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Cafe Lisboa


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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While Cafe Lisboa evokes the charm of traditional cafes, at the same time it transports us to the Lisbon of today. Cafe Lisboa has two spaces: a room inside the Theatre which captures the charm of this extraordinary late 18th century building and a magnificent, inviting terrace.
$17 - $51
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

1st dinner in Lisbon with family & we were not disappointed with any of the menu choices we had, I had the Partridge Pie which although rather expensive for the size of the pie served it was absolutely delicious. A good choice of wines offered...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BullitU_k
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

What an amazing place, great service with the best quality food and wine a real find. I can totally recommend the Octopus

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank PenelopePitstop64
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

The place is nice and the waiters were warm and very helpful. Most os the people Were locals which is always good. The food was not espectacular but was good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Francisco_nath
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

Well finding this place wasn’t easy but I’m glad I made it when I did. Despite the language barriers, I had one of the best meals all year here. I was traveling solo so it may have been weird for the business men and families...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank FoodBeforeLove
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Tried a number of tapas and smaller places in Lisbon and chose this one hoping for more sophistication and interest.... but was disappointed. Food no different to other places in reality, and inside is very brightly lit but a lovely elegant room. It was super...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank louiseh263
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

There is a lovely patio on the square that in my opinion bets the impressive interior locsted in the São Carlos national theater. Food was excellent, octopus in particular

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MattModine
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This time we added Cafe Lisboa to our list of restaurants by Chef Jose Avillez, we have visited in Lisbon. As usual the quality of the food / wine was very good and to sit in the middle of Lisbon on a quiet patio, opposite...More

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

Lovely small cafe restuarant by Jose Allivez agian. Soup and beef bread was a winner start. And a bottle of Grianha Reserve white wine. Main course of Octopus and Omelette (don“t let the name fool u). If u can get a table, go.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank edwardbock
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We walked in the other night and after a bit of re-shuffling a table was made available. This did seem odd as the restaurant wasn't full all night. I can understand the other criticisms made by others too - the staff were a little off...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Helot
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We walked up without a reservation for an early Monday dinner. We had read many good things about this restaurant so we gave it a try. We were greeted coldly since we did not have a reservation. They reluctantly gave us a table on the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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October 17, 2017|
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Response from LMLisbon | Reviewed this property |
I have just checked. You do have to call them. No online reservations. Their number is +351 211 914 498. They are opened from noon to midnight. Give them a call once you know the date. They are very popular.
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