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Lateral Bistro

#126 of 3,427 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Avenida Barbosa Du Bocage 107A, Lisbon 1050-031, Portugal
+351 21 794 1148
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
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Ghent, Belgium
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we were in Lisbon for the Web Summit 2016, my wife and I stayed in a nearby hotel and discovered the Lateral Bistro by accident. The interior is modern, pleasant and inviting. It's far from the touristic centre of Lisbon, and more in an office area, but there are several large hotels in the neighbourhood (close to the metro... More 

1 Thank Erik E
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322 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Finally tried this little place and came right when it opened.In 30 minutes, it was full. Super friendly staff, helpful and kind.We enjoyed the couvert of hummus, yum and olive oil with butter, all good.Ordered a shrimp with rice and veggies, ample shrimp and delicious in every bite.The bunless burger was drizzled in carmelizrd onions, and a home made mayo... More 

Thank Daphnenero
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great find. Staff are friendly and helpful. Food is amazing and reasonably priced. Try the octopus. 'Lateral sweet' is an almond tart with ice cream. They also have crepes with apples or cinnamon plus the usual desserts. Wonderful.

Thank Eveswellcat
Saint Augustine, Florida
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We popped in for lunch (make a reservation) and it was so delicious we made sure to come back for dinner. It was very quiet during dinner, just a handful of customers. The food was fantastic. Shrimp, fish, salads, everything was great! All around us were lovely plates of beautiful food! It was very reasonably priced. Even during lunch when... More 

Thank Liza I
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

To be honest arrived with no expectations at all.. staff was amazing, caring, honest, cheerful and respectful. We start with the croquetes de alheira with a bit of mustard (amazing!) followed by ovos mexidos com farinheira it was gorgeous.. for main plate we had linguini with prawns. Such a nice pasta "al dente" really well made and we ended up... More 

Thank Joao D
Podgorica Municipality, Montenegro
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Since i started to work in Lisbon, my colleagues brought me for lunch here for the first time. And since then it became one of my favorite places to eat. All of the burgers are good, especially the Lateral and the one with mushrooms and cabbage. Since they have two restaurants (in Cais do Sodre) me and my friend had... More 

Thank Virgjina
Greater London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night and were seated straight away. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Food was good and came very quickly which was appreciated as we were hungry after a day of wandering round Lisbon. Would go back if we were staying longer.

1 Thank annie_bee14
Cleveland, OH
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180 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stumbled into this place for lunch. Excellent food and service. We had been touring Portugal wine areas and could not decide between wine A and wine B. They brought them both to the table, opened both bottles and gave us, my wife and I, a taste of each so we could choose. Who would ever do that? The French... More 

Thank Grahamarb
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Lisbon for 5 days and 2 evening we ate at Lateral bistro. The choice of dishes is relatively modest but all we had was delicious. I recommend baked octopus with potato and spinach. Service was okay, they all spoke English. The dinner for two with appetizers, desserts, coffees and two glasses of wine is about 50€.

Thank branimir_2016
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and very nice service! Especially the fries were nice - very thin and with herbs. Wine recommendations were excellent.

Thank Baart2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Barbosa Du Bocage 107A, Lisbon 1050-031, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 794 1148
Open from Monday till Saturday. Lunch Hours 12:00-15:00 ; Dinner Hours 19:00-24:00 ; Closed on Sundays.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?