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CAN the CAN Lisboa

Terreiro do Paco 82/83, Lisbon 1100-068, Portugal
+351 914 007 100
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Terreiro do Paco 82/83, Lisbon 1100-068, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First night in Lisbon, had a wonderful meal and drinks here. We had delicious fish and vegetable starters, followed by the sausage platter and grilled veg. The wine and cocktails went down well and we finished with desserts, coffee and port. Service was good. Lovely...More

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came with a large group of colleagues, the staff was truly welcoming and helpful. Regards to the food, the quantities were more than sufficient and very tasteful. The environment is the cherry on the cake since it is central and it's easy to go...More

Thank Chrichri2santos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know for eating, but we just wanted to have an espresso and fresh orange guice, but both were worst ever. Orange juice was not fresh and full of ice, espresso was disgusting. Never here again!

Thank Astrit A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awful, awful, awful!!!! We ordered coffee and fresh orange juice and we received the worse coffe on earth and the ever non fresh orange juice, which has been added water!!! And we paid 4.5 euro for the non fresh mini cup of orange juice. It...More

Thank Aida85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside tonight and ordered drinks, starters and mains. When it got cold, we moved inside and upstairs to be forgotten about. We asked four different waiters for additional drinks and to chase our food up, but nothing happened. It was well over an hour...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service. Order the burger. It was the best burger I've had ever. The waitress was very knowledgeable about the area and the location was brilliant. Taxis near by the water front near by and the square had an orchestra playing live. Brilliant

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this bar 3 times while in Lisbon as it is in a great location on the waterfront in the square. Drinks a good price, staff friendly, we didn't eat.

Thank DJTas1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been the Can the Can before. It's not changed. The menu is simple yet is good enough to delight anyone's tastebuds. You can sit either inside or out. It's right in Lisbon Square. The staff are very attentive and friendly. We enjoyed our food....More

Thank Pie-eater39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spinach Watercress Purée soup could have been warmer. You can't beat today's Caiperenia five euros! Great views and nice jazz fusion playing. Outdoor setting on the Peace Comerciale!

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, fab wine, tasty food, lovely atmosphere at lunchtime and great views over the River Tagus. A great way to kick off our holiday.

Thank Lauren T
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
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Average prices
US$25 - US$37
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terreiro do Paco 82/83, Lisbon 1100-068, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 914 007 100
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Conserves have always been around. But there is one small group of them (and one that it is worth getting to know) that resides at the margins of Lisbon's Terreiro do Paço – or, more precisely, at the Can the Can restaurant. This is a place where Portuguese canned and fresh foods meet every day and where, at the hands of chef Akis Konstantinidis, they combine to create a new concept in Mediterranean cuisine.Various typically Portuguese products are on show here, such as, for example, the best Port wines. And if you find that you like them as much as we think you may, you can always take them with you, too, courtesy of our first-floor store.On top of all this, we believe that if we sometimes eat with our eyes, then our ears can also help us to savour the best flavours. That's why you will find your meal accompanied by Portuguese guitar music every afternoon on the terrace and, in the evenings, by unique kinds of Fado. Our FadoLab project is the place where the Fado of yesteryear meets and is rejuvenated by Fado styles of today in a musical atmosphere free of grand ceremony or rules of behaviour.With all this in mind, we wish to say no more than our door is always open and no-one needs to ask in advance if they may enter. You'll find us here at your disposal.
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