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Cafe Nicola

Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 346 0579
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible17%
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Cafe, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The meal was OK and the waiters certainly sold the drinks and starters well but it was extremely pricey for what it was. We had better meals for a lot less money so probably wouldn't return.

Thank Heather735
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wouldn't normally eat in restaurants in main squares but decided to give Cafe Nicola a try. The waiting staff were rude and 'tricked us' into starters.... 'I will bring you some cheese and sausage to go with your bread' as well as 'here you...More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food ok. Not to our liking but other guests seemed to enjoy their meals. Waiter very friendly. Fado show was our attraction. We did not understand one word, but the two guitarists were wonderful. Singers tried hard and other guests were enjoying the performance. For...More

Thank Mora1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both me & my wife enjoyed the dinner very much. Prices were high but the food quality was excellent. The cockles, crab & king prawns were unbelievably delicious. We received excellent attention & service from George the waiter who also recommended us an amazing dessert....More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We would normally avoid main square restaurants because they don't rely on repeat business. Consequently they often fall short of less touristy sites. On this occasion we couldn't find anything and chanced it. We ordered two mains and a bottle of wine. The waiter brought...More

2  Thank Kgm7977
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We had a brunch there,,, coffee and mousse and rice pudding! Overall it was OK. Price was a bit high which I think it is because of their location

1  Thank andrenakhavali
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Cafe Nicola for an evening meal on a girls weekend away.. whilst the food was ok, the waiters were very friendly and chatty, they got us all blankets as it was quite chilly, this was all lovely, we then paid the bill...More

1  Thank SnazzyUK
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Do. Not. Go. Here. I don't normally write a review if I feel apathy about a place I've been, and I don't want to hurt anyone's business, so I only write a bad review if it really deserves one. This place, thanks to my waiter,...More

1  Thank ATbackpacker
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Been to 10 plus other houses. This bar far the best. Attentive staff. Good for people watching. Good food. Amazing dessert selection. We went back every day. Can't fault the place

Thank neen101
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went in here the first night as it was close to our hotel. The food was good, reasonably priced and the waiters friendly and helpful. Decided to go back and we weren't disappointed. There is plenty to choose from to suit all tastes. It...More

Thank donnyMiltonKeynes
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 0579
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