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“Really unpolite” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tapas Bar 52

Tapas Bar 52
Ranked #3,349 of 4,015 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Really unpolite”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

We went with a group of portuguese friends for a beer and tapas and they refused to give us a table event thought there was more than one free. I can understand a restaurant keeps tables for meals but they were really rude and repeatedly unpolite. There were only tourists there… locals would just never repeat the experience!

Visited September 2013
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München
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85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Very nice Tapas and Sangria”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

Delicious seafood, very nice tapas, fresh and tasty. Really nice sangria with fresh fruits and spices. The location is also very beautiful and nice to sit outside. Don't expect too much friendlyness of the waitress though.

Visited September 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Simple bar.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013

I came here for the "Rota of Tapas" route. The service was efective, but there are some mistakes I can't forgive. Besides its informal atmosphere, the only time I've ordered a bottled beer it cames without a glass cup. And forced to get the service in the outdoor tables with a large number of indoor ones available and not under reservation.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tiago F
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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“We kept going back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2013

This restaurant was one of our favorites in Lisbon; we were there for two weeks and ate out every meal. Tapas happened to be one block from our apartment and it was perfect for a quick stop after a day of exploring (we did this multiple times) and for a complete dinner (a couple times). The staff was amazingly kind and the service was attentive. We tried something different each time and were never disappointed. Our favorites were the garlic veal chops, mini burgers, some type of pork, and their special potatoes. A couple next to us let us try their Cod Carpaccio and it was delicious! In addition to the tapas, they have some very good drinks - the Champagne Sangria was also excellent and the crème brulee for dessert was our favorite. The place is decorated cute and the vibe is just relaxing and fun; plus we met quite a few locals there who were more than happy to visit with us and share their knowledge of Lisbon!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“What a rip off”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2013

Don't go here, there's plenty of alternatives in Lisbon. This place is a rip off, along the same lines as the airport taxis ( should be no more the €10-€ 15 but mine tried it on at € 40.) had the meat Indian kebab @ €12 as was hungry but turned out to be 3 of those tiny satay style skewers you get from tescos and thats no exaggeration at all. My wife had the fried potatoes with artichoke and egg- chef sent out a plate of crisps with a well done fried egg on top - again no exaggeration . Please dont waste you €45 like i did. there is a lovely easy style restaurant 50 yards down on the left down a small cut through - sorry cant remember its name.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank pmtwyver
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