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Arcadas do Faia

Rua da Barroca 54 56 | Bairro Alto, 1200, Lisbon 1200-050, Portugal
342 6742
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Great experience

Great experience all around. Dinner was wonderful and the staff friendly and lots of fun. Fado... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
mb2015
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Gilroy, California
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Good food and Fado Music

Now, many Portuguese people will question why you would want to go listen to Fado because they find... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2013
CaliforniaBrad
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San Jose, California
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19 May 2017
“Great experience ”
4 Aug 2013
“Good food and Fado Music”
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Rua da Barroca 54 56 | Bairro Alto, 1200, Lisbon 1200-050, Portugal
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Great experience all around. Dinner was wonderful and the staff friendly and lots of fun. Fado music was great and we will were well taken care of. Thank you

Thank mb2015
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Now, many Portuguese people will question why you would want to go listen to Fado because they find it very aggressive or depressing. Since we do not understand the language we merely enjoyed the music and it was a great experience. Faia was the perfect...More

Thank CaliforniaBrad
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Faia Casa de Fados is located in Barrio Alto, a district of very narrow streets, one car wide, which houses many students. There must be 5 bars in every street and the night we visited, was a Saturday, so the streets (and bars) were filled...More

Thank shellyf
Reviewed 6 August 2012

We had a very good dinner (yes, a bit expensive, but the quality was very good) and very good music. Our first time in Lisbon, and first time for Fado. The setting was very intimate, as we were only 10 feet from the performers, who...More

Thank jbinkcmo
Reviewed 24 November 2009

Faia was recommended by our hotel, and we were very pleasantly surprised when we got there! The wait staff is extremely professional and polite. The food was amazing, albeit, very expensive. (we dropped 150 euros for 2). We thought the amount of Fado was great,...More

2  Thank TravelGirl24-7
Reviewed 28 September 2009

This place is a classic tourist rip-off! In short – this restaurant offers live Fado so a reasonable expectation would be that for a duration of cca. 2 hours spent in there - Fado music would be performed for at least one hour. But… They...More

1  Thank satrip_2009
Reviewed 5 May 2009

This was recommended by our hotel as we were looking for a good fado house. We were not disappointed: the music was just amazing. We liked it so much that we went to anothe Fado house the following night (A Severa): it was not half...More

3  Thank Gay_Traveller2
Reviewed 15 October 2006

This was recommended by our hotel as the best fado restaurant in Bairro Alto. We made a booking for 11.30, just for drinks. On arrival the restaurant was 3/4 full, and we were taken to our table at the far end of the room. On...More

3  Thank NordicStar
Nearby
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance
floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your
friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do
Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops,
restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and
theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from
the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at
PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or
...More
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