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#4,562 of 4,696 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
0.1 km from Cidade Baixa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We tried the crab, the percebes and the rice with salmon and shrimps. We actually enjoyed all of this and our waiter was more than happy to help us. Everything that we asked of him, he was more than happy to help us with. Were...we lucky? I don't know. All I know is that he made our lunch a great pleasure and that we had tasty food.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife was keen to try this as she'd passed by it earlier in the day. I have to say I was somewhat disappointed with the food. I had the caldo verde which lacked taste and the octopus was far too oily. My wife had...fish which she was very happy with. The other two in our party had no complaints. Their wine list was not that extensive. The staff were friendly and helpful. The price for the meal was expensive but you're paying for the location.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waiter was fuming just because I didn‘t order water in the beginning. I am a foodie and they didn‘t know that they were my 5th restaurant that day. He was throwing a tantrum cause he saw me drink the bottle of water I didn‘t...finish from the previous restaurant which is literally 5 mins away from then and the water was 50 ml. I did order wine but they should‘ve just told me it upset them instead of the other customers hearing them. Worst experience ever!!! Would never recommend and the Lobstwr was so dry. Really worst experience I had in 🇵🇹More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a great location however the food and service is not up to standards and should not be open. Codfish fish was burnt and the dish was swimming with olive oil. Lamb chop tasted off. Many better places within lisbon.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my husband visited here on Friday 10th of June. We had a shared main of a fish stew and were both ill from 3am the next morning with awful upset stomachs. This was literally the only place we had had the same food...from since we arrived so had to be from here. I would avoid. It ruined one day of our holiday as we couldn't leave the hotel and cost us €20 in pharmacy the next day for Immodium!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would not recommend at all! Slow service. Food was barely warm. Nobody came by to ask if everything was all right until the end. When we told the issues, there was no apology or compensation. Problem with running credit card in their machines which took...an additional 10 minutes. Had another tab on the machine which was the problem. Bill was over $60 USD for a regrettable meal.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I travelled to Lisbon to attend a concert. I missed the concert after consuming a tuna salad from Cafe Nicola. Within four hours, my flesh started to crawl and my guts started to churn. I spent the next two days violently ill and unable to...leave my apartment. It took two additional days to feel 100% better and able to consume solid food again. All of my plans over those four days had to be cancelled or rearranged (at my expense). Additionally, the staff was incredibly rude, slow and slightly stupid. Avoid at all cost. I would select zero stars if the app would allow it.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm terrify because I don't believe that exist a place like this i.n the centre of Lisbon. The service is bad, the food is junk and the cleaning of 🚻 doesn't exist. Never repeat.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 6 May 2022

Terrible... I mean just don't go... Seafood and fish had a terrible taste, it is expensive for just nothing...

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 5 May 2022

The location is good but that’s all this place has going for it. The breakfast sandwich was bland the ham/bacon had pieces of bone in it. Overpriced probably due to its location. Staff were rude and inattentive. Would not recommend.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Cafe Nicola is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3
  • Atmosphere: 3.5