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Mercearia Castello Cafe

Rua Flores de Santa Cruz 2, Lisbon 1100-245, Portugal
+351 21 887 6111
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“quiche” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“pastry” (5 reviews)
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10:00 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Rua Flores de Santa Cruz 2, Lisbon 1100-245, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a quick bite because it was very near the castle and our hotel, Solar Do Castelo. We found the service to be excellent, wine and toasts (basically sandwiches) delicious and decor charming, prices are great. Go there after touring the castle,...More

Thank Kai-Surfrider
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We were made to feel so at ease that we chose to eat here three times in four days! Each time something different- tostas, salads or "suggestion" - and never disappointed.

1  Thank Robin S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We ate lunch at this cafe after looking around the castle. There's a small area to sit outside the cafe and we had octopus salad and a homemade sardine patty - both were excellent, really fresh and very tasty mix of ingredients! Also very reasonably...More

Thank KMLeeds
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Stopped here for cakes and coffee while visiting the area around the Castello de S.Jorge. Really nice location, away from the crowds of tourists milling around the Castello entrance. There is an outside seating area by the castle wall, which was bathed in sunshine when...More

Thank brizzle1965
Reviewed 12 March 2017

fantastic quiche yesterday i had a wonderful quiche at the mercearia castelo cafe. unlike some it was light as a feather . highly reccomended.

1  Thank lizwO8443VI
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stopped off for some lunch after touring the castle. It's a very small bar, but the welcome is genuine and they were happy to push tables together to accommodate us. There's a range of tasty meals and snacks including pizzas and a great dish...More

1  Thank Jazzer1
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Good little cafe away from the castle entrance hussle and bustle with nice cake options plus serves wine too.

Thank chchester
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Found this little cafe after climbing up the hill in Lisbon to find the castle.We needed a rest before continuing our day out !We had lovely cappuccino and i had the famous portuguese custard tart the pastel de nata.Considering the position of the cafe its...More

Thank Vonnymacd
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Found this bar by chance tucked away. Amazing wines and port to sample. Staff were very happy and helpful too.

Thank jacquiguthrie33
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were staying nearby and stopped for dinner one night. Hugo was so friendly that we ended up making it an afternoon ritual to stop in. The hospitality definitely contributed to making our visit to Lisbon such a positive experience. Enjoyed chatting with them and...More

Thank kmjones0616
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Flores de Santa Cruz 2, Lisbon 1100-245, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 21 887 6111
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