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Cantinho Lusitano

Rua dos Prazeres 52, Lisbon 1200-355, Portugal
+351 21 806 5185
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (48 reviews)
“tapas” (78 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Rua dos Prazeres 52, Lisbon 1200-355, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 528 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Tiny, tucked-away place that we booked well in advance. The service was excellent and the food amazing. Excellent value for money and highly recommended.

Thank Eliza B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very small family run restaurant. You'll need to book as there are very few tables and it's popular with locals. It's a very informal setting, with extremely basic tables, chairs and decorations, but the food is very good. It feels like you're having dinner...More

Thank Alray88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really, a great experience. Small place, friendly welcome, professional service (many languages spoken), very kind. João in the kitchen is an artist. Best food in the city. Reservation recommended or come early if you want to test your luck (19:00). It was our case… we...More

Thank Limitocaster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night with my partner and was hands down one of the best meals we've had in Lisbon. Be sure to book because it is popular! The food was gorgeous, really enjoyed every dish- the garlic prawns and beef in mustard sauce were...More

Thank Ellie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a really small place, a single room just for less than 20 person and really really teally worthy a visit. I came here randomly and i feel myself ''blessed''! Typical food, familiar environment and very very tasty.

Thank Italo_9O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A real gem of a restaurant. Tucked away in a residential area.I agree with the previous reviewers. Service was excellent, dishes explained & recommendations given.Tiny place. A few tables. The baked cheese in honey & rosemary, a show stopper , though all the dishes were...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waiter was able to get us in without a reservation- we saw many people turned away so that must have just been luck! We had the goat cheese with rosemary and honey, bread and olives, pica-pau beef and garlic shrimp. For two people this...More

Thank MaverickRossi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get a table because we arrived at 7 when they opened. Great small tapas for sharing, we loved the goat cheese, rosemary and honey appetizer, as well the garlic prawns were delicious!

1  Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highlight of the meal was the owner's hospitality. He explained the details of the food to us and helped us pick local beers that we would enjoy. The restaurant serves a mix of meats, cheeses, and small plates of Portuguese food prepared by the...More

Thank LMZV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there as a group of 4 (with reservation) and ate almost everything on the menu, with some dishes twice because they were that good!! Wine and port was delicious and super cheap. This is a small and local place with just the best food...More

1  Thank mattandnidhi
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AlexSea
20 August 2016|
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Response from Joyce C | Reviewed this property |
My boyfriend and I visited in May and we walked everywhere and found Lisbon to be very safe. The only thing is it's very hilly and there are a lot of small streets that you can get lost in.
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coleen w
18 July 2016|
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Response from Karenteresa | Reviewed this property |
I contacted them via their Facebook page and was able to book a table for 10. Just had to fit the time around them. Definitely the best meal of the trip and such a lovely couple.
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VT_Hokie68
4 May 2016|
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Response from JNoronha | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your being interested in our place. We accept all credit cards excect American Express. Best Regards, Cantinho Lusitano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Prazeres 52, Lisbon 1200-355, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Principe Real
  • Neighbourhood: Principe Real
  • Phone Number: +351 21 806 5185
  • E-mail
Description
Small restaurant dedicated to the Portuguese cuisine with careful choice of snacks, wines and delicatessen
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