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o cantinho da rosa

Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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rua da rosa 222 al 226 | barrio alto, Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Um sítio onde comes muito bem, muito local e recomendo. Wife's (English) opinion: full of local people having lunch, enjoyable and great prices

Thank Panmiguel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Busy at lunch time but all was efficient, limited waiting and good service in a pleasant room. Good cuttlefish served on a fishy juice was particularly well cooked. A strange dish of peas, ham and a chorizo type sausage was interesting rather than good; but the experience of something totally Portuguese is not to be snubbed. Very decent wine for... More 

Thank TheBillWalsall
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I think the wood grilled salted bream must rate as one of the best fishes i have ever eaten. You know when you experience a sense of loss with the last mouthful that you have had something special. This simple place is testimony to unadulterated cooking with first class ingredients. My wife's sardines were equally tasty. We had a good... More 

Thank broombank
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I was walking along through Bairro Alto and found this restaurant. As it was lunch time, my friends and I agreed to have lunch here. And we were very glad we did. It is a nice restaurant with good food, nice service and cheap prices. What more can you ask?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Completely full on Thursday evening at 2200 but we could wait on stools and got a table a beer later. Hospitable staff but no kid gloves for new customers. Take it or leave it. They will decide how to cook your steak, put a generously grilled thick dorade on your plate and you cannot say no to the home made... More 

Thank Mario v
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

this is the typical Portuguese restaurant with various dishes, where we can highlight the typical "Baits with them," the pork secret

Thank CBiscaia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We had the cod fish salad, the bread soup and 2 steaks. Everything was superbly delicious. You must try the bread soup, mind blowing taste. They also serve breads, cheese and spread as starters. Most of the people around us were local so it felt like we discovered a well kept secret ;)

Thank IsraelTimes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We popped in for lunch and had a relaxing meal with the locals. We both had dish of the day. ..one fish and one meat. It is worth getting a half portion as it is huge! Lovely atmosphere with local people coming in for lunch and great house wine. My fish was simple and delicious. ..very Portuguese. A little gem.

Thank Jane M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

We stumbled across this place for dinner. It casual, very local, but the food was tasty. We had the arroz de marisco - it was full of flavour and seafood.

Thank Yvonne H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

If you're going to try a codfish served the Lisboa way - this is the place. I just don't like this taste - everything was too salty :) But the atmosphere is nice, although the staff is more concerned about their friends and the match in TV, than about you :)

Thank arekurban

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rua da rosa 222 al 226 | barrio alto, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
tel. 21 342 03 761200 390

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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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