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Antigo Primeiro de Maio


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#1,176 of 4,417 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our hipster hotel clerk as one who has authentic Portuguese feijoada. Miguel, our waiter was such a kind and humble yet brilliant man who could have been a university professor with his language skills. He was speaking in French, English,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mainstreetman
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

I considered myself a decent traveler and have being all over the globe. One’s got eat. Horrible meat dish. Nothing special and blend. Rip off for what it was. Please go to the Chiado Shopping and visit “Sabor Gaucho” were your money goes along way...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sergio C
Reviewed October 28, 2018

The waiter as other reviewers said is a hoot, super nice, speaks great english and entertaining. The food is good at a great price, very large portions. they have several homeade deserts or can get a fresh fruit plate. Classic old lisbon interior. The vinho...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jalo111
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in at this small restaurant where seating is tight and cost. Of course they serve seafood and it is really good, the fish is fresh and the portions are just right. Don’t be alarmed by the fact that the staff don’t all speak English....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MauriceVE
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Limited seating and super crowded. They have beef or fish. We ordered both. The beef was better than the fish. The beef was actually very good as it had the garlic and vinegar taste to it. My fish was over grilled and a third was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SuzyDough
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Just one of those places that never fails. Traditional Portuguese food at its best. + Great location.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Gonçalo C
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place and intended to just have a quick drink, left two hours later as the drink options was so nicely described by the very knowledgeable staff that we tried numerous, had a great cheese platter with a sardines side to compliment the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank C8188LVjohnm
Reviewed October 8, 2017

This is a small (30 seats) traditional Portuguese restaurant with tasty comfortable food and very good service. Your waiter, Miguel, speaks fluent restaurant in 7 languages. He is quite entertaining. Our vinho branco was a Quinta do Carmo, 2015, $19. A starter of melon and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner in search of some traditional Portuguese fare and this place was recommended in the guide book. For starter we had some sheep's cheese which was really incredible, super soft and flavoursome without getting into stinky overpowering territory, just amazing! Kept the label...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank stuartmF1829OO
Reviewed June 5, 2017

A great find and memory for our holiday. Recommended by Top 10 guide book and for us this is a perfect classic Portuguese Bistro-restaurant. very cosy atmosphere, warm friendly reception and service. Food (starters + fish mains + local beer + vino verde da casa)...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Stuart D
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