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CAN the CAN Lisboa

Terreiro do Paco 82/83, Lisbon 1100-068, Portugal
+351 914 007 100
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Terreiro do Paco 82/83, Lisbon 1100-068, Portugal
Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In terms of the food and location it was nice and modern. The service was average and the price was quite expensive. If you're not on a budget then go for it!

Thank Josh B
Reviewed 5 days ago

See above, but the coffee was great and it was nice to see what they did in the interior with can's (got some ideas of myself now).

Thank ProandCon
Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent both daytime and late night at this bar. Daytime was excellent,late night not so as service was amateurish and sloppy. Knowledge of drinks not on menu - Moscow Mule - was poor.

Thank 577MikeM
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here for both coffee and then dinner on the same evening. Food was ok but nothing special but the service was very good and the location was very nice indeed.

Thank Lockwood17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect for lunch, this restaurant was what we need after a long walk around the city. Great service, fresh seafood pasta and homemade burgers, perfect location just on the square, not pricey, very reasonable!

Thank Rowena102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a drink on our way back to our cruise ship. Seated very quickly in the sunshine (it's a great people watching venue) but took ages for waiter to come with our cocktail and beer. Chased up (we weren't in a hurry...More

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat in the outside area with great views onto the main square. The concept of canned food brings to mind baked beans and hoops but boy this place has it all. You have to try it and I bet you will be ordering supplies...More

Thank Kerry L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is hard to think of a better location for a restaurant in Lisbon. And apparently the owners of CAN the CAN decided that the location will do all the job and nothing else is needed. Or - to be precise - everything else can...More

Thank Tomasz Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Visited multiple times and found drinks and food well prepared and decently priced. Service is spotty. When busy it's a dice roll on whether you'll be acknowledged, let alone served. So, go to enjoy ambience and the experience.

Thank philrosie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for cocktails and was really disappointed. They were really expensive and contained mostly ice.

Thank Schmittad
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 25 - USD 37
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terreiro do Paco 82/83, Lisbon 1100-068, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 914 007 100
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Conserves have always been around. But there is one small group of them (and one that it is worth getting to know) that resides at the margins of Lisbon's Terreiro do Paço – or, more precisely, at the Can the Can restaurant. This is a place where Portuguese canned and fresh foods meet every day and where, at the hands of chef Akis Konstantinidis, they combine to create a new concept in Mediterranean cuisine.Various typically Portuguese products are on show here, such as, for example, the best Port wines. And if you find that you like them as much as we think you may, you can always take them with you, too, courtesy of our first-floor store.On top of all this, we believe that if we sometimes eat with our eyes, then our ears can also help us to savour the best flavours. That's why you will find your meal accompanied by Portuguese guitar music every afternoon on the terrace and, in the evenings, by unique kinds of Fado. Our FadoLab project is the place where the Fado of yesteryear meets and is rejuvenated by Fado styles of today in a musical atmosphere free of grand ceremony or rules of behaviour.With all this in mind, we wish to say no more than our door is always open and no-one needs to ask in advance if they may enter. You'll find us here at your disposal.