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A Ginjinha

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Lisbon energiser!

First stop in Lisbon? Easy, here. Grab a ginja (with a cherry!) from the old fellas behind the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
bigsteffyboy
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Excelent taste, vintage environment

This place is amazing because it is genuinely old and conserved its original design. They Ginjinha... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gregor G
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Largo de Sao Domingos 8 | Rossio, Lisbon 1150-320, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First stop in Lisbon? Easy, here. Grab a ginja (with a cherry!) from the old fellas behind the counter and let it's buzz guide you through the streets. If I'm honest, I preferred some of the other, sweeter ginjas but this place is an institution....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bigsteffyboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing because it is genuinely old and conserved its original design. They Ginjinha they offer is far the best I tasted anywhere in Lisbon (and you can find small counters selling Ginjinha everywhere around the city). It simply is not too sweet...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gregor G
Reviewed December 26, 2018

I am not encouraging alcohol use, but this is a must if traveling trough LISBON. It is the original place were all the famous people, movie stars and Fado singers get there "medication". I had a few and definitively agree is a strong yet sweet...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Drc1967
Reviewed December 6, 2018

This bar only sells the the sweet cherry liquor popular in Lisbon. The drink is pleasant and there are two choices either with or without fruit. We went with an all I will say be enjoyed the drink but I'm afraid the fruit is extremely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We were there in Oct. this place was recommended by our tuc-tuc driver. I had lots of Ginja in Portugal. This was easily the best.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank buckeye500
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Small hole in the wall- actually at bottom of stairs to upper level road/restaurants Fast and efficient If you need chocolate you can get half sized drink in edible cup

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 395edwardw
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Enjoyed a little taste during our food walking tour. Fantastic. I would love to know if I could buy the little glasses! If anyone knows where I could purchase in the US.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JACfromDC
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a few too many shots at this 'Taverna' in Rossio square. Really good stuff. Been here before, surely be back for more. You get a choice of ,with the fruit or without the fruit ! Outstanding quality n taste !!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 240lawf
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We always stop in on our visits to Lisbon, just like the many others that live in Lisbon do on a daily basis and have a Ginjinha (with or without) the cherry in the glass.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ANTRAVEL2
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This shop was the first to commercialized the sale of the drink hence it is worth a visit! Have a shot of Ginjinha anytime of the day. We actually had one at 10 am during our walking tour. Not bad! The place is small. Get...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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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
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