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Cafe Nicola

Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 346 0579
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Poor food for an extremely high price on their Fado night (starters more than mains on all the main tourist streets and squares), staff who did nothing about people constantly talking through the show & a waiter who told us service wasn't included then badgered...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decor of this restaurant is lovely, however it is relied upon too much. The food is just okay. We booked into their meal accompanied by Fado, which meant overall we paid too much for not very exciting food. At the end the waiter was...More

Thank Emma C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd intended eating here but were never there at the right time so very late one evening we called in for drinks. The local cherry liqueur, a good brandy and lots of people going by. Served with a smile by a waiter who must have...More

Thank Foodange
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just wanted to have a drink on a sunny afternoon. The waiter was not friendly at all. We ordered 3 coca cola and 1 vino verde and we paid 17€, too much for Portugal! You find much better places to go ! We don'...More

Thank veroniekm2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to sit outside and enjoy a glass of wine with a seafood snack, but unfortunately the waiters didn't seem to care. The food that we saw inside looked impressive, but we were not sure what to order and no one seemed interested...More

Thank Mihir_tx
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one very traditional restaurant well located at Rossio Square, easy to get there by Metro. According the history, it is a restaurant where the famous poet Bocage used to go in the early years of 18th Century. Quite good plate of selected cheeses...More

Thank Marcelo T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here even though the reviews are pretty average. Every time we have walked past, its been busy so took a chance. We sat inside as it was very windy and the waiters weren't particularly interested. We were told to sit where we wanted to...More

Thank Jane1059
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was mediocre, I ordered a nicoise salad which eggs were overcooked, anything out of the ordinary. As a dessert I got a pastel de nata and a small piece of caramel cake, the first one of which was good, the second was excessively...More

Thank Francesca2571
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's always a good sign of a place to eat when there are locals dining too and this was the case at the Cafe Nicola. Located on the popular Parça do Rossio it offers the perfect place to watch the world go by. The staff...More

Thank Flashbuddah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible experience at Nicola Cafe in Lisbon!! The service was just above average, the waiter broke a glass on my sister's foot without even apologizing. The food was very poor quality and too expensive. I ordered a tomato mozzarella salad and I got tiny pieces...More

Thank dialayoussevitch
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
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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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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