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Ze Varunca

Rua de Sao Jose 54, Lisbon, Portugal
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
11 Jun 2015
“Good food from Alentejo”
16 May 2015
“Avoid this restaurant”
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Portuguese, European
$$ - $$$
Rua de Sao Jose 54, Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 June 2015

A restaurante that serves good traditional food from Alentejo, in the south of Portugal. Noisy room. Average service. Not very cheap.

Thank Artur_Hermenegildo
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Went there with friends to dinner. It looks like a traditional restaurant but the food is at least bad. As portuguese I feel ofended with this level of badly cooked food. There are thousands of good restaurants in Lisbon, so avoid this one. The service...More

Thank Jens S
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Great Cheap experience for 15€ per person, including wine, coffee, water, starter and 2 dishes...The waiter is really great for advice and the decoration is really typical. The food was delicious...I will come back tehre for sure!

Thank PierreBeLg
Reviewed 5 February 2015

A great little restaurant - clearly the haunt of Lisbon residents - a little to the north of the plastic menus and jovial "where ya from" banter from the touts of Rua das Portas de Santo Antao. So do yourself a favour - when you...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 29 January 2015

The staff is really friendly and the environment really cozy and typical. The starters are amazing and the main menu makes it hard to choose between all of the specialties. One dish has enough food for two people, which makes it a very good value...More

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Thank Diana C
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Surpreendentemente bom com pessoal muito amistoso e pronto a ajudar. Wonderful meals from whom to choose. You only pay what you eat from de starters...that are a lot. Its not a fancy place but really not to miss around Lisbon.

Thank SofiaCunhaEca
Reviewed 4 July 2014

The food was all right but certainly not great. All in all not worth the money: I'd much rather go back to a cheaper, more basic restaurant to get food of similar or better quality for less than half the price. For being one of...More

Thank AlfonsVH
Reviewed 26 May 2014

I was here after a conference. The restaurant was reserved by the local organisers. Locals also ordered the food. I ended up just eating the bread. Food was horrible with service to match.

Thank Timo R
Reviewed 3 January 2014 via mobile

Ze Varunca is a really small restaurant with a truly delicious Alentejo menu. The food is wonderful and you'll find a mainly local clientele - which is a good thing. Don't go here if you want a slick, chic experience like New York, Paris or...More

Thank Chrisfarer
Reviewed 22 November 2013

I had a very mixed experience at this restaurant. Just as we sat down at the table, without having ordered anything, the waitress brought out several different tapas like dishes of salami, olives, and bread. We tried a few as we ordered and waited for...More

Thank an0nym0us333
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Sao Jose 54, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
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