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Cais De Belem

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Rua Vieira Portuense 64, Lisbon 1300-571, Portugal
+351 21 362 1537
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Lisbon, Portugal
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Considering that it is in an area with a lot of restaurant and all of the same type, the restaurant needs to improve the food. The service was reasonable and the location great but it was empty comparing with the rest. Even so, we went in (we were convinced by the offers of the day) but the food turned out... More 

Thank Catarina R
Heidelberg, Germany
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Had a sword fish with potatoes but had the feeling that the potatoes were not freshly done. The dishes we ordered together were mot brought to the table around the same time. So some where done while others were still waiting. The drinks took long. For some we had to remind the waitress. A second drink was not delivered at... More 

Thank Bernd K
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Traditional food, ok, overpriced like all in this locality. Service has had charm bypass. No offer of wine list. No invitation to taste the wine. No ice bucket.no glasses as they were already filled with water and had to be taken off neighbouring table.

Thank KarenLKirkham
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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322 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The location is great but I'm afraid there were a number of problems that need reporting. The bread that I ordered to accompany my soup only arrived 9 minutes after my Shrimp soup was delivered to the table. One of my friends was burned by the plate as the waitress was serving the meal. My wife ordered a pan fried... More 

Thank Andrew M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We were hesitating to try this restaurant as it is in a very touristic area but we didn't regret it. Very tasty fish and very good service! Would definitely try again!

Thank Nayia C
Flemington, New Jersey
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Jerónimos Monastery in Lisbon and wanted to have a nice lunch nearby. We decided on Cais De Belem as the owner came out and asked if he could help. We were with another couple and decided the atmosphere was perfect--quiet, shaded, with cool Lisbon breezes. Service was excellent, although do not go there if... More 

Thank Mark H
Key West, Florida
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Wonderful and friendly staff. An outdoor setting is available, but this evening we opted for the indoor section. White tablecloths, nice touch. The food was lovely and the fish was deboned expertly at the table. Would come back...

Thank Veronique M
Geneva, Switzerland
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for a late lunch here. We were seated right away and the service was very friendly. But that was the best part of the meal. I ordered the vegetable soup, which was ok and uninspired. Then the mushroom omelet that is also quite fine. My husband had the sirloin steak. Meat was a bit tough... More 

Thank Francisca R
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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197 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Wife and I had a good meal of fish in a nice summer outdoor setting. We found the price to be very reasonable and food quality good so we ate here twice during out stay in Lisbon.

Thank russpei
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Stopped here for a spot of lunch. Sat in the sun with a fresh lemonade which was lovely. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Service was efficient and we didn't wait too long. I opted for the Codfish Cais de Belem. I was really looking forward to a lovely bit of fish. There was a lot of oil on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Portuguese, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Vieira Portuense 64, Lisbon 1300-571, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Belem
  • Neighbourhood: Belem
  • Phone Number: +351 21 362 1537

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

Staying in Belem

Neighbourhood Profile
Belém is the "capital of the Portuguese Discoveries" and a photographer's paradise. You can spend an entire day exploring this neighborhood: monuments (Jerónimos Monastery, Belém Tower, Monument to the Discoveries), museums (Coach Museum, Centro Cultural de Belém) and breathtaking views of the Tagus river will make your visit worth your time. Belém also offers a variety of restaurants and cafes, namely the famous - and delicious - "Pastéis de Belém" (typical Portuguese custard tarts; make sure you buy an extra box of those!). Easily accessible from Lisbon's historic center, Belém is a must-do, especially if you're spending more than one day visiting the Portuguese capital.
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