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Rubro Avenida

Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
+351 21 314 4656
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chuleton” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (54 reviews)
“black rice” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Lisbon centre and want a change from Portuguese cooking then this is a great alternative. The meat is all sourced from northern Spain and delicious. Great tapas as well and a seriously good and reasonable wine list. The staff were efficient...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Calls in on spec on Saturday night as we were staying close by. Have to say that the service was so slow. We were dumped in the corner of the smoking section and whilst we were waiting an age for our drinks and food I...More

Thank trev2906
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had dinner at the Rubro Avenida Restaurant in Lisbon. This restaurant is not far from the city center, just off Avenida da Liberdade. Service was great. The menu has a long selection of tapas, starters and main dishes. After several typically Portuguese starters, we...More

Thank TightLoops
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The beef "gem" of lisbon! Rubro is a Portuguese steakhouse with a basque/Spanish twist! The steaks are dry aged. The flavor is incredible! The service is top shelf! Located just off Liberdade- the location is perfect. I recommend the rib steak for two- not only...More

Thank mansfieldkelly
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Dined there with my wife last minute. Even we arrived at 7.45 when it opens at 7.30 we had to have a shared table in the smoking area as non-smoking area fully booked. So if you are going try and book. We dined on black...More

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We couldn't get served until 7:30pm. We were seated. We waited. At 7:30pm we had to almost 'ambush' a waiter to get served. The wine we ordered was not available. The wine we substituted was charged at the previous (more expensive) bottle price. Weird menu...More

Thank Rod1311
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We two enjoyed the experience. A tad pricy. For 9€ I would have expected Fresh Foi Gras. The pata brava not the usual and was just fried potatoes with a line of tomato mayonnaise and only okay. The pate was very good however and the...More

Thank freyaroseCumbria
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This restaurant was a recommendation from a friend so I was hoping for a great meal. We went for dinner - knowing that we didn't have reservations we went really early to try to get a table. When we arrived they said they didn't have...More

Thank mebarry
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I think this a small (less than 5) group of restaurants serving freshly prepared ,portugese food. popular with locals which is always a good sign

Thank David c
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent Steak! Cooked to perfection. Basque style Steak house with meat as good as Basque country.

Thank Stephen K
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Charlotte L
Is it possible to get an email to contact the venue for private hire please?
9 February 2017|
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Response from SandyEaston | Reviewed this property |
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Is it difficult to get reservations for this restaurant on a Sunday ??
14 August 2015|
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Response from Pejac | Reviewed this property |
I think it is closed on Sunday, you can ring them on 213-144-656 or e-mail. They have another restaurant/branch which is open on Sundays. I got all this from their website under the contacts tab. The website is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 314 4656