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Buffet do Leao

Rua 10 de Dezembro 97, Lisbon 1200-358, Portugal
+351 21 342 8195
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“black beans” (8 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
“grilled meat” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Rua 10 de Dezembro 97, Lisbon 1200-358, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic buffet... mouth watering grilled meat and salads.. I may be wrong but I think it's Brazilian cuisine.... all you can eat for less than eight euro... brilliant, I haven't found a buffet as high a quality as this in other European cities that...More

Thank Cathal S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here you can eat as much as you can and nobody says nothing. The only thing you will need to pay extra is the drink you will have. Very normal prices centrally located compared to the restaurants located in the area. I have chosen to...More

Thank Manos P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We went there for dinner and it was very disappointing! There not a big variety and it's not quality.

Thank corrivcr
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The good: The Buffet de Leao, right off Rossio and Restauradores, is open non-stop all day long. That's great. The buffet, at about 8 euros in the evening, is dirt-cheap. The vinho verde is cool and refreshing. The staff is friendly. No loud music, which...More

Thank opera_fanatic47
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We went to pack 2 servings of to go box, thinking one box putting all the salad and the other one with rice and meat. The guy who was there grilling the meat refused to give me one more slice of meat to pack away....More

Thank Chao N
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a serious buffet experience, in a busy and delightful setting. We put together our lunch choosing from soups, an extensive salad bar, main dishes galore, including roast meats from the generous carvery, Backed up by a good wine selection and followed by wide...More

Thank Sanctipetri
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We recommend it. This place seems a bit quirky and informal and the low price made me suspect, but it was actually quite good. Lots of good stuff on the grill and great salad bar. Good place for a decent meal at a very reasonable...More

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Thank Jim L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Buffet Leao When you are starving before 7 pm, the time when normal restaurants open in Lisbon and when you cannot easily find the addresses recommended by Trip Advisor, you read menus displayed outside and peep inside open restaurants. We had eaten at 2 places...More

Thank Evangelista
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a 5 star service and atmosphere then this place is definitely not for you. However, if you are on a budget, if you want to satisfy your meat or salad cravings, or if you just want to eat in and...More

1  Thank eosenriquez
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went day after a nice day walking around the centre. Food was nice, the people was kind and the price super-fair!

Thank Laura F
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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Boa noite! What would be Your timetable for 30, 31.12.2016 and 01.01.2017? Is reservation required for this dates (5 persons)? Obrigada
16 November 2016|
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Response from Ecaterina H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with response from Geif, this is not anything fancy unlike their sister location next door. If it's for a special occasion I would reconsider.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 10 de Dezembro 97, Lisbon 1200-358, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 342 8195
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