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“Unique Location for Great Typical Food”

Enoteca Chafariz do Vinho
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Ranked #533 of 4,146 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: In an amazing eighteenth century stone setting, a selection of the best wines by one of Portugal's top wine writers. Food and wine matching. Four tasting menus (Menus Degustation). Wine tastings. Groups welcome.
Liege, Belgium
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82 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Unique Location for Great Typical Food”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

This Enoteca (Wine/Appetizersà is located at a dead end street called Mae d'Agua (Mother Water)...It tells already everything. This was a former water reserve for the city. This is a unique place to have wine, appetizers, whatever,. Just a few tables inside, a few outside too but inside is a must. Book in advance just to be sure. The food is local, typical and very yummy. Wine is from all over Portugal. Reedeem yourself for a great experience.
price may be a little hign but nevertheless the location deserves it :-)!

  • Visited October 2012
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Forli, Italy
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“good place for wine in lisbon”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

As other reviewers have noted, this is a unique place. Located inside part of an old aqueduct, it offers a nice classy atmosphere, wine-bar-style food, and a very good selection of wine (including some older bottles). Recommended.
Special note for serious wine lovers: definitely worth a visit! However, since the wine list is managed by one of Portugal's most well-known wine critics, it tends slightly towards the "big names"... for the smaller, funkier producers try "Os Goliardos," just down the street.

  • Visited September 2012
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Lisbon, Portugal
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Great wine selection!”
Reviewed August 2, 2012

If you're a wine lover you must visit this amazing spot! Not just for the beauty and simplicity (inside the aqueduct) but also for the great wine and cheeses selection.

Visited December 2011
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Thank Isaac A
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Paris, France
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Unique venue”
Reviewed July 27, 2012

it is really an Unique venue worth visiting, a wine bar in an aqueduct a very different experience...

Visited August 2011
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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“A Hidden Treasure for Foodies!”
Reviewed July 24, 2012

The friendly owner of this wonderful restaurant wants to keep it a secret, but it was just so good I wanted to share it with others! It was a wee bit tricky to find as the sign is discrete to say the least, but once you step inside it is worth the effort! It is in a converted stone bath house, nicely lit and with minimal but comfortable furniture. The menu is unlike anything we came across in other places and I would recommend ordering a variety of tapas between you and sharing, so everyone gets a chance to enjoy the flavours and textures. We loved the Breasola and the dates wrapped in bacon with a ginger and orange sauce especially. There are also 3 tasting menus on offer with matched wines. There is a great selection of Portuguese wines and the desserts (e.g. pears poached in Port) were just delicious! What really made our experience special though was the warm welcome of the owner, who is clearly passionate about her food and who gave us excellent recommendations for wines that were not automatically the most expensive. So glad we visited this place!

  • Visited July 2012
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