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Ja Disse

Rua do Diario de Noticias 42, Lisbon 1200-144, Portugal
+351 21 347 0542
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible50%
20 Aug 2017
“Just because you want to listen to Fado ... don't”
22 May 2017
“Great food but "caveat emptor"”
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European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua do Diario de Noticias 42, Lisbon 1200-144, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location: It's away from the tourist crowds but still walkable from the core - maybe 20 minutes or so. The place: They're spread across two floors and the tables are mostly communal style. They've got a system in place where you are given a number...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You should probably avoid it, unless you really like to wait... or are trying to hit every restaurant in Lisbon.

1  Thank mmmmmmartin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was very prompt and we sat inside as cool outside. Very cramped with everyone sitting very close. We chose oven roasted pork and steak which were all nice. Lovely selection of wine.

Thank terryjames14
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We, as many others, were only lured to the restaurant by the promise of fado, but what a mistake that was!!!!! The fado was ok (but as it happens you can listen to top quality fado at a bar just down the street), however the...More

Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Tried it for the Fado. Food was fine. Singers were amusing and did sing happy birthday to my friend. Had the grilled black grouper, and fried cod and rice. Overall a fun stop.

Thank justgoseeit
Reviewed 28 August 2017

While reading the other comments on this page, I am extremely disheartened and feel most people didn't give this place a chance. This was my first time to Lisbon and absolutely LOVED Ja Disse! It was an authentic restaurant with amazing talent. I don't know,...More

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Sadly this is just a tourist trap pure and simple. They do present Fado singers throughout the meal and there is no extra charge for that. they tried flog a few CDs but people remembered they hadn't owned a CD player this decade. But the...More

Thank GeraldKierans
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we did not check reviews of this restaurant before we ate here. It is hard to describe how utterly terrible the food is and how rude and forgetful the staff are. Worst dining experience we ever had and disappointing a restaurant can be so...More

Thank RJR121
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is an authentic fado restaurant which means live traditional music, in this case sung by the owner and his wife! The dishes on the table when you arrive are NOT free but they happily take them back if you ask them to. We can...More

Thank Malley1
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at this place after wandering around. They tricked us into this horrible place. Disgraceful service, condescending servers and charges in bill not recognized (but paid in order to leave in peace to continue experiencing "Lisbon" in full). If I...More

Thank Federico L
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance
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restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and
theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from
the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Diario de Noticias 42, Lisbon 1200-144, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Phone Number: +351 21 347 0542
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