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Beira Gare

Rua 10 de Dezembro 5 | Praça Dom João da Câmara, Lisbon 1200-357, Portugal
+351 21 342 0405
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“bifana” (56 reviews)
“pork sandwich” (11 reviews)
“rice” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Rua 10 de Dezembro 5 | Praça Dom João da Câmara, Lisbon 1200-357, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

This simple but friendly cafe has been around 1890 and has been a mainstay for local Lisboans seeking traditional Portuguese dishes for reasonable prices...since this is a sit down meal with full service, I would go so far as to say cheap prices. Its a...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hair in food, rude staff response, we ordered two halves of draught and they gave us one pint. Octopus overcooked and large bones in the fried sausage I had. Poor quality food and service at a high price due to location I'm sure. Being a...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did not expect that I could get such good food right across the station but indeed, I had the best bifana at Cafe Beira Gare in Lisbon! The meat was nicely marinated with nice white wine and garlic taste. It is also very juicy...More

Thank Leah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, have you ever heard about the sandwich secret of Portugal, the bifana? You can taste one of the best at Beira Gare cafe, right opposite the beautiful Rossio station in Lisbon. Bifana is a sandwich full of cooked pork meat. Mmmmm. Do not sit...More

Thank Rob d
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Found this restaurant on the first night of a 3 day visit to Lisbon. Enjoyed it so much went back 3 times. It is a busy moderately priced restaurant serving good food along with good service. I enjoyed the grilled fish. Not fancy but a...More

1  Thank docprb
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Four of happened to stop by this little restaurant on the first morning of our Lisbon visit, and it turned out to be a great breakfast destination. The fruit plate is one of the prettiest I've seen, and the eggs were fresh and delicious.......bacon wasn't...More

Thank BKandCB
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Had the Bifana(a little underwhelming) and Grilled squid plate (good). There was a constant stream of customers despite it being 4pm. Reasonable pricing too.

Thank DrJohnWong
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We ate there with my wife. Excellent food and rich. I had a sirloin steak with egg and fries and a pescada with rice and salad. Also beer and coke and We paid 30 euros. Thanks

Thank Giorgos Z
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Five us shared a selection of Salgados (various deep fried snacks) chips and salad all washed down with plenty of sangria. Service was quick and friendly. We sat outside although there is plenty of seating inside. We saw lots of locals call in for lunch....More

Thank LiciaW
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We were running to the station and did a quick pack of snacks It was fair The batter on the patty/rissois is a bit too thick and samosa chicken was oily The pork patty/rissois was yum! Friendly man at the counter

Thank Fabiola M
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
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7 August 2017|
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Response from Lavon R | Reviewed this property |
you like to enjoy the sea food you need the tools they provide you to eat the langoustines, lobster etc. It will be more comfortable to take your time and eat in the restaurant rather in a train.
Russell D
6 March 2016|
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Response from Daniel D | Reviewed this property |
hello , it's not possible because small and many tables and chairs and people ! sorry for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 10 de Dezembro 5 | Praça Dom João da Câmara, Lisbon 1200-357, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 0405
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