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Cafe do Rio - Gourmet Burger

Rua da Alfandega 114, Lisbon 1100-076, Portugal
+351 21 886 8050
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“hamburger” (53 reviews)
“fries” (31 reviews)
“bread” (35 reviews)
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Portuguese, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Alfandega 114, Lisbon 1100-076, Portugal
Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

a discreet and quiet place. this place has one of the best burgers that i have had. a nice cafe that serves burgers at its best. the location is quite ideal from the square center its just around the corner. friendly staff and good food....the...More

Thank binudavid
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It goes without saying the food was amazing!! While the burgers don't come on a roll, they do come with a little burger on top of a big burger. Way better than a roll! Their menu has a variety of creative and mouth watering choices....More

Thank tynkerbell311
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a team meal. First up, this restaurant doesn't serve burgers in buns! However the meal creations they do serve, simply don't need a bun. They have a huge selection of great tasting starters and main courses. We didn't try the...More

Thank Roger N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely disappointed. This is not a burger. The meat is far too salty and the fries are dry as hell and not even crunchy. Burgers lovers, run away!

Thank Josquin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated not far away from the Terreiro do Paço, the Café do Rio is a very good option to enjoy maybe the best burgers of Lisbon.Next to classical burgers, the Café do Rio also proposes Portuguese burgers with local ingredients like Portuguese cheese, alheira or...More

Thank CPJD00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great, the food even better. Fresh quality burgers with decent non greasy chips. Really nice place.

Thank G1211G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this as previous good reviews and near our hotel. Gourmet hamburgers with no bun, delicious and very filling! We didn't book and just managed the last free table, very busy, advise booking. Would recommend!

Thank DiscoveryLeeds
Rui D, Proprietário at Cafe do Rio - Gourmet Burger, responded to this review

Dear sir, thank you for your review which we much appreciate. Best regards

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great service very friendly and polite staff. Tasty food with a good variety that is slightly different from most of the other food offers in the area. Restaurant is a beautiful rustic setting. We would definitely go back.

Thank Bryan M
Rui D, Proprietário at Cafe do Rio - Gourmet Burger, responded to this review

Dear Bryan, Thank you for your review whoch we much appreciate. Best regards

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The service here is wonderful, the waiters are so sweet and attentive, it was such a pleasant experience! The burgers were delicious and really hit the spot! I got the Gorgonzola Burger while my partner ordered the Black Beer Burger. Both highly recommended by us,...More

Thank Melts88
Reviewed 13 April 2017

as the burgers hit the table, there was no doubt, we weren't in texas any more. and it was a good thing, because these burgers were great. big patties dressed with an aoili laced with garlic and cilantro, smoked ham wrapped over this stack, a...More

Thank worldexplorer53
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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
esiste un menù senza glutine?
10 December 2016|
Answer Show all 9 answers
Response from Rui D | Property representative |
All options are gluten free, the burgers are served without bread.
Google Translation
Est ce qu il y a une terrasse car nous avons un petit chien
25 August 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from jaromg | Reviewed this property |
no, es mas actual estan de obra en la calle
Google Translation
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Alfandega 114, Lisbon 1100-076, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 886 8050
  • E-mail
Probably this is the most unique burger of your life. We serve our no-bun burgers, with a combination of traditional Portuguese products and flavors, combined with products and flavors from many worldwide origins, like Mexico, India, France, etc. Everything we serve is prepared in-house, using artisanal products and techniques.