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Cafe A Brasileira

#1,881 of 4,159 Restaurants in Lisbon
€€ - €€€, Cafe, European
Rua Garrett 120, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
+351 21 346 9541
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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“pastel de nata” (27 reviews)
“pastry” (16 reviews)
“cakes” (14 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, European, Portuguese
€€ - €€€
Rua Garrett 120, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bad service, bad coffee, good pasteis de nata. I will not come back. The waiters didn’t pay any attention to the service. They weren’t nice and it was like we have to say “sorry” for being there.

1  Thank Isabel R
Reviewed 5 days ago

A visit to this café, with a basic service. Indeed we did not speak any Portuguese, but no smile or word too much. We ordered coffee and quick baking snacks. The croissant with almond filling tasted good, so did th meal cake with custard-like filling....More

Thank Henri L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horrible place, with very rude waiters, We had to wait ages for someone to come and take our oder while the waiters kept thinking at their own business. We finally ordered a tipical portugese cake and they told us they had none left while plenty...More

Thank fabriele24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of this café is fantastic. Other than that, there is absolutely nothing special about it. The service is mediocre or poor, the prices are high and the selections are very bad. We ordered three salads for lunch paid over €40 and the salads...More

Thank avbandsjr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are in Lisbon you have to visit this cafe which is so popular among tourists as well as among Lisbon residents. is it always overcrowded no matter what daytime it is. we were happy to occupy separate table. this is a place where...More

Thank inga s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were so excited to visit this iconic establishment but were met with the rudest staff we have ever encountered. My wife is a Portuguese speaker so nothing was lost in translation. When entering we met a waiter and said “excuse me”....More

Thank Aiden S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed 15 minutes waiting for the waitress to come to take our order. After several tentatives to call the attention of 3 diferents waitress who pretended not see us we left. This definitely not the kind of service one expect !

Thank silvana w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a pastry and a coffee. Historic cafe where Fernando Pessoa wrote for many years. There is a nice statue and street performers. Get your picture and keep moving.

Thank jakebarnes72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a famous coffee place in the trendy Chiado in Lisbon. There are seats inside as well as outside on the street. Service can be at times slow but always friendly. The decor is very traditional Portuguese. The cakes are delicious but not the...More

Thank MadcyclistLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel next door to this historic cafe which did not have its own bar, so we used this as our base cafe/bar for our weekend trip. The surroundings are great staff pleasant and helpful, and the prices very reasonable. Can’t...More

Thank Stevep1450
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Garrett 120, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 9541
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