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Vertigo Cafe

Travessa do Carmo 4, Lisbon 1200-095, Portugal
+351 21 343 3112
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
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Healthy, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Travessa do Carmo 4, Lisbon 1200-095, Portugal
Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Good food & service! Try the cod jacket potato or veggie calzone...both were excellent. Perfect uncrowded location between metro & cathedral ruins.

Thank Bo A
Reviewed 21 March 2017

nice place to be, i had the Parmesan Sandwich three times and it was so delicious! Also the owner is such a cool guy, he provided me with some extra tips and things to do! highly recommend to eat here!

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Felipe the owner is very welcoming and sits and chats to visitors. Beautiful ancient building with cellar and vintage theme.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

One of my favorites in Lisbon. A restaurant/bar that has everything. Good food and drinks, wonderful ambiance and decoration. Very nice staff. Not to be missed. This is Lisbon.

Thank Quaque
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Right in the centre but far from the noise, a good option to have a rest on their comfortable seats, with a small "bica". Nice staff, not pushy.

Thank Lemoulin N
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Was tempted to go in because of the glowing reviews, but I sorely regretted it. I got served a small, tasteless cheese sandwich swimming in mayonnaise with a massive amount of lettuce as a side. The only thing that has stopped me from giving the...More

1  Thank bootty5
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Vertigo café is a cosy place filled with charms, a quiet and beautiful energy to discover when you take the time to melt into it's slow pace. Its painted ceiling, allegory to art-nouveau/art-deco, is the most characteristic attribute of the café and in combination with...More

Thank JoParis10
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The food was fabulous. The service was excellent. The owner is very kind & attentive. Highly recommend!! 👍

Thank spacegirl16
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A very nice little coffee shop with lovely homemade cakes, a nice selection of local beers, and a simple inexpensive lunch menu. I'm really glad I found this place whilst wandering around Lisbon.

Thank Halfers2424
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were having a late, lazy day in Lisbon. We ventured to Chiado for lunch and stopped at the Vertigo Cafe. A complete delight. The menu is full and perfect for breakfast-lunch-brunch, an afternoon snack or an early dinner with lovely twists. The owner was...More

Thank darlenesullivan07
Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa do Carmo 4, Lisbon 1200-095, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 343 3112
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Natural and healthy fresh food in the heart of Chiado, including vegetarian dishes. Vintage decoration and cosy atmosphere. Free wi-fi available.