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#28 of 223 Pizza in Lisbon
#573 of 4,692 Restaurants in Lisbon


Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
0.2 miles from Castelo de S. Jorge
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Reviewed March 26, 2022 via mobile

Not sure what to have expected walking into this minimalist venue. Then we were welcomed and taken care of. The food was really good and by far the best meal we had in Lisbon :) thank you for a wonderful time. Really made my birthday...:)More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed August 5, 2021 via mobile

Really vibrant part of town, food was delicious, prices were reasonable, staff were friendly, and best grappa I've ever had! Good evening all round

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed November 13, 2019 via mobile

Place is beautiful and the food is awesome. We are locals. We live in the street and usually we have pizza and salad. Very nice service. Recommended.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 30, 2019 via mobile

This small restaurant provides exemplary service and superb simple food. We had the Brusceta for starters (1 portion was enough for 2) followed by mushroom risotto which was delightful. Great service and great food and great value for money.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

We went in without a reservation, urban atmosphere, happy atmosphere and the food was tasty and was served fast. Price was normal to the city center. We enjoyed our meal

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

We were looking at menus along the street and happened upon this little gem. The food was so good. It was nice to have a change from Portuguese food tonight. The restaurant serves food in the style of Italy. The food was delicious, service superb...and all of the desserts are homemade. Excellent!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

Finding a place which serves decent vegetarian options, has great service and laid back ambience, assisted by a great music choice can be tricky! Esperanca did all of this. It is not specifically a veggie place but we still visited three times during a week...long holiday. Recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner here yesterday. We went to Romania but that place was full and the waitress was insanely rude. So we found this one. Such a nice and pleasant staff. They really do everything to make your time their the best. The food was...also super tasty!More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 8, 2019

Had dinner in this place a few years back and it was delicious; currently unfriendly and under pressure waitresses managing the dining room, food was average but the most weird thing was my dessert, a FROZEN lemon pie; when I told the waitress about this,...the answer was that I had to wait until it goes defrost !!! Do not recommendMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

If you're looking for authentic Italian food, look elsewhere. Spaghetti aglio, olio e peperoncino had thickly sliced burnt garlic in it. Noodles where overcooked. Other dishes might be OK but burnt garlic is an absolute no-go and every Italian knows this.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

Located behind the Lisbon Cathedral on a quite street. Italian cuisine. The Gaspacho was tasty as was my good size black risotto albeit the cuttlefish was too tough for my liking. The Tiramisu was in cake form, a good size portion with a hint of...alcohol mixed with the cocoa. Our daughter gorged on the risotto which made for an even more pleasant expirience.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 31, 2019

Everything was so delicious. The service was lovely and welcoming. Amazing wine. We went on our last night in Lisbon and I’m so glad we walked the extra mile to get here. Had: Gazpacho Burrata Salmon carpaccio Linguini with pesto Linguini with chilli and tomato...Mushroom pizza Lemon pie All flavours exquisite and lovely service Thank you!! Next time I’m in Lisbon will definitely come backMore

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Staff was very friendly. Wine was good. Unfortunately they don’t know what a real pizza is. The dough was way too thin (like paper) and not an actual pizza dough. They should send their pizza baker to Italy to learn. Because the ingredients and the...appetizer as well as the staff were great!More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 28, 2019

My son and I happened upon this quaint Italian restaurant while walking through the old town (Alfama). It sits in the narrow cobblestone street next to the cathedral wall. It was Easter at about 11pm and we hadn't eaten dinner. We were very pleased with...the food. We ordered pizza and I had mushroom risotto. The server was very nice and suggested the chocolate pizza for dessert. My son was very impressed and enjoyed the leftovers the next day! I would definitely recommend this little spot if you aren't looking for the typical Portuguese fare in Alfama district.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

We had just been turned away from another pizzeria as they were full so we stumbled upon this place which looked very cosy and welcoming with twinkling candles lit inside and wasn’t busy. We were welcomed by a friendly waitress with perfect English and we...had a perfectly nice meal there - all of us had pizza and whilst it wasn’t the best ever, it was certainly very nice and you could tell the base was homemade and it was well cooked. For an easy, cosy meal in a pretty setting I would very much recommend.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4