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Rua do Merca-Tudo 16, Lisbon 1200-267, Portugal
+351 21 397 5316
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12:00 - 15:00
21:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
21:00 - 23:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Busy place it´s hard to get a table. The speciality of the house it´s a tender meat in big skewers. The meat was delicious and juicy. The french fries really crunchy. Great Lunch. A little bit noisy for my taste.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. Back next day after good time. Sardines looked great as was meat guy who served was good remembering wine choice.

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Funchal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

A nice place to eat near the Bairro Alto, were you can have a taste of Madeira island specialities like the Espetada. Quick service and price not bad.

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London
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

This place was recommended by a local and did not dissapoint. The beef brochette cooked on a bay twig was delecious, along with fresh fried potatos slices and mixed salad.

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Thank triwbe
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is a small "casa de pasto" of Madeira cuisine, where you can taste the real flavours from the Islands. The food is great, the environment is from an old typical portuguese restaurant where the food is what it counts. If you're a local you need to get here at least one time in your life, if you're a visitor... More 

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West Mids
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Ate here last night at the recommendation of our hotel. We weren't disappointed. No frills restaurant, full of locals, with friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. Well cooked fish and steak and a bottle of wine suggested by our waitress, plus bread, cheese and olives, all for €30. Bargain evening for some lovely food.

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Thank Schnapped
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

very typical tavern in the Old Santos zone. Their specialties are grilled fish and veal kebab sticks Loureiro a product you should try. Usually very crowded place, which is small, it is more pleasant at the time of spring and summer when you can enjoy the outside space.

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Thank isidorodaniel
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

Meat on a stick put on fire. Simple, tasty and great. open just at lunch time. traditional from Madeira Island but in Lisbon, the same great taste.

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Thank JoaoCabezas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

This place feels really authentic with a limited but well presented menu. The blood sausages and Orange was excellent. The hosts were accomodating and spoke English well which made our choice of dish easy. bill reasonable

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

We went to this restaurant to have our Saturday lunch as we were in the area, and most of the restaurants we knew were closed. This looked like a promising place at first. There were no tables available, most of them were taken by locals and the graffitis on the walls gave it a special look. Once we got our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Portuguese, European, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
21:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
21:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
21:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
21:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
21:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
21:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Merca-Tudo 16, Lisbon 1200-267, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 397 5316
Description
tel 213 975 316

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?