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Tentacoes de Goa

#322 of 3,678 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
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Rua Sao Pedro Martir N0 23 R/C, Lisbon 1100-555, Portugal
+351 21 887 5824
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 19:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Petawawa, Canada
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having a limited stay in Lisbon, I was careful to search out this very friendly and accommodating spot not far from the key spots of old town. I would recommend this intimate spot if you're after a break from all the more traditional dishes of Portugal and the touristy spots along the high streets. No heavy meats or sauces as... More 

Thank KnowsPorter
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to other, more sophisticated Goan restaurants, but Tentações de Goa, off the beaten track of tourist restaurants in Lisbon is a very good experience for the quality of the food and the friendly staff. The prawn samosas were very good and the crab curry was very tasty and not overly spicy. Try the sweet samosa for desert. I'll... More 

Thank Jose A
Lisbon, Portugal
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unspectacular interior but truly tasty food. Worth a visit. Never been to India but I dare say the Goan cuisine served here beats all the other Indian restaurants in the vicinity.

Thank breadandbutter123
Florence, Italy
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53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was disappointed by my dining experience at Tentações de Goa. The fish they served was mackerel, which is not as tasty and delicate as dorada and other types of white fish, and was full of tiny bones. It also did come come accompanied with rice and salad as in other Goan restaurants in Lisbon, so rice had to be... More 

Thank nuovofirenze
Oeiras, Portugal
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Goan food iis original from Goa region in India were there was a long established Portuguese community. This restaurant presents a big variety of dishes and the ones I had the pleasure to taste were all very tasty, well cooked and well presented. The quality and variety is very far-ahead from the normal Indian restaurants. The restaurant is very small... More 

Thank photo-rider
St Albans, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

If you enjoy homemade quality Indian/Goan food then this is the place. Very small possibly less than 20 covers. It is situated in a narrow street 5 minutes from Rossio. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. When we told one of the staff at the hotel we were going there he recommended the prawn samosas. They were sensational as... More 

Thank ben454
Toronto, Canada
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a cosy spot and the food was delicious. The prawn and meat samosas were excellent and wish I could have ordered more but they were Euros 1.50 each, so had to leave space for the main dishes too. The prawn and okra curry was just fantastic white steamed rice. The fried mackerel with reichad masala was tasty but... More 

Thank RamblingBelle
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59 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The price was slightly higher than expected but we did drink a few bottels of wine and ate very well. The food was delicious. it is a small space but very cozy.

Thank Claudio S
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, great service, average prices, come here in you would like to taste spicy delicious Indian food.

Thank Tivadar L
1 review
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing food - service and vibe - To have such amazing Goan food in Portugal is truly an experience - Chicken Xacuti was the highlight along with Goan fish curry - Chapati is super good and have it with one of the white wines - Hard to find but worth the adventure - Highly recommended -

Thank Kunjumon T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Sao Pedro Martir N0 23 R/C, Lisbon 1100-555, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 21 887 5824

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

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