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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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“tasting menu” (111 reviews)
“petit fours” (12 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (48 reviews)
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Portuguese, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Largo de Sao Carlos, 10, Lisbon 1200-410, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant deserves its top 100 restaurants in the world rating. We ate a chefs selection degustation sitting in the kitchen. We liked one of the deserts not part of the chefs choice and it was added at no extra cost. 700 euro for 2...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PhilT113
Reviewed 4 days ago

As others note, this place offers top notch quality in service, food and atmosphere. This restaurant can hold its own on world stage, yet it manages to pay respectful tribute to its Portuguese inspiration. Some of the more unique and memorable elements: a soft doorbell...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Miller1036
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an exquisite dining experience while savoring the fifteen course menu after being convince by our waiter that it was the better option. Small and intimate restaurant for all foodies with a desire to have a Michelin star experience in the heart of Lisbon. Creative,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dimaserodriguez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here during our trip to Lisbon. Loved everything from beginning to the end.. so cute how you arrive and ring the doorbell to enter! Amazing almost 4 hour dinner.. it definitely did not feel that long! I loved the food as well as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pinklprd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this for a group of three while in Lisbon and despite the hefty price tag, I'm so glad I had this experience. We opted to go all-in and do the Evolution tasting menu with 9 wine pairing. This was a 3.5 hour experience...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Katie A
Reviewed December 5, 2018

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
1  Thank sn0048
Reviewed November 24, 2018 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 November 8, 2018

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
6  Thank Joann S
Reviewed November 7, 2018 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
1  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
1  Thank David W
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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 |
look at the jose avillez site
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$69 - $155
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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