We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ratings and reviews

#504 of 4,444 Restaurants in Lisbon
Travelers' Choice


$15 - $22
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese

Location and contact

Graca & Sao Vicente
0.5 miles from Castelo de S. Jorge
Improve this listing
Reviews (161)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Traveler rating
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
Updating list...
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

This was a really fun place. You are elbow to elbow with policemen, painters, shopkeepers and all the other neighborhood workers that come here for lunch. For under 16 Euro both of us ate a feast, including 1 liter of wine, 2 entrees, 2 desserts...and 2 coffees. My husband got steak covered with fries. I got the more traditional meal with veal, pork shoulder, 3 kinds of sausage and a pile of cabbage, turnips, carrots, rice and potatoes that was literally enough for three people. It was unbelievable. My eyes about popped out of my head when I saw what was in front of me. The best part was hanging with the locals, though. What a fun lunch. Get there early, though. We arrived a couple minutes before noon and got right in, but within 15 minutes the entire restaurant was packed with a line was waiting out the door. They are not open for dinner- but you may not need dinner if you eat here for lunch!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Big portions of Portuguese traditional dishes which are honored by local people. Grease is not spared and the salad should normally be ordered separately. The menu is in Portuguese, the waiters are friendly but not so fluent in English. "Completo" comprises the soup, bread, the...main dish (6...7 alternatives), a can of house wine of sufficient size or draft beer, a dessert (several alternatives; sugar not spared) and coffee, all for the package price of 7.5 €. The place is so favored that be prepared to stand in a queue between 12...13:30. - My latest choice was soup Caldo Verde, the rabbit risotto (the portion would have been sufficient for two), a thick slice of nut pie and an espresso. Like normal in Portugal, when eating meat, mind particles of bone.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Don't expect an English menu or anything posh, but otherwise it's really enjoyable - so much so that we ate here 3 times in 3 days. Only open for lunch and nearly always packed with local workers; you may have to wait a few minutes...to be seated by one of the staff, but they keep things turning over steadily so you'll soon be seated. You'll be amongst 60 or so locals; close packed, so a good chance to make friends. 5 staff work really hard to serve the hoard very efficiently. The menu has about 5 meat and 5 fish main courses to choose from. All are hearty, traditional Portuguese dishes. A good soup, the generous main course, dessert, bread coffee and wine (the house red is very passable). All this for 7.50 - brilliant!More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

If you want local experience, this is the place! Home cooked food like my grandmother made. At noon it is packed with locals filling up on large portions at a very low price of $7.50 which includes entree, drink (even wine or beer) desert and...cafe. It's crazy, busy and noisy with delicious aromas filling the air. The staff is friendly and very helpful (thank you Fernando). I highly recommend a visit to truly feel that you have dined in Portugal like a local and not a tourist.More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Not a touristic place. The meal itself is rather like my grandma's cooking, and there are only a few dishes we could choose among. The portions are huuuuge (the small portion is highly recommended ;) ), and it's incredibly cheap: we got a 3-course lunch...with coffee for 7.5 €. All in all, I recommend it to visit.More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

If You want to dive in local atmosphere this is the place. A very friendly location with nice service personnel. Simple food with big portions. You get a lot to eat for the price. I recommend for those who are not in search of a...fancy place but a place where locals eat and can be sometimes a little bit noisy.More

Date of visit: June 2017
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Very local place where majority of the distric have their lunch. The whole menu includes soup, main dish, wine, coffee and desert. Very local food.

Date of visit: May 2017
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I was blown away by this gem of a place. It had a really buzzy atmosphere and seemed to be packed full of locals. My meal was sensational- for 7.5 Euros I had soup, fish (one of the nicest I've ever eaten), dessert, coffee and...around half a litre of vinho verde! Everything served promptly, no upsell, a good range of dishes for the mains and dessert. I can't recommend it enough and can't wait to go back!More

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Original, bubbly lunch place, came highly recommended and is full of live. Food is plenty and decent, menu quite affordable, many choices, excellent fish, service efficient, and the wine OK

Date of visit: February 2017
Reviewed January 11, 2017

We had a complete menu for € 12,50 each. Soup, which was nice, main, which was decent, dessert, which we skipped, so can't tell and a coffee which was okay. Simple place, run by a family I think. Food is okay. Would recommend it for...people with a low budget.More

Date of visit: January 2017
View more reviews
Best nearby
Graca & Sao Vicente
You can be thankful that most common travel guides
don't mention Graça and São Vicente that often. Part
of Lisbon's historic center and "Old Town", they feel
like independent villages in the capital's center, and
more untouched than Alfama. Amazing views, restaurants
and parks, as well as important monuments like the S.
Vicente Church and the National Pantheon, make this a
spectacular option for those looking for a more
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Altis Avenida Hotel
1,814 reviews
.65 miles away
BE Poet Baixa Hotel
142 reviews
.65 miles away
633 reviews
.64 miles away
Pensao Sao Joao da Praca
92 reviews
.65 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Le bar a crepes
158 reviews
.05 miles away
Restaurant O Piteu
610 reviews
.10 miles away
108 reviews
.02 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Miradouro da Senhora do Monte
3,449 reviews
.17 miles away
Igreja & Convento da Graca
75 reviews
.18 miles away
Jardim Da Cerca Da Graca
29 reviews
.11 miles away
Irmandade de Nossa Senhora do Monte e Sao Gens
14 reviews
.14 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cantinho da Fatima staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing