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“The best octopus entree ever”
Review of Bica do Sapato

Bica do Sapato
Ranked #296 of 4,112 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Graca & Sao Vicente
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“The best octopus entree ever”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

Modern, elegant decor, seemed unusual for Lisbon. Unusual location. Lovely service, good food and truly the best octopus meal ever. Went back another day just to double check. Still fabulous.

Visited January 2013
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Lisbon, Portugal
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“My favorite”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

Despite all the trendy gurus coming and going, this is still one of the best spots in town. Moderns, close by the river front, at the river fornt more precisely, meaning that you can have lunch or dinner, overlooking an extension of 14km of water. The Tagus in its widest points. Food is very good, excellent portuguese wines, coffe like it should be everywhere, black, strong, full of soul.

If you want to experience Lisbon on its trendiest sides, go to Bica do Sapato, not just once, but every time you can.

Visited October 2012
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Stockholm
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Excellent New Year dinner 2012/13!”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

We celebrated New Years Eve at Bica do Sapato and had a superbe evening. Excellent food and professional, friendly service! We booked in advance from abroad. You can not make a reservation direct via internet, but they answered promptly on our email and the booking worked. Interestingly, even though the restaurant is big, the taxi driver had difficulties to find it. There is no visible sign with the name of the restaurant on the building.

Negatives? The music from the speakers was too loud for our liking. And their webpage is absolutely the worst I have ever seen. Is it a joke?

  • Visited December 2012
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Lisbon, Portugal
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good food and sight although lacks the adequate service”
Reviewed December 20, 2012

The food is good, typical portuguese with a international twist that turn it in an easy liking food. The facilities have a great design, and a sight over the Tagus river that is really wonderfull.

In hot days the outside balcony is for sure a must go

The only bad thing was the service, that doesn't match the overall quality of the restaurant.

  • Visited December 2012
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“Trendy spot in Lisbon”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

This has been one of the trendiest places to have a meal in Lisbon. A good menu, with fish being one of the highlights. Good wine list and some great desserts make for the rest. The service is good, with some nice details and very professional. The view of the river adds a nice touch for both locals and tourists. It's just not the best place for those who don't want to be seen.

  • Visited December 2012
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