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Vertigo Cafe

Travessa do Carmo 4, Lisbon 1200-095, Portugal
+351 21 343 3112
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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, Healthy, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Travessa do Carmo 4, Lisbon 1200-095, Portugal
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful space where you can have spend some time with friends and talk, with some snacks and drinks.

Thank Alexandre R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

What a find! So charming and laid back. Perfect to escape the crowds and enjoy an authentic tasty lunch. I enjoyed the Parmesan Sandwich and chocolate cake and latte. They seem to be famous for their crumble and cheesecakes made fresh every day. Fabulous! Charming...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Trendy place to eat at lunch and dinner, poor quality/price value. Just one unorganized person in the kitchen causes very long waiting time. Tastless jacked patatoes. Filthy toilets let you question about hygiene level in the kitchen. To be avoid.

Thank gdmdb
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Awful food, really. We ate a vegetarian version of "Jacked Potatoes which was clearly microwaved and came with a slice of tomato and a slice of courgette and lots of sour cream on top (they call it "Tzaziki" which is definitely not how Tzaziki looks...More

1  Thank Kotryna T
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Good food & service! Try the cod jacket potato or veggie calzone...both were excellent. Perfect uncrowded location between metro & cathedral ruins.

Thank Bo A
Reviewed 21 March 2017

nice place to be, i had the Parmesan Sandwich three times and it was so delicious! Also the owner is such a cool guy, he provided me with some extra tips and things to do! highly recommend to eat here!

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Felipe the owner is very welcoming and sits and chats to visitors. Beautiful ancient building with cellar and vintage theme.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

One of my favorites in Lisbon. A restaurant/bar that has everything. Good food and drinks, wonderful ambiance and decoration. Very nice staff. Not to be missed. This is Lisbon.

Thank Quaque
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Right in the centre but far from the noise, a good option to have a rest on their comfortable seats, with a small "bica". Nice staff, not pushy.

Thank Lemoulin N
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Was tempted to go in because of the glowing reviews, but I sorely regretted it. I got served a small, tasteless cheese sandwich swimming in mayonnaise with a massive amount of lettuce as a side. The only thing that has stopped me from giving the...More

1  Thank bootty5
Chiado & Carmo
The traditionally trendy "Chiado" (literally,
"squeak", the nickname of a 16th century poet) offers
plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can
stop for a cafe or cocktail, after exploring its
streets, shops, art galleries, theaters, museums and
viewpoints. It's also the home to the statue of the
famous statue of portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,
having is usual espresso at "A Brasileira" as he used
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa do Carmo 4, Lisbon 1200-095, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 343 3112
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Natural and healthy fresh food in the heart of Chiado, including vegetarian dishes. Vintage decoration and cosy atmosphere. Free wi-fi available.
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