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A Ginjinha

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Address: Largo de Sao Domingos 8 | Rossio, Lisbon 1150-320, Portugal
Phone Number:
218145374
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Cultural heritage

This small "street bar" is definitely part of cultural heritage of Lisabon. The menu is simple: liquor with fruit or without. Its no shame to drink one or two glasses during the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This small "street bar" is definitely part of cultural heritage of Lisabon. The menu is simple: liquor with fruit or without. Its no shame to drink one or two glasses during the day there, the locals do the same! :)

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97 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a very old bar with traditional cherry vodka. Atmosphere and location of this bar are perfect, the only reason I give 4 not 5 points is that I didn't enjoy a shot of Ginjinha that much, but maybe because it was too hot :-)

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Thank ruda_ms
Budapest, Hungary
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102 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of my favourites in Lisboa, this small charming place offering ginjinha for 1.4 EUR a shot glass... I always stopped by here and had a glass. A must-try in Lisbon!!:)

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Thank Laszlo R
Paris, France
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542 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical cherry liquor served in a small plastic glass for 1,4 euros. I am not a great fan of the drink to be honest but it is still a place to stop.

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Thank Nick S
Los Angeles, California, United States
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will go again to Lisbon next week, and the first walk begin in Ginjinha. I love it. This place is the substance of the city, what I love.

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Thank Morzsa2
Lisbon, Portugal
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399 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 657 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The Ginja tasted ok- not our favourite but OK. The cherries tasted awful- really bitter, my wife said I've never pulled a face like that! Worth a try- clearly an historic place- but I would skip eating the cherries here (they tasted delicious when we tried them in ginja elsewhere).

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Toronto, Canada
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446 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were nearby leaving a restaurant, and saw a huge line of people lined up for port. There is some really cool history behind this place that I cannot remember, but the port was out of this world. Nowhere to sit or anything, just a counter with hundreds of bottles of their port..a nice stop for after dinner for some... More 

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IOW england
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Two little bars near Rossio square. One tucked in a side street and the other close by. We tried both the one in the side street make it on the premise and has the edge on the other one. Rick Stein, Antony Bourdain have both featured the A Ginjinha on their TV shows.Don't be put off by the people outside,... More 

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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Reminded me of taking cold medicine, but still worth going by to drink a traditional drink. It was and fun and cheap was to feel like a local for a few minutes

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Thank ElmerSan
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Fab little hole in the wall bar serving the best cherry liquor in Lisboa. Take in the surrounding praca de Rossio whilst sipping your drink.

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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