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Pastelaria Herculano

#1,118 of 3,630 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Rua Alexandre Herculano 29A | 1250-008, Lisbon 1250-008, Portugal
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Rijeka, Croatia
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1,317 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 637 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fortunately, we discovered this little restaurant on our first day in Lisbon (it was just opposite our hotel) and afterwards we keep coming back every day for lunch. The staff is very friendly, efficient and helpful (the daily menu was only in Portuguese), the food is simple but excellent (and we tried almost everything on the menu) and the price... More 

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Barreiro, Portugal
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Nice place, with a very good street terrace, meals on the very cheap side, traditional Portuguese food, very nice pastries and a friendly staff makes a very good option if you're on any of the nearby hotels. This is not Starbucks so don't expect luxuries, you pay what you get, very honest.

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Thank AlfredoTrips
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Quaint little coffee shop off the beaten path. Stopped for breakfast and the pasties and pastries were some of the best I've ever had along with a morning espresso. Get there before the selection gets diminished. More of a local hangout where the staff and the interior carry that Lisbon Charm. Enjoyed it so much went back my second morning... More 

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Noida, India
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015

nicely located near the presidents house...and the pastries were yumm... had to stand in the long ques...but worth waiting for the chance to taste the same....

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Friendly staff, reasonable prices, a good choice of pastries, sandwiches etc and drinks. Not the place if you like a cooked English breakfast though.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Handy if staying near Marquis de Pambal/Avenide. They work hard but are friendly too. We paid between €5-€10 for 2people. Recommend the egg toast sandwich and fresh orange juice.

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1 Thank hellsbells2015
midlands
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2013

The most important thing is if the pasteis nata are good - and here they are. Even better, a half bottle of decent red wine was only 2.75 euros!

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Found this place by chance and lucked out with some good coffee and pastries (sweet and savory). Some I liked and others not so much but the coffee is good, and despite my lack of Portuguese and their limited english managed to communicate. Very good prices: 3 cappucino's, 1 soda, and 1 pastry for under 8 euro.

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Thank momde2013
New York
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2012

tasty pastries, different kind and not very expensive, good coffee, good service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Portuguese
Meals
Breakfast
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Alexandre Herculano 29A | 1250-008, Lisbon 1250-008, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?