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The Great American Disaster

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American, Diner
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Praca Marques de Pombal 1, 1269-021 LISBOA, Lisbon, Portugal
+351 21 316 1266
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When out to have some dinner style food O my God It was terrible food The garlic bread came out soggy and halves way eating it the mains came out just throwing on the table I had a mustard honey sauce burger, came out just loads of sauce, cheap beef meat and halves cooked chips Would never go back there... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just been out for a bite to eat got garlic bread it was all soggy before I had even finished my garlic bread my main course was put in front of me the chips were only warm the burger bun soggy which leaves me to believe it was left sitting so won't be going back two stars given for decor

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Thank yogibear54
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here as it was close to the hotel we were staying at after a very long day, lovely clean restaurant, food was nice, desserts were fab!!!!

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Thank Elaineg2626
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I discovered this place when a friend told me there was a restaurant in the middle of Lisbon that looked like a typical american dinner. I am very pleased by the decoration and the environment of this place, and let's not talk about the food! I had a dish called "Miner's Delight", (be warned, it is VERY spicy) and I... More 

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Thank Luís G
MA
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One night we were on the way back to the hotel and looking for a simple dinner after a long day of visiting places. We saw people sitting beside a window on the second floor of a building that looked homey so we went in. The small restaurant was good as we expected. One dish, an appetizer, called 'Portobello Road'... More 

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Thank NorthCloud
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81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to our hotel and was late so picked The Great American Disaster. Glad we did, it's just off the Pombal roundabout. Great American themed restaurant,food was just delicious, service quick and friendly. Huge burgers even for children. The lemon meringue pie...wow. Just the job.

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Thank Janine D
London, England
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I went here mainly for convenience as it was near my hotel. I liked the 1950s theme. The staff were good, very friendly and attentive. I had a cheeseburger and fries... it was fairly simple, not the sort of lavish burger you get in some specialist burger places. However at less than 10 euros for a burger and coke, it... More 

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Thank Jeremy Y
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my family went there, cos when my father was dating my mother, they used eat huge amazing burgers and i was promised to eat one long time ago, and today i did. I ate a Minner's Delight, i was not expecting those alapegnos on my first bite but its to die for. I had a Disaster cocktail, and... More 

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Thank Bruno P
Surrey, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We loved the decor and theme of this diner. The wait staff were friendly and efficient. We had delicious pizza which was so cheap but very tasty! The peanut butter milkshake was so good I went back for more and the chocolate cake was moist and deliciously gooey! This restaurant was close to our hotel and convenient for us. If... More 

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Thank Lauren P
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly the wrong food was sent, once the correct food had arrived it left a little to be desired to say the least. Soggy fries, dodgy steak, horrible sauce and just plain weird pizza! All very odd!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Marques de Pombal 1, 1269-021 LISBOA, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 316 1266

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?