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Restaurante Zuari

#468 of 3,566 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Rua de Sao Joao da Mata 41, Lisbon 1200-850, Portugal
+351 21 397 7149
10:30 - 21:30
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 10:30 - 21:30
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San Jose, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The shrimp curry was lovely and light and the service was great - being open before 12:30pm was amazing also!

Thank Story_t
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The rstte is been in town for more than 30 years , the owner is very friendly and happy to suggest new dishes!!! We shared a few options and all where great with nice steamed rice that's always conveniente !! For sure we will be back as is been a nice surprise his simple, friendly and well run rstte in... More 

Thank Javier N
Rome, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buonissimo!! Questo ristorante è pieno di amore e di gusti buonissimi!! Amazing food!! You can taste the love in this soulful food! Family run restaurant with a lovely atmosphere and just a happy tummy !!

Thank durgainath
Seixal, Portugal
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

An amazing experience with the food from Goa (India) in a very typical neighborhood (Santos). With or without spicy , the food is very good. Excelent family service. I recommend everything but the chamuças are very, very tasty.

Thank GuidaVDias
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lovely meal at Zuari! I had a samosa, vindaloo and the chocolate samosa. Everything was great. For sure i will come back when in Lisbon.

Thank Dove J
Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

After a few weeks in Portugal, it's possible to tire of national food so it was such a pleasant surprise to find Zuari, a genuine Goan restaurant. In a narrow street on a tram line, Zurari is as unassuming as all the other restaurants in the area so you have to be in the know. The owner has been a... More 

2 Thank Preston C
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Desperately seeking a difficult to find authentic Goan pork vindaloo while in Lisbon, mostly the Indian places I saw were the usual indo-Punjabi-Bengali places we get in UK so no pork. But I found this Goan Jewel round the corner from hotel in santos/lapas district. Small menu, had enough for me and a Friday night curry. Shellfish, Fish, mutton, pork.... More 

1 Thank Brechin_City_FC
Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Zuari is an inexpensive restaurant that has been serving amazing samosas and tasty Goan food for four decades.

Thank SRe411
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Being English one of things I miss is a good Friday night curry. I had a lovely coconut chicken curry, some poppadoms, castello, coffee and an ice-cream for 11 euros! You can't beat that value. There are also ton's of good bars on the same road to go to so it makes a great night out. The family that owns... More 

Thank Luis D
Sintra, Portugal
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Excellent! Delicious spicy Goan food at very affordable prices, unbeatable value for money. Goan family-owned small restaurant with extremely friendly staff (Mr. Orlando and family) and a cosy atmosphere. Great for casual dining for couples, family or friends. If more than 4 people I suggest you make reservations. The food and service are definitely the highlights!

Thank ruireb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Sao Joao da Mata 41, Lisbon 1200-850, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 397 7149

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?