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Velho Macedo


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$ 11 - US$ 28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews pork piri piri grouper bread picanha sea bass local fish roast potatoes rice excellent traditional portuguese food small family run restaurant castelo de sao jorge home cooked downtown lisbon john dory house wine is cosy restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small restaurant, very close to the heart of the old part of Lisbon, and to the river. Food is simple but excellent. Alread tried the several of the wide range of options on the menu, and never regreted a choice. Quality products and a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Viajtept
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

I have never really liked cod, but as it is a traditional dish in Lisbon I thought I could not leave without trying some. Well... I ended up finishing it all! It is a very cosy restaurant, with great prices and a lot of choice...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 906eli_Mmmm
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Our family had delicious dinner at Velho Macedo. We didn’t have reservation but the owner was kind enough to find us a table. Luckily we arrived just after opening at 7pm. This is a relatively small restaurant so reservation is recommended. Food was delicious and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ByAirMail
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Very good seafood. Well undestood also the limitations for glutein-free eating. Small resraurant. Pre-booking recommended.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MinnaK152
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The owner/waiter is a rather unfriendly person, the waitress was pleasant. Delivered to our table were olives, bread, cheese and water. We said we did not want the cheese or water but they appeared on our bill even though they were removed from our table....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JulieV125
Reviewed 31 October 2018

During our stay in Lisbon we ate here twice. The waiter always seems a bit harassed but the young lady is very friendly and speaks English. For a small restaurant away from the tourist strip, it is very busy. Make a reservation or get there...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barbara2785
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This restaurant is a favorite amongst locals and turists. The food is made with love, soul and pride. It's a treasure in Baixa of Lisbon. It's so hard to find a place like that in the city, that you all should be grateful for its...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hugonin
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Had a delightful dinner here. The waiter was not the friendliest one we have met, perhaps he was having a bad day. The food though was delicious. The servings are very generous. We shared a main meal of pork and we couldn’t finish it between...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ozrick33Sydney
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this place by a local. We wanted to try delicious food paired with a great Portuguese wine. And it was an excellent choice. We started with a cheese and olives. Then we had the Octopus, Duck Rice and a Picanha for the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Javo73
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to try old Portuguese recipes - the baked salt cod and potatoes is a heavier dish, best shared, but excellent . The house marinated olives were the best of the trip !

Date of visit: July 2018
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Response from Harry S | Reviewed this property |
If you go into face book their page (restaurante velho macedo) gives directions and a phone number as +351 21 887 3003
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