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A Ginjinha

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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Address: Largo de Sao Domingos 8 | Rossio, Lisbon 1150-320, Portugal
Phone Number:
+351 21 814 5374
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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The pastéis de nata are superb

Their pastéis de nata (custards Tarts) were to die for. In Lisbon for 4 days and we went back 3 times. Also lights snacks and great coffee.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fair Oaks
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Fair Oaks
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their pastéis de nata (custards Tarts) were to die for. In Lisbon for 4 days and we went back 3 times. Also lights snacks and great coffee.

Thank DLC5
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is famous for the Portuguese artesanal drink made from cherry. The place is really busy as it seems all the Portuguese people stops there for a shot of ginjinha. I enjoyed the experience.

Thank Resortino
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small "street bar" is definitely part of cultural heritage of Lisabon. The menu is simple: liquor with fruit or without. Its no shame to drink one or two glasses during the day there, the locals do the same! :)

1 Thank hubiik
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Its a very old bar with traditional cherry vodka. Atmosphere and location of this bar are perfect, the only reason I give 4 not 5 points is that I didn't enjoy a shot of Ginjinha that much, but maybe because it was too hot :-)

Thank ruda_ms
Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

one of my favourites in Lisboa, this small charming place offering ginjinha for 1.4 EUR a shot glass... I always stopped by here and had a glass. A must-try in Lisbon!!:)

Thank Laszlo R
Paris, France
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Typical cherry liquor served in a small plastic glass for 1,4 euros. I am not a great fan of the drink to be honest but it is still a place to stop.

Thank Nick S
Los Angeles, California, United States
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I will go again to Lisbon next week, and the first walk begin in Ginjinha. I love it. This place is the substance of the city, what I love.

Thank Morzsa2
Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

The Ginja tasted ok- not our favourite but OK. The cherries tasted awful- really bitter, my wife said I've never pulled a face like that! Worth a try- clearly an historic place- but I would skip eating the cherries here (they tasted delicious when we tried them in ginja elsewhere).

Thank AlexSwallow
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were nearby leaving a restaurant, and saw a huge line of people lined up for port. There is some really cool history behind this place that I cannot remember, but the port was out of this world. Nowhere to sit or anything, just a counter with hundreds of bottles of their port..a nice stop for after dinner for some... More 

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Two little bars near Rossio square. One tucked in a side street and the other close by. We tried both the one in the side street make it on the premise and has the edge on the other one. Rick Stein, Antony Bourdain have both featured the A Ginjinha on their TV shows.Don't be put off by the people outside,... More 

Thank nickleby68

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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 imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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