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Velha Gruta

Rua da Horta Seca, Lisbon 1200-221, Portugal
+351 21 342 4379
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (6 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
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European, Portuguese, Fusion
$$ - $$$
Rua da Horta Seca, Lisbon 1200-221, Portugal
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first restaurant we visited in Lisbon. The owners were incredibly welcoming and helpful. The food tasted great and they accommodated our additional preferences for our orders amazingly. Could not recommend more!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, great meals and wines We were there two times, the hospitality and the staff was excellent. It is not worth to miss it :vinho verde, french rose espresso and desserts! One time I hope, I can go back this marvellous restaurant!!

Thank Orsi B
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Nice place, we went there for lunch. Service is very friendly, food is good and salad portions are generous. Atmosphere is good as well. Fish salad and soup of the day very very tasty.

Thank Sergey K
Reviewed October 29, 2017

we popped in to this place as we spotted it very close to a luggage storage place. we only had 3 hours in Lisbon so just wanted to grab some food quickly and then wander around. and what a place to grab some food! I...More

Thank Hoodney
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Great food! Nice ambience and kind service. We had a burger and a salad and both were very nice with interesting and original flavours. Would recommend!

Thank Maj H
Reviewed August 12, 2017

When you start feeling hungry, try to go to Velha Gruta, nice atmosphere, and choose your preferit menus and a fortified wine; excellent dishes and best service, enjoy an unique stay, by a tasteful dinner.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed July 29, 2017

3 times came to this place, 3 times paid too much for the food served. Maybe is the turístico location I don't know. Never again

Thank bionautacom
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Nice place, very friendly staff. The food was good. The offer a good variety of dishes that suit most people.

Thank DKJ_2012
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

It was by chance that we got in, but what a lovely surprise! The tartar was excellent, and the salads and cheese fondue were also very nice! Katyana was just excellent: caring for customers, giving suggestions, unstoppable! Only downside is that we stay in the...More

Thank LenaTeixeira
Reviewed April 22, 2017

We had a really good lunch here - one of the people had to leave early to catch a flight and the chef was really quick turning their meal over so they had time to eat. Everything was really fresh and made with a lot...More

Thank holly h
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theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from
the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at
PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Horta Seca, Lisbon 1200-221, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighborhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 4379
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