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restaurant Sao Cristovao

Rua de Sao Cristovao 28-30 | Alfama, Lisbon 1100-515, Portugal
+351 914 752 102
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  • Average24%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“beans” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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Rua de Sao Cristovao 28-30 | Alfama, Lisbon 1100-515, Portugal
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were brought here by a friend who lives in Lisbon otherwise we would never have found the place. It is in the heart of Alfama, through the many little twisting streets. Just a few tables, we had the chicken with peanut sauce, chicken with...More

1  Thank busymothertoronto
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Once we eventually found the restaurant we were not immediately bowled over by the decor. However we were shown to our seats and after taking our orders, the food arrived and it more than made up for our initial impression. The food was delicious and...More

2  Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

On the way up to the castle we walked by this restaurant and decided that we would go back on the way down. What a great spot. You enter thru small gallery like , owned by local artist and downs the stairs you go to...More

1  Thank tsvetelinabenova
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Sao Crstovao restaurant doesn't seem like much but when you sit down and look around you get a sense of authenticity. This is because the place is really old, probably hasn't changed since the 70's. The service was okay considering no one could speak english...More

3  Thank KaterinaAndr
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We went in this restaurant thinking having good time in an easy restaurant... All went well except that 45 mn after we ordered the "waiter" explained us that our meal was not available anymore, we then asked for the bill to pay our drinks and...More

3  Thank ronan L
Reviewed 14 January 2015

I am a portuguese client and I can tell you that this is not a good place as it looks... The owner wants you to eat and drink more things all the time. They put a lots of things that you didn't ask on the...More

2  Thank Jose C
Reviewed 23 December 2014

We were told about this restaurant by a local taxi driver and on this advice we visited. We were the only customers although we shared the waiter's attention with. TV set showing live football! The menu and the quality off the food was fairly limited....More

2  Thank Cfab777
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

Great food from Cap Verde. Recommend the coconut chicken. The desert was also awesome. It is on the way to the castle. Very nice atmosphere and restaurant. You eat while listening to cap verdean music. Highly recommended

Thank Youssy
Reviewed 21 February 2014

The restaurant is situated in a quiet street and the owners were lovely and accommodating. The smell of the food drew us in, however, the restaurant is no looker. The cafe itself is a bit of a greasy spoon, and if you can look passed...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 31 October 2013

This was one of the best and most memorable dinner experiences my husband and I had in Lisbon. First of all, it is a small place in the Alfama and we were the only people in the restaurant, other than the owner, some friends/family members,...More

1  Thank JustJenM
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Lunch, Dinner
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12:00 - 00:00
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  • Address: Rua de Sao Cristovao 28-30 | Alfama, Lisbon 1100-515, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 914 752 102
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