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Maria da Mouraria - Casa de Fados

Rua do Capelao | Largo da Severa | Largo da Severa, N 2/2B, Lisbon 1100-588, Portugal
+351 21 886 0165
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
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Rua do Capelao | Largo da Severa | Largo da Severa, N 2/2B, Lisbon 1100-588, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am very impressed by the staff’s kind and professional customer service. I had booked and made a deposit for their special New Year’s Party. Unfortunately, I could not travel to Lisboa due to circumstances beyond my control. My friend, however was able to and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Moody_Foodie_Judy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a reservation about 1.5 hrs before hand, and arrived to a table ready with various starters/ appetizer -- including chick peas with cod, olives, cheeses, fava beans, and tuna mousse. All delicious. Also port. Main courses were selected from a reasonably extensive menu...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kirsten H
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Excellent place for a cozy dinner with a partner or friends to listen to traditional Portugese Fado. Even if you don’t understand the words you’ll get the emotion behind the songs. Make sure to get a reservation because place is tiny and gets filled quickly....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tokanyc
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by the waiters and the ambience. The food was delicious and the music excellent and moving. A perfect way to hear Fado in Lisbon- authentic, small and close. Thank you!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ajvmel
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much for an unforgettable evening Saturday the 1. of December. We appreciated your kindness, your singing, music and humanity so much. We were also very happy with the food and friendly service. Now we are back in Denmark, but we are missing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 189birgittek
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Had a great dining experience at Maria da Mouraria! The restaurant was cosy and had a lovely atmosphere, especially when the music starts! We saw three different acts on rotation and it was such a nice authentic thing to do on our first night. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Matt M
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

We were a large group of friends celebrating a friend's 40th birthday. We had a set menu due to the size of our party, which included half a bottle of wine each. The food was fantastic and courses just kept on being brought out. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roobie
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Granted, the food is very expensive - it is good, but certainly not worth that money. An unpleasant surprise they charged us a complete menu even for the kids, no warning. But given the fact that you pay for the show, I’d say it is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Raluca E
Reviewed October 19, 2018

I have read some negative reviews of Maria da Mouraria and have to wonder if those reviewers actually went to this restaurant........... The restaurant itself is very small and delightful. The food was very good. The service was impeccable and the Fado was extraordinary. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelWeary49
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see a fado show and our hotel recommended this restaurant. The waiter was excellent as was the food and the fado shows were outstanding. They have a prix fixe meal and show for 45 euros per person. It comes with 7 appetizers,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank veneziaamore
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $46
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Capelao | Largo da Severa | Largo da Severa, N 2/2B, Lisbon 1100-588, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighborhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 21 886 0165
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here, where ‘saudade’ (sense of longing) is acclaimed as the soul of a people, filled with a spirit that is genuinely Portuguese, lies one of the oldest and most authentic secrets in the history of Lisboa: the Mystery Of Fado… Those who pass be the Capela da Nossa Senhora da Saúde (Chapel of Our Lady of Health), at the entranceway to Mouraria, enter a world that reflects the true essence of the city, where a mixture of aromas, languages and dialects form a melting pot of cultures that seem to represent a distant past transported to the present day. At the entrance of Rua do Capelão (Capelão Street), a Portuguse Guitar of a Portuguese guitar announces Mouraria, the Cradle Of Fado. This is a short, narrow street, where time stands still, leaving us to wander its curious lanes and alleyways, the windows of the houses seemingly eager to share their stories.t is here where Casa da Severa (Maria Severa’s House) would have once stood. Severa, a Woman who played the portuguse guitar and whose
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