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“Great experience!!”
Review of Umai Chiado - CLOSED

Umai Chiado
Price range: $29 - $35
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Chiado & Carmo
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Umai was recommended by a friend and it was awesome! On thursdays (the day we went) they have a special menu called Dia do Mercado (Market day). It is a tasting menu were you can try up to 30 pieces of sushi and other delicacies. At the end you can repeat any pieces you want...if you still have enough space in your stomach!! If you don't want to eat the tasting special menu, you can always chose from the regular menu.
Great service, kind and attentive.
I recommend to everyone that likes sushi!!

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Thank Filipa_Sousa
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Reviewed April 28, 2013

well located between Bairro Alto and chiado, umai surprised me and continues to amaze me with each new visit.the best that opened in Lisbon in the last five years, the umai enchants us with its flavors from starters to dessert.from the cornucopias of king crab, fresh cod, through the duck and scallops with curry foam, any option is really an explosion of flavors.
the well-known chief Paulo Morais, always available for any advice could make umai, a pan asiatica kitchen not only in Lisbon but in All europe.undoubtedly the best experience in Lisbon with a fair price.

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2  Thank Pafmorais
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Reviewed April 25, 2013

Being on vacation in lisbon for the first time and not knowing the city well enought to choose our own dinner spots we went to dinner at an oriental restaurant in Bairro Alto called Umai. Since it was said that one of the best chefs in Portugal owned the place, expectations were high. Great location for starters, a very calm and quiet environment and the waiters were as friendly and cordious as we can expect. We ordered the menus reccomended by the waiter and they were PERFECT. Little portions but everything with such flavours, such aromas, the presentation makes you want to take a picture before you eat it. My first stop when i'll return to Lisbon.

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Thank Nice-mamma
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Reviewed April 15, 2013

We went to the one in Bairro Alto. Reserved a table for three, for my birthday with some girls/friends. Place looked great, waiters were professional, nice and accessible. THE PROBLEM WAS THE FOOD!!!
Outrageous prices for literally SAMPLES of food... the problem got bigger when one of the dishes tasted bad, the fish in it was dry and the side dish my other friend ordered (cabbage Korean style), was so spicy she choked and no one could even taste it...so bad it was.
This might be a trendy restaurant, the clients very posh and the ambiance very fashionable, but the food, you know, the important stuff in a restaurant IS APPALLING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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1  Thank veigapaula
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

Went on market day, tried 30 different courses in a tasting menu. Every single dish was brilliant. Great value for money, trendy but not too poshy.

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