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Cafe Luso

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Good music, average food

The Fado music and singing was good to experience. There were five singers in all that night and... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Slim5144
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Victoria, Australia
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Overpriced and Underserved

The food is way overpriced. I paid over 50 euros for a fish dinner with one glass of wine. Most of... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Katherine D
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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The "Café Luso" established in Lisbon in 1927 at nr.31 of Avenida da Liberdade and later in 1939 moved to the Palace Brito Freire in the Bairro Alto borough. This Palace built in the late 17th Century for an aristocratic family, survived the...more
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The Fado music and singing was good to experience. There were five singers in all that night and each did wonderfully soulful renditions of songs. The disappointing part is the food. We had three courses with wine but none of it was great. It was...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Definitely best place in Lisbon with live music fadu. Amazing voices, authentic atmosphere, friendly stuff and delicious food.

Thank Nigar A
FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Luso, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Customer, What you express reflects the authenticity of this establishment on the way to almost 100 years of existence. Well, let's hope to welcome them again. Thank you very much for visiting Café Luso.

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal and the entertainment at Cafe Lusk in which the Fado was performed. All of the singers and musicians were excellent. This was an enjoyable way to have a dinner, which itself was very tasty. The sea bass, in particular, had...More

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FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Luso, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Dear Customer, We are absolutly happy about your review! Will you give us the pleasure of visiting Café Luso again? Thank you very much, best wishes!

Reviewed 1 July 2018

The food is way overpriced. I paid over 50 euros for a fish dinner with one glass of wine. Most of the dinners start at 33 euros, which is very expensive for anywhere in Lisbon. What you are really paying for is the fado music....More

Thank Katherine D
FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Luso, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Dear Customer, Usually our customers check the the Menu and/or ask us for any specific question. It is understandable and acceptable to prefer this or other artist. About the audience, we totally agree, it could happen beaside the signs on tables asking for Silence, a...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Whilst the Fado was good made better by the company we were in, the food was not of a standard that would normally expect in a recommended 'traditional Fado/ Portugese experience' spent all of the following day in a hotel room whilst my wife recovered...More

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FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Luso, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Dear Customer, Beaside the reluctance to admit, believe us, you really had a Portuguese experience, considering the ingredients and confection. Hope you have continued to enjoy your stay in Lisbon. Thank you very much for visiting Café Luso.

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Went there with my boyfriend and we were told that we needed to spend at least 17 euro. There is no drinks menu outside and the vegetarian options were very poor. 9 euro for a small cider. Not even in Ireland a cider is that...More

Thank mariliaBD
FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Luso, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Dear Customer, It seems that you came lately in the evening to have drinks along with Fado, but you also mention vegetarian options. Please bear in mind that we didn´t charged any aditional amount for having the Fado experience. Thank you very much for your...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

A litlle expensive but the Fado music is wonderful.Impossible to get a table without a reservation.I recommend it!

Thank Sofia I
FadoandFood, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Luso, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Dear Customer, Particulary in this time of the year, reservation is really recomendable. Of course you understood that taxes are included in what you paid, also the artists taht you appreciated. Thank you very much for your visit, hope to welcome ou again.

Reviewed 5 May 2018

We heard that the food was mediocre and expensive, so we went only to hear the Fado performances: 3 singers, 3 guitarists. Two singers were perfunctory, the other slightly better. Not worth the cover charge.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Pavement cafe offering excellent natas tarts and very good coffee. The waitress couldn't believe I wanted two tarts, but seemed convinced - but her colleague came out to check anyway. Didn't realise people generally restrained themselves! We both thoroughly enjoyed the tarts, coffee and people-watching.

Thank Morton D
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

I want to advice regarding the minimun cost of 27 euro which they will charge you per each person even if you don’t order for 27 euro!! They said is Written on the menu but I didn’t read it!!! Even if they Gave me the...More

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Response from Nigar A | Reviewed this property |
Best way is taxi. It’s quite cheap in Lisbon and our way from hotel to the place took about 5-7minutes and costs not more than 5 euro
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Yes, we accept all cards.
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