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Restaurante Maria da Fonte

) #3,435 of 3,750 Restaurants in Lisbon $$ - $$$ Portuguese
Rua de Sao Pedro 5A | Largo Chafariz de Dentro Alfama, Lisbon 1100-551, Portugal
+351 935 558 372
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good8%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible58%
7 May 2017
“Find another place for Fado”
2 weeks ago
“Hostage in Lisbon”
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Rua de Sao Pedro 5A | Largo Chafariz de Dentro Alfama, Lisbon 1100-551, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tired after a long day of visit, after trying to go in all the other places, but not this...we found this "restaurant" , but we didn't know what we were going to experience!!!We could not not speak, drink, ask for the check up the when...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to have dinner with live Fado,and this place was maybe not the preferred one at the first glance, the waiter was kind of special, and he told us that they will play Fado in about 10 minuttes, but we were not convinced so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll keep a very fond memory of my evening at Maria da Fonte. I was visiting Lisbon last week and just finished visiting the Museum of Fado at the bottom of the Alfama neighbourhood. Was with my parents and we started looking for a place...More

Thank Michel D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner and found the food to be average. Real shock came when we received the bill and we were charged €4 for 200ml beers which we were only charged €1.20 for in a restaurant up the road.

Thank Seon P
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Why this is still listed in the Rough Guide is a mystery. Food poor, waiter nasty, music mediocre, no credit card.

Thank BonnesVivantes
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My friend's guidebook recommended this place, but I would not. It was very touristy, down to a picture menu. The food was poor, but edible. The waiter was a total bully. From rushing us to make choices, to shushing us for talking (about how and...More

Thank Schmetterlingtasche
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

They have a VISA sign but don't take it. The Fado felt fake. Food was OK. Good sales job to get you in the door - but there are better choices!

Thank gbecker13
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Looking for a place to hear Fafo and eat dinner, my friends and I ducked into Restaurante Maria da Fonte after being unnecessarily detained with the hope of a table somewhere else. The host and staff are very friendly, the Fado singers were talented and...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Whilst doing a walking tour we were advised that if wished a true fado experience to go where the locals go. We found this little restaurant and were welcomed by a lovely gentleman at the door. The restaurant had a few locals coming and going...More

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We has a lovely Birthday celebration for my husband! Second FADO experience and although they weren't the best singers, the kindness and attention made us feel like rock stars. We had a nice selection of appetizers and Sangria and wonderful entree. It was an unforgettable...More

Thank Christina V
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Sao Pedro 5A | Largo Chafariz de Dentro Alfama, Lisbon 1100-551, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 935 558 372
They have excellent Fado most very evening . . .
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