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Cafe do Rio - Gourmet Burger

#32 of 3,691 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Rua da Alfandega 114, Lisbon 1100-076, Portugal
+351 21 886 8050
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19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 15:30
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Mumbai, India
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125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a discreet and quiet place. this place has one of the best burgers that i have had. a nice cafe that serves burgers at its best. the location is quite ideal from the square center its just around the corner. friendly staff and good food....the lunch also has a set menu...burger+drink+coffee. a good value.....will visit again

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Toms River, New Jersey
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

It goes without saying the food was amazing!! While the burgers don't come on a roll, they do come with a little burger on top of a big burger. Way better than a roll! Their menu has a variety of creative and mouth watering choices. I narrowed my choices down to 4, and left the decision up to the waiter,... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a team meal. First up, this restaurant doesn't serve burgers in buns! However the meal creations they do serve, simply don't need a bun. They have a huge selection of great tasting starters and main courses. We didn't try the puddings. The service was a little slow, but this would be fine for couples looking... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely disappointed. This is not a burger. The meat is far too salty and the fries are dry as hell and not even crunchy. Burgers lovers, run away!

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Frankfurt, Germany
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310 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated not far away from the Terreiro do Paço, the Café do Rio is a very good option to enjoy maybe the best burgers of Lisbon.Next to classical burgers, the Café do Rio also proposes Portuguese burgers with local ingredients like Portuguese cheese, alheira or Port-wine.To note is that the burgers have no buns (but you don't need them really)... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great, the food even better. Fresh quality burgers with decent non greasy chips. Really nice place.

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Leeds
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132 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this as previous good reviews and near our hotel. Gourmet hamburgers with no bun, delicious and very filling! We didn't book and just managed the last free table, very busy, advise booking. Would recommend!

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Rui D, Proprietário at Cafe do Rio - Gourmet Burger, responded to this review

Dear sir, thank you for your review which we much appreciate. Best regards More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great service very friendly and polite staff. Tasty food with a good variety that is slightly different from most of the other food offers in the area. Restaurant is a beautiful rustic setting. We would definitely go back.

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Rui D, Proprietário at Cafe do Rio - Gourmet Burger, responded to this review

Dear Bryan, Thank you for your review whoch we much appreciate. Best regards More 

Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The service here is wonderful, the waiters are so sweet and attentive, it was such a pleasant experience! The burgers were delicious and really hit the spot! I got the Gorgonzola Burger while my partner ordered the Black Beer Burger. Both highly recommended by us, yum! We also ordered the chocolate mousse for dessert which we shared and was super... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

as the burgers hit the table, there was no doubt, we weren't in texas any more. and it was a good thing, because these burgers were great. big patties dressed with an aoili laced with garlic and cilantro, smoked ham wrapped over this stack, a dash of grilled onions and a fried egg, sunny side up, on top of it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 17
Cuisine
Portuguese, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Alfandega 114, Lisbon 1100-076, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 886 8050
Description
Probably this is the most unique burger of your life. We serve our no-bun burgers, with a combination of traditional Portuguese products and flavors, combined with products and flavors from many worldwide origins, like Mexico, India, France, etc. Everything we serve is prepared in-house, using artisanal products and techniques.

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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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