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Canto da Vila

Largo do Limoeiro 2 | Alfama, Lisbon 1100-307, Portugal
+351 21 886 4081
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“saltimbocca” (12 reviews)
“spicy prawns” (11 reviews)
“carrot cake” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Largo do Limoeiro 2 | Alfama, Lisbon 1100-307, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A small and cosy restaurant in the old town of Alfama, Lisbon! We ordered two starters and some tapas dishes, which were all good. Prices are reasonable, all together we enjoyed it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roger T
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We dropped by due to the review and had tagliatelle and cream cod. They were good but nothing special. The ambiance is particular and cozy !

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank twini168
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Food was just great -- the key is the sauces. The waitress/hostess told us to get bread when we go the prawns, but we used it also for the chicken Saltimbocca sauce as well. Everything was hot and fresh. We loved our dinner but also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank whsy82seattle
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

After a 3 day conference in Lisbon and with 2 days of self indulgent city stopover, I went to explore the Castle. En route, stopping for lunch at Canto da Vila. What a treat. Unmissable. Staff could not have been more welcoming + helpful. Food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Less than 2 hours into our 9 day stay in Portugal we had our first fantastic meal! Wonderful service, adorable presentation, and just happiness on a plate. We discovered the joy of "Green Wine" (ask about it, try it, don't go home with out experiencing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennw421
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We found this restaurant on thefork.pt website, the European equivalent of opentable.com in the U.S. Since we were spending our first night in Portugal in the Alfama neighborhood of Lisbon, we wanted to find some traditional Portuguese fare within walking distance of our hotel, Convento...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank minntrav7
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Upon arrival we were told that it was a 5 minute wait. After 25 minutes we were told that a group that had reserved our table had arrived thus we would not be served. No appology or anything.... Rude staff. Which was a shock after...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SonOfJason
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Great caprese salad and aubergine tagliatelle. Nice little place. Good service as well. Good portions Price slightly high.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tultul19
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to chance upon this intimate, small restaurant for a late lunch. We had frango saltimbocca which was very tasty. I avoid eating nightshades and so often struggle to find some alternative, which can make me feel uncomfortable. However, the waiter went out...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank camper6
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem, we stumbled upon this place and had the best meal we had in Lisbon over a 2 week stay. Highly recommend!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Daniel H
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo do Limoeiro 2 | Alfama, Lisbon 1100-307, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighborhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 21 886 4081
  • E-mail
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