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Sinal Vermelho

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Rua das Gaveas 89, Lisbon 1200-206, Portugal
+351 21 346 1252
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Boca Chica, Panama
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Lisbon, try going to eat where the locals go- there is where you will find authentic Portuguese food. This restaurant was great- Had the rabbit stew and it was amazing! They have a great selection of wine. Highly recommended!

Thank Melissa Q
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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189 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Sinal Vermelho on a Saturday night without a reservation. We got there around 8 and snagged one of the last empty tables. We found the restaurant via a Fodor's guidebook and TripAdvisor. It is challenging to find mid-range restaurants in Lisbon with meatless options, as ny partner is a vegetarian. At first glance, this restaurant didn't have any... More 

Thank robbinz410
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I am in Lisbon I try to go to sinal vermelho. It's an authentic Portuguese restaurant with a flair of a modern cuisine. Even though I speak Portuguese, the waiters are very knowledgeable about the menu and they are very friendly. They all speak English very well and also other languages too. If you are in Lisbon, it's... More 

Thank Frederico D
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food with slow service. The wait for a table was long also. Still, compensated by the flavors of typical Portuguese food cooked close to perfection. Go early and try the John Dory fillet.

Thank mikelopes78
Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tasty, well cooked Portuguese cuisine, nice atmosphere and very polite service at reasonable prices. Well worth visiting.

Thank JaimeLabuf
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are going there the last 10 years , at least 4 times. It is definitely more expensive but still unbelievable good. The food is excellent , so typical Portuguese and on parallel has a higher quality. The service is perfect , friendly and helpful and they are having very good wines variety. It's a must for Lisbon.

Thank George S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Portuguese restaurant with Portuguese food, recommended by Portuguese friends, good wine, great service, delicious food. Not much more I can say!

Thank Sarah A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Excellent relation between price and quality! Very good portuguese food in a simple and pleasant space...

Thank Vitor G
Melbourne, Australia
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very popular and on my first night people were lining up to get in. I enjoyed my meal here but the service put me off a little and I felt disadvantaged being a solo diner which didn't happen to me anywhere else. Perhaps the waiter was having an off day but I felt that I didn't get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Friendly restaurant. The grilled pork is the best we have ever tasted. The cod 'fish cakes' to start were also superb. They also have a very good selection of high quality wine by the glass. If you arrive at about 7.30 pm, there should be no problem getting a table. It starts to fill up after 8.00 pm.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Gaveas 89, Lisbon 1200-206, 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 21 346 1252

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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