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el gordo

Rua de Sao Boaventura, Lisbon, Portugal
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good18%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible45%
30 Jun 2017
“Rip off tourist trap”
14 Feb 2017
“A taste of Spain”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Rua de Sao Boaventura, Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw thus restaurant on our way to Plaza Comércio. We ordered the deep fried sardines and the baby chicken. The sardines were so crispy we ate every bit ot it and for our main course the baby chicken. The taste was so good specially...More

Thank bonel_pogi
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We were crammed on to a very small table. The food is nothing special and prices for the food and drinks quite high.

Thank silverheads7
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice tapas at the Bairro Alto historical quarter. Service is rather chaotic and prices are excessive for what they are offering

Thank Pdepetsicos
Reviewed 30 June 2016

HORRIBLE SERVICE - When we told the waiter that we would like to start with 2 tapas, he didn't seem to be happy. I thought this can't be true, so I asked if he was okay with it and he mumbled 'no' and he looked...More

1  Thank Stinosanti
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Looking for a place to have a light meal why not tapas... :) a quarter of small cheese 5€ butter i didn't order presented in the bill... Smoke inside, food tasty but small dishes, bad sangria. Last but not least, €xp€nsiv€

Thank Rui V
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This is a place I like to go, once in a while. Offers nice tapas and good selection of wines (the house wine is more than enough - both red and white). Nice tables outside and a room very well decorated with photographs of actors...More

Thank Joao F
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Came upon this place whilst walking around looking for another restaurant, it was bustling and seemed to have a good vibe. The other restaurant was full and would not help us without a reservation so we came back and saw a space, the waiter fitted...More

Thank skudbucket
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Prices like overseas! Don't take anything you didn't order - it will cost you a lot more than it is worth. o,4 beer costs you 5 Euros!!! next door you get it for 2,40! never again! good point: staff is friendly.

1  Thank omegarap
Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

The experience was not bad, but the place is clearly overpriced. The first room when you enter the restaurant is a smoker room. Heavy air and hard to breathe. The non smoking room is a closed space in the end of the restaurant. No view...More

Thank Pmdsv
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Nothing more to add, really. Also just stumbled upon the place after being lost in the rain for an hour. They charged me €11 for a gin & tonic and the place was so packed that the woman at the table next to me had...More

Thank suzaniv2015
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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Sao Boaventura, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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