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Fado em Si

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Fri, 2/22
8:00 PM

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Fado em Si restaurant, a double sense name meaning "fado essence" and "fado in yourself" it is not just another restaurant. With some the best professional fado singers we aim to make you fill the fado feelings, even if you do not understand the lyrics. To make you understand the beauty of this song, and fill it deep in your soul.
$51 - $91
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

We arrived early and service was welcoming and friendly with good English. Food was good - I had lamb and my wife had cod with starters, wine, bread and deserts as part of the show menu. The fado and dancing was excellent with 15 minute...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank colinmZ3232SJ
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

The best thing about this restaurant is the 15 minute sets for the music and they start early at 8:30pm. The musicians are superb and the singers get better as the night goes on. Food is served interspersed with the music.The food is tasty starting...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 22Janjim20
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Since this was our first time in Lisbon we asked for a recommendation and this was it. We had visited the Fado Museum that morning and were anticipating a really wonderful warm musical experience. The staff was cordial but not friendly. The meal was ok,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank etmvl
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Enjoyed the meal - we had the tourist menu - not the best food we had in Lisbon but the show was excellent and the atmosphere was brilliant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jonesfamily5
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This was always going to be one of the highlights of our trip to Lisbon. Due to the limited capacity (the restaurant seats about 50 people), we knew that it would be essential to make a reservation, which we were able to do online just...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Derek D
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Hidden gem in Alfama. Our server was on point, ensuring we were well taken care of all night long. Had the cod and seafood pasta, and shared a cheese and charcuterie plate that was a very large portion with many types of meats and cheese....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CatherineM1377
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Went here w group from Urban Adventures tour. Wonderful quality voices, sooo expressive. Food was excellent. Off beaten track but if u can find this place, GO. Won’t disappoint

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 11BarbaraG
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Fado Em Si is an institution. Great food and authentic fado! The service is top and the prices are justified. Top notch!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Uc B
Reviewed May 30, 2018

One of my Fadista friends sings here. My first trip to Lisbon, I wanted to listen to her. Unfortunately I errored and missed her. However, I did reserve a table for my last Fado Club of my trip. I was gifted by 4 outstanding Fadistas....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Ralph A
Fado_em_Si, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Fado em Si, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you very much for your evaluation, we are happy. We hope we can come back soon. Fado Em Si

Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Visiting Fado em Si with a group of colleagues was an unforgettable event due to the nice traditional music show between the dishes. The food was ok, but not excellent. One thing to improve would be the timing of serving drinks. This should be done...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nandou2011
Fado_em_Si, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Fado em Si, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you very much for your evaluation, we are happy. We hope we can come back soon. Fado Em Si

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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
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neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
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