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A Baiuca

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Neighbourhood:
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Rua da Barroca 86, Lisbon 1200-051, Portugal
+351 (0)213421386
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17:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A good choice for tasting traditional meat and fish dishes in the area of Bairo Alto. An old style tavern with wooden interior and many many posters of classic fado swingers on the walls. The owners are the ones that serve the typical Lisbon dishes. What I enjoyed is the quality of the food, the variety of dishes they offer... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent and we had a wonderful waiter who spoke as many languages as we had on our table (four of them!). The Octopus was well done and in the right texture; the baked cod with potatoes—their signature dish—was wonderful, creamy and flavoursome. Certainly a homely feel to the place to go along with the homely flavours and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Looked good, and recommended by bar opposite. Cheery waiter enticed us in then things went down hill. - The usual charged cover of bread and olives came accompanied by ham and cheese. A lucky early check on the menu revealed these were expensive charged extras. back they went - Small flies all over the place. kept landing in food and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place and got the last two seats for an evening of food and fado. I had the grilled sea bass which was incredible. My husband chose the steak and wished he got fish. The fado was lovely and the entire evening was one we will remember!

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Thank Jennifer F
New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I stumbled upon here for dinner and sat right away, I was attracted by the easy going atmosphere and full tables. I sat down right away (I would not necessarily wait a very long time to eat here). I had the seafood bisque and the cod potato bake house special, which were both good, as expected. Prices are comparable to... More 

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful, family owned and managed restaurant with truly authentic Portuguese food. Very small but worth the wait for a table. Prices are extremely reasonable. Great choice is Barrio Alto!

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Thank LaRee
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We'd intended visiting a fado restaurant nearby but it was closed and ended up here instead. It was absolutely wonderful. The food and service was perfect, and the owner really friendly. I really recommend this place. We returned the next evening as it was so good, but unfortunately they were closed that day, which is the only bad thing I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Wandered in here with some friends and took a seat outside as they were full. Service was attentive and the champagne sangria was fantastic. There were several lingering groups inside so it was a long wait for our table (they only have about 7) but it was worth the wait. The food was good, the staff were friendly and chatty... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Please do not feel turned off by this neighborhood! During the day if you are wandering this area might feel confusing and empty. RETURN HERE for dinner! This neighborhood is flourishing with restaurants and bars. I ate here a few years back and THIS RESTAURANT HAD THE BEST 'bacalhau com natas' i have ever had. My friends loved their food... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Se went there for dinner. We first sat at the terrace and asked to move to a table inside as it was cold. The waiter said ok, but he didn't even move a glass. We had to bring everything ourselves. The service was average. The waiter seemed bothered every time we asked for something. The food was ok but nothing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Barroca 86, Lisbon 1200-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Phone Number: +351 (0)213421386

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops, restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or the fresh grilled fish, at Príncipe do Calhariz, and later explore the dozens of streets full of bars and clubs! Whether you're visiting for a day or a whole week, make sure you visit Bairro Alto and its surroundings.
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