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Santa Rita

#206 of 3,566 Restaurants in Lisbon
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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Rua de Sao Mamede 24C | Ao Largo Do Caldas, Lisbon 1100-535, Portugal
+351(0)218874285
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france
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It all started well with a friendly welcome, and we were surprised by the low prices on the menu. Then all other guests arrived in groups of 10, 20 and and more, all Under 25! We just could not have a proper conversation as the noise was so bad. Then the food came and it was very basic. It is... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many locals, very low prices. We had four main courses a bottle of wine and water for just over 30€.. the cooking was good, especially the sardines were really delicious. The entire staff was very friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Portions and food ok but it took us 2 hours to be served! By the time we asked about the delay we were told that some of the ordered meat dishes were already out and had to be changed. It would be useful If we were told about this beforehand. Apart from that, nothing to say. Cosy environment.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I tried to go for dinner in the off season without a reservation and couldn't get in, so plan ahead! We went the next day for lunch and had a delicious, no frills meal with huge portions that was INCREDIBLY inexpensive. Not touristy in the slightest (although they do have an English menu) so if you want... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

A family restaurant run by three generations in some industrial-looking building (former repair shop?). Not a place for trying haute cuisine, but a destination for those who appreciate relatively low prices and honest portions. Baked cod is excellent.

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

It is fun to go here once, the place is full of young locals that are likely on a tight budget, and it is ok for that. Due to the acoustics and the public it is very loud inside, which adds to the specific atmosphere. You will be likely seated at a long table with other guests, and not expected... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Was brought to this place by a friend and thoroughly enjoyed the meal! Great fish, pork and seafood rice & the price was really affordable as well. Would def recommend. Oh and the best sangria I've had the whole time too!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I hesitated whether this is 4 or 5. In general, I would rate this 4, but taking price/performance ratio for this one I would give it a 5. Having really good and very rich lunch (overdone, 5 dishes for 4 persons) for merely 40 EUR including a bottle of decent wine, jee, you can't find the better place here. Delicious... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I followed the waiter.s recommendation and ordered the grilled Cod fish in garlic sauce. It took at least 30-40 minutes until it arrived. The taste was disgusting. I had much better tasting fish in Lisbon for a lower price. The soup was fine, though.

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Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

TripAdvisor brought as here for a late evening. The place was almost full, very noisy, personnel not speaking English..but when the food arrives, everything is forgotten! Everything seems very fresh, the quality-price is amazing. I tried the seafood rice, the onion Bacalla and the fish cakes. Food for two, wine, coffee-27 euros! Beat that if you can.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Sao Mamede 24C | Ao Largo Do Caldas, Lisbon 1100-535, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351(0)218874285

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Staying in Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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