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A Pescaria

#695 of 3,569 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
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Cais do Gas 18 | By the River, Near Cais Do Sodre, Lisbon 1200-109, Portugal
+351 21 346 3588
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Fatima is a a delightfully friendly host whether in advance by email or in person at her restaurant. As we had booked for a Sunday when they are only open for lunch she suggested we visit in the morning to make our choice of food so that we would not be disappointed if our choice was not available. Fatima suggested... More 

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New Orleans
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ate at A Pescaria twice on a recent trip to Lisbon and the reviewer who referred to it as a "hidden gem" is right on target. Hidden on the waterfront right behind the train station and a short walk from the considerably more chaotic Time Out Market, A Pescaria is a small quiet spot that has incredibly fresh seafood... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Came upon this restaurant by chance. We were the only tourists there and were delighted with our delicious lunch. The freshest fish cooked to order for us and friendly service.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We travelled through Spain to Portugal and this has been the best seafood so far. Very fresh and the flavor is just right - not salty and very delicious. Its location is not that obvious but I think definitely worth going

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

my friends and I found this resurant completely by chance and Im so glad we did. We were looking for something to eat around Cais du Sodre station on our way from the beach. This hotel was the closest Portuguese restaurant according to Google maps. From th outside the resraurant looks more like a fishery rather than a restaurant, but... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

When in Lisbon go have fresh homemade seafood at A Pescaria. Ask about Fatima, the owner of this cozy restaurant, she'll assist you and prepare for you the best Portuguese dishes as per your preferences 🐟🦀🍽😋 Don't forget to ask about their homemade Portuguese desserts! Delicious!

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Den Haag, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Visited this restaurant with my family and we enjoyed it very much. We ordered some mixture of appetizers (olives, fried small fish, cheeses, etc.) and as a main dish we had a grilled fish. It was fantastic, perfectly done and very tasty. They also had a nice selection of local wines, which we nicely paired with the food. Would definitely... More 

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Thank Klemen R
The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We discovered this little restaurant on our most recent trip to Portugal and were very impressed by both by the friendly service and super tasty fresh fish. Even our 3-year old daughter, who's typically very picky where it comes to food, delighted in her lunch without a fuss! Highly recommend this little hidden gem. Enjoy!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

My second visit to this restuarant and this time it was excellent. (The first time I felt adventurous and ordered cuttlefish (it came in black ink) however my palate did not appreciate the risk. At that time my husband had the fish roe and it was fabulous!). We ordered the Cataplana for two - it was delicious - filled with... More 

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We have been visiting this restaurant for 10+ years and have always had a fantastic meal with great service. To prove this point, when we were there in March we got talking to a couple from the north of Portugal and they told us that every time they visit Lisbon they have a meal at A Pescaria. The fish is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cais do Gas 18 | By the River, Near Cais Do Sodre, Lisbon 1200-109, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 3588

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Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodre
Enjoy a cocktail, discover a jazz club, hit the dance floor or simply grab a beer and catch up with your friends in the street: Bairro Alto, Bica and Cais do Sodré are the core of it all. Amazing rooftops, restaurants, cafes, bars, art galleries, museums and theaters abound. Start off by admiring the river from the Santa Catarina belvedere, have a cocktail at PARK's rooftop bar, try a typical Portuguese steak, or the fresh grilled fish, at Príncipe do Calhariz, and later explore the dozens of streets full of bars and clubs! Whether you're visiting for a day or a whole week, make sure you visit Bairro Alto and its surroundings.
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