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Casa da India

#257 of 3,605 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood:
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Rua do Loreto 49, Lisbon 1200-241, Portugal
+351 21 342 3661
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08:00 - 02:00
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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Found a bit of Great Yarmouth in Lisbon,,,ala Chicken BBQ and here at Cara dale India. Food enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Crowded but not long to wait. A banquet including beers and coffee for less than 20 euro.

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Thank ChrisRNH
Charlotte, North Carolina
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent restaurant in the heart of Barrio Alto. The prices are very affordable and the food delicious. The restaurant can be very packed (for good reason!). Certainly worth a visit for no nonsense Portuguese cuisine if you are in the area.

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Thank Jesse H
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yes, it can be crowded, but that's for a good reason. The prices are very reasonable and the food is well prepared. We sat at the communal dining tables between a couple of Lisbon matrons demolishing their grilled chicken and a family that methodically worked through impressive piles of sea food. The seafood rice was very rich and crammed with... More 

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Thank Marc H
Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the shabby exterior deter you - Casa Da India is probably one of the best places to eat without burning a hole in your pocket. One meal + beer + bottle of water (to share) is around 10 Euros per person. Lots of locals here too. Had dinner with two travel partners here and we ordered a grilled... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Good Quality Food with extremely cheap prices and amazing house wine (white). Very busy so be patient to wait

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very affordable and have good options. I went there by recommendation from our hostel and we really liked it! It's not a big deal, but the meals were good and cheap. The place is crowded and loud! Try something from the grill!

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Thank mari_verdun
Winchester, Virginia
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156 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant, despite the name, serves typical Portugese food. We had the sardines and cuttlefish. (And a terrific bottle of wine.) You sit with other diners, that you don't know, but that's part of the fun. This is not fine dining, but the food is good and the atmosphere is very energetic.

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Thank Elizabeth23
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The kind of places that make a visit different. I´ve read many posts saying they do not underestand why 5 stars?, i answer them because of the food, the price and the portuguese atmosphere. We loved it.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is often banged out with queues outside waiting to be seated. The night we went was mainly locals by the look of it. Locals were sat at the bar watching Benfica FC but low key like. MY wife and I had chicken piri piri, rice and chips and a couple of beers and it was reasonable. You squash... More 

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Thank mikdodd
Delft
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and fresh food in an great environment visited a lot of local people. Then you know the food is good. It was part of a culinary tour through Lisbon and we've been there back several times already!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 02:00
Thursday
08:00 - 02:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Loreto 49, Lisbon 1200-241, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 3661

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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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