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Ginginha do Carmo

#13 of 208 Nightlife in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Address: Calcada do Carmo 37 A, Lisbon 1200-090, Portugal
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+351 916 652 660
13:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 13:30 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 13:30 - 02:00

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Lovely find!

Popped in here while we were in Lisbon! Tried the lovely cherry liquor for around 1.30 euros! It was our first try and very delicious! Place was busy with loads standing outside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here while we were in Lisbon! Tried the lovely cherry liquor for around 1.30 euros! It was our first try and very delicious! Place was busy with loads standing outside! Highly recommend:)

Thank Toyah1
Stratford, Canada
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We just had to try this special cherry liqueur from Portugal that is served in chocolate shot glasses. For a little over a Euro you can have two shots if you use the same chocolate cup. It was a kiosk outside on the waterfront and lots of fun! The shot was delicious too.

Thank Park-Cav
Buccinasco, Italy
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a very small picturesque shop where you can drink a glass of Ginja. As the shop is really small, there is no place to sit down, and that, together with the suggestive appearance (reinforced by the old-fashioned pictures and signs), makes it a nice stop if you are passing by in the area.

Thank Jean-Philippe J
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2016

One of the most typical places i have ever been. Its a must go! You drink a bit of a sweet drink but is the experience that is worth it!

Thank Pedro A
Denver, Colorado
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stopped by for a quick drink while walking through Lisbon and loved it. The Ginginha was sweet and strong enough to give us a quick buzz before continuing on our walking tour of the city. Worth a stop if you are in the area.

Thank rachellemb2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The "Ginginha" is a liquor made from fruit, not bitter not too sweet, great after dinner. You can come in and buy a shots in normal glasses or in a chocolate cup, very tasty! I came in for a shot and left witha bottle to present as a gift.

1 Thank Alan K
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

This ginginha is really good, it's sweet and tasty and its everything you wanted in a spirit. You will definitely leave happier.

Thank PcholkaVe
Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Hola all, IMHO, this is a must visit if you're in Lisbon. For 1.65 euro you get a chocolate cup filled with chilled ginginha (sort of cherry flavoured and not too sweet). Drink or shoot the liquid and then you get a refill. Instructions then came that we should only drink half the ginginha and then pop the entire thing... More 

1 Thank playalover78
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is a neat place to try ginginha, a Portuguese cherry liquor during visits to Lisbon. The tiny bar is located just a couple minutes walk from Rosso and is open from 12pm to 12am daily. You can order straight ginginha shots (€1.35) or you can have it served in a chocolate cup (€1.65). They also have port, beer, coffee... More 

Thank BradJill
Kostanay, Kazakhstan
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Finished our walking tour with cherry liquor tasting))) in chocolate cup with +1 extra free refill. Yummy))))

Thank Ainura_A

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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 imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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