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Santos da Lapa

#957 of 3,672 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Rua Sao Joao da Mata 30, 1200-850 Lisboa, Lisbon 1200-850 Lisboa, Portugal
+351 21 396 0686
Wed - Sat 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Lisbon, Portugal
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017

If you are visiting Lisbon or even if you are local you cannot miss this restaurant. It´s Great. Very very good Petiscos ate very good price. The owners are super friendly and the place is cozy. You won´t regret, it´s delicious.

Thank Tiago De Matos R
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
2 reviews
Reviewed September 4, 2016

My friend and I were looking for a place to eat that was near our hotel in the Lapa district of Lisbon. We stumbled into Santos da Lapa on a rainy night and were immediately and warmly greeted by the owner, who then personally helped us choose dishes from the menu and served us too. The food was delicious and... More 

Thank Wendy W
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We were very fortunate that Santos Da Lapa was a 5 minute walk from our AirB&B. From the moment we entered we were warmly greeted and the menu and format for ordering was explained in a friendly and fun way. It was hard to choose, as all items on the menu sounded delicious. We had 8 tapas/petiscos between us, 2... More 

Thank Marmora2
Sagamihara, Japan
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154 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed July 9, 2016

So happy that the hotel sent us here. The food was more homestyle than restaurant-like but was oh--so-good. The couple that runs it was friendly and wanted to share as much of their culture as possible. We had a great time there and will go back the next time we visit Lisbon.

1 Thank Carter G
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

On our first night in lisbon me and my friends felt like tapas and found this lovely small place to eat. A table was prepared for us after which we could enjoy some delicious food. The bar is 'simple with a charasmetic owner who had good fun with 3 non alcohol drinking vegetarians. We especially recommend the spinach and cheese... More 

Thank Ucchan82
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a relaxed tapas style place open wed-sat. We asked Antonio (the waiter and maybe owner?) to give us recommendations and he did not disappoint. The food was delicious and we highly recommend for a casual meal anytime (we were there at 10:30pm)!

Thank Kate P
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Encouraged by the positive reviews, we decided to visit this "pearle" in the Lapa area. We had met our two local friends ( from north of Lisbon) and invited them to this special restaurant. Well, it was indeed a surprise to have been there, because on the one hand you get real fine food, and not just the regular typical... More 

Thank RonGroenewegen
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place! From the moment we arrived we could tell that the food was going to be a passion in this place! We were introduced to the menu with such attentiveness and we were excited to make our choices. Everything was fresh and very tasty! An enjoyable dining experience. Very reasonably priced. Will return!

Thank BgirlTboy
London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful place for tepiscos (small plates) of fresh, delicious food. Antonio, the owner, has a knowledge and love of excellent Portugese food and drink. He knows how to show off the best produce to its advantage. We dined here on our first night and now find it difficult to imagine eating anywhere else in case it is not as... More 

Thank sashimigirl
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44 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I came here for an evening meal during the week. Its location is near the embassies, and outside of the main tourist places of lisbon. We were greeted warmly and given recommendations from the varied menu. The host came tochat to us and made sure we were okay during our meal. Lovely guy! We Shared 13/14 tapas dishes with 4... More 

Thank Winnie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $13
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Sao Joao da Mata 30, 1200-850 Lisboa, Lisbon 1200-850 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 396 0686
We are a tapas restaurant. In average each person will eat from 3 to 5 pieces, sharing, this is, 2 persons from 6 to 10.
We also have vegetarian tapas because in friendship we are all welcome.

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