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12 Travessa do Convento das Bernardas, Lisbon 1200-687, Portugal
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fixed list of entrées, meaning that if you didn't actually eat shellfish, you didn't get an alternative. Having said that, the food was very good. The main course menu is a tad "traditional" or old fashioned. Fillêt Mignon? John Dory? I wanted the monkfish but it was only available for two people? The service was splendid and attentive but not... More 

Thank Paul R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In this old monastery they know how to make your night special. Best place if you have something to celebrate or just feel like to be 100% spoiled. The food, the wine, the starters, the dessert, the port, the scenery and the staff they all get 5 out of 5 stars!

Thank Sanneke82
Morristown, New Jersey
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As in many Portuguese restaurants, service on drinks, wine, and special requests can be slow. A Travessa is especially chaotic, in a good way, because there are many servers bringing round after round of delicious morsels. This is a pricey restaurant, that round after round of exceptional appetizers is 12.50 Euros per person to start (This is not explained). Some... More 

Thank budmuse
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to Travessa for many years and this time took a group of 19 friends and family, and once again had a superb dinner and a great time together. From the owner's attention when taking orders and suggesting dishes, to the quality of the food and the unique setting, and finally to the large chocolate cake that... More 

Thank Paulo P
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic evening here. Food was spectacular, staff was warm and friendly, wine list great. Now, be warned, the appetizers come at you fast and furious at the beginning of the meal and are fixed in choice. The main is a la carte. Once you adjust to the pace at the beginning, the meal is perfection. Highly recommended.

Thank pac0450
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a NYC foodie through and through with HIGH expectations. A Travessa exceeded all! It is tucked away in a lovely and authentic neighborhood. The outside area of the monastery was gorgeous, and very special. The food WAS AMAZING. We had the starters (worth it) as well as scallops, lamb and risotto. All delicious and memorable! One of the... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First, let me start by saying this was one of THE two best meals we had in Lisbon. The other being Tagide. We has a great table overlooking the courtyard. Our reservations were at 8:00 and that was on the early side as it got very busy at 9:00. There were different people for different parts of our dinner. One... More 

2 Thank Christine H
Istanbul, Turkey
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at A travessa for my husbands birthday. It was a recommendation from Four Seasons and they were so right. The restaurant is located in a old building and the atmosphere was great , they served a fix appetizer menu with many small dishes, we have decided our main courses. The sole fish was perfect as well the... More 

2 Thank Eser
Auckland, New Zealand
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive, offhand service and food is good but old fashioned and heavy - nothing special Gives a good impression of restaurant living on past glories

Thank Patrick E
Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leaving in Lisbon, I'm going regularly to the Restaurant Covento Das Bernadas / Travessa. Yesterday, I went there to celebrate a happy event with my daughter. As usual the food is fine and good, the venue is nice (especially if you can get a table outside, on a sunny evening). But even though we arrived quite early, the service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $55
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Travessa do Convento das Bernardas, Lisbon 1200-687, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: 21-390-2034

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