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Aura Restaurante

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Praca do Comercio | Terreiro do Paco, Lisbon 1100-148, Portugal
+351 21 346 9447
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12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strategically situated in the Praça do Comércio, Aura Restaurante pleasantly surprises with its special internal decoration (having said that, the Venus of Milo copy was a whiff too much) while the modern portuguese dishes on our group menu were delicious and the overall experience delightful.

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Thank Yiannis T
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here after just arriving in Lisbon. We arrived so early that nearly every other restaurant in Praça do Comércio was empty, except for Aura. The views of the square from the patio were perfect for people watching. My boyfriend and I both had omelettes, which were served with toast and salad. The food was average, but the view... More 

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Thank Sarah J
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great choice of brunch options, and also good for hungry teenagers. No need to eat again during the day!

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Thank tuckshop88
Portimao, Portugal
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I had dinner with my wife at this restaurant and we enjoyed our food very much (we had risotto with "lingueirão" - shellfish - and duck breast). The service was nice and efficient. The only downpoint was the ladies room that, according to my wife, was not in the best of conditions (and that is not acceptable in a restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great location, wonderful salads and my favorite tuna sandwich. Right on Terreiro do Paco in the heart of the river front.

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Thank Bob C
Aura L, Gerente de relações públicas at Aura Restaurante, responded to this review

Dear Bob C, Thank you for being our valued customers. We are grateful for the pleasure of serving you and meeting your printing needs. We wish you a beautiful day. Team aura More 

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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I really liked the food at Aura, but the service was just awful. It took the waiters about 10 minutes to bring me the menu, but afterwards nobody appeared for the following 30 minutes. Yes, there were many customers, but also later, when the terrace was nearly empty, the waiters seemed to be hiding. I spent 2 hours at Aura... More 

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Thank 270birgitw
Aura L, Gerente de relações públicas at Aura Restaurante, responded to this review

Dear 270birgitw, We are really sorry that your moment with us didn´t went so well as it was expected. We really hope we can see you soon to have a wonderful moment with us. Best Regards, Team aura More 

Vinho, Portugal
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you enjoy watching the 'people parade' then the bars and restaurants around the Praca do Comercio are ideal. In summer I favor those on the east side up to noon and from noon onwards those on the west so you don't get fried by the sun. The restaurant Aura serves a pleasant range of snack sized meals and an... More 

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Thank Jo G
Aura L, Gerente de relações públicas at Aura Restaurante, responded to this review

Dear Jo G, I would like to thank you your comment. We really hope that you had a wonderful time here at aura. Hope to see you soon for join us to another fantastic moment. Regards, Team aura More 

Tampa, Florida
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Drinks only outdoors. Nice location, but obviously understaffed with consequent poor service. The drinks were overpriced and the sangria tinta copo was undrinkable.

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Thank DavidDiderot
Aura L, Gerente de relações públicas at Aura Restaurante, responded to this review

Dear Andre7Gide, First of all thank you for your comment, all of the critics we recieved are valid and we learn with them. Usually our clients love our Sangria, it´s strange that you think that the Sangria it was undrinkable, and in cases like that you can always ask for another one without paying for more. About the price is... More 

Hickory, North Carolina, United States
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Obviously a tourist location, we didn't have super high expectations and boy were we surprised! We had just arrived in Lisbon, could not get in to our hotel yet, so thought we'd grab lunch here. It was wonderful! There is a casual side of the restaurant and a more formal side- outside they are separated with a barrier and the... More 

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Thank Renee J
Aura L, Gerente de relações públicas at Aura Restaurante, responded to this review

Dear Renee, We are delighted with your words. We are really proud and very happy that your moment with us was just unique. We really hope to sse you soon. Regards, Team aura More 

Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Nie cozy restaurant on the edge of a large downtown square, the Praca do Comercio which faces the river. Their house red and white wines are drinkable. You would not need to order anything else. We tried a set menu; the starter were scallops, main course beef and a tiramisu to round off the meal. The scallops were good. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$32
Cuisine
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca do Comercio | Terreiro do Paco, Lisbon 1100-148, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 9447
Description
Welcome to aura lounge cafe. An experience you can't miss!
Aura lounge cafe + terrace in the heart of Lisbon overlooking the Tagus River, is a modern reflection of the Portuguese maritime history.The lounge cafe and its open-air terrace, surrounded by the marvellous Terreiro do Paco Square, are a central meeting point in Lisbon. Cocktails and gourmet snacks are served all day long.You are invited to visit aura and to feel the magic of Lisbon.

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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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