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Ginjinha Sem Rival

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Authentic Feel

The Ginjinha Sem Rival had a very authentic feel to it which added to the experience of drinking... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
275leahc
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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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Perfect taste of Lisbon

Ginjinha is unique to Lisbon and is made from sour cherries then turned into this wonderful tasting... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
GlobeTrotting258558
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

The Ginjinha Sem Rival had a very authentic feel to it which added to the experience of drinking the cherry liquor for the first time. The drink was unique, nice, also the berries had a strong kick to them as they had melgamated well with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 275leahc
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Ginjinha is unique to Lisbon and is made from sour cherries then turned into this wonderful tasting liqueurs. This place is and institution in Lisbon. This unique drink can be found all over the city but this place is old and steeped in history.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

When in Lisbon, you must try this typical beverage called ginjinha! You can drink it at €1.40 per shot or buy an entire bottle. With or without the berries, it's a delicious cherry-like liquor with sugar, cinnamon, and brandy. Cheers! Saúde!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DanielA7981
Reviewed 27 November 2018

This place is tiny and often very busy. However, they are defrauding their customers by selling incorrect measures. The local authorities and tourist association should do something about this place. They sell their liqueur in 5 cl measures (a "Grand"). If served in a glass...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank jamescooperh
Reviewed 2 October 2018

find this little place and join the line for a shot of Ginjin ha a little shot of Port with cherries only about a euro great pedestrian street with lots of restaurants We went twice during our Lisbon stay!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We randomly bumped into this tiny bar it allowed us to try the typical cherry liquor from Lisbon. It was fast and not expensive. Nice experience!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paolo_DiLo
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This bar was recommended by our walking tour guide and certainly didn't disappoint. We dropped off here every evening after walking/ sightseeing to relax with mostly locals who clearly enjoy the ritual.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JP3170
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect spot to try some ginja. Friendly staff and delicious ginja. Ended up leaving with a bottle. Thanks for the recommendation Phil!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MCCRLJS
Reviewed 5 August 2018

After trying all of the known ginjinha places in the area, this proved to be the best tasting one of all. This one makes all the others taste like cough syrup! Bought 3 bottles to take back home with me.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank adavson
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Known as a shop that still produces its own ginjinha, it was just down the road from our hotel, so we simply had to try a shot. We went for with cherries, dangerously moreish I have to say! People stand around outside having their shot,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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