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Cafe Nicola

Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 346 0579
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible18%
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Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second time visiting the Cafe Nicola after finding it a couple of years ago.Arrived with another couple and were soon found a table even though the place was very busy. The waiters were really helpful and gave great advice and suggestions for...More

Thank topconker
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here yesterday. We had the bacalhau "Nicola". It was so delicious! I would definitely come back to this restaurant when I return to Lisbon.

Thank Q134YGmaria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple lunchtime drop in on a hot day. Had a smoked meat sharing platter and bread from the cover , beer and wine. Immaculate service, beautiful place, waiter helped with guidance on tram tickets. Great!

Thank DavidD4204
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

30 euros minimun consumption per person for a fado night. Very nice environment, excellent and professional service, food above average but anyway we did not go there for this, we went for the music. I do not know how the show is presented in other...More

Thank dtyergastirio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never step a foot there, stay away from this cafe, meanest staff of the Portugal. Average food, high price and rudest waiters. Stay away if you are not a masochist

Thank Ali U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came upon Cafe Nicola after a morning of touring in the hot sun. Initially there were no tables in the shade so our server encouraged us to come inside. Once inside he found us a lovely table outside near the square and were were...More

Thank Clutch6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only wanted tea and coffee...and a view so we sat down at an outdoor table. We were served with flourish, very theatrical! The coffee was ok and the tea a teabag with tepid warm water. The tab was nearly 8€, which is at least...More

Thank jacquelinem449
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has a reputation to be one of the oldest cafes in Lisbon and it has reputation to be one of the most picturesque cafes. Honestly, it has nothing special. The prices are even slightly higher than at similar cafes in Lisbon city centre.

Thank PalombiG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a sea food lover then lisbon is paradise at an affordable price. There are tons of sea food places, Nicola is one of them, its average and value for money. We had the prawn cocktail, oysters and boiled prawns which were very...More

Thank Dialla K
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Poor food for an extremely high price on their Fado night (starters more than mains on all the main tourist streets and squares), staff who did nothing about people constantly talking through the show & a waiter who told us service wasn't included then badgered...More

Thank Tom M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 0579
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