L
Oslo, Norway
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Cozy, local and rustic Petiscaria Ideal is hard to notice from the street. Our airbnb host recommended it and we booked a table there for the dinner. We were a bug group of people - 7, and the place was perfect for us since all the dishes in the menu are for sharing. Let me say that all of the... More 

Thank Lina L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We had an great experience eating at this restaurant. All food is served as shared dishes and are cooked to perfection. Great atmosphere as well. Can especially recommend the seared tuna! Would absolutely come back next time in Lisbon.

Thank Sebastian M
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with a group of friends. We shared almost the entire meal and every dish that came out was incredible. It was all hearty portuguese food however it had interesting twists. We enjoyed it so much. With 2 full weeks in Portugal this was the best meal I had. Highly recommended

Thank Gaetano C
Pasadena, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stumbled upon Periscaria Ideal and are so happy we did!! Since it's medium sized tapas dishes, we ordered a few to share and loved everything! Highly recommend the tomato and coriander toast, goat cheese stuffed tomatoes & pork tenderloin with potato polenta. Everything was so flavorful and delicious, and service was impeccable. We finished our meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Esperanca 100, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: 213971504

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?