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Overpriced and Underserved

The food is way overpriced. I paid over 50 euros for a fish dinner with one glass of wine. Most of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katherine D
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Whilst the Fado was good made better by the company we were in, the food was not of a standard that... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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The "Café Luso" established in Lisbon in 1927 at nr.31 of Avenida da Liberdade and later in 1939 moved to the Palace Brito Freire in the Bairro Alto borough. This Palace built in the late 17th Century for an aristocratic family, survived the...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal and the entertainment at Cafe Lusk in which the Fado was performed. All of the singers and musicians were excellent. This was an enjoyable way to have a dinner, which itself was very tasty. The sea bass, in particular, had...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is way overpriced. I paid over 50 euros for a fish dinner with one glass of wine. Most of the dinners start at 33 euros, which is very expensive for anywhere in Lisbon. What you are really paying for is the fado music....More

Thank Katherine D
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Whilst the Fado was good made better by the company we were in, the food was not of a standard that would normally expect in a recommended 'traditional Fado/ Portugese experience' spent all of the following day in a hotel room whilst my wife recovered...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Went there with my boyfriend and we were told that we needed to spend at least 17 euro. There is no drinks menu outside and the vegetarian options were very poor. 9 euro for a small cider. Not even in Ireland a cider is that...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

A litlle expensive but the Fado music is wonderful.Impossible to get a table without a reservation.I recommend it!

Thank Sofia I
Reviewed 5 May 2018

We heard that the food was mediocre and expensive, so we went only to hear the Fado performances: 3 singers, 3 guitarists. Two singers were perfunctory, the other slightly better. Not worth the cover charge.

Thank ZoeBear13
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Pavement cafe offering excellent natas tarts and very good coffee. The waitress couldn't believe I wanted two tarts, but seemed convinced - but her colleague came out to check anyway. Didn't realise people generally restrained themselves! We both thoroughly enjoyed the tarts, coffee and people-watching.

Thank Morton D
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I want to advice regarding the minimun cost of 27 euro which they will charge you per each person even if you don’t order for 27 euro!! They said is Written on the menu but I didn’t read it!!! Even if they Gave me the...More

Thank lotedana
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious dinner with Fado music. 5 Fado singers combined and solo for a wonderful authentic Portuguese evening.

Thank Jodi K
FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Luso, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Customer, You have said it all in few words. Thank you very much, hopping to welcome you again at Café Luso!

Reviewed 1 April 2018

Love love love the cave-like decor, adored the music and musicians, found the food forgettable - yet this was a wonderful memorable evening. Great ambiance, soulful music (love the soldado, the longing haunting melodies). Good service, good wine, nice appetizers, reasonably well prepared cod dinners...More

Thank happy_in_paris_10
FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Luso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Dear Customer, Madam, From your review we only find positive appreciations that flatter us. Maybe you wanted to assign 4 stars instead of 3? :-) Anyway, you were very specific in this notes and with that your happiness makes us happy. Thank you so much...More

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance
floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your
friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do
Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops,
restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and
theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from
the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at
PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or
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