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Santos da Lapa

Rua de Sao Joao da Mata 71A, Lisbon 1200-850, Portugal
+351 21 396 0686
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Oct 7, 2017
“Lovely tapas. Freshly cooked.”
Sep 29, 2017
“Amazing food, great value and lovely host!”
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Mediterranean, Portuguese, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Rua de Sao Joao da Mata 71A, Lisbon 1200-850, Portugal
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place. The food is all freshly cooked and rally tasty. The owner was so friendly and spent time chatting about the various different dishes. He really cared about your enjoyment of the food (cooked by his wife). Fabulous family restaurant. Excellent...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

This was our first night in Lisbon and what a find it was. The food was so good with such a range of different dishes including some great local specialties. The owner was brilliant with a great sense of humour and great advice on the...More

1  Thank Yvette K
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
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...More

Thank Wendy W
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,...More

Thank Marmora2
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...More

1  Thank Carter G
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...More

Thank Ucchan82
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
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...More

Thank RonGroenewegen
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...More

Thank BgirlTboy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $20
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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 de Sao Joao da Mata 71A, Lisbon 1200-850, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 396 0686
  • E-mail
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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