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Malmequer Bemmequer

Rua de Sao Miguel 23, Lisbon 1100-542, Portugal
+351 21 887 6535
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“bread” (7 reviews)
“sardines” (4 reviews)
“fish” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua de Sao Miguel 23, Lisbon 1100-542, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Avoid this place!!! The food is terrible. Moreover they will charge you twice for service - 2 eur/per person for cover charge (lowercased in menu) and additional 4 eur for some bread and cheese served as a "free" apetizer. Never again. I would give 0...More

Thank martha6662017
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Another double header. Went on 2 occasions on my trip to Lisbon I stayed in the Alfama neighbourhood, so there is an abundance of smaller restaurants in the area. My first visit, I was just checking out the menus of the places and saw that...More

1  Thank Brian50Edmonton
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This little restaurant in Alfama is in a very nice area, close to other little restaurants where you can hear the Fado coming from. The place is nice, the owner gentle and the food is good. We ate the bacalhao in two different ways which...More

Thank Maurizio V
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant a few years ago, nice experience, cosy place and decent food. Went back this week for a second visit but it was disappointing. The staff attending the tables (presumably the owner) did a very poor job, having a very arrogant posture...More

Thank Carlos D
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were doing an exploratory walking tour of the Alfama neighborhood when we stumbled upon Malmequer Bemmequer. We took a peak inside and loved the vibe. The owner greeted us and took good care of us. We had a light lunch (soup, salad, smoked salmon...More

Thank OCNYtraveler
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Nice, authentic space with great fish dishes. The owners were very sweet and accommodating. We had a lovely time.

Thank Maya V
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It only opens at 1PM (for the moment incorrectly referenced on this page). We arrived too early and were invited to come back at 1, what we respected without discussion. Like this we discovered the typical and terribly sympathetic bar Medrosa d'Alfama at 50m for...More

Thank Gorg183
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Had dinner here one night and was one of the best meal in Portugal. The owner was extremely helpful and provided great recommendations on wines and food. The seafood meal I had was amazing as was the wine and the dessert. The meal I had...More

Thank JayRH2014
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch. This restaurant once was very well rated, especially about two/three years ago. But actually, it is very normal and the price is little expansive for what it offers.

Thank Renan K
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We went to the restaurant 15 min. before the opening time. The owner was sitting in his car parked infront of the restaurant and reading a paper. He did not move in spite of the fact that he had 6 potential customers standing infront of...More

Thank Mila P
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
1:00 PM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Sao Miguel 23, Lisbon 1100-542, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 21 887 6535
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