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Fado Maior


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#2,015 of 4,574 Restaurants in Lisbon


European, Portuguese, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Table Service

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Reviewed June 6, 2019

Cute little place tucked away in the hills of Alfama. Fado starts around 7:30pm nearly every evening, which was great for us to not have to wait until later to eat and then enjoy the fado performances. Minimum purchase is 15€ per person, which is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank schrivey
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Amazing evening last Thursday on a girls trip to Lisbon. We were looking for a great Fado restaurant and we got what we were searching for. Thanks, allowing the staff to choose our food worked out great. so friendly and attentive, thanks again.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank nanbear
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The hostess, Katy and her small friendly staff and talented musicians will quickly ensure you feel like you're a local to their neighborhood courtyard restaurant--removed from the busy city center atmosphere. The food is really excellent and authentic and the live fado creates the perfect...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank oceanaddict82
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Just loved the small restaurant hidden in Alfama. Beautiful Dado singer with amazing, piercing voice... This is the main reason to spend the evening there, because the food cannot be recommended.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank 76joannal
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

It is all about location. The food is overpriced and the quality is not good. Service is friendly but unexperienced.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank lienepau
Reviewed July 20, 2017

One of the best's experiences I had during my stay in Lisboa ! First, the street where the restaurant is located, is very picturesque, which give the perfect environment for dinner (in our case). Then, the food is very exquisite and typical from Portugal. I...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank PaulaCDCardoso
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Having walked past this place on many occasions, we made a point of calling in for beers, food and, of course, Fado. We were not disappointed on any of them

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank alan_uk1953
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We ordered a cheese and sausage platter and an omelette. Both tasted so bad that we hardly managed to eat half of it. The service was not good. This was so annoying that it was difficult to focus on the fado going on inside (we...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank ren_ekatrinb
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We went there with a big group of friends, including our friend who speaks fluent Portuguese and made a reservation. She specifically asked for one big table at the terrace, but they wanted to give us three separate tables in another local they own, where...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank fernandapiza
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Went there on our last evening on Alfama. Saw number of fado places earlier but have chosen the one as it was at our door. Well - got. Convinced that should get inside to get the fado menu. It was too warm inside and asked...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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