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Pois Cafe

#126 of 3,280 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
As featured in One perfect day in Alfama
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Rua Sao Joao da Praca 95 | 1100-521 Lisbon, Lisbon 1100-519, Portugal
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful lattes, pastries and terrific atmosphere. We rented an apt. in the Alfama neighborhood for three months and we went to this cafe often. It welcomes you as soon as you're in the door. Books in many language line and artwork line the walls, And, oh yes, the food. You can relax on a sofa with a latte and flaky... More 

Thank yumaborn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here on way back from Panteao Nacoinal for a small bite of tapas and jug of Sangria. Decor of the place and worth a visit tho it does get busy. Plenty of reading material around so you could stay all day and entertain yourselves !

Thank grumpystumps
Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled on it at lunch time. We had a salad and a sandwich. Great coffee and amazing atmosphere.

Thank Mike F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, fresh juices, good coffee, comfy seats, friendly staff, nice atmosphere, good prices, nice building!!!!

Thank Rhuntington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for brunch and lunch! Very cozy family friendly atmosphere :) Tasty food like home dishes. You can event talk to the owner of the cafe! Very nice and friendly woman! You also can see the kitchen! Enjoy your time there if you what to be like at home!

Thank Olia Z
Liege, Belgium
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pit stop during our Alfama visit (from Castelo to Sè) Very cool spot, good coffee, home made lemonade. Did not have food but menu looks nice! The type of place I whish I have close to home I loved the decoration: you can pick up a book or magazine and relax...

Thank wooloo72
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had brunch after wandering the quant old streets in the area. It was really busy because it is so popular but staff were friendly. Great selection on the menu and nice juices. Highly recommended.

Thank Paul V
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and great atmosphere before or after your visit to Castelo de S. Jorge Might be a bit tricky to find but worth it

Thank JohnB525525
Venice, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like enjoy your journey you would need lots of energy, and this is the right place for your brunch. We had "the brunch of the day" this croissant, salmon, eggs, ham, spicy meat balls, coffee, orange juice and fruit. The cost was 15.95 each person, not so cheap for Lisbon standard but very very good. The place looks... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for the last supper after my hols and break in the big bad lisbon.. Had chicken in rosemary with cous cous n asparagus. Was sick!! Loved it. Cool lil settting to btw, propa chilled out. Sofas kicking about and an international magazine rack. Got lost reading some mad national geogrpahic mag bout space. Deeeep. Anyway so after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Portuguese
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Sao Joao da Praca 95 | 1100-521 Lisbon, Lisbon 1100-519, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighborhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: 351218862497

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Staying in Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria

Neighborhood Profile
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 Fado, where you'll discover the best "tascas," eat delicious fresh fish and drink great wines. Discover hidden viewpoints and ancient traces of other civilizational ruins in the heart of the Portuguese capital. These are centuries-old neighborhoods that will welcome you to the very best of old Lisbon culture.