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Petiscaria Ideal

#155 of 3,605 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Rua da Esperanca 100, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
+351 21 397 1504
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 00:30
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Bit off the beaten track but well worth the effort! They encourage you to order sharing dishes, all of which we had were excellent and very good value. The prawns and octopus dishes were particularly memorable. Tables close together or you may end sharing a larger table which we did and this was fine. Great atmosphere!

Thank Chipsholme
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful resturant , out of the city but very easy to get to. The food was wonderful. Get the Tuna and the stuffed tomatoes and chocolate mousse. Everybody shares. Our waiter was excellent. Try it it's worth it😎

Thank urstoronto
Saarbrucken, Germany
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Was a recommendation and we liked it a lot. We were there on a monday so we got lucky without a reservation. But even when you to wait, you can do so in the winebar next door. The food is meant to share so you get the dishes extra and everyone can try. The tuna with sweet potatoes is heavenly.... More 

Thank Sonstnichtsopingelig
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456 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

On a suggestion from friends, we went in six to Petiscaria Ideal. Situated on a street apparently outside of tourist flows, Rua de Esperança, this restaurant -quite Lusitania in the tiles on the wall and the general look- will offer you, in a rather small menu, some of the typical foods of the Lusitanian cuisine, always served on a bed... More 

Thank marcopretelli
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went here with a small group of friends, just wow! We ordered most of the menu between us, and very plate delighted us, and was immediately finished. Our favourite of the main dishes was the tuna. The service was excellent, the waiter was extremely attentive without being at all pushy, the food arrived like lighting (we even had to ask... More 

Thank Julie L
Oslo, Norway
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Cozy, local and rustic Petiscaria Ideal is hard to notice from the street. Our airbnb host recommended it and we booked a table there for the dinner. We were a bug group of people - 7, and the place was perfect for us since all the dishes in the menu are for sharing. Let me say that all of the... More 

Thank Lina L
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had an great experience eating at this restaurant. All food is served as shared dishes and are cooked to perfection. Great atmosphere as well. Can especially recommend the seared tuna! Would absolutely come back next time in Lisbon.

Thank Sebastian M
Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with a group of friends. We shared almost the entire meal and every dish that came out was incredible. It was all hearty portuguese food however it had interesting twists. We enjoyed it so much. With 2 full weeks in Portugal this was the best meal I had. Highly recommended

Thank Gaetano C
Pasadena, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stumbled upon Periscaria Ideal and are so happy we did!! Since it's medium sized tapas dishes, we ordered a few to share and loved everything! Highly recommend the tomato and coriander toast, goat cheese stuffed tomatoes & pork tenderloin with potato polenta. Everything was so flavorful and delicious, and service was impeccable. We finished our meal... More 

Thank akwak
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were recommended this place during a trip. It was a fair distance from where we were staying, but it was really worth the trip! From the moment we arrived there was an amazing buzz. We sat at a communal table and began ordering our tapas. You only need a few dishes as the portions are generous,... More 

Thank Tom M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Esperanca 100, Lisbon 1200-658, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 397 1504

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