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Cafe A Brasileira

#1,265 of 3,918 Restaurants in Lisbon}
$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Rua Garrett 120, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
+351 21 346 9541
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“pastel de nata” (17 reviews)
“pastry” (14 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, European, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Rua Garrett 120, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has got 3 stars purely for the architecture & design. Food really poor. Service slow. Ambiance good. Would not rush back.

Thank Agathaisthebest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here because the outside was similar to a cafe I loved in Prague, however, the pastries are mass produced and the coffee is very....american. If you are in the square and need a rest, well I suppose, but for real coffee and food,...More

Thank washington_wahine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historical cafe. Food was nice but service was a bit slow. Nice place to sit and watch the world go by.

Thank Kirsty Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cafe in the main shopping drag of Lisbon. You'll find that the walking tours include this place on their itinerary as it's famous for its old world decor and ambience. It's located in Avenida Infante Dom Henrique No: 334. Our group...More

Thank Trisstie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth it for the art nouveau architecture alone - very Parisian in its design. Really nice paintings to take in as well. We only had coffee but were impressed with the price at €1.70 each, and the food looked great.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful to look at cafe/bar with history and a real presence. We got a bit addicted to it. We popped in most nights at some stage of the evening for a coffee, glass of port, slice of cake, whatever took our fancy. Sometimes packed, sometimes...More

Thank JN65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the famous spot where the intelligentsia once gathered also famous for the modern art on the walls. Now in the middle of the tourist mecca, quite nice.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place candidates with success to win the prize for the worst service in my entire life...and we we're here twice! :) locals do see in A Brasileira an institution...I saw only poor service...the view is nice, watching all the people passing by...in the company...More

Thank Flavius I
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Not nearly enough staff here as there should be. The two girls serving were clearly stressed and seemingly annoyed at anything - even taking an order! I ordered an americano and a pastry, 1 hour later I asked where my order was. Then finally it...More

Thank 265jennyb
Reviewed 5 November 2017

That's a joke, of course..... Fernando Pessoa, the brass man seated outside his favourite cafeteria, wrote under four completely different names as four completely different personalities! Anyway, your here for the coffee in one of Lisbon's iconic venues. Order a bica and un pastel de...More

Thank Bob T
Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Garrett 120, Lisbon 1200-205, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Chiado & Carmo
  • Neighbourhood: Chiado & Carmo
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 9541
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