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Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
+351 21 342 0607
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Portuguese, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited for my 33rd birthday dinner and we were blown away by the food, the ambiance and most of all the hospitality of everyone at Belcanto. We did the full tasting menu with wine pairings and everything was absolute perfection! The staff was so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sn0048
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here with my wife. Just terrific. Pics attached of the dishes. Personnel was great, they very much remembered the brief. Mandarine dessert was legendary. Will be back here without a doubt...

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

It had long been a dream of mine to dine at a Michelin-rated restaurant, so I was so happy when I secured a reservation at Belcanto when I was going to be in Lisbon. I worked in fine dining for many years so I’m familiar...More

Date of visit: March 2018
3  Thank Joann S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a special evening. Super accommodating service, professional, funny, nice. Food wonderful, especially the suckling pig, and Mandarin desert. Will be back and definitely recommend!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GoodFoodAfficionado
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Since I planned not far in advance for my Portugal trip, I felt really lucky to get a reservation for four for lunch. We showed up a little early but spent a little time in the fillagree museum across the street. When we arrived at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Banging place to goto eat, one of the best restaurants in the world! Do not miss out on the oppertunity of a lifetime

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ladjim27
Reviewed October 26, 2018

I am a long time reviewer for Tripadvisor : since 2006. For my own trips I rely on reviews from fellow-reviewers. So in return I report faithfully. Looking at the negative reviews for Belcanto I cannot but wonder if those are honest and true. First...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank sinjoorAntwerp
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Soon a week since we visited and I am still smiling thinking of the most fantastic food experience of my life! Welcomed by a beautiful hostes, served at the chef’s table with remarkable views over the kitchen area and the crew. Guided through a fairytale...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ingeborg C
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We can not say enough good things about Belcanto. We have eaten all over the world and this is one of the finest most exquisite meals we have ever had From Chef Davide, our personal server for our journey through the meal and the Wonderful...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Keith K
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I were lucky enough to try this place out. We booked it a few weeks ago but given they didn’t have an online booking option, we asked a friend of ours to make an international call. We were nervous to do it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Carolyn L
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November 30, 2017|
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Response from Moira-Anne S | Reviewed this property |
Hii, I made our reservation months in advance via email and closer to the time I called. You must make sure you speak with someone. English is easy and they were friendly on the phone. Personally I think it's somewhat... More
July 8, 2017|
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Response from bchenriques | Reviewed this property |
Good Morning from Portugal! Thank you for your question. Yes, I think you can make a reservation by email. Here it is: belcanto@belcanto.pt As an alternative, you can always use the traditional telephone... More
Peter D
June 12, 2017|
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Response from Fernando A | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$68 - $154
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighborhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 0607
  • E-mail
Jose Avillez looks at haute cuisine as a form of expression. At the Belcanto he shares his inspirations, emotions and concerns through his culinary representations and illusions. Each dish tells a story and sets out to stir the emotions of those willing to try it."
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