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Cafe de Sao Bento

Rua de Sao Bento 212, Lisbon 1200-821, Portugal
+351 21 395 2911
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (317 reviews)
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Gastropub, Steakhouse, European
$$ - $$$
Rua de Sao Bento 212, Lisbon 1200-821, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

my daughter is a big steak eater and we went to the market and she decided to give it a try. it was wonderful. she barely left the bone.

Thank bestbites26
Reviewed 3 days ago

Can't vouch for these being the best steaks in Lisbon, but there was nothing wrong with them at all. Service was good as well making it a nice evening out.

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was told the house spacial was the Steak Sao Bento so I we tried it and was a bit disappointed, no taste and very bland, there was no seasoning at all. Service was freandly enough.

Thank 492ricardop
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I like this restaurant very much and return there in the next day. The menu is so simply. Cafe de sao Bento steak which come with their original cream sauce. And Portugesa steak which eat with rice is heaven. I can eat this everyday. The...More

Thank MixyMix
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Probably the best steak in Lisbon is what they serve us at Café de São Bento, just in front of the portuguese parliament. As soon as we enter, we feel like we are entering a bar, one of those classics, where we imagine our parents...More

Thank AlexandreCorreia
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant experience! The restaurant looks nothing from the outside but once we'd knocked and they've let us in it was gorgeous. The drinks we had as we decided on the menu were proper measures and served well. The covert consisting of tasty rustic bread and...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed May 31, 2018

The steak brought me here and it was worth the trip. Of course, I had the São Bento filet and it was tender and delicious with its cream sauce. This restaurant is fairly small and it was full by dinner and they were turning people...More

Thank imcarthur
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We have just walked in the door from the most incredible meal we have had in a long time. Simple menu but such beautiful food, not cheap but absolutely worth every cent. We took our 8 year old son and when we arrived realised it...More

Thank Wardie233
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

At the Mercado da Ribeira, the Café de São Bento is the place to eat steak. I ate an Entrecote, and it was superb! Nice place, good vibe, recomended!!

Thank FPaolinelli
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Had a great meal here and would highly recommend the garlic shrimp and the sangria. Some great food at a reasonable price!

Thank Beata M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$23 - $63
Gastropub, Steakhouse, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Sao Bento 212, Lisbon 1200-821, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 395 2911
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Portuguese restaurant specialized in steaks (steakhouse) . Known as the Best Steak in Town ( by Time Out , " vox populi" and other magazines . You can have lunch in working days and dinner everyday until 02 AM.
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