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Joao do Grao

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Rua dos Correeiros 222-226, Lisbon 1100-170, Portugal
+351 21 342 4757
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food nice place excellent service. The waiter Denis was friendly polite and fun to watch his every move. Overall great restaurant one of the best in Lisboa

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Thank armen707
Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice Portuguese food here we have amazing lunch ( grilled octopus I ake to come with salad and my partner have cod with chickpea ) is was very big the Olnly thing is very very busy you will need time to wait ! Good place to have lunch before go see the castle

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Thank P403
Miami, Florida
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small restaurant is awesome with great Portuguese food and service for a price that its fantastic. It is located close to downtown Lisbon. If you take the tram or bus, average travel time will be 20 minutes.

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Thank Grecia R
Luton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little Portuguese restaurant with an excellent menu and the size of the meals is fantastic. Service is very friendly and quick. Thoroughly recommended for the Lisbon traveller on a budget.

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Thank Dwoob
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is on "restaurant row", but significantly one of two that do not tout for business, which says a lot in this tourist "hot spot". On both visits the service was friendly and efficient and the place has a pleasant relaxed vibe. On our first visit I had cod fillets in beans and rice-excellent, and my wife had grouper, which... More 

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Thank mikebutler46
Lisboa
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226 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Located in the heart of the historical district. Two small halls and an esplanade. The cuisine used to be very tasty and cooked in the traditional Portuguese way. Today, it's just one more of the many tourist spots that are lined in the street. Too much noise, not so much quality. It has lost its genuine popular charm. Staff is... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The couple we traveled with prefer much more discreet, hometown places to eat--but even they admitted this was a good experience and not overpriced. The four of us ate our fill and a bottle of wine for under $60E. We won't be back--but glad we were there once.

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Norcross GA
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The location is very convenient as it is begins a long line of restaurants that run along this street. Food was generally above average but not particularly memorable. Don't bother with their cod cakes because the likelihood of finding any cod inside was non existent when we dined there. More like mashed potato cakes. Sea bass was well cooked and... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch sat outside. Portuguese swordfish, sardines and steak with fries. Service was quick and friendly and the good was good and plentiful - with drinks it cost around 35 euros. There is no children's menu but we asked for a small steak and they obliged, charging just 6 euros Menus are available in lots of different languages. One... More 

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Kent, England
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300 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place was recommended by our tour guide, Jorge, as providing decent food, friendly service and good value. He wasn't wrong. In a pedestrianised street of many similar establishments this was the only one not actively touting for business, hardly surprising as it was practically full. Always a good sign. An extensive menu, in 9 languages, it isn't exciting but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Correeiros 222-226, Lisbon 1100-170, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 4757

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Staying in Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores

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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 imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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