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Fabulas

) #332 of 3,676 Restaurants in Lisbon €€ - €€€ Delicatessen, Healthy, Portuguese
Calcada Nova de Sao Francisco 14 | Baixa Chiado, Lisbon 1200-300, Portugal
+351 21 601 8472
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
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Delicatessen, Healthy, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Calcada Nova de Sao Francisco 14 | Baixa Chiado, Lisbon 1200-300, Portugal
Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Based on Trip Advisor reviews I chose this as my first place for dinner in Lisbon. What a mistake! Though the garden patio was a nice place to dine on a beautiful evening, the food was really mediocre. I had the beef steak and found...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read about this restaurant in lonely planet, went to have q glass of wine and read. Stayed for hours, had a lovely dinner. Service, food, general feel of the place is all excellent. Loved it.

Thank maleee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there with our two kids, 6y and 10m. It was a great experience. The food was nothing what we expected but a lot better. I ate vege-burger, which looked boring but tasted heavenly. My son ate fish and it tasted so good that...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up here the first night we were in town and walked in to an almost empty restaurant which I was a little nervous about. The food and service both pleasantly surprised me and we had considered going back a second time, but ultimately...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great restaurant in Lisbon! We loved the interior but there is a nice patio too. We went there as a party of 5 including a three year old kid. Staff was very helpful with the kid and our daughter liked it a lot. We...More

Thank peregrino76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was just around the corner from the apartment, so it was a convenient choice for a first night dinner. The food was Ok, without being outstanding. We shared the octopus salad (which had a bit too much green capsicum for one of us),...More

Thank ctrunfree
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We found the Fabulosa by chance while looking for a place for dinner. It's in a lovely courtyard along with other restaurants. Tables inside have old sewing machines. Service was prompt and friendly. The food was delicious and we would love to go back. Highly...More

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Housed in an ancient building, this restaurant is quirky and interesting, with its well spaced out, mismatched furniture, although it is pretty sparse and so lacking in atmosphere. Food is good - we had cod croquettes (of course), garlic prawns, cod "brazas" and roasted octopus....More

Thank Locondro
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Saturday night in Lisboa. Dinner without reservation is a real challenge. Not so for us at Fabulas. Service was was really freindly and the ambience amazing. The food was excellent and tasty for a reasonnable price. For us the perfect Stay this evening.

Thank kaiaufreisen
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Fabulas (tales) has been one of my favorite tables in lisbon. Because you actually feel inside a sweet and old charming tale, may it be because of the cavish style, the wooden grandma house tables, the chandeliers taken out of a film and the books...More

Thank Rita P
Nearby
Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$34
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:59
Thursday
11:00 - 23:59
Friday
11:00 - 00:59
Saturday
11:00 - 00:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calcada Nova de Sao Francisco 14 | Baixa Chiado, Lisbon 1200-300, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 601 8472
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Description
The best place to have a relaxed good meal away from the busy streets of Lisbon. Right int he heart of the city.