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Taberna do Vilarinho

Rua das Canastras 8 Se/Alfama, Lisbon 1100-112, Portugal
+351 21 198 6479
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pigs feet” (4 reviews)
“plum tart” (2 reviews)
“lamb stew” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Rua das Canastras 8 Se/Alfama, Lisbon 1100-112, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 190 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

First the good part: interesting ambiance, excellent friendly service. The bad part is the food: it is authentic, but true to when Portugal was a poor country and had to make the best of low-grade ingredients. The mains offered (on a very limited menu) were...More

Thank sr.rb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is very small and hand written. Luckily, the waitress translated the menu and described the food. We had a mushroom in garlic and olive oil appetizer that was quite nice. I had the pamfret which was light and wonderful. My wife had a...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you book as this place is second to none. Just had a fabulous meal, it was so good we have booked for tomorrow night.

Thank joanbm
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Best food in Lisbon by far. This is the real thing, no gimmicks, no nonsense good Portuguese food. Unbelievably tasty. This chef is a genius. We were in Lisbon for 7days and had 4 of our dinners here. The owner Diogo, his chef, and other...More

Thank johanboth
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is small with a limited menu, but the food is one is one of the best we had in Lisbon. The staff is young and quite helpful. The service is outstanding. A bit hard to find but highly recommend a visit.

Thank Lou A
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The food is simply amazing. Each dish has some kind of a flavor surprise. Nice to ask for several starters and try it all then eat one of the daily specialties. The people were very nice too. It's a keeper.

Thank Nuno_Verissimo
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Our dinner was very nice. The food was exquisite, the wine great & the setting was very cosy :) The staff super friendly & perfectly speaking english. Everybody wanted to make the experience for us perfect! Thank you!

Thank Pieter H
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Creative cooking with heart and soul! I never thought, I'd even TRY pig feet but after my first visit I knew I'd not only come back but also trust the Chef with anything on the menu. It was delicious, amazing, a lovely atmosphere and just...More

Thank Sarah U
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This one is for lovers of Portuguese cuisine with a special touch. A small, cozy restaurant with attentive, humorous waiters and cooks who take the time to explain to you the menu in all its details, outstanding food quality and a truly unique experience are...More

Thank Fam_Brehs
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a super nice and traditional street, the food is incredibly good, well prepared (I recommend the bacalhau) and the staff was friendly ! Next time I go to Lisbon I know where to go 😘 Merci!!!

Thank Lucie B
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua das Canastras 8 Se/Alfama, Lisbon 1100-112, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 198 6479
  • E-mail
This is a new place reviving the ancient Lisbon tradition of Tabernas. A modern and simple approach to the ancient popular wine bars in Lisboa: the "Tabernas". It's cozy, friendly and personal, but the food is exquisite and it's makes you travel back in time. Here you can try popular dishes almost forgotten, house made specialities that you'll hardly taste in normal restaurants, and at a very reasonable price. It's a secret spot to finish your afternoon stroll in Baixa, you get there through arches and small popular streets, there you can sense a little of the popular neighborhood. You must try this adventure!
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